Inventors Hall of Fame Seeks Student Competition Entries
Each winning student - or student team - receives a $20,000 cash prize. Faculty advisors each receive a $10,000 cash prize. The competition, open to all full-time college students and judged by distinguished scientists and inventors from across the country, awards up to six prizes each year. The deadline for applications is June 1.
Winners and their advisors will travel to the induction ceremony of the National Inventors Hall of Fame on Sept. 8-9. During that weekend, winners will be honored and have the chance to learn from world-renowned inventors who visit the Hall of Fame each year for the induction festivities.
For more information or an application, log on to http://www.invent.org/collegiate or call Ray DePuy at (330) 849-6887.
Continuing Education Division Announces Summer Classes
UConn's summer credit and non-credit offerings include courses in education, information technology, economics, history, law, art and business, as well as teen mentoring programs and arts and science camps for children. Session 1 for credit courses runs from May 22 (May 24 at the Storrs campus) to June 30. Session 2 runs from July 5 through Aug. 11, and special dates courses go from May 24 to Aug. 11.
American Red Cross Blood Drive Begins April 17
Soviet Affairs Expert to Give Gerson Foreign Policy Lecture
Goodman served as an analyst on Soviet affairs for 24 years with the State Department and the CIA. He is now a professor at the National War College and a senior fellow at the Center for International Policy. He is the author of several books, including Lessons of the Cold War (Penn State Press, 2000); The Wars of Eduard Shevardnadze (Penn State Press, 1997); The End of Superpower Conflict in the Third World (Westview Press, 1993); and Gorbachev's Retreat (Praeger Publishers, 1991); and many book chapters and articles. Goodman has been a persistent critic of U.S. intelligence operations and has often appeared on Ted Koppel's Nightline, the MacNeil-Lehrer Newshour, C-Span, and in other media outlets.