SACNAS News Magazine - Winter/Spring 2014



Winter/Spring, Volume 16, No. 2

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Feature Articles

From Summer Research Participant to Graduate School Contender

By C. Gita Bosch, PhD

Summer research programs 101 - everything you need to know to succeed...Continue reading.




Managing the Dissertation Process
By Roberta Pokphanh, PhD

If it doesn't stink or pose a health hazard, do not clean it....and more advice on how to tame the dissertation beast. Continue reading.

Peer Review as Scientific Community Dialogue

By Ernesto Muñoz, PhD

Peer review demystified....Continue reading.





In Every Issue

921 Science Policy/Op-Ed: Online Learning: An Opportunity for Minority Serving Institutions?
By Drs. Jose Herrera, Dorothy Jones-Davis, Ann Quiroz Gates, Shanna Smith Jaggars, and Marilyn Suiter

Opinion piece on what it will take to make open source learning accessible to all communities...Continue reading.




SACNAS Chapters: Building Bridges Between Chapters in the Land of the Golden Gate

By Marco Monroy

Chapter collaborations expand networks and increase professional development opportunities...Continue reading.


Scientists in Action: Q & A – A Discussion of Careers in Industry

Two SACNISTAS weigh in on industry careers...Continue reading.






Celebrate the New PhDs of SACNAS

Celebrate the new generation of talent! Meet the latest PhDs of SACNAS.





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Published date: 
Thursday, Jan 9, 2014