My Skill Acquisition

I believe this research expanded my understanding of interdisciplinary research as I see it. With an ultimate career path of becoming a healthcare provider, a more traditional research experience may be in a lab or hospital setting. I have also incorporated the traditional research experiences into my undergraduate career, but I strongly believe in the…

Creative Arts Fellowship – Reflection

I began this fellowship in December of 2019 by speaking with its coordinator, Dr. Brett Say, about troubleshooting problems that I had been dealing with for months. The project to be completed for the fellowship, the Campus Energy Constellation, required grant money, data from Pitt Facilities Management, and Gallery Space; three things I had recently…

Artistic & Academic Collaboration: The Campus Energy Constellation

The Campus Energy Constellation is the result of a year-long research and development project conducted collaboratively between the Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation (MCSI), the Pitt Office of Sustainability, and the Pitt Facilities Management Department. It began as an Undergraduate Research Project (URP) in the Summer of 2019 at MCSI, under the guidance of Dr….

Creative Arts Fellowship – Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Creative responses do not occur in solitude. Art making as an action relies upon the realization and revelation of complex networks of intellectual substances and the relationships between them. In this sense, the praxis of the Creative Arts Fellowship displays apparently distant sub-sections of this network, often times identifying the connections between them. This year,…