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The Torment of Writing

Op-Ed on The Michigan Daily  This is an Op-Ed I wrote for the Michigan Daily that recently got published. I think the best way to describe it is “Oh she went there”. As a collective whole, we have all decided that graduation is a time for people to look back on their lives up to this…

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Across the World,Go Blue.

When I got on the plane to head to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico I was in vacation mode. Time for the sun and surf and tacos. I was wearing my SPH pullover because tank tops and flip flops in Michigan aren’t for another 3 months, give or take. I was caught up in the thoughts of finding…

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Ask the Big Question

2016 is the 75th Birthday of the University of Michigan School of Public Health. I will be a member of the 75th graduating class and I’ve been tasked with asking my cohort the big question- where to next? Or maybe it’s the big question, plural. Where to next? What will you do to change the…

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Can I get a Masters in the Internet?

  As a second year, it’s crazy to consider how far that I’ve come in my journey of becoming a public health professional, specifically in my time at SPH,and even crazier to think of the time before SPH.  In those ancient days before I came to Ann Arbor and  the School of Public Health I was seriously considering a…

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internship season

In the crazy wrap up of the semester, it’s been difficult to work on all of my online writing projects, but now that it’s summer I will have more time- in theory. Because  summer and for SPH students transitioning into second year, that means it’s internship season. We are all dispersed to new locations across…

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Speaking Plainly

I’ve found that when you’re passionate and knowledgeable, succinct writing is a challenge. Greater challenge still is when you are writing for a wider audience and you want those few words to be interesting and meaningful.  Writing in the Health Communication field certainly checks off all of these boxes in my mind, so I was happily anticipating my…