Fake It Until You Become It: The Transition from Engage Student to Engage Instructor

My stomach knotted as fifteen fresh new Engage students wandered into the classroom at the beginning of the Winter 2015 quarter. I wanted to cross my legs, crouch my shoulders, and make myself small. Just the year before I was

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Student Post: Squint at Your Slides

StellaStyliandidou

Stella Stylianidou is a physics PhD student at the University of Washington pursuing research in Biophysics. She studies the traffic paths of molecules inside bacteria and how bacteria manage to send those molecules to specific locations before they split into

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Student Post: Dealing with Stage Fright

EmilyYoungblom

Emily Youngblom is a doctoral student in the Institute of Public Health Genetics at UW. She studies how legal and social workers use genetic tests to figure out whether a child has been abused or if the child actually has

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Student Post: The balance between being right and being interesting

AshleyMihle

Ashley Mihle is a graduate student in the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences and the Evans School of Public Affairs and she analyzes potential roadblocks to creating a biofuels industry in Washington State, specifically how water, climate change, and

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Student Post: Addressing Science Deniers: Communicating With Differing Worldviews

KellyFleming

Kelly is a 5th year chemical engineering PhD student at the University of Washington. Her research focus is molecular simulation of reactions important for biofuel processing and adsorption of organic molecules on surfaces for coating agents in the aviation industry.

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Student Post: Seeing results (like eating chocolate cake) feels great

PaigeNorthway

Paige Northway studied lunar dust at the University of Colorado and followed her interest in space to become a graduate student in the Earth and Space Sciences department at the University of Washington. She is currently involved with the UW

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Student Post: Walking the line between factual and boring

KelseyPullar

Kelsey Pullar is a second-year MPH student in Health Services who is interested in the connection between public health, the built environment, and transportation policy. For her practicum, she worked with the policy director of a statewide bicycling and active

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Student Post: Speak to Your Audience, They Won’t Judge

VinnyVittal

Vinayak is 6th year Biochemistry PhD student. His research is focused on how human proteins recycle and repair cells. I know you’ve probably heard this one before, but let’s revisit it anyway. A 2014 survey from Chapman University polled Americans

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Student Post: Nationwide Needed to Know Its Audience

jenprofile

Jennifer McCreight is a 5th year PhD student in the Department of Genome Sciences. When she’s not busy studying human evolution, she enjoys playing strategy games, getting lost in a good book, and cooking while pretending she’s on an episode

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Student Post: Focusing on the Who instead of the What

JF

John Fullmer is a 2nd-year PhD student in the Department of Earth and Space Sciences. His research investigates the modern formation of continental crust by volcanic activity. As scientists we’ve been molded to follow a strict pattern of thought. For

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