“You better Belize it” – is printed on magnets, shirts, mugs, and shot glasses. It is quite the tourist phrase in Belize, but after the trip it means so much more to each student. There are two parts to the phrase; the first is that it is hard to believe the adventures of the two… Read More You Better Belize It!
I have always had the blood of an entrepreneur in my veins. Since I was a child, I have questioned everything and have constantly thought of different ways of improving any task that I happened to come across. My father started his company when I was about 11 years old and he was the biggest… Read More PLP Passport Fund: DYNAMIZE
After coming back from study abroad and almost immediately starting classes, it is hard to catch up with all of your PLP friends that you missed last quarter. There was an occasional hello and quick hug while rushing to class, a brief question asking how abroad was or how the fall quarter at DU went. However, there weren’t a lot… Read More Coming Home
This past summer I was lucky enough to find myself in an internship at the US Mission to International Organizations in Vienna (UNVIE). More specifically, I was in the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Section of UNVIE, which meant I was in the office that serves as the interface between the US government and the… Read More PLP Passport Fund: Nuclear Diplomacy in Vienna
As four female scientists, you could say we were drawn to one another. We–Faith, Maddie, McKenzie, and Sierra–were used to being the minority in our classes, so it only made sense that we joined together. Seeing a familiar face in a roomful of testosterone was always somewhat of a relief, and our friendship bloomed from… Read More PLP Passport Fund: Girls in Science