Teachers as Scholars workshop examines cancer treatment, research

Author: Erin Blasko

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Faculty with the Harper Cancer Research Institute at the University of Notre Dame hosted a workshop for local K-12 educators as part of Teachers as Scholars, a professional development program administered by the Notre Dame Office of Public Affairs. 

The two-day workshop, Feb. 17 and 22, focused on cancer research and treatment, with a combination of interactive lectures, panel discussions and laboratory tours.

Educators from four local school districts — South Bend, Mishawaka, Union North United and the Catholic Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend — learned how to talk about cancer both in the classroom and with students who are affected by it.

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