Thursday, October 31, 2013

Halloween Extra!

This might be pretty spooky for anyone getting ready to send in a grant application for judgement by the NIH masters. Good luck to everyone preparing for that December submission deadline!

Pumpkin Art: Mitch B.
Photo Credit: Sumit K. 

Happy Halloween, Everyone!

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Midwestern Goodness

Hay bales in the Wisconsin countryside. 

Photo credit: Brittany Y.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013


A belated congratulations to Laura F. and her husband Doug B., 
who were married (to each other!) this past August.

Photo Credit: Kevin B.

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Recruitment Dinner!

In case anyone out there needed yet another reason to apply to the UW MSTP. 

Taken at: Flattop Grill

Photo Credit: Brittany Y.

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Anonymous Quotes from the UW MSTP

"Nice talk, by the way. I appreciate the dumbing it down; that really helped a lot."

Friday, October 25, 2013

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Tuesday, October 22, 2013


The axolotl of Laura F. and Douglas B. 

Photo Credit: Douglas B. 

Monday, October 21, 2013

For All You Budding Neurologists Out There

Yup, pretty sure that's all you need to know. 

Brought to you by Youtube. 

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Anonymous Quotes from the UW MSTP

"Why are we doing this (this = having a surprise large group discussion of a recent New York Times article during MSTP seminar)?

Because nobody signed up to present."

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Did You Know? Our MSTP Seminar Includes Amazing Pizza Once a Month!

Often served to us by our very own Paul Cook!

Yummmmmmm....... Glass Nickel Pizza

Photo credits: Brittany Y. 

Friday, October 18, 2013

Milly the Dog

Laura T.'s dog, Milly. 
Above, nine month old Milly after finding all the burrs at the dog park. 
Below, there's nothing like a nap with your favorite bone.

Photo credits: Laura T.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Hey there, NTP kids!

Erika S., Olga P., Bornali K., and Julian M. -- Just a sampling of the UW MSTP students with a neuroscience focus in their research. 

Photo Credit: Brittany Y. 

Monday, October 14, 2013

Anonymous Quotes from the UW MSTP

"Yeah, we were out late last night. ... We were at Plan B."
"What's Plan B? Is that like a gay bar or something?"
"It's like a heterosexual gay bar."

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Those Are Some Really Really Ridiculously Good Looking People

MSTP Director Anna H. and MSTP Administrators Chelsea H. 
and Paul C. hanging out with Bucky Badger himself!

Photo credit: Dr. Elizabeth Petty, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at UWSMPH

Friday, October 11, 2013

The MSTP Post: Read It Now!

Grumpy Cat Drew S. wants you to know that the latest edition of the MSTP Post is now available on the UW MSTP website. Chris G. and Laura S. would probably be happy if you went and read it as well. 

Photo Credit: Brittany Y.

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

UW MSTP Youtube Debut!

Check out our first UW MSTP youtube masterpiece, a short video highlighting just a few of the many things that life in Madison has to offer. 

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Monday, October 7, 2013

Sunday, October 6, 2013

Social Chairs

Here's to our MSTP Social Chairs, Erin T. and Brett M.
These kids are organizing all the fun stuff for our recruiting weekends this year. 
Good job with our first set of interviews this past weekend, guys!

Photo Credit: Brittany Y. 

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Hummer Limo

Interesting sights around Capitol square. 

Photo credit: anonymous

Friday, October 4, 2013

When I Snag the Last Parking Spot in the Entire Lot at 8:15am on a Saturday


And also...

Because what is wrong with people that the entire parking lot is full at 8:15am on a Saturday? 

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Thursday, October 3, 2013

Sushi Night!

Mini MSTP inter-generational dinner. Also an excuse to make sushi!

Photo Credits: Sumit K.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Tuesday, October 1, 2013