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Useful to us: April 22-29

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, April 22, 2016
Updated: Thursday, April 28, 2016

Useful to us: April 22-29

Thanks to 'net detectives Dic Charge, Heiko-Gary Heisermann, and Laura Reyes

Teaching

Tips for giving final exams

http://chronicle.com/article/A-Final-Round-of-Advice-for/236202?cid=cc&utm_source=cc&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=3ba72de4c0c3470f94f176a80ca7c1a2&elq=201bb3abb92b4db792549a61601fb772&elqaid=8836&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=2994

Full, free essay from Chron. hi. ed.

Teachers: more unpaid overtime than others

https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-news/teachers-work-more-overtime-any-other-professionals-analysis-finds

Full, free article from TES

Other professional issues

Right out of college, women paid less

http://www.epi.org/publication/straight-out-of-college-women-make-4-less-per-hour-than-men-and-the-gap-is-getting-wider/?utm_content=buffer48571&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Short, free item, links, images from Econ. pol. inst.

5 ways to destroy teacher morale

http://chronicle.com/article/The-Top-5-Faculty-Morale/236231?cid=oh&utm_source=oh&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=e809347b473d43b798737863b4162f6f&elq=dd200c4a20ab4f76af96ce739ba09660&elqaid=8865&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=3019

Full, free essay from Chron. hi. ed.

Publication no-no: repeating images

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/45938/title/Repeat-Offenders/&utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TS_The-Scientist-Daily_2016&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=28841016&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--_8pWuVDzHBpex21RCZSNRgg8HsT5_4sebcGIi62nit0zB9gOmLdChYKNlUEP6CLzeINMUHhJ4YA1oeF78tmFOsWd6Mw&_hsmi=28841016

Complete, free report, links from The Scientist

Proto: Site from Mass. gen. hosp.

http://archive.protomag.com/channels/research

Webpage, links, images, videos

Do you trust scientists?

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/why-should-people-trust-what-scientists-tell-them/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20160422

Full, free blog from Sci. Am.

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Spring fever academia: April 15-22

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, April 15, 2016
Updated: Thursday, April 21, 2016

Spring fever academia: April 15-22

Thanks to 'net detective Heiko-Gary Heisermann

Misusing statistical significance

http://www.nature.com/news/statisticians-issue-warning-over-misuse-of-p-values-1.19503

Complete, free report, links from Nature

Lab design conference in Houston

http://www.labdesignconference.com/?et_cid=5240262&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.labdesignconference.com

April 25-27

Your Federal register is lonely!

https://www.aibs.org/federal-register-resource/index.html?utm_source=AIBS+Master+List&utm_campaign=0281e4a69f-PPR_April_18_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_def270e561-0281e4a69f-171123534

Attend a hearing, join a committee, be a part of the solution

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The news this week: April 8-15

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, April 08, 2016
Updated: Thursday, April 14, 2016

The news this week: April 8-15

Thanks to 'net detectives Jon Jackson and Carolyn Wright

Professionally

Be careful what you post!

http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/tenured-professor-says-blog-post-cost-him-his-job/110258?elqTrackId=b286cd10d48049e58c5020df4b9d8e0c&elq=0a74056d7bd84807af16efd445858623&elqaid=8627&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=2891

Complete, free report, links from Chron. hi. ed.

Good news: professors' salaries up but the bad news...

http://www.aaup.org/report/higher-education-crossroads-annual-report-economic-status-profession-2015-16

Full, free report from AAUP

Have you looked at Tomorrow's professor newsletter?

http://blogs.nvcc.edu/teachingexcellence/2014/11/07/tomorrow-professor-email-newsletter/

Website

Non-tenure track instructors unionizing on 2 campuses

https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2016/04/07/two-union-wins-non-tenure-track-instructors?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=108c21ddf7-DNU20160407&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-108c21ddf7-199141673

Short, free item from Inside hi. ed.

Opportunities

Annual conference for case studies in sciece

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

Sept. 16-17 at Ramada Inn, Buffalo

Eppendorf neurobiology prize

http://corporate.eppendorf.com/en/company/scientific-awards/global-award/?et_rid=51728656&et_cid=408155

Deadline: June 15

Around and about academia

Revoke recognition of accreditor?

http://www.mass.gov/ago/docs/policy/2016/ag-multistate-ltr-to-usdoed-040816.pdf

Letter from DC's AG + 12 more attorneys general

On-line piracy of books and articles?

http://chronicle.com/article/Online-Piracy-of-Academic/236078?cid=wc&utm_source=wc&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=2278a70bf1d642ea8a2337615bd76255&elq=8fb5301f0f6f47b8aee3e3c071de8016&elqaid=8628&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=2892

Full, free essay, links from Chron. hi. ed.

