About Courtney Runn

Courtney is a senior at the University of Texas where she studies journalism and Italian. An Austin native, she loves living in the capital of Texas but also has a soft spot for Italia where she spent middle school and high school. A few of her favorite things include chai tea lattes, spending time with her golden retriever puppy, and good food shared with even better friends.

Job Spotlight: Fragrance Formulation Specialist

From chemistry to engineering, there are jobs for every STEM type in the beauty industry. If you're looking for a unique career, consider becoming a fragrance formulation specialist! If you enjoy chemistry and can't stop watching your favorite beauty blogger's haul vlogs, then a career in fragrance formulation could be for you. Fragrance formulation specialists test [READ MORE]

6 STEM Blogs You Should Be Following

Check out some of our favorite STEM blogs that will keep you reading for hours! Wired Science Blogs Wired makes science fun. With articles from "The Physics of OK Go's Epic New Zero-G Video" to "All the Volcanic Eruptions You Missed During the Super Bowl," the site's science blog makes STEM accessible and relevant. If [READ MORE]

By |2018-01-16T16:13:47-05:00February 24th, 2016|Advice, Education, Featured, Lists, Resources, STEM - Science|4 Comments

Black History Month: Inspiring STEM Pioneers

In celebration of Black History Month, check out some of the most inspiring STEM pioneers throughout history! Science Pioneers: Mae Jemison and Charles Drew Mae Jemison As the first female African American astronaut, Mae C. Jemison definitely earns her spot on the list of STEM pioneers. Throughout her life, Jemison was interested in STEM fields and [READ MORE]

5 Arctic Careers You Will Love

The arctic includes everything above the Arctic Circle and encompasses parts of Canada, Norway, Russia, Alaska, Denmark, and Iceland. The region has welcomed many explorers and scientists throughout history and is rich in natural resources, making it the perfect starting point for your STEM career. Here are just a few of the many arctic jobs you [READ MORE]

Real-Life STEM: The Chemistry Behind Chocolate

Already counting down the days till next year's Halloween candy haul? You're not the only one. Check out these fun facts on the chemistry behind chocolate and how it affects the brain! You might not think STEM has anything to do with your favorite guilty pleasure, but there's actually a lot of chemistry behind chocolate, [READ MORE]

By |2018-01-16T16:13:51-05:00November 19th, 2015|Featured, Real World, STEM - Science|0 Comments