The latest news about GSAS students, alumni, and more
Five Minutes, Four Slides, No Notes: Students Present Their Research at GSAS Master’s SynThesis Competition
GSAS master’s students showcased their thesis research at the fourth annual Master’s SynThesis Competition, held on May 9, 2019.
I enjoy being a member of an international, multicultural community of cutting-edge thinkers, doers and “be-ers.” Fact-based discussion grounded in rigorous academic and creative fervor allows for a one-of-a-kind experience without ever having to leave the most cosmopolitan, diverse, multicultural, international metropolis in the world—which the indigenous Lenni Lenape of Lenapehoking called Mannahatta.
Growing up, I had never met women scientists, so I didn't think women belonged in the natural sciences. It wasn't until I took intro physics and chemistry classes in college that I began to change my mind—and the more I learned about the underlying principles of our daily life, the more interested I became in further pursuing these studies. In particular, I was always drawn to mathematical representations in chemistry, and eventually I found my way to the field of physical chemistry.