USA "killing science?"

http://chronicle.com/article/If-America-Wants-to-Kill/236011?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=00994d81c5c34a9791d4461fe15bf6a4&elq=a5abc72caf834b948a23095e692d9539&elqaid=8594&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=2874

Full, free interview, links from Chron. hi. ed.

Does PubPeer represent "vigilante science?"

http://chronicle.com/article/Brandon-Stell-Is-the-Vigilante/236007?cid=gn&utm_source=gn&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=16044df8b0a342fd91e0c5d6ecf437f4&elq=8d3922e126994535850c09265139a2d0&elqaid=8669&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=2913

Complete, free report, links from Chron. hi. ed.

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April academics: April 1-8

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, April 01, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, April 19, 2016

April academics: April 1-8

Thanks to 'net detective Heiko-Gary Heisermann

Opportunities

Annual "Faces of biology" contest

https://www.aibs.org/public-programs/photocontest.html?utm_source=AIBS+Master+List&utm_campaign=43d14fb1f9-PPR_Jan_25_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_def270e561-43d14fb1f9-171123534

Enter, win $$ from AIBS

Share your science ed. success with White House

https://www.whitehouse.gov/webform/stem-commitments-2016?utm_source=AIBS+Master+List&utm_campaign=43d14fb1f9-PPR_Jan_25_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_def270e561-43d14fb1f9-171123534

Website

The profession

Learning outcomes on syllabi: all show and no go?

http://chronicle.com/article/Why-I-m-Sticking-to-My/235874?cid=cr&utm_source=cr&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=6b6d19a45f31461d8f0c21a94ea4e2d6&elq=45b7211ea7754972838499bbb671c269&elqaid=8526&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=2821

Full, free commentary from Chron. hi. ed.

3 small changes to give students some control

http://chronicle.com/article/Small-Changes-in-Teaching-/235918?cid=wc&utm_source=wc&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=07261ae200614b6b91ef3e22517c21c3&elq=640412bc1c5a487f8cba7a24d5afc0dd&elqaid=8540&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=2832

Full, free item, links from Chron. hi. ed.

How is the job market for Ph.D.'s?

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2016/04/04/new-data-show-tightening-phd-job-market-across-disciplines?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=259a60d6fc-DNU20160404&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-259a60d6fc-199141673

Complete, free report, links, tables from Inside hi. ed.

Location and unions bring up pay in regional colleges

http://chronicle.com/article/Unionizing-Pays-Big-Dividend/235957?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=e9c6437608134cdf83e091c1de627967&elq=619b00fd97f546078c8ebbb41f8b8bf6&elqaid=8525&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=2819

Full, free essay from Chron. hi. ed.

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New today: March 25-April 1

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, March 25, 2016
Updated: Thursday, March 31, 2016

New today: March 25-April 1

Thanks to 'net detectives Valerie Dean O'Loughlin and Kerrie Hoar

Academic round-up

Forgotten women researchers

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-33157396

Full, free essay, images, links from BBC

Grad teaching assistants influence career choices

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2016/03/08/study-suggests-graduate-student-instructors-influence-undergraduates-major#.VvBh0a9h_w0.twitter

Complete, free report, links from Inside hi. ed.

Grades!

Grade averages rising still: inflation continues

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2016/03/29/survey-finds-grade-inflation-continues-rise-four-year-colleges-not-community-college?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=609747461c-DNU20160329&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-609747461c-199141673

Full, free essay, charts, links from Inside hi. ed.

How many cheat?

https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2016/03/30/examity-shares-data-cheaters?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=8b78e204e3-DNU20160330&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-8b78e204e3-199141673

Short, free item, links from Inside hi. ed.

Professionally

Tenure-track v non-tenure track: salary comparisons

http://chronicle.com/article/What-Professors-Off-the-Tenure/235873?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=de15bc0a8edc4b52939181d760316440&elq=8b3d70511db34920aaf0a22f06e22e85&elqaid=8434&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=2773

Short, free item, charts from Chron. hi. ed.

Should your cell phone be open to inspection by admin.?

http://www.startribune.com/new-rule-on-personal-cellphones-enrages-minnesota-faculty-unions/374072561/

Complete, free item from StarTrib.

