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#MollyTheIntern: Orientation, Random Strangers and a BFF

Writing a blog entry that covers the basics of Freshman Orientation was a piece of cake. But when my boss asked me to write an entry about my own personal experience with orientation and dorm life, I knew I’d have to go into the back of my closet to rummage through my little freshman memories box to do some long overdue reminiscing.

Student Life

Systemic flaws in biomedical research?

In March an interesting paper by 4 prominent scientists was published in PNAS (http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2014/04/09/1404402111.full.pdf+html). In this paper, they discuss the flaws in the system of biomedical research in the US. 290 more words


On the Red Eye back home

Just last month, I visited Mission Door headquarters in Denver CO for New Staff Orientation. Five of us from different parts of the country came together to meet the administration and learn the nuts and bolts of this awaiting occupation and what happens behind the scenes. 423 more words

First Orientation on Föhr!

Orientations have a reputation for being amazing and special weekends, which are easily some of the highlights of exchange. This weekend on Föhr was certainly no exception. 1,146 more words

Rotary Youth Exchange

Who else from your country is a new KI student?

Hello to all of our fantastic new students! We hope that you are feeling taken care of by our staff and student representatives and that all your preparations are well on their way. 96 more words

International Students KI

Total eclipse of the heart...

As we all know by now, in the early morning hours today there was a blood moon…which is a lunar eclipse. Being the night owl that I am, I thought it was a brilliant idea to stay up for the entire thing from 1:00AM through the rest of the day. 191 more words