spea magazine

1 Of Interest—New and Noteworthy
If you weren't on SPEA's Bloomington campus this fall, you missed a lot.

2 On the cover: Diane Henshel studies the healing effects of infrared light
SPEA researchers are determined to learn more about infrared light, not only its power to heal but, just as critically, whether there are side effects when it is used.

3 Exporting Democracy
The Parliamentary Development Project (PDP) for Ukraine was established over a decade ago to assist the Ukrainian parliament, Verkhovna Rada, in developing its legislative processes. SPEA professor and PDF director Charles makes no excuses for promoting democracy.

4 Beefing up Food Safety
Dave McSwane offers some rare insights.

5 To Russia with Love
Natalia Rekhter works to develop an exchange program for Russian and American faculty and students to learn about the many challenges of Russian health care.


Speaking out—What our experts say: Learning from Katrina

Charles Wise: Post-Katrina Homeland Security || .HTML
Kirsten Grønbjerg: Hurricane Katrina and Philosophy || .HTML
Christopher Craft: Revisiting the Wetlands || .HTML
Matt Auer: Exposing the Myths || .HTML
Allen Anderson: Catastrophic Weather Events and Health || .HTML
Les Lenkowsky: Donating Where it Does the Most Good || .HTML
Robert S. Kravchuk: Why We Won't Be Prepared for the Next Katrina || .HTML
Eugene B. McGregor Jr.: Disastrous Management || .HTML
Tom Stuckey: Crimes in the City || .HTML


7 Online: Faculty adventures in cyberspace
Clint Oster, Professor and Associate Dean, Bloomington Programs shares his favorite Web sites...and more.

8 In the money. Who. What. How much.
A sampling of current research, the SPEA faculty who are doing it, and the grants that help make it possible.

9 In the lab—Projects and people.
What's happening in Phil Stevens' lab?

10 Cream of the Crop—Student stories
Megan Hoot: “Being a civil servant is a life-long calling for me.”

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