My Brackenridge: The End I Guess

After a summer of weekly discussions and many hours of physics, the Brackenridge Fellowship is coming to a close. I had initially come into the fellowship thinking that I would have some conversations with my peers about our various research topics, make a few jokes, and then carry on with my own work. What I…

Brackenridge Fellowship: Communicating My Research

Communication is quintessential to research. It enables us to share our findings and questions with groups both within and outside our areas. At the same time, successful communication can be relatively complicated; sometimes being able to speak about a project to a certain audience may wind up being a challenge itself. I think that presenting…

Brackenridge Fellowship: Discussion Across Disciplines

We’re around a month into the Brackenridge Fellowship, and I’ve had some great discussions with my peers about their projects, goals, and ambitions. It was quite jarring when we did introductions a few weeks ago, and I realized that I was the only physics major in the room; I’m not used to interacting with people…