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Upcoming Event: Wed March 4th - Science & Technology Policy Graduate Certificate - Informational talk by Lisa Dilling

Wish someone would explain basic science to congress?

Why not you?

Interested in getting into science policy? The Graduate Science and Technology Policy Certificate is a great place to start. 373 more words

Graduate Students

In Support of Academic Writing

Last fall, Steven Pinker promoted his new book, The Sense of Style, with an article in The Chronicle Review entitled “Why Academics Stink at Writing… 1,107 more words

Getting past “career doubts”

We might think that students at elite institutions like Harvard and MIT have it easy when it comes to launching themselves into wonderful careers. And it’s true that recruiters come to such campuses in greater droves than we may see in our less rarefied environments – and it’s also true that elite institutions probably have more career services resources and connections than most of us do. 335 more words

Exploring Career Options

A naturalist and his moquitoes

This is another in the “meet the lab” series – here’s a feature by MSc student Chris Cloutier:

I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t fascinated by the world of creepy crawly things. 741 more words

Arthropod Research

Angelopoulos & Inoue at 41st Incontro di Grammatica Generativa

Nikos Angelopoulos and Yuhi Inoue will both be giving poster presentations at the upcoming 41st Incontro di Grammatica Generativa, to take place this week at the Universita per Stranieri di Perugia, in Perugia, Italy. 25 more words

Graduate Students

Putting the media in academia

Stewart Barker reminds us in a recent post on his WordPress site (February 20, 2015) of how far-reaching social media can be. His readers are drawn to his site through a variety of social media, such as… 492 more words

Developing Professional Skills

Too Little Time: Conference, Research, and All That Jazz

This post will be short (though I’ve a lot to say).  The SIUC Writing Center is hosting a one-day conference on Friday, April 10.  We’re still… 235 more words