How is Spring semester Over? Project Updates from Hailley

Today marks the final day of spring semester classes at Penn State. We’ve successfully made it through an entire academic year in the pandemic! I honestly don’t know where the time went. I’m finally getting back on this blog to provide some project updates. The last time you heard from us, we were introducing our […]

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Break Updates

It has been a minute since I’ve updated the blog. Somehow, a majority of the fall semester has gone by and today’s my last day “in the office” before taking some time off. Penn State just has three more weeks before our long Winter Break and I’m hoping that means some long days for focusing […]

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Our interviews are complete!

Today, April 16, 2020, Ally and I completed our 24th and final interview of this data collection phase. We chatted with a great College of Nursing student and celebrated with a virtual high-five. Ilana and Abbi high-fiving, via GIPHY

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Project Updates

Hello all! As you can see, lots of exciting things have been happening with our project. Ally and I are deep in recruiting and interviewing students. It felt appropriate to do a little update: So far, we’ve gotten four interviews completed. We’re 1/6 of the way through! Each interview has been fascinating in its own […]

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Building our data set to recruit our participants: A work in progress

Yesterday, Ally and I sent out our first round of recruitment emails. [Linda Belcher excitedly waving her hands, via GIPHY] As we anxiously check to see if any have responded to our inquiry, it’s probably a good time to return to the question of: how are recruiting these students? What did we end up with […]

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Research in Collaboration: Why I’m talking about my research

A picture of many megaphones

If you know me or have collaborated with me before, you know I have a certain energy when I’m really jazzed about something. The sort of energy where you can truly sense my enthusiasm as it oozes out of me. And when I begin, I give you a look that says, “Buckle up, I’m jazzed […]

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