Category Archives: What we’re reading

  1. 2014 MacArthur “genius” awards announced

    September 17, 2014 by Claudia Scholz

    Today the MacArthur Foundation announced the names of 21 recipients of its prestigious fellowships.

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  2. Golden Goose Awards announced this week

    September 16, 2014 by Claudia Scholz

    With increasing public scrutiny of government funding of research, the Golden Goose Awards serve to highlight federally-funded research that *sounds* silly but is in fact vitally important.

  3. Establishing a Research Agenda

    September 11, 2014 by Claudia Scholz

    Tomorrow’s Professor shares an excerpt from The Full-Time Faculty Handbookwith some advice for new faculty members.

  4. NPR continues reporting on science funding

    September 10, 2014 by Claudia Scholz

    National Public Radio continues its series on National Institutes of Health funding declines, which have altered not only the amount of scientific research being carried out, but its scope and innovativeness. This piece focuses on the impact on scientists themselves

  5. NIH funding levels down nation-wide

    September 9, 2014 by Claudia Scholz

    NPR ran a story this morning about the impact of the recent decline in federal funding for biomedical research. Click through for national funding levels and a graph of Spelman’s funding since 2000.

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