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Neuroimaging Workgroup Meeting

Friday, February 26, 2021 1:00pm to 2:00pm

This meeting is for anyone (students, staff and faculty members) who utilizes MRI and other brain-imaging methods in their research. Below are the principles and goals of the meeting: Increase collaboration between investigators/researchers that use MRI Enable sharing of ideas/tools related to MRI Remove information silos held in labs Reduce "recreating the wheel" in individual labs Educate early career researchers about the latest tools used by researchers

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'A Safe Place to Play' Panel Discussion on Youth, Community, and Violence Prevention

Monday, March 1, 2021 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Join a panel discussion about youth, community, safe spaces, and violence prevention inspired by the documentary film Pyne Poynt. Please visit this page to obtain the Zoom link. Watch the film for free in advance of the discussion at  or About the Film Numbed by despair, the youth of Camden, NJ, one of America’s poorest cities, don’t know who to fear more — the police or the violent drug dealers…

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Fulbright Workshop for Graduate Students in the Humanities

Monday, March 1, 2021 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Please join us on Monday, March 1, 2021 from 1-2pm CT for an information session on the Fulbright U.S. Student Program geared toward master’s and doctoral students (applicants must be U.S. citizens). The workshop topics will include: the basics of writing a Fulbright proposal how to find an affiliation abroad for your research or creative work how to plan the optimal time to apply while working with your advisor UI Fulbright Faculty Mentors Professor Kathleen Newman (Spanish and Portuguese)…

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Paul Meintel

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Meintel (81BA), administrative services coordinator for the Graduate College, is a fraternal triplet born in 1955.
Ryan Tribble

Classics student nominated for MAGS Teaching Award

PhD candidate Ryan Tribble is being acknowledged for his dynamic approach and dedication to teaching.
Alexandra Curtis

Biostatistician develops model to improve clinical trials process

Alexandra Curtis is interested in making the development process for new treatments and drugs more efficient.