SACNAS News Magazine, Summer/Fall 2015
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Summer/Fall, Volume 18, No. 1
Message from the President
By Dr. Gabriel Montaño
"When I was elected president, I went through what I imagine are typical stages of response: humility, nervousness, anticipation, excitement, and then ultimately an eagerness to get started immediately..." READ MORE.
By Mary L. Garcia-Cazarin, PhD
"Once my daughter was born, in a moment of clarity in the haze of sleep deprivation, I had a revelation. Underlying the whole concept of “work-life balance” is the notion of perfection..." READ MORE.
By R. Deborah Overath, PhD
"...the mission of community colleges is teaching, and often faculty and administrators feel that conducting research is outside the purview of their institutions..." READ MORE.
By Susan D. Renoe, PhD
"There can be a tension on review panels about whether BI activities need to be completely new and innovative or if they can use existing resources. However, there is no reason why a good BI plan cannot incorporate both..." READ MORE.
In Every Issue
By Daniel John Araujo and Andres Nevarez
"There is a belief that if URMs were worthy of entry into graduate programs, research–faculty appointments, or careers in scientific industry, we would already have secured these positions..." READ MORE.
By Audeliz Matias, PhD
"The rapidly changing landscape of the web and other technologies are disrupting what many consider the conventional practice of teaching and learning, and the Internet has become a major source for disseminating educational resources..." READ MORE.
By Mónica I. Feliú-Mójer, Ph.D
"Science and scientists seemed foreign and distant. I had never seen a scientist who looked or sounded like me in a book, on TV, or in the newspaper, let alone met one..." READ MORE.
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