Presenting Research as a Freshman—Not as Crazy as It Sounds!

Being a freshman speech path major can be pretty intimidating—between trying to acclimate yourself to “college life” and hearing the upperclassmen talk about how hard it is to get into grad school, it’s overwhelming. You jump ahead in your mind and start to wonder if you’ll be accepted into grad school, not to mention doubting if you’ll even make it through undergrad! Feeling Lost Last…

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Providing Audiology Services in Peru

Up until this year, I’d always spent my spring breaks taking time away from school, laying on the beach, or spending time with friends. Spring Break 2018 was different. This past March—instead of basking in the sun or catching up with loved ones—I left Idaho State University (ISU) and embarked on a journey with 60 other volunteers from all medical backgrounds to provide health care…

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The Gift of Communication

Your ability to communicate is a gift, one that others may never receive. It’s a fundamental aspect of human beings. Think about that word—being. Our goals, our talents, our actions; all shape our being. Imagine if your being was dictated by a diagnosis; one in which others saw your symptoms before they saw your achievements. This was the reality of Chris Klein, an inspiring young…

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