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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
NSF STEM learning advisory committee meeting

Preregistration required; April 30, May 1

The gender gap in STEM fields

Full, free blog, links from
Sci. Am.

Improving the CV

Full, free column from


Teaching tip: conclusion of the lecture

Full, free essay from

Was he beaten because of a grade?

Newspaper story, disturbing images

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

Gender, wage and rank gap in higher education

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

Advanced degrees

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

Full, free graphic presentations, links, brief explanations from

The MD board celebrates an anniversary

NBME website

A masters from a for-profit?

Full, free commentary from
Chron. Hi. Ed.

Mentoring a postdoc in teaching

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

Award$ and events

Paul Shin Memorial Award for service

From COPUS; deadline for nominations April 30

Did you read the Federal Register? No? Bad!

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


When, where did peer review start?

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

Animals with human rights?

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!

List, links, deadlines from

USA Science and engineering festival

April 26-27 in Washington, DC

APS Institute on Teaching and Learning

Deadline: May 23

What about the "Heartbleed" bug?

Full, free story from
Chron. Hi. Ed.

On the job

Is peer review really working?

Full, free essay from Inside Hi. Ed.

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

Compilation of essays from


Can graduate school kill you?

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

Sneak peek at the new SAT

Full, free item from
Chron. Hi. Ed.

Helping students to catch up

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

Students allegedly inappropriately injecting one another

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

Here are some standardized accreditors' terms

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
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Free from NSF

Decreases in funding for natural history studies

Press release, images, links from Univ. Wash.

Study: short-term economic gains from scientific research

Full, free article from CIC News

Professor tricked on April 1

Free video from

Is this your definition of a flipped classroom?

Complete, free blog from
Chron. Hi. Ed.

Moving on to another tenure-track position?

Full, free essay from

Making Medline Plus work for you

Full, free article, images from Sci. Am.

Events, award$, and activities

Enter AIBS' "Faces of biology" photo contest

From their website; deadline is Sept. 30

Explore Oxford's medical history

Full, free perspective, images from

Read the Federal Register

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

April is STD Month

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

In Washington, DC on April 25

NSF grants conference

June 23-24 in Denver

Job$ and working

Tenure denied?

Full, free essay from Inside Hi. Ed.

What predicts success in NCLEX?

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