Intern Blog Postings

Friday, June 12, 2015

Patrick Mangan

Hello,

Friday, June 12, 2015

Hannah Pell

I knew that moving to D.C. and working with SPS for the summer was going to entail a jam-packed schedule full of outreach, office hours, sight-seeing, and exploring the city. Well during this past week, I experienced all of that… literally to the max.

Friday, June 12, 2015

Shauna LeFebvre

Hello again!

Connor Day

Friday, June 12, 2015

Connor Day

This week was a busy one! The interns spent most of last weekend at outreach events.

Monday, June 8, 2015

Rachel Odessey

Last weekend brought with it a welcome break from the initial shock of the 9-5 work week and the chance to finally enjoy the privileges of living in a city.

Max Torke

Monday, June 8, 2015

Max Torke

Amandeep Gill

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Amandeep Gill

The new AIP CEO, Dr. Robert Brown started this past Monday, there was a luncheon to welcome him and to have a discussion about where he wants to take AIP. It was wonderful to experience such openness from the new leadership!

Veronica Martinez-Vargas

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Veronica Martinez-Vargas

Another successful week has gone by quicker than I expected, and I am definitely taking my time in appreciating what D.C. and surroundings cities have to offer.

Friday, June 5, 2015

Drew Roberts

The second weekend afforded me time to get to better know the area around Woodley Park. Just down the road from our apartment is a set of streets centered around Massachusetts Ave. that contain dozens of foreign embassies. It makes for a great walk to pass by the Embassy of South Africa, with a large statue of Nelson Mandela posed in the front, and then look across the street to find the embassies of both Italy and Brazil right next to each other. Along with great sights, Woodley Park and nearby Adams Morgan have many great restaurants with menus ranging from bafflingly large pieces of pizza to authentic Korean ramen.

Friday, June 5, 2015

Teresa Turmanian

Now that I am all settled into NIST my project has gotten off the ground.  As a quick reminder I am working on the fabrication of a solid state nano-sensor for identifying biomolecules in solution.  The nano-sensor will consist of a silicon substrate topped with and layer of SiO2.  Ato

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