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- • Eigenvalue-hugging ecologist seeks solutions in numbers
- • VP takes personal approach to human resources
- • CIEE continues agenda with Malik at helm
- • Food choices explored at Nov. 16-17 conference
- • Program provides backup for caregiving needs
- • OSHA ensures access to records
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Eigenvalue-hugging ecologist seeks solutions in numbers
For a jeans-wearing environmentalist, Andy Dobson talks a lot like an economist — and, for that matter, a physicist, a computer scientist and a mathematician.
VP takes personal approach to human resources
For Lianne Sullivan-Crowley, the vice president for human resources, doing her job well means frequently putting aside the technological conveniences of modern life — the phone, the fax, the computer — and getting downright old-fashioned. When she wants to talk to someone, she goes to see them.
CIEE continues agenda with Malik at helm
Sharad Malik, the George Van Ness Lothrop Professor in Engineering, has been named director of the University’s Center for Innovation in Engineering Education (CIEE).
OSHA ensures access to records
Under a regulation of the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration, employers are required to make available upon request certain medical records and all exposure records of employees who are exposed to toxic substances or hazardous agents.
Postdoctoral scholars join interdisciplinary community
Five new postdoctoral scholars have joined the Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts this year.
Program provides backup for caregiving needs
Jamie Sherman is a graduate student in anthropology trying to make it through a hectic whirlwind of teaching classes, working on her dissertation research proposal and writing conference papers. When her 6-year-old daughter, Ori, broke her leg last February, her carefully calibrated schedule was thrown out the window.
Food choices explored at Nov. 16-17 conference
Some of the nation’s leading thinkers on issues surrounding food will convene on campus Thursday and Friday, Nov. 16-17, to explore how eating choices affect not only people’s health, but also the world’s climate, animal welfare and the survival of the family farm.