New Books: June 2018

Highlighted titles from the newest additions to the HSL Collection: You can find these books on the shelf, to the right, when entering the library. A full list of new titles can be found online.

Flipped learning: a guide for higher education faculty, by Robert Talbert.

 

“Flipped learning is an approach to the . . . → Read More: New Books: June 2018

No Longer Just about Lyme Disease

Illnesses from mosquito, tick, and flea bites have tripled in the last 15 years, but even more alarming is that nine new germs spread by these insects have been discovered in the United States alone (CDC, Illnesses on the Rise, 2018).

Hiking year-round is a favorite hobby of mine. But as the summer approaches and tights . . . → Read More: No Longer Just about Lyme Disease

Lessons to be Learned. Never to be Repeated.

In Hebrew, Yom HaShoah Ve-Hagevurah literally means “Day of the Holocaust and the Heroism.” This year it began at sundown on Wednesday, April 11 and ended yesterday evening.  It honors the 6 million, men, women, and children who were murdered by the authority of the Third Reich. It is a day that also pays tribute . . . → Read More: Lessons to be Learned. Never to be Repeated.

New Books: April 2018

Highlighted titles from the newest additions to the HSL Collection: You can find these books on the shelf, to the right, when entering the library. A full list of new titles can be found online.

Writing science: how to write papers that get cited and proposals that get funded, by Joshua Schimel.

“Writing Science . . . → Read More: New Books: April 2018

Lessons from the Storm

Our region struggled to stabilize during the last two nor’easters, which passed through within a week of each other. Power lines were hit hard, communication was compromised, and some roads were impassable. Sadly, even six months after Maria slammed into the island, Puerto Rico is still fighting to stay alive. Storms seem to pack . . . → Read More: Lessons from the Storm