Quite a few members of the Park Scholarships community have appeared in the media over the past two months:
Park Scholars Host Inaugural Gerald H. Elkan Distinguished Lecture in Science and Society Featuring Marc Edwards
North Carolina State University’s Park Scholarships Class of 2019 hosted the program’s inaugural Gerald H. Elkan Distinguished Lecture in Science and Society, featuring MacArthur Fellow and water quality engineer Dr. Marc Edwards, on Tuesday, March 21 from 5:30-6:30 pm. The lecture, entitled “Truth Seeking by the Lights of Perverted Science: Exposing the Flint Water Disaster,” was held in the Hunt Library Duke Energy Hall, and a reception immediately followed. Both the lecture and reception were free and open to the public. Those
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NC State faculty have played a critical role in the Park Scholarships program since its inception 20 years ago, but few faculty members have been involved with the program as heavily or in as many ways as Dr. Gerald H. Elkan, professor emeritus of microbiology.
Career-savvy college graduates recognize that one must embrace both challenges and opportunities to achieve professional fulfillment. One such young alumnus was Daniel Malechuk ‘03, who graduated with a business management major and a Spanish minor and has spent the past eleven years clambering up the corporate ladder.
posted 2011.04.08 Gerry Elkan received his Ph.D. in microbiology from Virginia Tech and joined the NC State University faculty in 1958. While he technically retired from NC State in 1994, Elkan has remained extremely active in the areas of teaching, research, and mentoring. Over the course of his career, Elkan has taught over 3,000 students, directed 30 master’s degree students and 28 doctoral students, and published 125 refereed articles and 3 monographs. He has been a visiting professor at universities in Malaysia and
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