Advanced Center for Parkinson's Research
recoveringdemocracyarchives

Archive Recovers Speeches From Marginalized Groups

In a project launched in 2018, communication Professor Shawn Parry-Giles and graduate students gathered these speeches and more by historically marginalized people in an archive intended to be used in classrooms to teach students about speeches not as well-known as the Gettysburg Address or “I Have a Dream.” The new Recovering Democracy Archives focuses on how those “seeking to fight injustice are really working on behalf of the public good to promote democratic practices,” said Parry-Giles.
Musashi Gene Research

Musashi Gene Research has a new website!

Although iconic in Japanese history and culture, Musashi’s name and unique story became part of the scientific lexicon serendipitously. In the early 1990s, a group of scientists led by noted neurobiologist Craig Montell discovered a new gene, which, when mutated, led to a cell fate determination defect in sensory organ precursor cells.
vmec

Virginia Microelectronics Consortium has a new website!

The Virginia Microelectronics Consortium (known as VMEC) facilitates university-industry partnerships that can address the educational, training and research needs of the Commonwealth’s microelectronics industry and contribute to the development of Virginia as a location of choice for the microelectronics industry.
Chronicle

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring Tops 10,000 followers!

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring is an online source for sharing new findings and ideas about youth mentoring.
I4C Collaboratory

I4C Collaboratory has a new website!

The goal of the I4C Collaboratory is to develop novel combined immunologic approaches to cure HIV-1 through a highly collaborative and multifaceted research program involving leading investigators in academia, government and industry.
Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE)

Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) has a new website!

PIRE is a team of US researchers and collaborators from South Korea and Japan with expertise in soft robotics to advance the state of the art, as well as to train and prepare the future workforce to tackle emerging challenges in soft robotic systems.
BERC

BERC Research Published in Phi Delta Kappa

Faith Connolly, executive director of the Baltimore Education Research Consortium (BERC), collaborated on a paper that focuses on shared methodologies of community coordinators in Baltimore schools that have resulted in increased student attendance and improved school climate.
Aron Barbey, Decision Neuroscience Lab

Flexibility is at the Heart of Human Intelligence

University of Illinois psychology professor Aron K. Barbey has published a new theory positing that flexibility is at the heart of human intelligence.