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    Hear What Instructors Are Saying About  Krasner's Microbial Challenge: A Public Health Perspective, Now in a New Fourth Edition

    Posted by Lindsay White on Apr 19, 2019 11:19:44 AM

    What Instructors are Saying...

    “[The Microbial Challenge] is perfect for community/public health majors. I like how the author has linked in comparisons that the students can relate to, and how everyday items/activities have been used to build greater understanding of materials…The key strength of the book, for my class, is that a non-biology major can learn epidemiology concepts successfully. In today’s world of prevention this book is well structured and written.

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    Topics: Biological Science, microbiology, Reviews

    Author, Daniel L. Hartl, PhD Awarded Genetics Society of America 2019 Thomas Hunt Morgan Medal

    Posted by Lindsay White on Apr 5, 2019 1:15:32 PM

    Congratulations to Jones & Bartlett Learning Author and Higgins Professor of Biology at Harvard University, Dr. Daniel L. Hartl for the esteemed honor of being awarded the Genetics Society of America (GSA) 2019 Thomas Hunt Morgan Medal!

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    Topics: Biological Science, Author, Awards, Genetics

    Watch Dr. Daniel L. Hartl, Higgins Professor of Biology at Harvard University, Discuss New Edition of Essential Genetics and Genomics

    Posted by Lindsay White on Feb 23, 2019 3:40:11 PM

    We recently sat down with Dr. Hartl at his Harvard University office to discuss his latest textbook, Essential Genetics and Genomics, Seventh Edition. At the end of a long hallway with working research laboratories on either side is Dan's comfortable corner office. Surrounded by DNA models and floor-to-ceiling shelves packed with genetics textbooks and other biological science references, he explained to us why he wrote the textbook.

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    Topics: Biological Science, New Edition, Science, Authors

    New Edition of Statistics in Criminology and Criminal Justice Clarifies Subject with Learn-By-Doing Approach

    Posted by Lindsay White on Feb 22, 2019 12:48:49 PM

    Statistics. Clarified.

    It’s critical for students to learn how to collect and analyze social science data to understand the nature of crime and theories of why crime occurs. Statistics in Criminology and Criminal Justice: Analysis and Interpretation does just that. It teaches how to collect, organize, record, analyze, interpret, and apply statistical information to prepare students for their careers or graduate study.

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    Topics: New Edition, Criminal Justice, criminology, Navigate Companion Website, Authors

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Showcased Latest Criminal Justice & Criminology Textbooks at Southern Criminal Justice Association Annual Conference in Pensacola Beach, Florida

    Posted by Lindsay White on Sep 17, 2018 11:50:09 AM

    The sun was shining, the sand was soft, and the gulf waters were warm and crystal clear at the Hilton Pensacola Beach where the members of the Southern Criminal Justice Association gathered to share thoughts and ideas on the study and instruction of criminal justice and criminology

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    Topics: Criminal Justice, criminology, Conference

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Exhibited at American Society for Microbiology Conference for Undergraduate Educators (ASMCUE) in Austin, Texas

    Posted by Lindsay White on Aug 14, 2018 1:10:33 PM

    We were happy to once again showcase our bestselling microbiology and biological sciences textbooks at the 2018 American Society for Microbiology Conference for Undergraduate Educators (ASMCUE) held in Austin, Texas. Account Manager, Ashley Caissie, Education Technology Consultant, Liam Butler, and Matt Kane, Director of Product Management (not pictured), enjoyed speaking with the 350 higher ed. instructors who traveled from all over the US and as far as Australia, to gather, discuss, and share ideas on how they can "improve teaching and learning in the biological sciences."

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    Topics: Biological Science, lab videos, microbiology, Pommerville, Science, videos, Conference

    Announcing the Physicians' Cancer Chemotherapy Drug Manual App

    Posted by Lindsay White on Aug 3, 2018 2:10:22 PM

    The must-have Physicians’ Cancer Chemotherapy Drug Manual is now available for your iPhone, iPad, and Android. The new app offers busy physicians convenient and affordable access to up-to-date information on standard therapy and recent advances in oncology medication.

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    Topics: medicine, mobile medicine, oncology, mobile app

    New Edition of American Corrections is the Ideal Text for Undergraduate Introduction to Corrections Courses

    Posted by Lindsay White on Apr 18, 2018 9:28:47 AM


    US Corrections from A to Z

    The new edition of American Corrections: Theory, Research, Policy, and Practice by Matt DeLisi of Iowa State Universiy and Peter J. Conis of Des Moines Area Community College is here and ready for course adoption. The Third Edition continues to offer an engaging, scholarly, and student-friendly exploration into the US correctional system.

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    Topics: New Edition, Corrections, Criminal Justice

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Showcased Bestselling Science Texts and New Microbiology Lab Videos at NSTA 2018 National Conference on Science Education

    Posted by Lindsay White on Apr 3, 2018 10:43:45 AM

    (Pictured: Thais Miller, Rights & Media Specialist and Lindsay White, Marketing Manager)

    By Thais Miller

    Before joining the Rights and Media team at Jones & Bartlett Learning, I worked as an admissions counselor for three years. Though I was definitely ready to say goodbye to making 100 phone calls per week, assuring parents that their child would definitely get an internship, and having conversations about financial aid which were far above my pay grade, I have missed the facetime with one’s customer that comes with a sales position. Thus, when presented with the opportunity to represent Jones & Bartlett Learning along with Matt Kane, Director of Product Management and Lindsay White, Marketing Manager at the NSTA 2018 National Conference on Science Education in Atlanta, I was thrilled to dust off the old college fair skills and learn about marketing the text books I work on behind the scenes.

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    Topics: Biological Science, microbiology, Environmental Science, conference, NSTA

    10 Reasons to Adopt Violent Offenders, Third Edition by Matt DeLisi and Peter Conis

    Posted by Lindsay White on Feb 24, 2018 3:03:00 PM

    Now in an updated third edition, Violent Offenders: Theory, Research, Policy, and Practice continues to lead with cutting-edge material on all types of violent offenders, including gangs, serial killers, sex offenders, career criminals, and conventional street criminals. The Third Edition also features six new chapters on current highly-debated topics including violent juvenile offenders, sexual offenders as well as sex offending policy and practice, and more thought-provoking discussions. This engaging text challenges students to think critically of the subject not only while inside the classroom, but also in their everyday lives as consumers of daily news.

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    Topics: Criminal Justice, 10 Reasons

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