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Awards, laws, conferences

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, December 20, 2013
Updated: 46 minutes ago

News you can use: April 24-May 1
STEM
NSF STEM learning advisory committee meeting


http://www.nsf.gov/events/event_summ.jsp?cntn_id=131215&WT.mc_id=USNSF_13&WT.mc_ev=click

Preregistration required; April 30, May 1


The gender gap in STEM fields

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/the-curious-wavefunction/2014/04/22/neil-degrasse-tyson-has-a-point-but-larry-summers-is-still-right/

Full, free blog, links from
Sci. Am.

Improving the CV

https://chroniclevitae.com/news/453-the-professor-is-in-when-cv-s-get-complicated?cid=oh&utm_source=oh&utm_medium=en

Full, free column from
Vitae

Teaching

Teaching tip: conclusion of the lecture

https://chroniclevitae.com/news/447-and-now-a-few-words-by-way-of-conclusion?cid=oh&utm_source=oh&utm_medium=en

Full, free essay from
Vitae

Was he beaten because of a grade?


http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/04/21/4071995/mdc-professor-beaten-was-it-a.html

Newspaper story, disturbing images


Today in academia: April 17-24
Thanks this week to 'net detective Henriette Evans
Academia

Gender, wage and rank gap in higher education


http://chronicle.com/blogs/data/2014/04/11/there-is-a-gender-pay-gap-in-academe-but-it-may-not-be-the-gap-that-matters/?cid=oh&utm_source=oh&utm_medium=en

Complete, free report, links from
Chron. Hi. Ed.

Advanced degrees

Jumping on the Ph. D. train: will it leave the station?


http://www.genengnews.com/insight-and-intelligence/infographic-where-will-a-biology-ph-d-take-you/77900095/

Full, free graphic presentations, links, brief explanations from
GEN

The MD board celebrates an anniversary

http://www.nbme.org/

NBME website


A masters from a for-profit?


http://chronicle.com/article/Those-Master-s-Degree/146105/?cid=cr&utm_source=cr&utm_medium=en

Full, free commentary from
Chron. Hi. Ed.

Mentoring a postdoc in teaching


http://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2014/04/16/essay-how-manage-teaching-oriented-postdoc-programs#sthash.zOKeGuur.dpbs

Full, free essay, link from
Inside Hi. Ed.

Award$ and events

Paul Shin Memorial Award for service

http://www.copusproject.org/paul-shin-memor.html?utm_source=AIBS+Master+List&utm_campaign=2c34726d63-AIBS_Newsletter_V5_I4&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_def270e561-2c34726d63-171123534

From COPUS; deadline for nominations April 30

Did you read the Federal Register? No? Bad!

http://www.aibs.org/federal-register-resource/index.html?utm_source=AIBS+Master+List&utm_campaign=69b3217629-PPR_apr_21_2014&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_def270e561-69b3217629-171123534

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

Science

When, where did peer review start?

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/information-culture/2014/04/19/introduction-to-traditional-peer-review/

Full, free article, linked citation list from
Sci. Am.

Animals with human rights?

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/animals-with-human-rights-will-be-more-than-a-pet-peeve-for-researchers/?&WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20140417

Full, free feature, link from Sci. Am.


Academic news we can use: April 10-17
Thanks to 'net detective Henriette Evans and Peter English
Award$ and events

Young researchers: 25 grants for you!

http://www.genengnews.com/insight-and-intelligence/25-grants-for-young-researchers/77900093/

List, links, deadlines from
GEN

USA Science and engineering festival

http://www.usasciencefestival.org/

April 26-27 in Washington, DC


APS Institute on Teaching and Learning


http://www.the-aps.org/mm/Conferences/APS-Conferences/2014-Conferences/ITL

Deadline: May 23


What about the "Heartbleed" bug?


http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/the-heartbleed-bug-and-how-internet-users-can-protect-themselves/51689?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

Full, free story from
Chron. Hi. Ed.

On the job

Is peer review really working?


http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2014/04/14/essay-flaws-peer-review#sthash.DZhUOwJg.dpbs

Full, free essay from Inside Hi. Ed.

