Summer Plans! Israel & Internship

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Hey Everyone, I cannot believe that summer is right around the corner with only a few finals standing in my way.  Right when the semester comes to a close, I will have the opportunity to go abroad to the Middle East, and work a technical internship back in Los Angeles.  A fun and jam packed summer ahead of me, I …

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At the Viterbi Awards with John, who is the other co-founder of QuEST at USC!

Finally- A Summer in LA!

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Happy end of the semester at USC! The time has really flown by this semester, but I am really stoked for this summer. For the first time, I’ll be spending my summer at USC, and I couldn’t be happier to spend some more time at this school I call home. When I was in Germany last semester, I really did …

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What I am looking forward to this summer!

Oh, the Places I’ll Go (And the Places I’ve Been)

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Today marks the start of the last week of classes. At the end of this week, I will be half way done with college, having completed two full years here at the University of Southern California. Looking back on these last two years, I am a little nostalgic and somewhat melancholy that I only have two more years to spend …

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USC iPodia Program

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Hi all! As the semester is coming to a close, I wanted to reflect on some of the courses I have taken.  This semester I am enrolled in the USC iPodia Program (ENGR 345).  This is a unique program that allows students from around the world to come together in a single course and collaborate.   The official course name …

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MIM: Metal Injection Molding!

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After a great kick off we had to EWeek on Monday, I’m going to now talk about one of the coolest engineering projects I’ve taken part of since I’ve been at USC. I mentioned in a previous post that the summer after my freshman year I got to intern in Sweden for a powder metals company.  I got really involved …

HannahMIM: Metal Injection Molding!

Looking Ahead: Mountain Climbing in Summer 2014

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Even though this semester is really going to challenge me, I know I’ll get through it if I continue to work hard and focus on graduation. However, I can’t help but look ahead to this coming summer. It will be nice to have a summer transitioning from undergraduate studies to graduate studies, where i do not need to stress out …

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USC: A Place to Meet Friends from All Over

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Hi everyone! I hope your first month in school has been going well! I am so glad to be back in my groove at USC and reunited with all of my friends! Even though being apart from them all summer was not necessarily fun, it is really cool to have friends from all over and be able to visit them! …

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Alex, the intern, in Quality Assurance

The Internship: My Time as a Chemical Engineer

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This summer, I returned to my hometown of Danbury, Connecticut, and tried my hand in another field of engineering: chemical. A few weeks after returning home, I began work at RSA Corporation, a small chemical plant a quick drive down the highway from my house.  For a two months, I was a chemical engineer!

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Planned a Freshman Academy Scavenger hunt for our students

Back at It: Senior Year

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Hey everyone, I’m glad to be back at school and writing blogs again! Hope you enjoyed your summer, I sure did. If you didn’t get a chance to read about my summer internship at GE Healthcare go check it out!  Anyways, in true fashion we are going to start off with the picture of the day. This one is a …

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My high school friends (:

Lollapalooza…Music Making the People Come Together

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From start-up bands to headliners like The Killers, Mumford and Sons, and Nine Inch Nails, lolla was an incredible way to explore all sorts of different styles of music.  As one of the largest and most renowned events Chicago hosts every summer, I felt it was time to finally be to be a part of it.   Yes it was a …

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Working in Germany: The Saga Continues (With More Travel)

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Hello Friends! I hope this summer is treating all of you well. I know I am excited to be back at USC in 4 short weeks, but I am also excited to complete the remaining adventures my summer has in store for me. When I last checked in with you all, I recounted tales from the beginning of my time …

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Research Conference in Chicago!

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Hi everyone! For the last year and a half, I’ve been working on a research project with Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles. My research aims at reducing the delay in the medical equipment delivery process. A few months ago, my paper was accepted to be presented at the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS) Healthcare Conference. The conference took …

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Cardinals for Life. Wrigley's okay though.

The Summer of Science and Roadtrips

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And we’re back with the second installment of summer blogs. Hope everyone’s summer has continued to be awesome and that everyone’s tanner than they were when they read my first blog post. If you recall from that post, I spent the first part of my summer getting acclimated to research intern life here at Argonne National Laboratory. Since then, everything …

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Patrick, me, and some other friends at Donny Nelson's Freedom Fest!

Fourth of July Festivities

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Hey y’all! I hope everyone’s been having a good summer so far. My summer has been relaxing, and I haven’t really been up to much since I went to Destin, FL, which I mentioned in my previous post. It’s been pretty hot in Dallas the last few weeks, and I was so glad to leave the city to head down …

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A Summer in Sweden

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Hej från Sverige!  Despite summer having been only a couple of weeks, I’ve already fallen in love with Sweden.  Interning at a powder metals company in the southern part of Sweden, only a short commute to Denmark, I have been trying to do as much sightseeing as I can. 

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Uprooted tree

Summer In Seatle, Part 2!

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Hope everyone is having a great summer! I know I am!  In the past month interning at Microsoft, I’ve had tons of fun outings and this is shaping up to be my best summer yet. Luckily, Seattle is pretty close to home (about a 2 hour flight), so I jetted home to spend the 4th of July with friends and …

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The Giant Stingrays

My Week in Paradise

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Hey everyone! I hope you have been enjoying your summers so far! Ever since summer began, I have been swamped with work in the Viterbi Business Affairs Office. However, I got a nice break from all the hard work when my family and I ventured on our annual vacation. This year we decided to voyage on a cruise starting in …

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Learning the IT Ropes

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Hello everyone! I hope y’all’s summers are going well, I know mine sure has! I thought that I would come home to a nice relaxing summer after the flurry of freshman year, but it’s really been a roller coaster down here for me – and I’m having the ride of my life. Last time I told you guys about my …

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Trip to the East Coast!

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Greetings! As I near the mid-way point in my summer, I think this is an excellent time to reflect on my experience with the east coast.  Having grown up most of my life from California, I am used to the typical summer: dry heat, swimming pools, absent clouds and great company.  After living in the Washington DC / Virginia area …

MarkusTrip to the East Coast!