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American Physiological Society Institute on Teaching and Learning at Bar Harbor, ME

June 23, 2014 to June 27, 2014
The American Physiological Society is sponsoring two events June 23-27 (2014), in Bar Harbor, Maine.APS Institute on Teaching and Learning andAPS Professional Skills Training Course on Teaching and LearningThese are described at http://www.the-aps.org/mm/Conferences/APS-Conferences/2014-Conferences/ITL and we hope that all members of the PULSE Community will these events of interest.See More
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Jan 25
Kathryn G. Miller replied to William B. Davis's discussion Ideas for stories to post on the PULSE Local Impact Map in the group Raising the PULSE
"The AAC&U meeting was in San Diego Oct 31 - Nov 2.  there were a number of fellows there and a pre-conference workshop and conference session led by David Marcey and Betsy Desy.  more information can be found in the attached file"
Nov 30, 2013
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Nov 30, 2013
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Sep 24, 2013
William B. Davis posted an event

Northwest PULSE Meeting in Seattle-October 4-6, 2013 at Talaris Conference Center

October 4, 2013 at 2pm to October 6, 2013 at 12pm
The Northwest (NW) has 6 PULSE Fellows from diverse institution types, and these individuals have come together to form the Northwest PULSE working group. Using funds from a recently awarded NSF EAGER (NSF #1347553), this group seeks to build upon the momentum generated by the PULSE Leadership Fellows’ work to create a NW V&C Community of Practice (COP), a network of colleges and universities in the NW (AK, WY, MT, ID, WA, OR). Institutions that join the COP will use the resources and tools…See More
Aug 26, 2013
Gita Bangera replied to William B. Davis's discussion Ideas for stories to post on the PULSE Local Impact Map in the group Raising the PULSE
"Hi Bill, Would it make sense to start with the 40 PULSE fellows' projects? Gita"
Apr 7, 2013
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Mar 8, 2013
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AAAS Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education: Chronicling the Changes--Raising the PULSE Abstract Submission

Raising the PULSE: An Awareness Campaign to Engage Departments in Implementing Vision and ChangeJ. Awong-Taylor, G. Bangera, R. Cardullo, W. Davis, E. Goldey, A. Hill, M. Lee-Brown, C. PetersonSupported by a collaborative of NSF, NIH, and HHMI, forty life science educators with experience as departmental and/or institutional administrators were selected in Fall, 2012 as Leadership Fellows for the Partnership for Undergraduate Life Sciences Education (PULSE). A novel experiment in educational…See More
Feb 6, 2013
William B. Davis replied to Susan Musante's discussion Microsoft's Local Impact Map? in the group Raising the PULSE
"Never heard of this tool before.  Just signed up and I'll keep an open mind looking for possibilities on how we might utilize it! Thanks for the heads up. Bill"
Nov 28, 2012
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Nov 15, 2012
Gita Bangera left a comment for William B. Davis
"Bill Just FYI - My email to you bounced back this morning and here is the message I got: Delivery has failed to these recipients or groups:   wbdavis@smsu.edu A problem occurred during the delivery of this message to this e-mail address. Try…"
Oct 22, 2012
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Oct 20, 2012

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Institution
Washington State University
Title
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education
Institution Type
Research University
Do you have a website or blog?
http://molecular.biosciences.wsu.edu
What is your main area of focus or research?
DNA damage and repair in chromatin/Biochemistry Educational Research
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William B. Davis's Blog

AAAS Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education: Chronicling the Changes--Raising the PULSE Abstract Submission

Posted on February 6, 2013 at 8:30pm 0 Comments

Raising the PULSE: An Awareness Campaign to Engage Departments in Implementing Vision and Change

J. Awong-Taylor, G. Bangera, R. Cardullo, W. Davis, E. Goldey, A. Hill, M. Lee-Brown, C. Peterson

Supported by a collaborative of NSF,…

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At 2:54pm on October 22, 2012, Gita Bangera said…

Bill

Just FYI - My email to you bounced back this morning and here is the message I got:

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wbdavis@smsu.edu
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Sharon Gusky replied to Sharon Gusky's discussion Greatest Challenges to the Implementation of the Vision and Change Recommendations
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Paul Arriola replied to Sharon Gusky's discussion Greatest Challenges to the Implementation of the Vision and Change Recommendations
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Paul Arriola replied to Sharon Gusky's discussion Greatest Challenges to the Implementation of the Vision and Change Recommendations
"The greatest challenge we have faced was gaining faculty buy-in at the beginning of our change process.  We have since overcome the obstacles (largely due to retirements) and are on our way, but the process was a long and winding road."
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