My Final Week

I think if I were speaking to myself at the start of the program, there are a few things I wish I was more aware of. The biggest point would be not to burn yourself out. During the program, I interned at HBO from 7am-3pm, did my homework assignments from 3pm-5pm, ate dinner and then…

Wyoming Spring Creek-Space, the final frontier…

Space. Vast chasms of it, unbroken by tree or building or person as it sprawls outward limitlessly into the pale blue horizon. In an open prairie like this, space seems to take on the illusion of weight, a sort of ubiquitous presence that you can almost glean in creases of river beds and stretching green…

Wyoming Spring Creek – Western Expanse

A good friend told me once that going to the west makes you feel like you want to run away. I didn’t fully understand what he meant until I got to Spring Creek and saw it for myself. Wyoming can almost be described in the same light as the ocean. The vast expansiveness goes on…

Wyoming Spring Creek Field Study Introduction: Maclaine Oskin

Hello! My name is Maclaine Oskin and I am a rising sophomore hoping to pursue an environmental science and urban studies double major throughout my undergrad here at the University of Pittsburgh. After graduation I am interested in exploring the implications of urbanization on the environment, as well as the integration and amalgamation of natural…

Wyoming Spring Creek – 001 Introduction

Hello! My name is Wray Jones and I am a rising junior at the University of Pittsburgh. Currently, I am pursuing degrees in both environmental science as well as French. In my free time, I am involved with the on campus environmental honors fraternity Epsilon Eta as a committee chair. I help plan more ways…

Dubrovnik, Croatia Spring 2022

Hello! My name is Kristina Rajakovich and I am a third year student majoring in Political Science and International and Area Studies. I am from Pittsburgh and I grew up about 10 minutes from Pitt’s campus. Along with studying international affairs, I am also pursuing a minor in Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian language. Growing up…