Guidance for using videos in classroom

http://www.ala.org/advocacy/sites/ala.org.advocacy/files/content/copyright/fairuse/digitalclassroomdelivery/webdigitalpsafinal.pdf

Website from Am. librarian assoc. link from Prof. Hoar's site

What not to do with your Ph.D.

https://chroniclevitae.com/news/1341-monetizing-the-ph-d?cid=oh&utm_source=oh&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=336a27bf2a6d4a98ba2a6114e5767438&elq=9f15c81199494aeb9ebfb56297aeccea&elqaid=8495&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=2801

Complete, free report from Vitae

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Spring academia: March 18-25

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, March 18, 2016
Updated: Monday, April 04, 2016

Spring academia: March 18-25

Thanks to 'net detective Peter English but Margaret Weck asked for the info.

Copyrights and plagiarism

Need copyright info?

http://copyright.lib.utexas.edu/

Website from U. Texas

Academic plagiarism false positives on CBS' The good wife

https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2016/03/22/good-wife-plagiarism?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=e5aee76e1e-DNU20160322&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-e5aee76e1e-199141673

Short, free item, links from Inside hi. ed.

Around academia

California comm. colleges: "Good bye" to an accreditor

https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2016/03/18/california-community-college-leaders-vote-oust-accreditor?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=fe7a196d3e-DNU20160318&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-fe7a196d3e-199141673

Short, free item, link from Inside hi. ed.

Teaching help from the ancients

http://chronicle.com/article/Socratic-Assessment/235748?cid=trend_au&elqTrackId=d6e0cc8883724fe483dab94775a84233&elq=2be91a69239346668937c2c273c2d193&elqaid=8382&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=2737

Full, free story, links from Chron. hi. ed.

15 academic twitter sites

http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/here-are-15-indispensable-academic-twitter-accounts/109598?elqTrackId=fa8964c9863b473fa9504d57ef4b82cf&elq=857b55793d07413a8ce09f21fb183319&elqaid=8349&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=2715

Full, free list from Chron. hi. ed. Caution: some strong language

Need more college grads: Secretary of ed. speaks

http://chronicle.com/article/We-Need-Many-More-College/235712?cid=cc&utm_source=cc&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=de0db0bdee4d4f7e8ed1221ce4c8ff26&elq=48b82d0603f547fa94edcacd1a4f4c57&elqaid=8351&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=2717

Free Q&A from Chron. hi. ed.

Opportunities

Faculty mentoring group: QUBES

https://qubeshub.org/?utm_source=BioInteractive+News&utm_campaign=3e711c88b8-Faculty_Mentoring_Network_23_18_2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_98b2f5c6ba-3e711c88b8-69325713

Website, links

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News we can use: March 11-18

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, March 11, 2016
Updated: Monday, March 21, 2016

News we can use: March 11-18

Thanks to 'net detectives Adam Kallmeyer, Paul Blumstein, Terry Thompson, and Peter English

Women in the history of science and medicine

Linda Buck: Nobel prize for genes in sense receptors

http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/2004/buck-bio.html

Free autobiography from website

Margaret Wilcox, inventor of syringe

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-48EAaU1BevM/VmGRactsvEI/AAAAAAACfRQ/8HHeThKoNPI/s1600/6.png

Website

Jennifer Doudna: gene editing pioneer honored

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/articles/2016/03/jennifer-doudna-honored-women-science-award?et_cid=5184103&et_rid=54713780&type=headline&et_cid=5184103&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.biosciencetechnology.com%2farticles%2f2016%2f03%2fjennifer-doudna-honored-women-science-award%3fet_cid%3d5184103%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26type%3dheadline

Complete, free report, image from Biosci. tech.

Lynn Margulis: endomutualism discovery

http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/article/history_24

Website, images, linked citations

Opportunities

Apply to be Editor-in chief of BioScience

https://www.aibs.org/classifieds/aibs_positions_available.html?utm_source=AIBS+Master+List&utm_campaign=aa98122dc1-AIBS_PR_Jan516&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_def270e561-aa98122dc1-171123534#40314

Website

Encourage applicants for Young scientist prize

http://www.sciencemag.org/prizes/scilifelab?et_rid=51728656&et_cid=341203

Free site from Science

Professionally

Will there be a big change in peer-reviews?

http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/is-scientific-publishing-about-to-be-disrupted-asapbio-briefly-explained/109494?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=5acfe31851f24b3697f2ccd2f0ec6512&elq=20dbeba2ad014bbab34813eeb8f61f5a&elqaid=8279&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=2680

Complete, free report, video, links from Chron. hi. ed.

