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Living Systems: Global Concepts, Local Connections part of Living Systems: Global Concepts, Local Connections
David Koetje, Professor of Biology, Calvin College; Amy Wilstermann, Associate Professor of Biology, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 This course introduces students to a breadth foundational biology ...

Renewable Environment: Transforming Urban Neighborhoods part of Renewable Environment: Transforming Urban Neighborhoods
Steven Bachofer and Phylis Cancilla Martinelli, St. Mary's College, Moraga, California Abstract This SENCER model uses the complex civic problem of reclaiming a Superfund site in an urban area (an abandoned ...

AIDS Research: Global Understanding and Engagement (ARGUE) part of AIDS Research
Sherryl Broverman, Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Biology, Duke University In 2000 Duke University modified its general education curriculum to place a greater emphasis on "the ability to ...

Seven New Models Added to SENCER Digital Library part of Newsletter Articles
The most recent additions to the SENCER Digital Library are the seven courses and programs selected to be part of the SENCER Model Series during the summer of 2008. The diverse group of resources includes international collaborations, single courses, and course clusters, and focuses on issues such as sleep, HIV/AIDS, food, and pregnancy.

Chemistry and the Environment part of Chemistry and the Environment
Amy Shachter, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Santa Clara University Chemistry and the Environment uses environmental problems facing the campus and surrounding community, such as air and water quality or ...

Environment and Disease part of Environment and Disease
Michael F. Tibbetts tibbetts@bard.edu Associate Professor of Biology, Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Bard College. Biology Program Director Abstract Environment and Disease is a team-taught ...

Science outreach - Public Understanding of Science part of Science outreach - Public Understanding of Science
Hannah Alexander, Adjunct Associate Professor, Division of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211 Public Understanding of Science is an interactive course that aims to train students to ...

GLISTEN Undergraduate Stewardship Liaisons Train on Historic Gibralter Island part of Newsletter Articles
From June 7-8, the USLs received intensive training, developed in partnership with the Institute for Conservation Leadership, to begin building that bridge.

SENCER Center for Innovation Great Lakes Spring Meeting Addresses Shale Gas Development and Civic Engagement in the Undergraduate Curriculum part of Newsletter Articles
At Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) the SCI-Great Lakes hosted a spring conference on May 30th. The conference focused on ways that civic engagement with issues related to the region's booming shale gas industry could be integrated with the undergraduate curriculum and capitalize on student leadership models developed by programs of the National Center for Science and Civic Engagement, such as GLISTEN.

Calestous Juma Offers Policy Solutions to Regulations on Genetically Modified Agriculture part of Newsletter Articles
On Monday, April 28, Calestous Juma, professor of the practice of international development at the Harvard Kennedy School, gave a talk at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology titled "GOVERNING SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY: Technological Controversies and Public Policy." Our SENCER Visiting Scholar, Natalie Kuldell from MIT, attended the lecture and called our attention to it.

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