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Academia: May 14-21

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, May 14, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Academia: May 14-21

Thanks to 'net detectives Mia Ray and Miranda Byse

Conferences

Gordon research conference

http://www.grc.org/programs.aspx?id=16908

July 12-17; Bates college/Lewiston Maine

Inspirations and transformations

The first-generation student

http://chronicle.com/article/The-Challenge-of-the/230137/?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

Complete, free report from Chron. Hi. Ed.

Student evaluations: what good are they?

https://chroniclevitae.com/news/1011-student-evaluations-feared-loathed-and-not-going-anywhere?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

Full, free essay from Vitae

Explain less, understand more? Youngsters speak out

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/frontiers-for-young-minds/don-t-explain-so-much-at-once-and-other-advice-from-young-science-readers/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150519

Full, free blog, link from Sci. Am.

Who inspired you to go into science?

http://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/mmg_disp.jsp?med_id=78533

Free video from NSF

Why should you be a teacher?

http://www.upworthy.com/a-stirring-video-parody-that-shows-why-anyone-would-ever-want-to-become-a-teacher?c=upw1&u=976fe28b526922e63b62b6e2751bfb8c57402a4a

Free video from The Upworthiest

Other opportunities

Cross papers fellowship

http://www.league.org/crosspapersfellow/responsibilities.cfm

Publish a paper; $2000 stipend

Looking for funding for your research?

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/42799/title/Follow-the-Funding/

Complete, free report, links from The Scientist

Kickstarting STEM for pre-K

http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/connect4learning.jsp?WT.mc_id=USNSF_51

Press release, video from NSF

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