Stephanie Liverani

Who needs a whiteboard when you can build a ‘lightboard’?

By Stephanie Liverani / June 5, 2015

An educator at Northwestern is flipping things around—he’s ditching the traditional whiteboard in favor of an ultra-clear glass “lightboard” that he stands behind to draw while facing students.

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Americans clean up their energy act in 2014 and reduce fossil fuel emissions

By Stephanie Liverani / June 2, 2015

Americans rely less on fossil fuels and more on clean energy to help reduce CO2 emissions—an important shift for a more energy-efficient future. But there might be a less-obvious source of emission-free energy we’re overlooking.

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Mark your calendar: NSF to hold June 4 webinar on upcoming CAREER solicitation

By Stephanie Liverani / May 29, 2015

Mark your calendar for Thurs., June 4, 2015 from noon to 4:00 p.m. EST. The Division of Materials Research at the National Science Foundation will hold a webinar focused on the upcoming CAREER solicitation.

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‘Slow wind’ power—a new way to think about energy efficiency

By Stephanie Liverani / May 22, 2015

Wind energy is the fastest-growing source of electricity in the world, and harnessing it is one of the cleanest, most sustainable ways to generate energy. But, how windy does it really need to be to generate substantial power?

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