Centers Funded under the Signature Centers Initiative - 2010
Awarded Signature Center Status 2013
The mission of the Institute for American Thought scholarly editions is to preserve, research, and publish the papers and works for these four editions: Peirce Edition Project, George Santayana Edition, Frederick Douglass Papers, and the Center for Ray Bradbury Studies. All of these published volumes have a global audience and international reputations.
The mission of the Research in Palliative and End-of-Life Communication and Training Center is to advance the science of communication in palliative and end-of-life care across the lifespan. The center aims to support the advancement of research on communication in populations with serious illness that is life-threatening, debilitating, or terminal.