Robin's D-PlanWhat's a D-Plan?
FallDartmouthFavorite Class: Writing 5: The Pursuit of Happiness
In this course, we explore what it means to be happy, how we can be happy, and whether happiness is worth pursuing.
WinterDartmouthFavorite Class: The Price System
In this introduction to microeconomics, we learn about relevant economic policies and their impact on our day-to-day lives.
SpringDartmouthFavorite Class: Introduction to Programming and Computation
This term, I am learning the basics of computer science and coding through Python—a nifty programming language.
FallAlbuquerque, NMFavorite Class: Off term
This term, I am working for U.S Census Bureau as an Enumerator, and as a cook in the hottest new restaurant in town: Tako Ten.
WinterHanover, NHFavorite Class: Computer Animation (the state of the art)
In this class, I am learning to animate just like the pros at Pixar! So cool!
SpringAlbuquerque, NMFavorite Class: Software Design and Implementation
In this C programming course, we're learning to build systems in teams. Our final project will be a fully-functional networked game!
SummerHanover, NHFavorite Class: Exploring the Universe
In this class, I'll be learning about stellar evolution, the origin of the elements, the deaths of stars, black holes, the structure of our Galaxy, other galaxies, dark matter, the expanding universe and the big bang.
FallHanover, NHFavorite Class: French I
One of my life goals is to learn a third language. So, there's no better way to start than with French I!
WinterHanover, NHFavorite Class: Drawing I
In this class, we explore the issues of mark, line, scale, space, light and composition. I'm not naturally a great artist, but I love art and am taking this course to improve my skills.
SpringToulouse, FranceFavorite Class: Exploring French Culture and Language
An introduction to the way of life and society in France.
FallHanover, NHFavorite Class: Labor Economics
This course studies the economic behavior of employers and employees as they interact in the labor market, covering topics such as human capital investment, the structure and determinants of financial compensation and benefits packages, contract negotiations and arbitration.
WinterHanover, NHFavorite Class: Painting I
Painting I is an introductory class in oil painting techniques, painting language, and critical thinking. Major topics that will be covered include: basic color theory, color mixing, paint application, and color composition.
SpringHanover, NHFavorite Class: Motivation, Drugs, and Addiction
This course explores how the brain controls our motivation to pursue goals and how drugs of abuse hijack those systems, exploring in detail how narcotic drugs (opioids, stimulants, alcohol, cannabis) act in the brain and the mechanisms underlying the transition from drug use to addiction.
My Fall as an Enumerator for the U.S Census Bureau
This past fall, armed with my government-issued cell phone and backpack, I headed out to the streets of Albuquerque, NM and counted for the 2020 U.S Census.
The First-Year Series: What Classes Should You Take?
Congratulations on joining the Dartmouth community! In this mini-series, I'll share some of my best tips for your first year of college.
For the Class of 2025: How to Make the Best of Senior Year
Read for some handy tips to make the best of your senior year!