Race, gender, and sexuality are found all around us, yet these are concepts to which some of us give little thought. Where do these come from? In what scientific evidence (or lack thereof) are they based? How do they affect the ways in which we engage with the sciences?
Chaitra Gopalappa, assistant professor of mechanical and industrial engineering, and her team were awarded a $1.2-million grant to assess the effectiveness of public health initiatives and investments in targeting a variety of chronic diseases.
“I will be a hummingbird; I will do the best I can.” These words were said by Wangarĩ Maathai, a renowned Kenyan leader in social, environmental, and political activism and the first African woman to be awarded a Nobel Prize.
Commonwealth Honors College welcomes returning students back to campus, as well as transfers and those entering as part of the class of 2023.
This highly-competitive, national award recognizes college sophomores and juniors pursuing research careers in the natural sciences.
Imagine this scenario: you find yourself in a store and are about to purchase a $25 sweater. Suddenly, your friend rushes in and tells you that the same sweater is being sold for only $15 at a store that’s a block away. Would you make the effort required to save $10?