Hello! And, good-bye!

Funny, as you’re beginning classes and settling into Ann Arbor, I’m on my way out after a decade (within a week!). I came in as a wary freshman unsure about what her future was going to look like and am leaving as a PhD (yes! I successfully defended in May!), MPH, RD who still has…

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,…

Back on the school train–this time, in public health

Have you ever jumped into something feeling like the old dog in the fight? While I’m not yet towing around a walker studded with tennis balls, at 28, I’m one of the older members of this year’s UM SPH incoming graduate student class. This has come as a surprise—the average grad student age hovered somewhere…

Introduction

Hello All. My name is Ryan Miller and a current first year Health Management and Policy (HMP) student going for my MHSA. I’ll be blogging throughout the year on a variety of topics including what classes are like, the internship hunt, the admissions process, and other goings on in Ann Arbor. So, a quick introduction.…

Over and Done

It’s over. I am now a Registered Dietitian! Leaving the testing center (I had to drive to Lansing…what’s up with that? I was really surprised Ann Arbor didn’t have a testing center), I had such incredible feelings of happiness and relief. The last three years have been a blur; it felt like I was always…

Congratulations MPH Class of 2012!

Congratulations to my fellow MPH graduates (ahem, ‘colleagues’). Thursday quite a few of us walked across the stage and received our pin (diploma to come later in the mail). As I wrap up my time blogging here, I want to extend a thank you to my professors, co-workers/bosses, friends, and any readers. I have come…