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TEAMS women – photos at work

Yesterday was a rare work day in the fact that all us TEAMS fellows (except for Jonah) worked on campus to provide an engineering activity and gps scavenger hunts to students visiting from Skyline high school. We got Mike to take some photos of the “women of engineering” amongst our group…

GoldShirts 2011 projects class

I just spent the last two weeks teaching an engineering projects class for a summer bridge program called GoldShirts. All the students are incoming freshman in the school of engineering at CU. Our project was solar ovens, and even though it was a lot of work, it was a blast to teach this class and meet all these awesome students…
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Teaching with Marshmallows and Toothpicks

Monday Motions

1. Only day this week (besides an uncomfotable Saturday morning) that I didn’t have to wake up somewhere around 5 or 6am. I should have woken up around then, but I instead I slept an extra hour or so. Pure happiness. 2. Work Seminar – 10am. Not too bad, but haven’t had coffee yet. Falling asleep. 3. Work. This is
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Design Expo

Today was the final day of the two week Engineering Projects class I’ve been teaching for GoldShirts, a cohort of incoming college freshman to the engineering department here at CU. The job of lead instructor was a ton of work… far more than I planned… but it was so much fun. The students were awesome, and their energy and hardwork made
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Just Another Hot Summer Week in CO

I think it’s been over 90 every single day. Joy. I really miss Matunuck. Every morning I wake up and keep straining to hear some waves crashing and to know I can just roll out of bed and into the ocean. But no… I just roll out of bed in my bedroom which is easily 90 degrees all the time
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Summer Daze

This week flew by so fast I can barely remember what I’ve been up to. I left off last time with waking up for the USA soccer game Wednesday morning…. which was an amazing game! Stressful, but such a good ending. And more lab bonding time since we all met up at 8am in the lab to watch the game
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Hiking Adventure

Yesterday I thought my legs were sore from skating from the last 3 days and a yoga session… but I clearly wasn’t prepared for how they would feel by the end of the day. Mandi had mentioned that some of the people in the lab were planning a short hike and then dinner at Southern Sun. I met up with
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Just Checking In.

Last summer I think I wrote 2 posts during the entire months of July and August. This summer I’m headed in the same direction. Just the feel of summer makes me actually want to just live life and not bother to recount the daily adventures. So just a quick summary of the past week… -Training for all the new GK-12 TEAMS fellows
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New Job

First week in the lab. On my first full day in the lab there was a beautiful new work of art that came with a lesson. Never leave the furnace on over night incase there is a snow storm in the middle of May which causes the power to go out and then when it comes on the furnace happens to
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