Darby Orcutt – Scholarly Identity for an Interdisciplinary and Engaged Career

August 21, 2018 | Patti Mulligan

GES Colloquium, 11/13/18 - Darby Orcutt | Managing one’s scholarly identity has never been perfectly straightforward and easy to do, but it can be especially challenging for researchers and scholars who cross disciplinary boundaries and whose research outputs may include work outside the traditional peer-reviewed article. Indeed, we are preaching to the choir when speaking to those active in the Genetic Engineering & Society Center about the vital importance of engaging with diverse academic, professional, and public audiences and producing research outputs that can have tremendous impact on policy and public perception....

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A gallery-goer interacts with an interpretive artistic piece inspired by the potential of gene editing at “Art’s Work in the Age of Biotechnology: Shaping Our Genetic Future(s),” an April exhibit by CALS' Genetics and Society Center, NCSU Libraries and CAM Raleigh.

Our (Possible) Genetic Futures

November 3, 2017 | Patti Mulligan

As crowds poured into Raleigh’s contemporary art museum during the April 2017 art walk, one white wall began to fill with hand-written messages scribbled on neon Post-It notes. Above was a sign: Write down one word describing how you feel about your genetic future....

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