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Learning While “Paying a Debt to Society”

The ultimate “win-win” proposition: Scientists get “research collaborators and inmates get a job that beats stamping out license plates”. Forest ecologist Nalini Nadkarni is using prisoners to learn how best to cultivate the dwindling prairie plants in a National Science […]

Student Blogs: Reflection for the Student and Perspective for the Applicant

Refection is pivotal to learning. Since it is hard to write without reflecting on an experience, blogs are a wonderful aid to reflection. I have been thinking about patient blogs recently, and explored other types of blogs to see the […]