Klemm Selected as Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturer
July 06, 2011
COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS -Dr. William Klemm, professor at the
Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical
Sciences (CVM), was recently selected to be a Sigma Xi
Distinguished Lecturer. From July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2014, he
will be invited to give presentations at Sigma Xi chapters around
the nation covering three different topics: Atoms of Mind: The
"Ghost in Machine" Materializes, What Teachers Can Do To Improve
Student Learning and Memory, and Better Grades, Less Effort, all
featured in his most recent books.
Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society, is an honor
society for research scientists and engineers and is celebrating
its 125th anniversary this year. With more than 500
chapters in North America and around the world, Sigma Xi is a
chapter-based society that makes an impact locally and globally.
This highly coveted role as a distinguished lecturer is awarded to
scholars who have made an impact in the world of science.
Klemm, a DVM graduate of Auburn and a PhD graduate of
Notre Dame, has taught veterinarians and scientists for almost
fifty years. His teaching also reaches a wider audience through his
16 books that cover several different topics, including: Blame
Game. How to Win It, Core Ideas on Neurosciences, and Thank You
Brain For All You Remember, What You Forgot Was My Fault, and his
latest book, the capstone of his career, entitled Atoms of Mind.
Also known as the "Memory Medic," Klemm is a contributor to the
Eagle and Psychology Today. He also helps online audiences
understand the concepts of the brain with his popular blog, Improve
your Learning and Memory at thankyoubrain.blogspot.com.
"I have several hopes for these presentations and I am
grateful for the opportunity to present them in specialized forums
at universities around the nation," explains Klemm. "I want to
persuade researchers to investigate new avenues focusing on the
human consciousness through my theories and ways to test the human
conscious mind. I also plan to give new insight to students and
professors by teaching the students how to become better learners
and by giving professors new options to teaching that can make
learning easier to remember."
Aside from teaching, writing, and performing research;
Klemm is a retired Colonel in the United States Air Force Reserves.
He is also project director for educational outreach grants through
the CVM to aid in teaching science concepts to middle school
students and he provides professional development training for
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