Religion for the Agnostic

There’s something that must be said in the beginning: I am not religious. As I am a Religious Studies major, this tends to surprise people to hear. Just yesterday, while sitting quietly in Alston to finish yet another paper, I was approached by t...

Scotties With Nerves Presentation

When my research group and I presented our research from BIO 216 (Molecular Biology) at Scotties With Nerves in 2018, we demonstrated an exceptional ability to understand, explain, and present the nervous system. We used research methods commonly found in neuroscience research, like primary literature research,  gel electrophoresis, CRISPR, and scientific presentation to share our …

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Communication Difficulty

In order to fund my study abroad experience to Botswana, I was fortunate enough to receive the Gilman Scholarship. While applying for this scholarship I was required to write a personal statement as well as a proposal for a follow-up service project to be completed upon my return to the United States.  Typically, I am very confident …

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GFSTEM and Beyond

During the summer of 2018, I was fortunate enough to be selected to participate in the Agnes Scott College GFSTEM Scholars Program. This program paired me with a mentor and allowed me the opportunity to do summer research in their lab. My mentor for this lab was Dr.Stacey Dutton and throughout the summer I spent …

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First Time Being Black Ring Recognized

One of the most memorable experiences I have had while a student at Agnes Scott was the very first time I was recognized as an Agnes Scott student by an Agnes alum. During the ring ceremony, I imagined the first time I’d be recognized. I thought of all of the Scotties in the class of …

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