Take the lab safety quiz!

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/45371/title/LabQuiz--Laboratory-Safety/

Free from The Scientist

Changes in tenure policy at U. Wisconsin

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2016/03/11/u-wisconsin-board-regents-approves-new-tenure-policies-despite-faculty-concerns?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=b5d583b912-DNU20160311&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-b5d583b912-199141673

Full, free essay, links from Inside hi. ed.

Teaching

Trying to cram everything in during last 5 class minutes?

http://chronicle.com/article/Small-Changes-in-Teaching-The/235583?cid=oh&utm_source=oh&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=50d888d88b27494fa1030f9002572ee6&elq=ea074040392d44088e52a08fbadb54dc&elqaid=8202&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=2634

Complete, free report, links from Chron. hi. ed.

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March academia: March 4-11

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, March 04, 2016
Updated: Monday, March 21, 2016

March academia: March 4-11

Thanks to 'net detectives Dee Silverthorn, Terry Thompson, Ken Saladin, and Kathryn Burleson

Women in the history of science

Barbara McClintock: Nobel Prize winning geneticist

http://www.nature.com/scitable/topicpage/barbara-mcclintock-and-the-discovery-of-jumping-34083

Free website, links from Scitable

5 more Nobel prize winning women

http://one.rulemailer.com/wb.php?p=yzn/y33/rs/tdt/3t7/rs

From Nobel Prize website

Rita Levi-Montalcini: discovered nerve growth factor

http://www.biography.com/people/rita-levi-montalcini-9380593

Free article from Biography

10 women in science

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/ten-historic-female-scientists-you-should-know-84028788/?all&no-ist

Complete, free report, images from Smithsonian

NSF director discusses Women's history month

http://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=137862&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click

Press release, links from NSF

Research

The misuse of the p number in statistics

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00031305.2016.1154108

Statement from Am. stat. assoc.

Does science have a reproducibility issue?

http://chronicle.com/article/Can-Science-s/235582?cid=pm&utm_source=pm&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=553a9ea8375e40458fcbc2c31ceb4baa&elq=fc75776490c24da0895617b9a9c8e759&elqaid=8134&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=2592

Complete, free report, links from Chron. hi. ed.

Students

How did they feel about the new SAT?

http://chronicle.com/article/What-Students-Said-Right-After/235609?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=3afa9bbcf55c4a67b009673f485a53e6&elq=2761fe228b0c4b9e85f92380dd32320c&elqaid=8154&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=2604

Complete, free report from Chron. hi. ed.

50% of community college students have mental issues

http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/half-of-community-college-students-report-mental-health-conditions/109122?cid=cc&utm_source=cc&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=7e0f0a274784453eb83fcd0ed3e1d595&elq=448c458ac3154a1d97bf5e96e5bd4b40&elqaid=8172&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=2615

Full, free essay from Chron. hi. ed.

Professionally

The resume doctor

https://www.pce.uw.edu/career-insights/articles/tips-for-spring-cleaning-your-resume?utm_medium=email&utm_source=March%202016%20A%20Newsletter%20Email&utm_campaign=PCE%20News&utm_content=CY_NW_Newsletter_March+2016_A

Press release from U. Wash.

Subtle bias against women in science continues

http://chronicle.com/article/The-Subtle-Ways-Gender-Gaps/235598?cid=gn&utm_source=gn&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=5c7ce0b5940541159df769774cf867ef&elq=13e738522fd74abb961097255593dbd7&elqaid=8193&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=2630

Complete, free report, links from Chron. hi. ed.

Fighting gender bias with wiki

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/45541/title/Student-Fights-Harassment-with-Wikipedia/

Full, free story, links from The Scientist

Who is most likely to be the "brilliant" professor?

