On Jan. 12, 2010, the Republic of Haiti experienced a massive earthquake which left thousands homeless, injured or dead. As reported by New York Times, “the [estimated] total cost of the disaster was between $7.2 […]
In 2007, Karen Adams, the Interim Director of the Fellowships Office began her career at Tech and decided to attend a National Association of Fellowship Advisors Conference. There she heard of the concept of an “Open Forum,” a forum through which students engage in discussions to express their opinions.
One of the major decisions a student goes through in their college degree is deciding what to study. From the time of applications to actual attendance at a college or university, students are pressed to figure out what they want to do for the rest of their lives. Students consider several factors before picking a major. Some students choose a field for the opportunities they hope to have while others choose it based on their interests.
In a barren icy land at 50 degrees below zero with black speckles of penguins and white dots of polar bears, scientists can step away from the rush of labs and conduct their research in peace. One can hardly imagine that this land is on the same planet as the lush vegetation of the jungles in South America or the vehicle-filled roads of the urban cities in Europe.