Dr. Esther M. Leerkes (Human Development and Family Studies) has accepted an invitation from the National Institutes of Health’s Center for Scientific Review to be a member of the Psychosocial Development, Risk and Prevention Study Section through June 2019. Members are selected on the basis of their demonstrated competence and achievement in their scientific discipline as evidenced by the quality of research accomplishments, publications in scientific journals, and other significant scientific activities, achievements and honors. Study sections review grant applications submitted to the NIH, make recommendations on these applications to the appropriate NIH national advisory council or board, and survey the status of research in their fields of science.
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Faculty Senate meeting
Wednesday, Dec. 2, 3 p.m., Alumni House
Staff Senate Holiday Gathering / Angel Tree Gift Wrapping Party
Thursday, Dec. 3, 9 p.m., EUC Auditorium foyer
Film: A/V Geeks presents 1960s Pop Culture
Thursday, Dec 3, 6:30 p.m., Weatherspoon Auditorium
Trustees full board meeting
Friday, Dec. 4, 8:30 a.m., Alumni House
Women’s Basketball vs. Barton College
Monday, Dec. 7, 7 p.m., Fleming Gym
Noon at the ‘Spoon art tour
Tuesday, Dec. 8, noon, Weatherspoon
Thursday, Dec. 10, 10 a.m., Coliseum
Men’s Basketball vs. Belmont Abbey
Saturday, Dec. 12, 8 p.m.
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