Scripting in Unity
I started off today by going over some basic scripting in Unity syntax. I know during our project we will be using Unity- so I figured it would be a good idea to get a head start on the coding aspect while our grad student mentors are out of town. I did that for the first half of the day and then for lunch we had an etiquette class.
I remember when I was a kid my mom would occasionally joke that I needed etiquette class. So, it was cool to try it out for once. The plating looked fancy, and there was a ton of silverware and different things to drink. I felt like I was having dinner with the queen. Not going to lie- I was a little nervous to eat because the teacher was making eye contact with everyone and I wasn’t quite sure how to eat some of the items right off the bat. Some of the questions I asked sounded like ” What’s the fancy way to eat bread” and “is the pinky up rule really a thing?”. Nevertheless, It was a cool experience, and the food was great!
After lunch, we sat down for blogging time. Everything was calm then….
BEEP! BEEP! BEEP!
the doors slammed shut.
We had probably the most startling fire alarm I’ve had in a while; Fire trucks and police cars came so I am not sure if it was real or a drill, but we weren’t outside long.
Later, we had a meeting with one of our grad student mentors, Adam. He helped us get a feel for what we need to put in our abstract as well as how our oral presentation should be formatted. It was great getting another set of eyes to look over our work for our research symposium this weekend before we send it in. It seem’s like all our grad student mentors, as well as the leader, are absent for this week; So, it was nice to have some person to person help before we start emailing everyone this weekend.
When I got off work, Sophia and I took a cycling class for 50 minutes. At the end of the class, we were drenched in sweat and it was a great workout, to say the least. When we got back to the apartment, It was time for dinner; However, I wasn’t feeling any of the food I had at the time. So, I biked to Hy-Vee and got a plethora of edamame beans (officially my favorite vegetable) as well as a lot of plums (my fav fruit). I biked back to the apartment in the 91-degree weather and, though I was sweaty and dying inside, I ate my dinner and was very content!