Diversity in science matters to breakthroughs. When more scientists with varied backgrounds and experiences fill laboratories and collaborate on teams, outcomes in innovation and discovery surpass those of less diverse scientific groups, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH)….
Stanton Named Fellow of Leading Change Institute
Jeffrey M. Stanton, professor and senior associate dean in the School of Information Studies, was selected as a 2014 fellow for the Leading Change Institute, co-sponsored by EDUCAUSE and the Council on Library and Information Resources. The institute will take place June 1-6 in Washington, D.C.
The Leading Change Institute explores higher education challenges, empowering librarians and information technologists to initiate conversations and take action on issues of importance not just to their individual institutions, but to the entire higher education community. Fellows in the 2014 institute will hear from speakers from a wide range of backgrounds who will share real-life problems from across the higher education landscape for which participants will be challenged to devise and propose solutions.