BBI Chairman Peter Blanck to Receive 2015 National Distinguished Disability Service Award
Peter Blanck, chairman of the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University and University Professor, is to receive the 2015 Distinguished Service Award from NARRTC (formerly known as the National Association of Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers). The NARRTC award is given to individuals who have made inspiring contributions to the field of disability through research, teaching, service, and advocacy.
– Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University
WashU in St. Louis Partners on Innovative Program to Reduce Re-Incarceration Rates
Carrie Pettus-Davis, PhD, assistant professor at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, has been tapped to serve as executive director for the research initiative of a new public, private and academic partnership aimed at lowering incarceration rates in the United States.Media embedded: Image(s)
– Washington University in St. Louis
UChicago Acquires Papers of Cartoonist Daniel Clowes
The University of Chicago Library has acquired the papers of cartoonist Daniel Clowes, Lab’79, giving researchers access to never-before-seen notes and sketches from the acclaimed comic book author. Media embedded: Image(s)
– University of Chicago
Johns Hopkins Launches Master of Bioethics Program
The Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics will enroll its first class of master’s degree students in Fall 2015, offering a multidisciplinary Master of Bioethics (MBE) program for full-time and part-time students.
– Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics
Texas Instruments Gives $3.2 Million for Student Plaza and Maker Space
at the Georgia Institute of Technology
The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) has received a $3.2 million gift from Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) to support the construction of the Texas Instruments Plaza and Maker Space for Georgia Tech’s School of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Media embedded: Image(s)
– Georgia Institute of Technology