My name is Rachel Higgins and I am a sophomore at Oklahoma State University majoring in computer science and multimedia journalism. I have lived in various areas including Cochabamba, Bolivia. My hobbies are English riding, piano, video games and reading, and I am in the Spanish club.
Currently, I am doing research in the psychology department regarding the attitudes of people towards those most affected by potentially highly infectious diseases, such as Ebola and bird flu. My purpose in writing this blog is to cover current events with a focus on how the social and political events affect epidemics and technology use. I may also discuss how my research is progressing or new technology.