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- Clean-energy developer Adewuyi, other faculty honored with 2014 Research Excellence Awards
- Third annual Innovation Challenge brings out creative, high-tech thinking from undergraduates
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- Undergraduate Research Symposium, April 11
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Monthly Archives: September 2011
Bonnie Newman Davis has been named the first News & Record-Janice Bryant Howroyd Professor of Journalism at N.C. A&T. She previously was an associate professor in the School of Mass Communications at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. Before going into higher education, she spent more than 20 years as an editor and reporter with The Richmond-Times Dispatch and newspapers in Kentucky, Michigan and North Carolina. She is an A&T graduate.
Last spring, Davis was named the 2011 Journalism Educator of the Year by the National Association of Black Journalists. Virginia Commonwealth has more on her background, and the Maynard Institute has more on her appointment.
“There are more undercurrents of resistance—and some of that has to do with the general political climate. The remedies that we thought were going to bring about greater access and greater diversity—those have now become quietly contentious. No one attacks them directly. There’s just an undertone that maybe we’ve done enough to become diverse, maybe we should just step back. The old arguments of meritocracy have resurfaced.”
– William B. Harvey, Dean, N.C. A&T School of Education
The September 25, 2011, issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education takes a look at diversity in higher education with two notable reports:
- An interview with William B. Harvey, N.C. A&T’s new Dean of the School of Education and the first Chief Diversity Officer at the University of Virginia (2005-09).
- Data on the race and ethnicity of faculty members at 4,200 U.S. colleges and universities, based on 2009 U.S. Department of Education figures.
Nobel Prize-winning chemist Dr. Roald Hoffmann will be the keynote speaker for the Department of Chemistry’s Fourth Bi-Annual Chemical Sciences Symposium. The daylong event will be held Friday October 21 in the New Science Building. The morning will be devoted to Hoffmann and other invited speakers; a poster session will be held in the afternoon.
Hoffmann received the 1981 prize in chemistry along with Kenichi Fukui for their independently developed theories on the the course of chemical reactions. Hoffmann used quantum mechanics and the wave properties of matter to investigate and predict chemical reactivity.
His life story is remarkable. Born to a Jewish family in Poland in 1937, he and his parents were later imprisoned in a Nazi labor camp. He and his mother were smuggled out in 1943 and were sheltered by a Ukrainian family until being liberated by the Red Army in 1944 (his father stayed behind and was killed by the Nazis after he organized an unsuccessful breakout attempt). After four years in post-war refugee camps, Hoffmann came to the United States at age 12.
Although he hadn’t been able to attend school until he was seven, at age 18 he enrolled at Columbia, where he received his undergraduate degree. He received his doctorate from Harvard. Since 1965, Hoffmann has taught at Cornell University, where he is now the Frank H. T. Rhodes Professor of Humane Letters Emeritus. He is widely recognized for his contributions on molecular bonding and chemical structure. He is also a poet and playwright and has written extensively on philosophy and science.
There is no registration fee for the symposium. For more on the event, visit the symposium website.
TOPIC: Create your Future: Become an Entrepreneurial Engineer
SPEAKER: Dr. Thaddeus McEwen, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Founding Director of the Interdisciplinary Center for Entrepreneurship and E-Business, N.C. A&T School of Business and Economics.
WHEN & WHERE: Friday, 11 a.m.to 11:50 a.m., McNair Hall Auditorium (Room 240). The ERC-Bioengineering seminar series is open to the community.
THE DETAILS: Society is experiencing unprecedented technological changes. Engineering is also changing, forcing engineers to have to function across disciplines. Therefore, to be successful, an engineer must be able to think and act as an entrepreneur. The presentation will discuss industry requirements, the many roles that engineers play, and the need for entrepreneurial skills for success in an existing business or in starting a company. A general overview of the N.C. A&T Entrepreneurship Program, through the Interdisciplinary Center for Entrepreneurship and E-Business (ICEEB), and how it can help our engineering students develop entrepreneurial thinking will be presented. Emphasis will be placed on the program components, including the strong experiential learning aspect, collaborative efforts with various engineering departments, and ideas for possible joint programs with the ERC to help students translate their research and other project ideas into viable business opportunities.
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WHAT: School of Nursing’s 14th annual Research Day Conference: “Embracing Power, Passion and Pride in Healthcare.”
WHEN AND WHERE: Friday October 7, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Howard Allen Chubbs Family Enrichment Center, 1106 Tuscaloosa Street, Greensboro.
DETAILS: Healthcare professionals, students, faculty, and researchers are invited. The program will emphasize practical, innovative, and timely research that impacts healthcare in local, state, national and international arenas. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Bettye Dennis, Nursing Department Chair, North Carolina Central University. The event is presented by the School of Nursing and the Mu Tau Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International.
PAPERS AND POSTERS: Deadline for submission of abstracts is Friday September 16. Click here for the application form. Abstracts are sought in any aspect of nursing health services, with an emphasis on translational research and evidence-based projects.
REGISTRATION: Fee is $20; student registration is $5.
TO REGISTER OR FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Dr. Sandra Blackstock, 334-7750, firstname.lastname@example.org.