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…

PHAST Biloxi Trip Recap! Better late than never!

So over the past two weeks, I have been fortunate to sit down with three lovely ladies to talk about their experiences on the trip to Biloxi, Mississippi, with the Public Health Action Support Team (PHAST) during Fall Break this past semester! Just another example of how you can put the knowledge you’re learning in…

Sleeping Bear Dunes

It’s hard to believe that Fall Break happened over  a week ago – with midterms, problem sets, and the poster session, time has been flying by here at SPH. Thankfully, Fall Break this year was actually a break (last year all of the midterms were after the break, and it was more of a “break…

40 Hours Later…

After nearly 40 hours of continuous travel through three countries, including 3 flights, 2 (long) layovers, and a volcano scare, I’ve finally made it to Blantyre, Malawi, where I’ll be working on my summer internship.  Jet-lagged and confused, I landed in Lilongwe, the capital of Malawi, where I met a staff member from the Malaria…

Before I attended U-M, I had never . . .

This post includes things I have done directly due to U-M programs or activities since I first attended as an undergrad. Don’t tease about some of these things! met people from Madagascar, Belize, Iraq, Mauritius, American Samoa, and more realized my love of Indian, Middle Eastern and Thai food played broomball celebrated Hanukkah, Diwali, Ramadan,…