Category Archives: McKearn Summer 2015

The program that changed me to a different person

Hello! It is a last week for McKearn Fellows Program summer. There were many obstacles and difficulties that made me struggle during this summer. Before going into the challenging experiences, I would like to thank many people. Dr. Lisa Freeman, … Continue reading

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Trip to St. Louis: First Day Listen, Second Day Learn, In the Future, Lead

In the morning, we headed to the parking area where Mr. Goode and Dr. Berbrick are waiting with two vans. Inside the van, I hummed along with music from the radio, discussed about the corn field and their production in … Continue reading

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Week three: How ethical my research is?

Hello! Welcome back to my bi-weekly diary! Last week, we had an presentation on Responsible Conduct in Research, which presenter Shannon Wapole presented the ethical issues and questions throughout research, such as data ownership, conflict of research, information privacy and … Continue reading

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Week One: gratitude, excitement, and introduction

Hello and welcome to my bi-weekly diary! ┬áMy name is Wataru Hashimoto and I will be a sophomore at Northern Illinois University who is fortunate to become a McKearn Fellows of 2014-2018. My major is physics with education emphasis, and … Continue reading

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