Grand Challenge Scholars Program (GCSP) - 2014

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Grand Challenge Scholars Program (GCSP) - 2014 11 records found 1 - 10next  jump to record: Search took 0.07 seconds. 
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In my GCSP portfolio, I reflect upon the connections between teaching (my lifelong calling) and my major occupations at Olin College. I describe how five roughly chronolo [...]
01 January 2014 | article |
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My grand challenge at Olin was shaped in three main areas. Long-term research in the biology lab, interdisciplinary learning through many classes, but in particular User [...]
01 January 2014 | article |
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What drew me to Olin was the emphasis on learning through projects and experiences. Up until sixth grade, this was how I learned. In fact, the motto of my elementary scho [...]
01 January 2014 | article |
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Before coming to Olin, I knew I wanted one thing with my education: I wanted to help people. I believe that empathy is a defining aspect of who I am, and I want to harnes [...]
01 January 2014 | article |
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Psychologist Dan McAdams posed in a 1995 journal paper the question “what do we know when we know a person?” According to his research, there are multiple levels at w [...]
01 January 2014 | article |
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The first twenty-five years or so of the modern successful American life has been fairly well defined by the country’s education system. Go to primary school. Get good [...]
01 January 2014 | article |
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A a middle school student answering the question "what do you think you'll study at college?", I was quick to cross medicine off my list. I believe my exact wor [...]
01 January 2014 | article |
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During the summer leading up to my first year at Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, Alison Black, the Assistant Dean of Student Life, contacted all the incoming fir [...]
01 April 2014 | article |
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People are more likely to improve themselves, their communities and the world if the change is simpler, more desirable, cheaper and easier than the current option, and th [...]
01 January 2014 | article |
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Had you asked me why I was attending college when I first came to Olin, I likely would have answered, “Because I want to be an engineer.” Taken at face value, this wo [...]
01 January 2014 | article |

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