Values Assessment Exercise

The personal values assessment exercise shed light on the root causes of some of my decision-making processes and helped me to organize my beliefs in such a way that taught me a bit more about myself. Simply organizing the many words proved to be a challenge, given that some were quite similar and others seemed […]

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Community Meeting 1/25/14

The community meeting activity on motivations and values was enlightening. I had never considered just how much one’s morals could effect one’s problem solving abilities or even priorities when approaching problems. My top five priorities were tolerance, justice, equality, compassion, and helping. Given my top five priorities, I know that when approaching a problem, I’m […]

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Integrative Learning Reflection

Honors 200 advanced my integrative learning skills by presenting one broad, complex topic and breaking it down into smaller, separate counterparts. In Honors 200, climate change was presented from three very different perspectives: domestic policy, international policy, and scientific evidence. Going into the course, I did not see how these three perspectives coincided with one […]

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Contemplating Climate Change

When I walked into my first Honors Climate Change class, I knew that climate change was an important issue, but little more. I certainly didn’t realize how interdisciplinary the problem was, and how diverse I would have to be in my approach to it. At first, with the help of Professor MacAvoy, I looked at […]

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