Conveying the Significance of My Research

With the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic in late 2019, social isolation measures were eventually enforced worldwide. During the first lockdown in March 2020, millions of Americans welcomed pets as a companion through these troubling times. Studies indicated that having companion pets can ease loneliness and improve social relationships and mental health (Morgan, Protopopova). Though…

CRF Introduction: Sahana Sridar

Hi all! My name is Sahana Sridar. I am from Central New Jersey, but I am so excited to be in Pittsburgh over the summer as a Community Research Fellow!  I am a rising sophomore studying Biology with a Chemistry minor and a Conceptual Foundations of Medicine certificate. When I am not at Hillman Library…