September 24 / School

As a student I am used to the idea of having poor connections. I don’t really know anything about the world or anyone in the world and I need to seek out mentors and teachers who would be willing to …

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August 22 / Tech
August 13 / Boise State
August 12 / STEM

I discovered some the controversy around the new acronym STEAM shortly after hearing it for the first time. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics. I don’t quite understand it and I don’t know that the rest of …

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August 10 / STEM

There are kids out there today who have a big interest in science and engineering. Most likely because they watched a show like Star Trek or Bill Nye the Science Guy. There are other kids who don’t know what science …

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July 13 / Engineering

Getting to NASA was the hard part. We were fabricating up to the night of the flight. And once we touched down in Houston we still had a couple of modifications to make. But since we had told everyone we …

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July 13 / Engineering

For the past 7 months I have been involved in a NASA program for undergraduate research. NASA put out the call that they needed ideas for tools to go on manned asteroid missions. They wanted college students to take on …

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July 11 / 3D printing

3D printing is a new revolution and being involved in it is revolutionizing my career. I work for Hewlett-Packard (soon I’ll be working for HP Inc.) and my work in robotics involves a lot of 3D printing. I currently work …

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May 30 / Presidential
May 11 / Mentoring

For the past two years I haven’t been blogging but I have been mentoring. Strive For College is an organization that partners college students with high school students. The goal is to help students starting the college admissions process with …

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May 10 / NASA

The Space Broncos is a student organization that organizes big NASA outreach events on the Boise State campus. The goal is bring awareness to the NASA opportunities for research, internships and other involvement with the space agency.

Our first event …

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May 10 / Travel

The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) is a national organization that has chapters among many campuses in the country. And the chapter is really struggling at Boise State. But despite that me and the president of our chapter was …

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May 6 / NASA

I had the amazing opportunity one year ago today to participate in a downlink with the international space station. This was during the Space Symposium that was planned around the downlink. It took about 9 months of planning and a …

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May 6 / Uncategorized

Wow so much has happened since I last blogged regularly. I checked and it was back in the year 2013 before I started school at Boise State. Now this is understandable because in that first year I was working on …

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