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How Do We Determine Success? Part 2: The Best University Dilemma

On Saturday, May 30th we will celebrate the graduation of the Class of 2015. In three months these students will go off to university for the first time and I wonder what will greet them upon their arrival. They are … Continue reading

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Nobel Laureate Visits SAS

We are honored to welcome Nobel Laureate Sir Richard Roberts to SAS on Monday, May 11.  Sir Richard won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1993 for his discovery of split genes.  His work fundamentally changed the view of … Continue reading

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How do we determine success? Part 1: The Outcome Pressure Cooker

The Outcome Pressure Cooker I was recently talking to a senior student who confronted me about the level of academic pressure that permeates the student population. Student: Dr. Heckmann I appreciate what you have done to try to help students … Continue reading

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