Headed to Havana!
Jan26

Headed to Havana!

As my day of departure draws nearer, I can’t get my mind off of the Caribbean. I have been looking forward to this trip ever since I heard about the UA in Cuba program a few years ago. It’s surreal that a trip I’ve been planning for so long is about to become a reality. I decided to go to Cuba soon after I decided to study Spanish as a major. Perhaps my primary motivation was that this would be my last real opportunity to immerse...

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The first 2 weeks. Chemistry in Germany
Jan26

The first 2 weeks. Chemistry in Germany

Some would say that taking a flight 5 hours into the new year is a bad idea. Some would like to get some sleep after a full night of partying and fun. Not Matt and I. Spending the first 24 hours of New Years in crowded planes, in empty airports, and getting the quickest intro to a new city/country/continent, was a truly eye opening experience. Once we landed in Germany, Dr. Till Opatz, the professor who’s lab we will be working...

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