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Articles by Phoebe Draper (55)

Epidemiology professor named vice president for research

University News

Epidemiology professor named vice president for research

May 8, 2013 0 comments

David Savitz joined the University faculty in 2010 after working at UNC Chapel Hill and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

Science & Research

Lunchtime lecturer removes haze from salvia trade

April 12, 2013 4 comments

The plant is now a globally traded drug and is popular as a legal alternative to marijuana.

Life sciences prove more appealing as electives

Science & Research

Life sciences prove more appealing as electives

April 3, 2013 1 comment
This article is part of the series STEM 0010

Math expectations, lab requirements and teacher reputations sway students toward taking classes in life sciences for fun rather than in physical sciences.

Event organizers have said they hope to hold an annual humanitarian symposium and develop a curricular program related to international aid.

Science & Research

Speakers address role of U. in aid efforts

March 4, 2013 1 comment

A series of events emphasized the need for dedicated professionals in humanitarian aid.

University News

Science faculty dominate admin search committee

February 22, 2013 0 comments

The committee to select the new vice president of research includes one humanities professor.

Science & Research

Science & Research Roundup: Feb. 20

February 20, 2013 0 comments

University researchers have discovered the size of a predator’s prey affects the bite force of the predator, according to a Feb. 12 University press release.

Science & Research

Lecture combines art and mental healing

February 14, 2013 0 comments

Social worker Jane Hesser discussed her use of empathy to connect to her patients and artwork.

Professor of Political Science Peter Andreas discussed two of the University’s co-founders, John and Moses Brown, in his history of smuggling in America.

Science & Research

Prof’s book explores ‘illicit trade’

February 13, 2013 1 comment

The new book examines the history of the black market and its ties to current U.S. policy.

Gun violence scholars face data, funding barriers

Science & Research

Gun violence scholars face data, funding barriers

February 7, 2013 6 comments
This article is part of the series Gun Violence

Obama’s executive order may rejuvenate a research field that has seen sparse funding for nearly 20 years.

Metro

Belafonte honors MLK’s legacy with keynote address

January 30, 2013 1 comment

The civil rights icon recounts his life and the ‘eloquence of King’ to audience at RISD event.

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