Turning Pages — The Einstein Book Club will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, from noon to 1 p.m., in the library conference room, Forchheimer 119N. The book up for discussion is Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese. Copies of the novel may be borrowed from your local public library. The book club is open to the entire Einstein community. Call 718.320.3104 to RSVP, or participate online in the virtual book club.
Spring Blood Drive — Give the gift of life while helping to address the dangerous shortage in the nation’s blood supply, during Einstein's annual Spring Blood Drive on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at the Glass Café.
Expertise Sought – During January, Dr. Michael Risley was invited by Delft University of Technology, in the Netherlands, to offer his insights concerning the development of a new bachelor program in nanobiology at the university. Dr. Risley, a medical educator at Einstein and a course leader for histology, offered three days of workshops and consultation on the development of an integrated curriculum, course design, and teaching and learning strategies for the new program, which aims to train future scientists with a focus on the physics underlying biomedical phenomena. Dr. Risley is associate professor of anatomy and structural biology.