Join the Science Center in their second Pre-Health Advising Series Event: Gap Year Panel! Learn more about the different options many undergraduates take before attending graduate school in the sciences. Dr. Esther Choo, Dr. Megan Ranney, and Dr. Neha Raukar will discuss more about their own unique paths to medicine.
The Metcalf Institute at the URI Graduate School of Oceanography is teaming with Rhode Island NSF EPSCoR to improve communication skills for scientists state-wide through short professional developement programs. Throughout 2014 Metcalf Institute will work to strengthen scientists' communication skills on a more informal level at SciComm Exchange–collegial conversations with featured speakers about different topics in science communication over lunch at higher ed institutions around the state. (Distributed February 20, 2014)
Alan Lightman is an essayist, novelist, and physicist. This spring, he is a visiting Professor of English at Brown, teaching an advanced course on The Essay in the Nonfiction Writing Program. He is currently professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), with dual faculty appointments in science and the humanities. (Distributed February 20, 2014)