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Help Send UMD Students to the American Chemical Society National Meeting in August

Crowdfunding campaign aims to send 10 Terp undergraduate students to the August ACS conference Undergraduate students at the University of Maryland have launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise $6,000 toward the travel expenses for up to 10 students to attend the 250th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting and Exposition […]

Volunteers Needed for 31st Annual Chemathon at UMD

Contributed by Kim Morehouse The Thirty-first Annual Chemathon will take place on Saturday, April 25, 2015. The Chemathon is an annual chemistry competition for high school chemistry students in Maryland, Northern Virginia, and the District of Columbia. The Chemathon competition is organized by a committee of area high school chemistry […]

Motivated Reasoning and Science in Politics

What we feel actually changes what we see. There’s a whole branch of psychology that investigates this phenomena, and it has serious implications on science, and how science is used in policy and politics. It’s called “motivated reasoning,” and you’re probably already familiar with one version of it. Back in […]