Field Notes

HackMITea: A Hackathon From the Eyes of a Physics Major

Recently, I've had the opportunity to visit a friend up north and experience my first ever hackathon, hosted by none other than MIT. Every...
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HackMITea: A Hackathon From the Eyes of a Physics Major

Recently, I've had the opportunity to visit a friend up north and experience my first ever hackathon, hosted by none other than MIT. Every...

Diary of an Undergraduate Thesis

The Georgia Tech Research Option is available to all undergraduate students in the College of Sciences. It includes the completion of an undergraduate thesis....

A day in the life of a field ecologist

Details from my summer experience conducting fieldwork in the Colorado Rockies Photo caption: View of the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory, with Gothic Mountain towering above. 4:30...

Collaboration is Key!

As a senior in college, about to graduate with an engineering degree, I've come to actually appreciate the dreaded "group project" - and trust...
Field Notes
Joe Mendelson

The Art of Getting Robbed with Gringo Perdido

As a US citizen who travels internationally to conduct research, I’m well aware of the perception that gringos = $$. Sometimes that perception is...
Joe Mendelson

Cultural Collisions with Gringo Perdido

In case you’ve ever wondered what happens to the items that are too lame to re-sell in thrift stores in our culture, they eventually...
Joe Mendelson

The Ballad of Gringo Perdido

Herpetology and getting lost. These are the two driving themes of my life. They have shaped my career and enabled me to discover species...
Gordon Waller

Grad School Confidential: Danger Zone

I am sitting. More specifically, I am waiting. Waiting on the box in front of me, a box that reminds me of my grandmother's...