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Abraham Lincoln’s Faith

Abraham Lincoln’s faith is best summarized by his response Connecticut Congressman H.C. Deming during the Civil War, just a few years before his death. The congressman asked Lincoln why he had never joined a church. 745 more words

Inside A Writer's Head

Interested in working/researching abroad? International Studies has two great courses for you

The University of Iowa’s International Studies fall 2014 International Studies Program is offering two GREAT course opportunities for students who are considering working or studying abroad ( and applying for funding to do so through international grants or fellowships) during or after their undergraduate career. 96 more words

University Of Iowa Opportunities

Announcing the 2014 Fellows Project Cohort!

Announcing the 2014 Fellows Project Cohort!

The Fellows Project was established to identify exceptionally thoughtful, curious and motivated Honors students early on in their education and create a space where each Fellow is challenged to develop a knowledge of the self that will deepen their intellectual life, strengthen their engagement with their academic community and foster authenticity and confidence in their personal and professional relationships. 210 more words

University Of Iowa Opportunities

Opportunity Alert! Byron Fellowships

The Byron Fellowships http://www.byronfellowship.org/participate/

Each Byron Fellowship program is available to 20 upper class undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates from throughout the world by application. 66 more words


Supporting think tanks series: synthesis of the think pieces -(possible) recommendations

The following practical implications and (possible) recommendations build on some of the conclusions and suggestions included in the previous post on supporting think tanks. They are based on a series of think pieces commissioned to support the evaluation of a pilot of the Knowledge Sector Initiative: 3,119 more words


Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship for the Life Sciences

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, is pleased to announce the continuation of the Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Program to help provide educational opportunities for future generations of scientists. 282 more words


Supporting think tanks series: synthesis of the think pieces - context related lessons

About a year ago I put together  a series on supporting think tanks where leading researcher and practitioners wrote think pieces on the subject. The series was intended to inform the evaluation of a pilot of the… 4,113 more words