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0150194

Full, free essay, links from PLoS ONE

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The newest in academia: Feb. 26- March 4

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, February 26, 2016
Updated: Wednesday, March 02, 2016

The newest in academia: Feb. 26- March 4

Thanks to 'net detectives Kenneth Long, Peggy Anderson, Judith Gibber, and April Murphy

Black history in medicine and science

Black doctors

http://www.blackdoctorscolumbusohio.com/black_medical_history.htm

Free website: short bios, portraits

Ernest Everett Just, developmental biologist

http://www.asbmb.org/asbmbtoday/asbmbtoday.aspx?id=5878

Website, images, references

Female zoologist

http://www.sdsc.edu/ScienceWomen/young.html

Bio.; From Women in science website

Vivien Thomas worked on "blue babies"

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/partners/legacy/l_colleagues_thomas.html

Free, short bio., links from PBS

Lots more contemporary scientists

http://www.thehistorymakers.com/taxonomy/term/7298

Website, links, images

Opportunities

Young scientist prize

http://www.sciencemag.org/prizes/scilifelab/rules

From AAAS, Deadline Aug. 1

Professionally

What to expect at the community college interview

https://chroniclevitae.com/news/1300-the-community-college-interview-what-to-expect?cid=oh&utm_source=oh&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=a817463554a64f0da2245700e70ae15f&elq=ae8b89e530e343e3b4f836ee7d48ac21&elqaid=8045&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=2543

Complete, free report, links from Vitae

Advice for your teaching observation

https://chroniclevitae.com/news/1306-on-being-observed?cid=oh&utm_source=oh&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=3968c54255f945ce9341f6208fe8b24d&elq=ae8b89e530e343e3b4f836ee7d48ac21&elqaid=8045&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=2543

Full, free essay from Vitae

More news on the Wisconsin tenure issue

https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2016/03/01/report-controversial-wisconsin-tenure-survey?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=9088e744a0-DNU20160301&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-9088e744a0-199141673

Full, free story, links from Inside hi. ed.

Should colleges continue to use grades?

http://chronicle.com/article/Why-Do-Colleges-Still-Use/235536?cid=wc&utm_source=wc&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=a5e5c83093cb44f892df3e73b89c7106&elq=7a1b9755b79c4d43ab163c7fbb0bba46&elqaid=8077&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=2568

Full, free item, links from Chron. hi. ed.

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Helpful to us: Feb. 19-26

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, February 19, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, March 08, 2016

Helpful to us: Feb. 19-26

Thanks to 'net detectives Dee Silverthorn, April Murphy, Judith Gibber, Hiranya Roychodhury, William Hoover, Peggy Anderson, and Terry Thompson

Black science history

Charles Drew and the modern blood bank

http://www.biography.com/people/charles-drew-9279094#death-and-legacy

Free synopsis, video from Bio

George Washington Carver--chemist

http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/george-washington-carver

Free article, links, video from History

Otis Boykin and the cardiac pacemaker

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/bhistory/inventors/boykin.htm

Short, free biography, image from Scholastic

Bessie Blount Griffin--forensic scientist

http://valentinaproject.com/2014/01/17/bessie-blount-griffin-inventor/

Complete, free essay, image from The Valentina Proj.

And so many more!

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/partners/early/e_pioneers_txt.html

Full, free list, links from Am. experience

In the classroom

What is the syllabus commons?

http://chronicle.com/article/How-a-Syllabus-Commons-/235330?cid=wc&utm_source=wc&utm_medium=en&elqTrackId=fde5fb24fc544d7b9cd0958d1375a38a&elq=2e067bbb1c0941d5b93f2ac5530c3e38&elqaid=7999&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=2505

Full, free opinion piece from Chron. hi. ed.

Should your grade distribution be part of your evaluation?

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2016/02/18/community-college-links-increased-student-success-shorter-terms-faculty-members-say?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=9d24ca3bd4-DNU20160218&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-9d24ca3bd4-199141673

Complete, free report from Inside hi. ed.

Spark up the class!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6OaIdwUdSxE

Free video from Ted

How are electronic resources used in the classroom?

https://leeds.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/e-resources-physiology

Take the survey from Leeds U.

Awful ideas in research

The Tuskegee Study--lest we forget

http://www.cdc.gov/tuskegee/index.html

Free page, links, images from CDC

Henrietta Lacks and her immortal HeLa cells

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/science-july-dec13-dna_08-08/

Free video from PBS

The war on science: vaccines and more

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/is-there-really-a-war-on-science/?WT.mc_id=SA_BS_20160219

Complete, free report, links from Sci. Am.

Better research

What values do scientist have?

http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2016/what-values-are-important-to-scientists/

Press release from Michigan State U.

Vote for your favorites in the Lab Grammies!

http://www.biotechniques.com/news/Lab-Grammy-Educational-Video-How-does-DNA-fold/biotechniques-362866.html

Finalists' videos

Opportunities

Register for the gene drivers v zika virus webinar

https://aibs.zoom.us/webinar/register/42884ae723ec8b9d7510d14dfea9e911

From AIBS; March 15 1 PM EST

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