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Savoring Sicily free pdf Travel to Sicily, ancient island conquered by the Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Normans ... and most recently the Mafia. Explore its people and culture through the eyes of a scientist who's been visiting this wonderful mixed-up melting pot of civilizations since 1984. See it first with his young family who live there for a year learning to love and thrive in its beauty. Experience what it's like to live on this island, shop for food, go to public school, travel to its ancient ruins, see its cities, museums and cultural sites, eat in its restaurants, meet a variety of Sicilians who become family, and do first-tier science research at a national laboratory in Palermo. Lead College science students on their semesters abroad, living in the heart of Sicily doing science research, exploring the island through their eyes, and falling in love with all things Sicilian again. Come along on a trip you won't forget.

About Jay Newman

Jay Newman lived in Sicily for more than 3 years during extended periods of time spread over the past 30 years. He is the R. Gordon Gould Professor of Physics at Union College, in Schenectady, New York. His career has included teaching and developing 15 different undergraduate courses and leading science research student terms abroad in Palermo, Sicily. He has performed government-funded research in Biophysics at Union and at the National Research Council in Palermo and has published over 60 scientific papers. Jay is the author of an introductory textbook, Physics of the Life Sciences, designed to teach basic Physics to undergraduate students studying the life sciences. He has shared many of the adventures in this memoir with his wife, three children, and their spouses.

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Author : Jay Newman
Publisher : Createspace
Data Published : 09 March 2014
ISBN : 149618999X
EAN : 9781496189998
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 162 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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