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A Conversation with H. Holden Thorp

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Pace faculty are invited to an exclusive virtual event on October 27 with H. Holden Thorp, PhD, the editor of the Science family of journals. Thorp will facilitate a discussion centered around publishing strategies during this unprecedented time in academia.

Learn the ins and outs of academic publishing in the age of COVID-19 with H. Holden Thorp, PhD, editor-in-chief of the Science family of journals. Thorp previously was provost at Washington University in St. Louis, from 2013–2019, and chancellor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, from 2008–2013. He holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry with highest honors from UNC, a doctorate in chemistry from Caltech, and did postdoctoral work at Yale.

In his research career, Thorp studied electron-transfer reactions of nucleic acids and developed technology for electronic DNA chips. He is a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Thorp also is the coauthor, with Buck Goldstein, of two books on higher education: Engines of Innovation: The Entrepreneurial University in the Twenty-First Century (2010) and Our Higher Calling: Rebuilding the Partnership Between America and its Colleges and Universities (2018).

Register: High Impact Publishing in the Age of COVID
October 27, 2020
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.*

Zoom information
Meeting ID: 939 5291 7488
Password: 296282

*Thorp will be holding a student-focused discussion session from 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m., which faculty are also invited and encouraged to attend alongside their students.