Reflecting On My CURF Experience

The Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Fellowship (CURF) has proven to be one of my most valuable experiences as a Pitt student thus far. In collaborating with a mentor that I may not have had an opportunity to work with otherwise, aside from enrolling in a class, I was able to form a meaningful relationship with Professor…

The Research Process: How To Polish A Diamond In The Rough

The research process can be tough, and at times, grueling. There are a lot of hiccups—the struggle to find the best sources, not having “good data”, trouble with equipment, endlessly reading dense materials, having insufficient technical understanding of the content, the stress of having limited funds, and among all, the burnout and lack of motivation…

Communication & Framing in the Context of Health

Mahima Sindhu: Communication & Rhetoric Major, Applied Statistics Minor, Global Health Certificate, Managing Health Services Programs & Projects Certificate (Junior, Class of 2021) So if you’re not a Neuro Major or Pre-Med, then what are you? This was a prominent question among the many I asked myself during the challenging transition, beginning freshman spring, from…