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Deep but not dead: how tropical subsoil microbes could affect the carbon cycle

Deep but not dead: how tropical subsoil microbes could affect the carbon cycle By Madeleine Stone, University of Pennsylvania It’s no exaggeration to say the tropics drive our planet’s carbon cycle – the constant transfer of carbon back and forth, on a…
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"The Journal Article vs. the Policy Brief: How to get the attention of policy makers"

“The Journal Article vs. the Policy Brief: How to get the attention of policy makers”

Notes from a lecture on the UW campus. Most of us receive training on how to write up or research in the form of manuscripts for journals. However, as part of ELISS we will be working on a different writing style. We will need to write to get the…
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Potential Brown Bag Lunch with Penn Group (PSPG)

Potential Brown Bag Lunch with Penn Group (PSPG)

Meeting with Mike Allegrezza on January 23, 2015. Mike Allegrezza is a PhD candidate at Penn for Molecular Biology. Mike’s life is science, but truly understands the importance of policy and multidisciplinary learning. He and others have founded The Penn…
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External Committee Notes and Brainstorming

External Committee Notes and Brainstorming

Last year we did not do a good job of keeping host offices on tab We should also figure out who else would need to be kept in the loop from each host office Sponsors —> develop additional promotional materials Application cycle —> Meeting ask for support…
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Reflections on Keynote Address: Connecting the Dots with Dr. Paul Markham, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Reflections on Keynote Address: Connecting the Dots with Dr. Paul Markham, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Yesterday Dr. Markham left us some really powerful messages in his motivational discussion on building skills for leadership. Some key things he highlighted: Show initiative Always be on the lookout for opportunities Be BOLD Demonstrate ernest humility Be…
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Penn Fellows Meeting with Dr. Binns

Penn Fellows Meeting with Dr. Binns

Last Wednesday (1/7/2015), Michelle and Monica met with Dr. Andrew Binns, the Vice Provost for Education at Penn. Dr. Binns’ office also provides financial support for Penn Fellows, so we wanted to meet with him to update him on our progress and ask him…
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UPenn Cohort Stakeholder Meeting - Hugh Allen

UPenn Cohort Stakeholder Meeting – Hugh Allen

Friday Jan 9, 2015 Meeting with Hugh Allen, Senior Director of Commonwealth Relations Only Gabriel Innes met with Hugh Allen at his office on Penn’s Campus (133 S. 36th Street, Suite 418) because of scheduling and conflict reasons. The aim of the meeting…
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UW ELISS Cohort - University Level Stakeholder Meeting

UW ELISS Cohort – University Level Stakeholder Meeting

Meeting Attendees: Dr. David Eaton, Dean of Graduate School and Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Dr. Kelly Edwards, Associate Dean of Graduate Student Affaris and Professor of Bioethics ELISS Fellows: Will, Bish, and Brynn…
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UW ELISS Cohort – Update on Stakeholder Meetings

The UW ELISS Cohort has decided to use the “divide an conquer” method to reach stakeholders at the national, state, city, and university level. Our goal is to have at least one ELISS fellow (ideally at least two) meet with at least one stakeholder from…
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