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The academy this week: June 12-19

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, June 12, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The academy this week: June 12-19

Thanks this week to 'net detectives Carolyn Wright, Peter English and Susan Musante

Awards and opportunities

Inclusive excellence: engaging all students in science

http://www.hhmi.org/InclusiveExcellence2017

Grant from HHMI: intent to apply by July 14, 2015

Conference on case study teaching in the sciences

http://sciencecases.lib.buffalo.edu/cs/training/conference/

Sept. 18,19 at Univ. Buffalo

Enter the "Faces of biology" contest

http://www.aibs.org/public-programs/photocontest.html?utm_source=AIBS+Master+List&utm_campaign=2f07b7825b-PPR_june_15_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_def270e561-2f07b7825b-171123534

$250 and picture in BioScience by Sept. 30, 2015

Governmental opportunities

Presidential award for excellence in STEM

http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=135428&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click

Press release from NSF

Want to talk with your US Congressperson?

http://www.aibs.org/public-policy/congressional_district_visits.html

AIBS website

Teaching

An alternative to student evaluations

http://www.changemag.org/Archives/Back%20Issues/2015/January-February%202015/better-way-full.html

Complete, free report, graphics, citations from Change

What are "trigger warnings" and should you give them?

http://chronicle.com/article/Many-Instructors-Embrace/230915/?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

Full, free essay from Chron. Hi. Ed.

Research issues

She felt as if she were "a lab rat"

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/06/cancer-patient-treated-lab-rat-speaks-out-after-duke-lawsuit?et_cid=4620787&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from Drug discov. & develop.

Scientist's comments about women ignite firestorm

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/voices/furor-over-tim-hunt-must-lead-to-systemic-change/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150616

Full, free blog, images from Sci. Am.

What does non-reproducible research cost?

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/43205/title/The-Cost-of-Irreproducible-Research/

Complete, free report, graphic, links from The Scientist

Academia

Are you ready for that promotion?

http://chronicle.com/article/You-Might-Not-Be-Ready-for/230783/?cid=oh&utm_source=oh&utm_medium=en

Full, free essay from Chron. Hi. Ed.

SACS will not revoke accreditation for that university

http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/south-carolina-state-will-not-lose-accreditation-over-financial-problems/100543?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

Short, free note from Chron. Hi. Ed.

Read the Federal Register!

http://www.aibs.org/federal-register-resource/index.html?utm_source=AIBS+Master+List&utm_campaign=2f07b7825b-PPR_june_15_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_def270e561-2f07b7825b-171123534

Join a committee, attend a hearing, be a part of the solution!


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