Tag: higher education

S.J. & Jessie E. Quinney College of Natural Resources

S.J. & Jessie E. Quinney College of Natural Resources

{music} {music} What the Quinney’s have done for hundreds of, of young people, every student that walks through that door, is benefitted by what the Quinney’s have done. S. J. and Jessie E. Quinney foundation has on about…

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Destenie Nock on the Three Minute Thesis

Destenie Nock on the Three Minute Thesis

Getting practice coming up with a way to convey why my research is important and what I do to an audience in three minutes or less was really, really good. My topic was on my current research in…

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Challenging complex research problems through our Nottingham fellowships

Challenging complex research problems through our Nottingham fellowships

I enjoy the challenge of applying mathematics to a real world problem. What drew me to this line of research is the amazing complex problems that biology presents. We’re trying to work out how an iron channel works,…

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Leadership Fellows Program

Leadership Fellows Program

The Leadership Fellows Program targets mid-level leaders on our campus department chairs, associate deans, program directors. And puts them through a pretty intense two year program that is mainly intended to broaden their understanding of the big issues…

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College professor links grades to ‘oppressive capitalism’: Here’s how

College professor links grades to ‘oppressive capitalism’: Here’s how

DAVID: SHOULD WE BE ABOLISHING GRADES IN SCHOOL? PROFESSOR RICHARD WOLF SAYS YES, WE SHOULD. WHY? BECAUSE GRADES PROMOTE MERITOCRACY AND UPHOLDS CAPITALISM. IN AN ARTICLE, WOLF ARGUES GRADING HAS LITTLE PAY OFF FOR STUDENTS. HE JOINS US…

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Discovering the next generation of research leaders through our fellowships

Discovering the next generation of research leaders through our fellowships

The main thing that always like during research is to try and to apply the physical concept to some real application that we can use in the real world. My main goal in this research is to look…

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VFW-SVA Fellowship Program

VFW-SVA Fellowship Program

No matter how many times I go to D.C., I’m always amazed and in awe about the history that is here. It’s really important to me as a veteran, because that’s what I fought for. And when I…

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Innovative Smart Façade Technology Research at UMass Amherst

Innovative Smart Façade Technology Research at UMass Amherst

[MUSIC PLAYING] Thermoelectric materials are a special type of semiconductor material. To my knowledge, thermoelectrics have never been used in building facades. The system that we’re developing and researching can certainly provide heating or cooling plus energy generation….

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