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MEXICO CHALLENGE Day 1

Hey everyone! When I woke up yesterday and spent a good two hours online before class, I had no idea there would be an upcoming challenge presented to us later that night.  At our ISS meeting last night, Dr. Bertsche, along with the other professors, expressed a concern that we were becoming too comfortable in [...]

Chaotic Clinics and Wild Whitewater Rafting

The past couple of weeks have been filled with lots of travel, illness, studies, and the new excitement of Mexico.  We had multiple excursions in Peru, and finding a phone or internet proved very difficult, if the time to look could even be found.  One of my favorite activities that we did while we were [...]

Bienvenidos a Mexico!

Things are finally settling into a normal schedule here in beautiful Cuernavaca. We arrived in Mexico last Sunday night, and by the next morning, we had met our host families (just in time for lunch, too!) It’s been a few days now and I’ve had time to unpack and get my laundry done (Hallelujah!). There [...]