Posts Written by Vanessa Kirk

Weeks of Welcome Poster Competition

August 27, 2018
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Research assistant Marissa Higgins from Dr. Quevedo's lab proudly presents her research. Nickolas Ashburn, a materials science and engineering PhD candidate, discusses his research at the Weeks of Welcome Poster Competition. Electrical and computer engineering PhD candidate Beiming Cao was eager to discuss his research… read more






Q&A: Meet IP Leading Lady Dr. Shalini Prasad

April 26, 2018
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World Intellectual Property Day (April 26th) celebrates the importance of contributions in technology and culture while promoting the significance of intellectual property (IP) rights. These rights help foster future innovation, stimulate the economy, and enrich our quality of life. This year, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)… read more



Superheroes Among Us: Dr. Michael Burton Battles Pain

January 23, 2018
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Upon meeting Dr. Michael Burton, assistant professor in the Department of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, you immediately know you’re in the presence of someone special. On first glance, he’s a gentle giant with an easy-going laugh, and his humble, Clark Kent-like identity is only the surface layer of a multifaceted character. Like Kent who… read more


Applying for a Grant? This Research Might Change Your Approach

January 9, 2018
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If you’ve applied for federal funding for your research, you know the importance of understanding your sponsor’s goals, writing clearly and concisely, and paying close attention to deadlines. Yet, a well-prepared proposal doesn’t guarantee you’ll receive funding. According to researchers Ted and Courtney von Hippel’s article, “To Apply… read more


‘A Market for Change’: Art and the Workplace

December 12, 2017
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I’ve heard it said that art is a time traveler. It’s true. Art leaps through history and across continents, through reality and the surreal, moving faster than any car or flight. It’s a time traveler who allows us to sit at its windows and visit destinations that awaken, challenge, and inspire. Yet, to call Dr.… read more