Survey of young scientists: What would you do to advocate science?


http://www.sciencemag.org/content/344/6179/34/suppl/DC1

Compilation of essays from
Science

Academia

Can graduate school kill you?

http://www.insidehighered.com//blogs/gradhacker/grad-school-will-kill-you#sthash.GJfdDAal.dpbs

Full, free blog, links from
Inside Hi. Ed.

Sneak peek at the new SAT

http://chronicle.com/blogs/headcount/college-board-unveils-sample-sat-items/38179?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

Full, free item from
Chron. Hi. Ed.

Helping students to catch up


http://chronicle.com/article/Some-Colleges-Try-to-Catch/145819/?cid=cc&utm_source=cc&utm_medium=en

Full, free report, links from
Chron. Hi. Ed.

Students allegedly inappropriately injecting one another


http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/u-of-alaska-fairbanks-reviews-classes-after-students-get-unsafe-injections/75725?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

Full, free essay, link from
Chron. Hi. Ed.

Here are some standardized accreditors' terms


http://chronicle.com/article/Regional-Accreditors-Agree-on/145853/?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

Full, free story from Chron. Hi. Ed.

.
Important news for A&P teachers: April 3-10
Thanks to 'net detective  Vuvi Nguyen, Pat Bowne, and Paul Blumstein
Science
Download Science 360 app for iPad

http://science360.gov/ipad/?MNC1=MNEWSL&WT.mc_id=email|GD|MNEWSL|Split0|none

Free from NSF


Decreases in funding for natural history studies


http://www.washington.edu/news/2014/03/26/decline-of-natural-history-troubling-for-science-society/

Press release, images, links from Univ. Wash.


Study: short-term economic gains from scientific research

http://www.cic.net/news-and-publications/news/2014/04/03/new-data-show-the-immediate-value-of-scientific-research

Full, free article from CIC News


Working
Professor tricked on April 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R9rymEWJX38

Free video from
YouTube

Is this your definition of a flipped classroom?


http://chronicle.com/blognetwork/castingoutnines/2014/04/01/toward-a-common-definition-of-flipped-learning/?cid=wc&utm_source=wc&utm_medium=en

Complete, free blog from
Chron. Hi. Ed.

Moving on to another tenure-track position?


https://chroniclevitae.com/news/416-the-professor-is-in-how-to-hop-from-one-tenure-track-job-to-another?cid=oh&utm_source=oh&utm_medium=en

Full, free essay from
Vitae

Making Medline Plus work for you


http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/2014/03/31/the-quest-how-to-medical-librarian-search-for-free/

Full, free article, images from Sci. Am.

Events, award$, and activities

Enter AIBS' "Faces of biology" photo contest

http://www.aibs.org/public-programs/photocontest.html?utm_source=AIBS+Master+List&utm_campaign=2fe3e7d7d7-PPR_apr_7_2014&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_def270e561-2fe3e7d7d7-171123534

From their website; deadline is Sept. 30

Explore Oxford's medical history


http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(14)60592-4/fulltext?elsca1=ETOC-LANCET&elsca2=email&elsca3=E24A35F

Full, free perspective, images from
Lancet 

Read the Federal Register

http://www.aibs.org/federal-register-resource/index.html?utm_source=AIBS+Master+List&utm_campaign=2fe3e7d7d7-PPR_apr_7_2014&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_def270e561-2fe3e7d7d7-171123534

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


April is STD Month


http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6313a6.htm?s_cid=mm6313a6_e

Short, free announcement, links from MMWR

Academia today: March 27-April 3
Thanks this week to 'net detective Pat Bowne

Conferences and award$

HHMI workshops at the Science and Engineering Festival

http://app.certain.com/profile/form/index.cfm?PKformID=0x1730103e0a3

In Washington, DC on April 25

NSF grants conference


http://www.nsf.gov/events/event_summ.jsp?cntn_id=129608&WT.mc_id=USNSF_13&WT.mc_ev=click

June 23-24 in Denver

Job$ and working

Tenure denied?

http://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2014/04/02/essay-how-deal-tenure-rejection

Full, free essay from Inside Hi. Ed.

What predicts success in NCLEX?


https://www.dropbox.com/s/036ujper5ekb0x9/NE_36_4_2011_04_18_SCHMIDT_200223_SDC1.docx

or try this:

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