Intern Blog Postings

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Kristine Romich

If you don't feel like reading the whole thing, just Google "Hofstadter's Law."

Friday, July 21, 2017

Lexxi Reddington

This week began with a tour of The Optical Society, where one of the SPS interns, Michael, works. The tour involved seeing parts of the new office building that have been remodeled, listening to guest speakers, and ending the day with snacks in the OSA lounge.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Eleanor Hook

...then again, maybe not.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Lisa McDonald

If this week has taught me anything, it’s that the term “open access” is not nearly as clear-cut as I thought.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Jacob Robertson

Often, when we talk about the benefits of science outreach, we talk about the benefits the public receives: increasing science literacy, instilling wonder, and inspiring young people.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Francisco Ayala Rodriguez

Another incredible week! New people, new design, new places, and amazing experiences.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Mary Ann Mort

A sense of belonging can make someone feel whole.

 

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Riley Troyer

I’m tired. It’s been a long and busy week including taking two of the metro trains to the ends of their tracks. I met more scientists in physics related fields in the last few days than the rest of the summer.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Riley Troyer

Washington D.C. is certainly a long way from Fairbanks, Alaska. I discovered that after a good 12 hours of traveling and a four-hour time change. It is also significantly hotter and more humid (I got drenched in sweat just bringing my luggage to the room).

Monday, July 17, 2017

Riley Troyer

Congress is back in session! For those who don’t know, the congressional schedule takes a recess every so often. During this period the Senators and Representatives can go home, and office hours for staff members are shorter; everything is a little more laid back.

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