A New Stock-Home

Hello! My name is Megan, and I’ll be calling Stockholm, Sweden home in just a couple weeks! I’m from West Chester, Pennsylvania, and I’m a junior at Pitt studying Rehabilitation Science on the pre-PA track with a minor in French and a certificate in Conceptual Foundations of Medicine. My DIS program lines up perfectly with…

My Brackenridge

It’s been an amazing couple weeks being a part of the prestigious and interdisciplinary Brackenridge fellowship. I’ve taken many ideas and realizations from my time meeting weekly during the summer that will help me grow as a student, researcher, and person. I appreciate the work everyone put in during the fellowship and Dr. Say for…

Brackenridge (Click for a cute dog pic)

Intro Hey guys, my name is Jatin. I’m your local dog enthusiast / Pitt rising junior in the Pitt Emergency Medicine Program. I’m originally from Doylestown, PA. This summer, I’m extremely grateful to be pursuing my research goals as a Brackenridge Fellow. I currently work in the Pitt Department of Radiology, Imaging Research lab under…

Seeing Students Grow!

Time flies when you’re teaching Spanish 🙂 At this point, we are now squarely in the controlled chaos that is a college semester. Students are juggling classes, clubs, and in many cases like my own, work. From my perspective, both from the student side and teaching side, Pitt students have done an awesome job with…

Talking to Houseplants

As I began developing my project for the Brackenridge Fellowship and my future Bachelor of Philosophy thesis, it was difficult to feel fully satisfied with the language I used to illustrate its purpose. This is the danger of acting as though research is a solitary process; the right words to describe goals, methodologies, and meanings…

Sarah Hulse: The War Metaphor in Metastatic Breast Cancer

About Me Hi friends! My name is Sarah Hulse, and I’m a rising junior here at the University Honors College. I am a Psychology major with certificates in American Sign Language and the Conceptual Foundations of Medicine. In writing this, I probably spent the most time trying to come up with a fun fact worth…

Clear Eyes, Full Hearts

My name is Sophie and I am a junior pursuing a double-major in the Rehabilitation Sciences and Public & Professional Writing programs. I plan on applying to medical school, so I obtained a minor in Chemistry while pursuing certificates in Transatlantic Studies and Global Studies. My overall career goals include practicing medicine, most likely focusing…