Friday, April 29, 2016

Fun Fact Friday

There's quite of bit of German(-American) culture to be enjoyed 
around the state of Wisconsin, but have you ever wondered
why different languages all seem to have such different names for
Germany? Arika Okrent explains how this came to be. 

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

New KNowledge WedNesday!

See how many of these clarifying facts you can 
remember from this video about common
misconceptions about memory. 

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Reasons to Attend Today's MSTP Seminar

1) The Med4's will be sharing some of their 902 projects with us.

2) Snack on some DELICIOUS PIZZA from Madison's very own Glass Nickel.

3) Come catch up with your MSTP BESTIES. You know you miss seeing everyone after a long week of benchwork/studying/meetings/etc. 

4) It's the LAST SEMINAR OF THE SEMESTER! Which means you probably want to stop by and congratulate our Med4's not just on their 902 projects but for matching so excellently last month (if you haven't already).


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Monday, April 18, 2016

It's Monday, Yet Again.

We hope everyone out there is doing okay. Don't forget to take care of yourselves this week (and every week). Med school and Grad school are stressful, but the end of the academic year is right around the corner!

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Sunday, April 17, 2016

Science Science Sunday!

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Monday, April 11, 2016

How to Ace Your Next Interview

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Sunday, April 10, 2016

Science Science Sunday!

Its Science Science Sunday here at the Blog of the UW MSTP, and today we encourage you to take a seven-minute study break and check out this awesome video in which a group of astronomy enthusiasts constructs a true scale model of our solar system.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

New Knowledge WedNesdays

Light is both a particle and a wave, or something like that. 
We can observe doppler shift from moving light sources as
changes in wavelength, but what happens when gravity 
shows up to complicate things?

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Saturday, April 2, 2016

In Case You Were Low on Science-Related Gif Jokes

Everybody likes a good gif reaction post. We generally try match original commentary to the gifs we post here on the Blog of the UW MSTP, but if the whatshouldwecalluwmstp tag isn't providing you with enough academic and science-y reaction gif goodness for you on this blog, do check out some Confessions of a Bad Chemist, starting with this one submitted by Chelsea H.

Friday, April 1, 2016

Really the Chances that April Fools Will Fall on a Friday are Only About 1/7*

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*There are seven days in the week. The chances of this event on a given day over the course of infinite days is exactly 1/7.