Thoughts from Tutors

Tutor Training 2015

Rachel Onishi Master Tutor Every semester at the TECHniques Center begins with Tutor Training. Most people would probably cringe at the thought of two days spent in meetings from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. However, I honestly look forward to the hours spent engaged in getting to know fellow tutors and gleaning wisdom from the… Continue reading Tutor Training 2015

Thoughts from Counselors

The Habits of Happiness

By Michael Abbott Lessons from a happiness researcher and Buddhist monk, Matthieu Ricard. Is there a difference between Happiness and Pleasure? Yes! Pleasure is contingent upon time and place. Happiness can be internal and external, but is felt best from within. The more we experience something the more we can like it less, such as… Continue reading The Habits of Happiness

Tutor Spotlight

Master Tutor Spotlight: Stephanie Casey

My name is Stephanie Casey. I will graduate in May 2015 with a degree from the University Honors College in Honors Arts and Letters with a minor in Chemistry and Psychology. I will be applying to medical schools after I graduate and will spend my gap year working in Arizona at the Translational Genomics Research… Continue reading Master Tutor Spotlight: Stephanie Casey