Summer Blog
The beautiful waters of ISan Cristobal, where we were able to snorkel with Galapagos sharks, white tip reef sharks, sea turtles, and massive walls of fish.

Real World: Galapagos

Guest blogger: Vanessa Perkins (MESM 2016) Galapafamilia: (Noun) Group of five Bren students that lived and worked together for two months in Puerto Ayora, Galapagos, Ecuador. (Adjective) Colloquialism to describe unique situations resulting from five ...
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Sipping From the Firehose

Guest blogger: Andy Bilich Today is a particularly hectic day: 8:30-9:00 Working group call on battery storage and energy efficiency 9:00-10:00 Working group call on future renewable energy integration 10:00-10:15 Finalize infographic on electricity ramping ...
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Meanwhile in Texas…

Guest blogger: Sara-Katherine Coxon For having spent just over six weeks in Austin, TX, I’m doing a pretty good job at blending in with the locals. Tacos have become a regular breakfast. I have a ...
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Island Hopping in Hawaii

Guest blogger: Lily Tsukayama It is sunrise on Lana’i. When I wake up, everything is silent. All of the sounds from the night before—the howling wind against our tent, the creaking of the dense kiawe ...
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Mapping history

Guest blogger: Geoff Willard (MESM 2016) I never thought my summer job would make me feel like a private eye. But now I approach each day like a detective, digging through clues and following leads ...