Tag Archives: research

Focus: Ecology, Evolution and Behavior

Our Carnegie Designation definitely is the recognition of that achievement that we’ve been setting out to do, but it’s also incredibly motivating as we’ve laid the groundwork for a lot of these programs to just get started and then we can start to visualize even what might come next and so I think it’s both… Read More »

Under van Eyck’s Arnolfini Portrait | National Gallery

In the 20th century it was discovered that if you use infrared technology, wavelengths of light slightly longer than normal light, you can see through the paint and magically reveal the drawings that are underneath. This kind of drawing we refer to as underdrawing. It’s never supposed to be seen in the final version of… Read More »

Freshwater Restoration Ecology Centre

The Freshwater Restoration Ecology Centre was sort of founded on the principal that for the last several decades there has been multiple efforts to clean up the waterways, the fish, the environment around the Great Lakes and the waterways surrounding those Great Lakes. And so the Freshwater Restoration Ecology Centre really consolidates the expertise into… Read More »

Hospital Staff Reads Social Media Comments | Cedars-Sinai

We’re gonna have you read a comment that somebody left on our Cedars-Sinai social media pages. I’ll just hand the phone over to you and you can read it out loud. Okay, just read it out loud? I’m just extremely touched to read such a beautiful comment. Brown-eyed girl. This is fabulous. I just love… Read More »

Open Access Research in Knoxville

our organization we normally use millions of dollars worth of grants every year but and we’re constantly doing more and more above and beyond even in our mobile meals program for instance federal money we receive only covers about half of all the people that we serve so whether for grants we would not be… Read More »

Valley Catholic Excellence in STEM: Nandini Naidu

I think what really sparked me on my journey to just scientific inquiry was really Valley Catholic Middle School. When I was going through Valley Catholic Middle School it was mandatory to do the science fair. It really was a great way to grow and develop your mind and to understand the scientific process. Here… Read More »

UMD Faculty and Staff Convocation 2019

(orchestral brass music) (brass orchestral processional music) (cheers and applause) (audience applauding) – Standing or seated? Standing or seated. Is that recorded, oh there is a horn. (speakers muffled by horn music) (audience applauding) – Good afternoon, and welcome to the formal opening of the 2019 academic year at the University of Maryland. I’m Dr.… Read More »

President Kerwin’s 2014 Message | Community of Service

It’s a good time to look back at the achievements of the past year. We’re going to secure 100,000 hours of community service from members of the American University community. Service has always been a hallmark of the American University mission. Now, thanks to a generous gift from University Board of Trustees Chair Jeff Sine,… Read More »

Archdiocese releases statement regarding ice bucket challenge

OF THE FAITHFUL HAVE MORAL CONCERNS ABOUT PARTICIPATING. YOU’VE SEEN THE VIRAL VIDEOS ALL OVER SOCIAL MEDIA. BUT THE ARCHDIOCESE SAYS IT HAS RECEIVED SEVERAL QUESTIONS FROM PARISHIONERS ABOUT PARTICIPATING IN THE CHALLENGE AND DONATING TO ALS RESEARCH. THE ARCHDIOCESE SENT THIS LETTER TO THE CATHOLIC COMMUNITY THAT READS IN PART QUOTE. “MANY PEOPLE DO… Read More »