Robert Simoni, Cellular Membrane Biochemist, Dies at 81
Robert Simoni, Cellular Membrane Biochemist, Dies at 81
Simoni spent more than four decades at Stanford University as a teacher, researcher, and administrator in the university’s biology department.
Robert Simoni, Cellular Membrane Biochemist, Dies at 81
Robert Simoni, Cellular Membrane Biochemist, Dies at 81

Simoni spent more than four decades at Stanford University as a teacher, researcher, and administrator in the university’s biology department.

Simoni spent more than four decades at Stanford University as a teacher, researcher, and administrator in the university’s biology department.

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California Wildfires Threaten UC Campus, Telescopes
California Wildfires Threaten UC Campus, Telescopes
Ashley Yeager | Aug 21, 2020
Thousands of acres have burned across the northern part of the state, forcing the evacuation of the University of California, Santa Cruz, and posing a serious threat to Lick Observatory.
Research Slated for Fall Will Stumble Without Undergraduates
Research Slated for Fall Will Stumble Without Undergraduates
Amanda Heidt | Aug 10, 2020
Junior faculty in particular may lose ground as undergrad students remain barred from university labs.
Amidst Uncertainty, Flexibility Is Key in Higher Ed, Faculty Say
Amidst Uncertainty, Flexibility Is Key in Higher Ed, Faculty Say
Abby Olena | Jul 1, 2020
Life sciences professors and other staff make contingency plans for more coronavirus-related disruptions in the coming school year.
Cal State University to Conduct Most Classes Online this Fall
Cal State University to Conduct Most Classes Online this Fall
Catherine Offord | May 13, 2020
The public university system in California joins a number of colleges planning a virtual semester to minimize the risk of spreading COVID-19.
Neurobiologist and Former Stanford President Donald Kennedy Dies
Neurobiologist and Former Stanford President Donald Kennedy Dies
Amy Schleunes | Apr 23, 2020
Kennedy, who succumbed to COVID-19, served as commissioner of the FDA and editor-in-chief of Science, and is credited with helping to transform Stanford into a top research university.
Opinion: Making Online Teaching a Success
Opinion: Making Online Teaching a Success
John D. Loike, Marian Stoltz-Loike | Mar 18, 2020
Here are the lessons we’ve learned so far about the keys to virtual science education—including what to do about lab classes.
Making STEM Education More Welcoming to Underrepresented Minorities
Making STEM Education More Welcoming to Underrepresented Minorities
Esther Landhuis | Jun 1, 2019
Diversity programs are shifting their focus from just providing academic support to creating a learning environment that is more inclusive of people of different backgrounds.
University of Georgia Entomologist Marianne Shockley Dies
University of Georgia Entomologist Marianne Shockley Dies
Ashley P. Taylor | May 15, 2019
The young faculty member was active in outreach and teaching.
Scientists Are Opting for Remote Postdoc Positions
Scientists Are Opting for Remote Postdoc Positions
Ashley Yeager | May 1, 2018
Technology and family constraints are making the “ghostdoc” more popular, but the setup is not without costs, researchers say.
Santa Fe School Board Opposes State Science Education Standards
Santa Fe School Board Opposes State Science Education Standards
Ashley P. Taylor | Oct 4, 2017
Critics of the proposed curriculum say it leaves out important information relating to climate change and evolution.
Opinion: The Sweet Spot on the Teaching-Research Continuum
Opinion: The Sweet Spot on the Teaching-Research Continuum
Nancy Stamp | Sep 2, 2017
Overseeing assistant professors tasked with teaching freshmen how to conduct research revealed crucial gaps in STEM doctoral education. 
Campus Considerations
Campus Considerations
Matthew Tuthill | Mar 1, 2014
Career options and research opportunities at two-year colleges are often underappreciated.
School Teachers Release Invasives
Edyta Zielinska | Aug 9, 2012
As many as 1,000 different non-native organisms used in the classroom are being released into the wild by school teachers.
Cartographer of Metabolic Pathways Dies
Edyta Zielinska | Jun 4, 2012
A biochemist who mapped the ways in which molecular pathways interact passed away at age 96.
Opinion: The decline of physiology
R.J. Naftalin | Apr 19, 2011
Medical schools in the UK are teaching physiology courses primarily focused on clinical applications with much curtailed practical laboratory training to the detriment of medical education