Accolades

SEPTEMBER 2016


Christine Armstrong, Associate Professor of French, co-organized a 3-day international conference entitled “Gide et l’image / Gidian Images” held at Denison University, June 16-18, 2016.   André Gide scholars at various stages in their career as well as recent Denison French majors met and shared their research.

Kirk Combe, Professor of English has been selected as a 2016 NCAA Division III FAR Fellow  (Faculty Athletic Representative).  

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Center for Learning and Teaching

SEPTEMBER 2016

Center for Learning and Teaching (Frank Hassebrock, Director)

Pedagogical Practice Projects

The Center’s Advisory Group selected seven faculty to receive stipends for their proposals to develop, implement, and evaluate a significant teaching innovation in a course during fall semester. PPP is an initiative supported by the Center to foster and recognize innovative teaching practices that embrace a student-centered learning pedagogy based upon active learning as well as student engagement and reflection.

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Diversity

SEPTEMBER 2016

WELCOME TO DENISON

Consortium for Faculty Diversity Post Doctoral Fellow

Anna Lim is a sociocultural anthropologist interested in issues of power, inequality and social rights, and in the state and institutional technologies through which exclusionary practices operate. She received her PhD from the University of Virginia and her BA from UC Berkeley, and was also a student in France at the École Normale Supérieure and the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales.

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Global Learning/ Off-Campus Studies

SEPTEMBER 2016

Our 2nd Global Education Week will be September 18 -23.  There are events every day starting with a musical kick off event with food trucks on East Quad near the Gilpatrick House on Sunday September 18.  Denison affiliated musical groups will play while we snack on Pizza Cottage and Whit’s.    The Study Abroad Fair will be Wednesday from 12:30-5:30, please stop by and speak with our providers about their programs and how they serve our students. 

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Important Dates

September 2016

Thursday, September 1
Classes Begin – Note: Classes WILL be held on Labor Day, September 5th

Friday, September 2

1st General Faculty Meeting at 4:30 p.m. in Burke Hall (Rain site: Slayter Auditorium)
Followed by Strawberries on the Lawn reception at Monomoy Henderson Gardens (Rain site: Burton Morgan Atrium and Faculty Common)

Tuesday, September 13

Tuesday Lunch (Knobel Hall) 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

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Scholarship

SEPTEMBER 2016

Ron Abram, Associate Professor of Studio Art & Queer Studies, exhibited prints this July in XXS Size Summer Edition, an international small works group exhibition at Berlin Blue Gallery in Berlin, Germany. In June, Abram wrote Queer Tenacity in Violent Times,  an essay on the Orlando Pulse Nightclub tragedy published in the online version of the German Queer magazine Siegessäule.

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Professional Development

SEPTEMBER 2016

NEH SUMMER STIPENDS

The application process for 2017 NEH Summer Stipends is now open.  Denison nominees will be determined by an internal review of applications.  To aid us in the selection process, please send the following to dollard@denison.edu by September 9, 2016. (Description and guidelines are available at: http://www.neh.gov/files/grants/summer-stipends-sep-29-2016.pdf )

There are several specific benefits to becoming an individual CUR member (now for free!):

CUR’s mission of supporting high-quality undergraduate student-faculty collaborative scholarship is strongly aligned with many of Denison’s values.

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Students

SEPTEMBER 2016

 

2015-16 FELLOWSHIPS

 

In 2015-16, the following students and alumni won a variety of fellowships for academic research, study abroad, teaching, and service work in the U.S. and abroad.  Congratulations to these students and alumni, as well as to the Lisska Center staff for shepherding the proposal and application process!

Jasmine Passa ’15, Christopher Perry ’16, Christopher Schroeder ’16, and  Evan Woodnorth ’16 won Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) grants.

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The Lisska Center for Scholarly Engagement

SEPTEMBER 2016

Lisska Center Re-dedication
Last spring, we re-dedicated the Gilpatrick Center as the Lisska Center for Scholarly Engagement. Our mission is to promote intellectual dialogue and scholarly excellence on campus. The core of our work is mentorship: helping motivated students connect their academic work to their extracurricular experiences, explore opportunities for summer and semester-long research and scholarship, and articulate their longer-term goals.

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