Accolades

FEBRUARY 2016


Lauren Araiza, Associate Professor of History, has joined the editorial board of Mujeres Talk, an online, interdisciplinary forum for publishing original research and writing focusing on the experiences of Chicana, Latina, and Indigenous women. https://library.osu.edu/blogs/mujerestalk/

Brenda Boyle, Associate Professor of English and Director of the Writing Center, has been selected as the next Chair of the Small Liberal Arts Colleges Writing Program Administrators, an organization comprised by members of the Atlantic Group. 

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Center for Learning and Teaching

FEBRUARY 2016

Center for Learning and Teaching (Frank Hassebrock, Director)

The Center’s Advisory Group selected seven faculty to receive stipends and travel support based upon their applications to a new faculty development program that we started in the fall: Pedagogical Practice Projects. These faculty will develop and implement significant teaching innovations in a course during spring semester.

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Communication

FEBRUARY 2016

Faculty Workshop Announcement: Social Identity & Inclusive Excellence

Dr. erin d. mcclellan from Boise State University will lead a workshop on Difference Affects Our Whistles: How Brenda J. Allen and Claude M. Steele Invite Us to (Re)Consider our Classrooms. The workshop will be on March 22 in the Center for Learning and Teaching (A07) starting with a continental breakfast at 8:00 and then continuing from 8:30 to 9:30.

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Diversity

FEBRUARY 2016

Thank you to everyone who participated in our annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration!

We would especially like to thank those who presented workshops and breakout sessions.  A lot of thoughtful conversations have begun and hopefully will continue as a result.  There have been requests to offer many of the workshops again next year. 

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Important Dates

February 2016

Tuesday, February 2
Tuesday Lunch (Knobel Hall) 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Lunch subsidized by Provost’s office – New Price $4

“Of Black Men and Meaningful Mentoring: Lessons from an Off-Campus Excursion.” Jeff Kurtz (Communication)

Thursday, February 4

General Faculty Meeting (Herrick Auditorium) 11:30 a.m

Friday, February 5

First Friday for faculty and administrators (Faculty Common) 4:30 p.m.

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Scholarship

FEBRUARY 2016

David Baker, Professor of English’s new poem, “Peril Sonnet,” appeared in Poetry magazine, and his blog-post on new poetry publications appeared in the Poetry Foundation’s Harriet. His essay-review, “In Deep and Out Far: On Emily Wilson and Joanna Klink,” was reprinted as the weekly prose feature on Poetry Daily, and his new essay, “Almost Utmost: On Marianne Moore,” was published in Les Cahiers Tristan Tzara (Romania). 

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Professional Development

FEBRUARY 2016

 

Faculty Workshop Announcement: Social Identity & Inclusive Excellence

Dr. erin d. mcclellan from Boise State University will lead a workshop on Difference Affects Our Whistles: How Brenda J. Allen and Claude M. Steele Invite Us to (Re)Consider our Classrooms. The workshop will be on March 22 in the Center for Learning and Teaching (A07) starting with a continental breakfast at 8:00 and then continuing from 8:30 to 9:30.

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Students

FEBRUARY 2016

Nestor Matthews, Associate Professor of Psychology, presented “Getting Ahead with TED-Ed” as a poster at the National Institute for the Teaching of Psychology in January 2016. Also in January 2016, he published an article entitled “Simultaneity and Temporal Order Judgments Exhibit Distinct Reaction Times and Training Effects” in the PLOS ONE, with co-authors Dr.

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