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Multicultural Engineering Program

December 15, 2017

This semester I have gotten involved with the Multicultural Engineering Program. It is a program put into place to connect multicultural engineering students, and engineering students in general, to each other, to alumni, and to job opportunities. I have really appreciated the Multicultural Engineering Program because I have gotten a chance to know other students […]

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Video Games as a Force of Globalization

November 18, 2017

Video games have always been a big part of my life, from my childhood up until now. I grew up playing Nintendo 64 and GameBoy Advance, and many games from Japan had a big influence on my life and outlook on things as a kid. These games were presenting something that was a bit harder […]

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International Bazaar

October 2, 2017

This semester I also attended the international bazaar. It was held on the South Oval and comprised of different international student organizations selling and showing various trinkets and cultural icons from their respective countries. It was exciting to see aspects of different culture like fashion or jewelry along with language and art in one small […]

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Asian Food Fair

October 1, 2017

This semester I attended the Asian Food Fair once again. This event combined my enjoyment of food with my interest in Asian culture and heritage. It was different this year as it was outside rather than inside, and so it was a nice day to enjoy the myriad of Asian food available at the fair. […]

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The Fulbright Application

September 28, 2017

This semester I spent a lot of time preparing an application to be a Fulbright International Scholar. It was a difficult process, mostly due to the fact that formation of a connection had to be done completely independently. The program I applied for was to conduct pediatric cancer research in the Netherlands. While there was […]

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Transgenic Mice Over-Expressing RBP4 Have RBP4-Dependent and Light-Independent Retinal Degeneration

August 1, 2017

Transgenic Mice Over-Expressing RBP4 Have RBP4-Dependent and Light-Independent Retinal Degeneration This article was originally published in Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science: Leading clinical and laboratory ophthalmic and vision research Vol. 58 Issue 10, an Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) journal in August 2017. Quantitative Histological Analyses of Retinal Thickness and Immunohistochemistry A flamed needle was used […]

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Fashion as a Force of Globalization

May 15, 2017

One of my favorite hobbies is fashion. I have become very interested in style and how it relates to different subcultures. One of the biggest aspects of fashion is how global it has become. Before the internet, I would have known nothing about fashion except for what I see in my immediate area. However, due […]

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Music as a Force of Globalization

This semester, I have began to take a class called Middle Eastern music. Music is a big part of my life, and I have thought about it recently in terms of its impact as an international force. Music is enjoyed by people all around the world, and not restricted to any certain culture. Music is […]

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Latino Flavor

March 8, 2017

This semester I attended Latino Flavor, an event that I attended my freshman year as well. This is one of the biggest international events at OU, as it spans multiple days and features free entertainment and food celebrating Latino culture. Food has always been one of my favorite aspects of internationalism, and I looked forward […]

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Asian New Year

February 2, 2017

This semester I attended the OU Asian American Student Association Asian New Year event. When I was a kid, I would always go to the Chinese New Year events at Chinese restaurants with my parents and my favorite part (besides the food) was always the intricacies of the Chinese dragons and other props they had. […]

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