Author Archives: Emily Beck

About Emily Beck

I am a PhD student in Bioengineering at the University of Kansas and I am studying Tissue Engineering. I am interested in using nanoparticles and natural materials to create scaffolds that can assist in tissue regeneration/repair.

Ms. Emily: Nerds and Space Art

Although I still do not know all the names of the kids (I’m working on it), I already know a lot about them and overall, they are really good and sweet kids.  They are always making me laugh and a … Continue reading

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Ms. Emily: A Dash of Focus for an Ounce of Learning

You know how sometimes you can read a page from a book, and by the end of the page you have no idea what you just read.  I like to think it happens to all of us…sometimes.  Somehow you just … Continue reading

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Ms. Emily: Day 2 – I’m an Engineer Lesson

One day when I was in junior high, I asked my dad for algebra homework help.  After he finished helping me, I felt like I had a really good understanding of the material and I was pretty excited…or at least … Continue reading

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Ms. Emily: Day 1

After introducing myself to one of the classes, a student asked a question.  She had quite the inquisitive look on her face and yet she seemed almost disgusted.  “Ms. Emily, you want to be a science teacher?”  Oh goodness, we … Continue reading

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