Thomas J. Watson Fellowship Year

Electric Ants!

When I first considered where I would travel for a Watson year, I immediately thought of Australia. This continent “down under” has held such an allure for several scientists based on its unique wildlife including the top ten most deadly animals in the world. Despite these impressive venoms and hostilities, wildlife here is quite fragile. Millions of years of… Continue reading Electric Ants!

Thomas J. Watson Fellowship Year

Sudden Seredipity

About a year ago, I and several of my friends went to an informational meeting about the Watson Fellowship. All of us had already attended other meetings learning about this fellowship and the chance to design a project for world travel. Nervous about starting our senior year and encountering the reality that would follow graduation,… Continue reading Sudden Seredipity