Author Archives: Laura Johnson

The Value of the Mentoring Program

The most valuable thing I have gotten out of the past few weeks, is a good start on my applications. It is often difficult for me to begin such a daunting task, so not only getting started, but having a … Continue reading

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Summer Growth

I have received a lot of positive feedback and valuable pointers over the past few weeks. This program and my adviser has encouraged me to flesh out my plans for more than just next year but for my entire graduate … Continue reading

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Why Me? Well…

The Hertz Foundation prides itself in funding new PhD students in  fields of applied science, they seek to encourage people to pursue degrees in these areas, not only to better the individual but the country and the World as a … Continue reading

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My High School Internship

The biggest experience I’ve had that makes me feel prepared for starting my research in Biomedical Engineering is, as the title suggests an internship experience I had while in High School. I went to a school focused on Biotechnology and … Continue reading

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To Angela August Wilson

Ms. Wilson, I can only imagine how much you have seen and experienced in your many years, you couldn’t vote when you turned 18 like me and my friends, you had to wait until you were 29, when it was first … Continue reading

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Hertz Fellowship – Freida Quency

Freida Quency is a patriot and a science enthusiast, she was lucky enough to get funded for her PhD in Physics in World War II, and now she’s looking to give other lucky people the same opportunity. She assisted in … Continue reading

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Mad Scientist – Entry Level Position

Hello, My name is Laura Johnson, I just recently got two BSs in Chemistry and Biology from UNCG in North Carolina, as a matter of fact, my diploma hasn’t even come in the mail yet. I’ll be attending the school … Continue reading

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