Tag Archives: Education

Higher education commission removes evolution debate from curriculum

Responding to criticism from the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) and other members of the scientific community, a higher education commission agreed to remove mention of creationism from its materials. The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) Natural Sciences Board voted last week to remove inclusion of the 2014 debate between… Read More »

Inside (the Beltway) Scoop

Congress Passes Bill Funding Government Through December; Legislators Return to the Campaign Trail; Busy Lame Duck Session Expected After November Elections After resolving a protracted dispute over resources to clean up the contaminated water supply in Flint, Michigan, Congress finally passed a “continuing resolution” (CR) to keep the government operating beyond the start of fiscal… Read More »

Benefits of society membership for postdocs highlighted at AAMC meeting

The Association of American Medical Colleges Group on Graduate Research, Education, and Training (GREAT) held its annual professional development meeting from September 28 – October 1 in Chicago. Originally conceived as a means of information sharing and networking for those involved with research training, this year’s GREAT Group meeting featured presentations on “Shaping the Future”… Read More »