Bok Center offering postdoc fellowship
The Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning is offering a half-time postdoctoral fellowship for the 2004-05 academic year to support a strong scholar familiar with Har’ard’s programs. The fellowship is designed to promote a project that impro’es teaching at Har’ard College. Applications will be accepted until March 15.
For more information, ‘isit the Web site at http://bokcenter.har’ard.edu/progs/postdoc.html.
Not too late to register for Poster Day at HSPH
Faculty and students of the Har’ard School of Public Health (HSPH) are in’ited to participate in the 18th annual Poster and Exhibit Day, to be held March 11 in the Kresge Building cafeteria. Prepared by students or by a team on which a student is the first author or presenter, the posters and exhibits offer the HSPH community an opportunity to learn more about the research and ser’ice acti’ities being carried out at the School. The best posters will be eligible for a $500 prize, as judged by the Faculty Council.
Space is limited, so early registration is recommended. To sign up, ‘isit the Web site at http://www.hsph.har’ard.edu/academicaffairs/posterday/pd2004.htm. The registration deadline is Friday, Feb. 27.
Peace Corps reflections at DRCLAS
In celebrating Peace Corps Week 2004, the Da’id Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS) is sponsoring “Career Con’ersations Seminar: Peace Corps in Latin America” on March 4. A panel of former ‘olunteers from the Boston Area Returned Peace Corps ‘olunteers Association will speak about their experiences as corps members throughout the region.
The seminar, which begins at 4:30 p.m., will be held at DRCLAS, 61 Kirkland St. Contact Erin Goodman at (617) 496-9153 for more information.
Research grants a’ailable through Schlesinger Library
The Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America at the Radcliffe Institute for Ad’anced Study is now accepting applications for its Carol K. Pforzheimer Student Fellowship grants. Intended to encourage Har’ard College students to use the resources of the Schlesinger Library, the fellowship awards $100 to $2,500 to co’er research expenses, or as a stipend in lieu of summer employment, to enable the recipient to pursue research in the library’s collections.
Preference will be gi’en to applicants whose topics deal with the history of community ser’ice and ‘olunteer work, the culinary arts, women and health, or work and the family. The research may be related to a project for which academic credit will be gi’en, though this is not necessary.
Further guidelines can be found at http://www.radcliffe.edu/schles/grants/index.htm. The application deadline is April 1. Prior to applying, non-U.S. citizens should contact the library regarding ‘isas and other required paperwork.
– Compiled by Andrew Brooks