Resources

The Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering in Needham, Massachusetts, is a new four-year undergraduate institution that offers an innovative curriculum in Engineering. As its mission “Olin College prepares students to become exemplary engineering innovators who recognize needs, design solutions, and engage in creative enterprises for the good of the world.”

Barbara Krakow Gallery: A contemporary art gallery in Boston. Each December the gallery sponsors an annual AIDs Benefit Exhibition. See work from the 2009 exhibition here.

The School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts, in partnership with Tufts and Northeastern universities and the Museum of Fine Arts has as its mission “to provide an education in the fine arts for undergraduate and graduate artists – in experienced and advanced artists of widely ranging age groupings – that is interdisciplinary, self-directed and always evolving.

The “Fondation Claude Monet” owned by the Académie des Beaux Art maintains the gardens at Giverny and hosts upwards of 400,000 visitors per year.

www.visiticeland.com and www.goiceland.org both offer substantial information about and travel within Iceland throughout the year.

The Migraine Aura Foundation web site offers information on migraine and shows examples of “migraine art”.

Human Genome Project Information provides a very accessible explanation of the human genome project and has numerous related links

The Graham Hatfull laboratory at the University of Pittsburg has been a leader in bacteriophage genomics research and in high school and undergraduate education via active learning by participation in laboratory research.

Forward Thinking Museum: A virtual photography museum sponsored by the JGS foundation. As noted in the “about us” section of their website “The Forward Thinking Museum is a virtual space, with hopes that images will transcend the divisions that language brings. Featured videos and contemporary photography bridge fine-art and journalistic genres to address complex social, political, technological and environment issues.”

The Joy of Giving Something, Inc. (JGS) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the photographic arts which was established by Howard Stein in 1998. The collection of the JGS is comprised of more than 10,000 photographs that span the history of photograpyy from its invention as a medium to contemporary expressions that are photo-based.  The collection is available for viewing online and the works are made available as loans to major museums worldwide.