An off-the-grid campus (Best Field Trips Part III)

  • Posted by:
  • no responses

Our second field trip with the Computational Sustainability class was probably my favorite out of any of the activities I’ve done with a class. This time our class took us to the Santa Fe Community College (SFCC). The SFCC works mostly like a microgrid structure (they generate a fraction of the power they use, but […]

2017 Best field trips II

  • Posted by:
  • no responses

The second and third best field trips of 2017 were both thanks to a class I took over the Fall semester. This class was CS 491 – “Art & Ecology: Computational Sustainability.” The class was completely different to what I’ve experienced at UNM and it turned out to be quite exciting. In the end, a classmate […]

Preparing to leave The Land of Enchantment

  • Posted by:
  • no responses

Hello everyone!  Welcome to my blog!  Throughout the year I plan on writing about my study abroad experience, and more specifically, what my experience is as a STEM major.  As I progress through my second year of studying Civil Engineering, I will share with you all the doubtless struggles of balancing a demanding academic schedule […]

Milestones

  • Posted by:
  • no responses

This August 4th marks 4 years since I moved to the US. And although I could spend hours talking about how grateful I am (and I have in the past) I just want to acknowledge my appreciation for my current place of residence. I’ve felt a wonderful connection with New Mexico, and I am happy […]

Don’t let fear hold you back!

  • Posted by:
  • no responses

Last Sunday a group of my friends and I went to Jemez and hiked some very high mountains. At first I was so excited because I thought we weren’t going to do any crazy hiking and I thought we were going to stay on flat trails that were easy to get up and get back […]

Tent Rocks on Memorial Day

  • Posted by:
  • no responses

On Memorial Day, I got to visit Tent Rocks with my friends. We wanted to go out and enjoy the earth and our blessed lives, so we thought a quick trip up north would be the best fit. We got off to a late start, and one member of our group had to be back in […]

Reviving Traditions

  • Posted by:
  • no responses

When I was little, my family would buy potted christmas trees that we would plant in the yard after Christmas. Now that we own our home my boyfriend and I decided to revive the tradition. We decided on a Pinon pine this year. It is a tree native to norther New Mexico and the nuts […]