Author Archives: Hadley Pfalzgraf | UC Cork

A Modern Cinderella Story – starring me

Once upon a time, a young lady was peer-pressured into attending a Ball. This wasn’t just any Ball, this was the UCC Science Ball. She figured it’d be a cultural experience complete with food, friends, and dancing—what could go wrong? … Continue reading

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Turtle on its Way to a Rave

I’ve spent a good portion of my life trying to differentiate myself from my older sister. She was a cheerleader, so I was a tomboy. She moved to Hawaii, and I moved to Ireland. She chose the sun and I … Continue reading

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Look Mom I Made Friends!!

My biggest fear upon my arrival to Ireland was the prospect of making new friends. I am the only person in my degree program (MRes in biochemistry), and I will largely perform independent research with elderly individuals all year—not exactly … Continue reading

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