Studying Health Care in Pittsburgh’s Jewish Community

Hi everybody! My name is Corey Schultz and I am a junior here at Pitt. I am double majoring in History and Neuroscience and am a current BPhil candidate in the Honors College. For this spring semester, I have been selected as a Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Fellow (CURF). My project, working under the mentorship of…

Introducing: The Pittsburgh Undergraduate Review

After a summer of planning and drafting, we are happy to announce the establishment of the Pittsburgh Undergraduate Review (PUR)! The PUR Editorial Board, sponsored by the University Honors College, is creating an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, undergraduate research journal that focuses on research and creative scholarship being done by students at Pitt. PUR strives to build…

Reflection and Continuing Research

One of the research skills that I worked on most over the summer was finding new ways to look for information that was relevant to my research. When I started researching for my project, it was easy to type in “immigrant healthcare” into search bars and read through the first materials that were popping up….

Connections for Career Development

Through Pitt Commons I chose to reach out to an alum named Ted Gobillot, who is currently an MD/PhD student at the University of Washington. I chose to reach out to Ted because I was hoping to get some advice about choosing and applying to MD/PhD programs. I know that it is a very long…

Medicine is More than just Science

I study the history of medicine because I believe that it is extremely important to understand the whole context around medicine in order to better take care of patients. When talking about medicine, it is very easy for many people to become tunnel-visioned on the science. They often think that it boils down to just…

Crash Course, but make it Brackenridge

Looking through some of the introductions for the Brackenridge fellowship, there is a great variety in research topics this summer. From students who are making documentaries to studying the biological causes of Alzheimer’s, there are there are so many students who are working to do something new in our community. From my fellow researchers, I…

Introduction – Corey Schultz

Hi everybody, my name is Corey Schultz and I am a rising junior majoring in Neuroscience and History. I’m from the part of Jersey where we call it Taylor Ham and love going into NYC. I like to play video games, volleyball and my intramural soccer team is the reigning champs of the men’s league….