1. VISTA teaches problem-based learning - Virginia Tech

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    Regional teachers visited the Virginia Tech quarry this summer to learn about geology and engineering. VISTA, the Virginia Initiative for Science Teaching and Achievement, organized the trip as part of a larger initiative to help grade school teachers learn new instructional techniques. http://www.science.vt.edu

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    • Art 2 Science 2014!

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      Good luck to all our future Artists and Scientist! This film courtesy of Steve Toepp, Midwest Photographics, and ND College of Science.

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      • Queuing theory - Virginia Tech

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        Using queuing theory, Will Mather is extending the understanding of how cells operate which could lead to advances in the creation of new tools for synthetic biology and biotechnology.

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        • Plant genes - Virginia Tech

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          Using a technology that can remove individual genes from a plant, Zachary Nimchuk’s lab is working to learn what individual plant genes do. Using this information he hopes to help solve a variety of issues across diverse fields of biological science.

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          • Groundwater/Rock Interactions - Virginia Tech

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            Arsenic can be found in many minerals contained in aquifers but this harmful element does not always contaminate groundwater within the aquifer. Madeline Schreiber, associate professor of hydrogeosciences, investigates the complex relationship between groundwater and the aquifers they flow through.

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            • Hydraulic Fracturing Research - Virginia Tech

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              John Chermak, associate professor of practice in geosciences, investigates the potential effects of hydraulic fracturing on the environment. By analyzing shale samples drawn from miles below the Earth's surface, his research team can examine if and how trace elements are released in the energy production process commonly known as fracking.

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              • The Road to Discovery

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                This short film is covers the reasons why Greg Crawford, Dean of the Notre Dame College of Science, rides his bicycle across the country every year to raise money for NPC research. Go Greg!

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                • ND Game Day Cycling from Chicago

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                  I shot this video for UND. This was the Chicago ND Alumni Groups 7th Annual Football opening day cycle from the Loop to the Notre Dame Stadium. It I was thrilled be shooting for such a great group of Athletes. Enjoy the film. (This is the short version)

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                  • Virginia Tech: Oxygen in action

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                    Cayelan Carey, an assistant professor of biological sciences, and a team of students are doing research on clean water at Falling Creek Reservoir in Roanoke, Va. The team adds oxygen to the water to control phosphorous concentrations and studies the effects of the oxygen on the water.

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                    • Virginia Tech: Patriot Award

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                      Dana Hawley, assistant professor of biological sciences, was recently awarded the Patriot Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. The award was submitted by Army Reserve Captain and doctoral student Camille Harris who served on a nine month deployment to Southwest Asia as a veterinarian supporting military working dogs, as well as troops by providing food inspection services and zoonotic disease risk assessment.

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