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Grow Your Mind. Grow Your Life.  SMC GRIT


Partnership with PERTS Lab at Stanford University
 Read about how you can get involved at SMC here

SMC/UCLA Science and Research Initiative - STEM
Student Success at SMC

ETS Non-Cognitive Research Collaboration - read about Student Success Assessment (SSA):
ETS Student Success Assessment
ETS SSA Construct Map
ETS 2012 Retention Research

WEBINAR - "Why Emotions Matter:
Helping Students Develop Non-Cognitive Skills That Lead to Success"

Recording 3/6/2013
Power Point Presentation
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Dr. Gene Siegel, MD, PhD
Losers Can Sometimes Be Winners – A Very Personal Journey in Academia (with a side
trip to a world of high paying, societally important, and deeply rewarding
health care jobs that you never heard of)

 THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29 11:15am FREE Science 140

Dr Gene Siegal

Dr. Gene Siegal—Robert W. Mowry Endowed Professor of Pathology and director of the Anatomic Pathology Division at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, UAB Health System Executive Vice-Chair of Pathology, and Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, London — will talk about his research on bone tumors (a field where he is a recognized world authority) and related conditions, and new developments in the field of cancer biology. Sponsored by the SMC Associates ( and SMC’s GRIT Program.