The University of Chicago Medicine earned the top leader” designation from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation for the academic medical center’s inclusive policies and practices related to LGBTQ patients, visitors and employees. The Watson professorship is the latest in a series of similarly prestigious posts that began with Princeton Theological Seminary’s 1992 appointment of J. Wentzel van Huyssteen as the first James I. McCord Professor of Theology and Science. In mid-August, Rachel Day (AU’11) will begin an environmental science master’s program at Miami University’s Institute for the Environment and Sustainability (IES, Oxford, OH).
Established in 1981, the Chester Summer Scholars Program is an opportunity for pre-medicine and scientifically-oriented students to explore the potential for a career in medical research or academic medicine. The challenge in all interdisciplinary writing, including writing on science and religion, is to be clear in setting the arguments before the reader, who often will not be an expert in all the topics discussed, while being scrupulous in giving a truthful and accurate account of the ideas involved. The following AU Science students were recognized with Department Awards during the Academic Honors Convocation.
Biology major Kelly Murray began her research project at Ashland while still a Choose Ohio First scholar at North Central State College, a community college in Mansfield, Ohio. In Lewis’ The Poet’s Way of Knowledge, poetry was cited as one of the forms of literature and that it operates in a field which is closed to science. Mobile Apps: Once you have identified your trusted news sources, check and see if they have a mobile app — Science magazine does !
Gulf News readers may recall that two years ago, I wrote a column lamenting the talk that a Saudi cleric had given in the UAE insisting that Earth does not rotate, neither around itself nor around the Sun; I described the moment as a debacle” and tried to draw lessons from it. The 22nd Annual Meeting for the Society of Conservation Biology will be held in Tennessee, United States, from July 13 to July 17, 2008.
Ainsley Moore earned her bachelor’s degree in Biology and has been hired by the entomology department at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in Wooster, Ohio, to assist graduate students with their research. You can read about our students from past summers and their internship experiences using the Summer Research Internship tag on this blog. The idea of this blog is to produce a regular round up of global weather and related news stories which then acts as an archive.