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Geology and Development of Modern Africa part of Geology and Development of Modern Africa
Barbara A. Tewksbury Stephen Harper Kirner Chair of Science Department of Geology Hamilton College Clinton, NY 13323 phone 315-859-4713 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Abstract The Geology and Development of Modern ...
New Initiative to Harvest and Disseminate Pearls of Practice from the SENCER Community part of Newsletter Articles
Over the next three years, a team of SENCER practitioners will identify and refine such "Pearls of Practice," which will be published electronically in "strings" by civic themes.
Ebola and the Academy: Thoughts, Suggestions, Resources part of Newsletter Articles
If you haven't done so already, then I hope you will soon. Ebola and all that it reveals about usas individuals, as social beings, as moral and political actors, as inhabitants of several ecosystems and one big global ecosystem, and as the beneficiaries and stewards of scientific, medical, and public health advancesis just too significant an event to be ignored by conscientious citizens here in the US or by thoughtful people everywhere. Beyond that, just as HIV was in the late 1980s, and has been ever since, Ebola is this fall's "multidisciplinary trouble," to employ June Osborn's trenchant description of that public health problem and her prescient predictions about the likely contours of its "solution."
NSF Awards First of Rapid Response Grants Funding Ebola Research part of Newsletter Articles
A study funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and published in October by Eurosurveillance determined that a rapid response to Ebola is essential to preventing its spread. In December, the NSF awarded its first of a number of rapid response grants to support fundamental Ebola research. According to the NSF's award announcement, "The grants will support researchers seeking to answer important questions about the virus's fundamental nature, how it interacts with other substances, how it spreads, and how communication and perception affect public safety during an epidemic."
An Emerging Model: Slow Food part of Slow Food
Marion Field Fass, Sc.D., Professor of Biology and Chair, Health and Society, Beloit College (Curriculum Vitae (Acrobat (PDF) 149kB Jul15 08) Abstract Slow Food is one of the First Year Initiative (FYI) Seminars ...
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.
Spanning the Gulf Between the Public and Science: Undergraduates as Bridges in the Scholarship of Engagement part of Backgrounders
Glenn Clayton Odenbrett - National Center for Science and Civic Engagement Summary Based on experiences of campus-community partnerships fostered by the GLISTEN (the Great Lakes Innovative Stewardship Through ...
Human Genetics part of Human Genetics
Kim Finer, Department of Biological Sciences, Kent State University - Stark Campus, Canton, Ohio This course is organized around this key question: How will advances in Human Genetics, particularly data generated ...
The Science of Sleep part of The Science of Sleep
Herve Collin, Department of Math and Science, Kapi'olani Community College Course Learning Goals for Instructors and Students Course Description Kapi'olani Community College's The Science of Sleep ...
Tuberculosis part of Tuberculosis
Richard A. Fluck, E. Paul and Francis H. Reiff Professor of Biology, Department of Biology, Franklin & Marshall College Biology 102 is a first-year seminar at Franklin & Marshall College that uses the ...