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    Happy summer! Our university is reading  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks  this year. I'll be teaching the book in a section of our first-year Learning Frameworks course this fall.  Has anyone else read the book, either as a common read or on your own? If so, which discussion questions do you find most compelling?   Has anyone taught a common read before? Any tips for this newbie?  I'm excited ...

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    The semester is almost over... Remember, organic chemistry is beautiful! Are there any other funny cartoons related to your field? ------------------------------ Monica Marie Arroyo, PhD Associate Professor of Chemistry PKP Chapter Secretary Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico 2250 Blvd Luis. A. Ferré Aguayo, Ste. 569 Ponce, PR 00717 LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/monicamarroyo ...

  • Posted in: Career Corner

    Hello I'm Thomas Clinton, Ive been in the supply chain industry for ten years and worked for several Fortune 500 companies. My best advice to give those with less expertise is that you will be in various situations where you may not agree with all stakeholders that assist in making decisions and that's ok. To gain leadership and support of the vast majority of the audience it is imperative that you ...

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    Hello  My name is Bilal Amodu, and I recently graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelor's degree in English. I currently am employed as an educational support professional in the Broward County School District, and am hoping to either ascend to an instructional position, or leave education to pursue a career in writing, either as a journalist or media writer. The best career advice ...

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    Hi, my name is Gerard de Marigny - Penn State University 2010, IST degree, Information Science & Technology. Since getting my degree, I've become a writer - novelist and screenwriter. So, my one piece of career advice would be in line with what many others have mentioned. That is, to find what you love to do and then find a way to earn your living from it. For me, that meant changing my career path ...


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