Author Archives: sherayasmith

REU Week 10

Wow. The ProHealth REU is over. What a crazy ride it’s been!

So much has changed from writing my last blog. At the end of last week, I was really worried about the backend and how we were going to …

REU Week 9

Welcome to the second-to-last blog of the summer! Seriously, there’s only one week left. I really don’t know what to think.

We definitely had both some wins and some frustrations this week, and I feel like the best way to …

REU Week 7

Hello all! We’re officially over 2/3 of the way through the REU! I don’t know whether to be excited, anxious, overwhelmed or all of the above!

This week was a little strange due to the 4th of July being exactly …

REU Week 6

Officially done with Week 6! It’s brought about some more shifting and refocusing, but we’re getting pretty accustomed to that. Yay for flexibility!

This weekend I really dove into getting familiar with TableViews, a UI feature that nearly all multi-screen …

REU Week 5

Hello all! We are officially halfway through the REU program!! So crazy to believe!

We had some major wins for our project this week! Before I dive into those, however, let me start at the beginning of the week.

The …

REU Week 4

Hello all!

This week has been busy, but not as productive as I had hoped. Still, we’re making progress, and I think we’ll still be on track to be testing at week 9.

My work this week essentially consisted of …

REU Week 3

This week has been another busy and interesting one! Things haven’t been moving quite as fast as I’d imagined, though I think that was partly due to illness on my part. There’s never a good time to get sick, but …

REU Week 2

This week was another whirlwind, especially since it was a short week! The team got a fair amount accomplished, though, so that’s been good!

This week we welcomed Arash to our team!

Arash is a newly-arrived PhD student and will …

REU Week 1, Day 5

I am so excited to announce that I’ll be working with Dr. James Clawson and Michael this summer!

Our project will be focusing on assisting homebirth midwives, especially in the case where a labor goes wrong and the patient has …