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Jennifer Liu Exemplifies Leadership & Professional Development
For Jennifer Liu, Leadership is Founded in Passion and Confidence
Originally from Crestwood, KY, a small town outside of Louisville, Jennifer Liu is a third-year professional student in the PharmD program. She plans to pursue a career specializing in infectious disease, an interest she’s held since she was young and has been heightened by the global COVID-19 pandemic. Her experiences on campus have also fostered an interest in health policy that will influence her values as a professional and which she hopes to incorporate into her career.
Well-Being Tip of the Week
Growth Mindsets in Online Learning
Many first-time online learners can feel stressed and overwhelmed. Students often expect that the online learning format is challenging and difficult. While there are unique challenges to online learning, our expectations of online learning can radically affect how we engage with the material.
One important expectation is that one’s character, skills, and intelligence can grow through challenges – also known as a growth mindset.