Surprise Trick & Healthy Treat

Originally posted on jessicayuewu:
Last night, halloween came with the first snow of this coming winter. Yesterday morning, during Biochemistry class and I was trying so hard to memorize every single detail of Calvin cycle, one student walked in with a 3D dinosaur mask on his head and I have to say, that is the…

New blogger here

Originally posted on jessicayuewu:
It is really an honor to have the opportunity to join the student bloggers family and sharing my life. I have kept writing bloggers for years and I think it is probably the first and my best chance to get my blog viewer counts exceed 50. As an international student, with…

The beginning of the end

I turned in my dissertation to my committee on Friday. I had about 3 seconds of elation before the anxiety started to set in again. Ever since my data meeting, I’ve been ablaze finishing up analyses and interpretation and then writing the dissertation itself. I’m extremely grateful to my Fall 2013 self for starting the process. The…

Cheers to a New Semester!

Hey everyone! Apologies for not writing in quite a while—the end of the semester ended up taking up more time than anticipated! I’ll start with a follow up to my last post about training for my first 5k (The Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning). Turns out that my training really paid off, and I was…

Victors for Michigan

On Friday night, I attended the Victors for Michigan kickoff event. Victors for Michigan is the University of Michigan’s sixth fundraising campaign, due to end in 2018. It has a $4 billion fundraising goal, the most ambitious in the history of any public university, with three priorities: making it so cost is not an issue…

A Seattleite takes on the Midwest!

      Have you ever had that feeling that you are exactly where you are suppose to be? After 3 weeks of being a graduate student at University of Michigan School of Public Health, I can say I have truly made the right decision!       My name is Selam, a first year student in the Health…

A Brief Introduction

Hello! My name is Michelle, a current first year student at UM SPH. As this is my first post, I’d like to spend some time introducing myself and what you can expect out of this blog over the next year. A bit about myself: I studied neuroscience at the University of Michigan as an undergrad,…