MARCH 2017

R. C. Good Fellowships

Under the Robert C. Good Faculty Fellowship program, a tenured faculty member is released from all normal teaching and advising responsibilities for one semester. The purpose is to provide an opportunity to advance a major research or other creative project. The awards are competitive, and their number is limited.  We are pleased to announce the Fellows for 2017-18.

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Center for Learning and Teaching

MARCH 2017

Center for Learning and Teaching (Frank Hassebrock, Director)

Pedagogical Practice Projects

PPP offers continuing full-time faculty an opportunity to design, implement, and evaluate a pedagogical innovation that represents a significant change in teaching practices or pedagogical approach.  Proposals that are selected following review by the Center’s Advisory Group provide  a stipend and travel expenses for a conference presentation of the project.

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MARCH 2017

Teaching in Today’s Political Environment
A Faculty Conversation
Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 4:30pm
Center for Learning and Teaching, A07 Library
Facilitator: Linda Krumholz

Changes in the political environment have created new challenges for Denison in and out of the classroom.  The college is engaging in multiple efforts to address the needs of our students, faculty, and staff.  

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MARCH 2017

March Calendar

March 1                                The Home That Was Our Country: A Memoir of Syria lecture by Alia Malek

March 20                            Miss Bala, movie night

March 21- 23                      Michael Kimmel, author will be in residence at Denison discussing masculinities in America.

March 30                             Mahzarin Banaji, co-creater of Project Implicit speaking on Bias

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Important Dates

March 2017

Thursday, March 2

General Faculty Meeting (Herrick Auditorium) 11:30

Friday, March 3

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

Tuesday, March 7

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

“The Crisis in American Law Enforcement” David Baley (Professor Emeritus, SUNY Albany)

Monday, March 13 – Friday, March 17

Spring Break 

Tuesday, March 21

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

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MARCH 2017

Ron Abram, Associate Professor of Studio Art & Queer Studies, presented “Intimacy, Empathy & The Human Touch: A History in Printmaking” at Zanesville Museum of Art, through their Perspective Lecture Series, sponsored by The Ohio Arts Council on February 22nd in Zanesville, OH.

Mónica Ayala-Martinez, Associate Professor of Modern Languages, presented a paper  at the 11th Conference on Cuban and Cuban American Studies organized by the Cuban Research Institute at Florida International University in Miami, February 23-25, 2017.

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Professional Development

MARCH 2017


AALAC Workshops


The Alliance to Advance Liberal Arts Colleges (AALAC)  provides funds to support workshops that enable faculty members from AALAC institutions to gather and work together on a subject of mutual interest. Designed and organized by the faculty, the workshops may focus on topics relating to research, curricula, or pedagogy and, where relevant, may be either disciplinary or interdisciplinary.  

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MARCH 2017

Nestor Matthews, Professor of Psychology, and co-authors Allison Murphy (’17), Megan Puritz (’17), F. Daniel Coplin (Wooster, ’17), and Leslie Welch (Brown University) had “Visual Speed Sensitivity in the Drum Corps Color Guard” accepted as a poster at the 2017 conference of the Vision Sciences Society, St. Pete Beach, FL.

Steven Olmschenk, Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy, presented “Ions and Photons for Quantum Information” as an invited speaker at the 2017 Optics and Photonics Workshop, which took place
January 6-8 in Tucson, Arizona. 

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The Lisska Center for Scholarly Engagement

MARCH 2017


Send us your most talented students!

In the Lisska Center, our motto is “it’s never too early.”
NOW is the time for ambitious juniors with strong academic and leadership records to come talk to us about exploring opportunities with early fall deadlines, including the Fulbright, NSF grants, and prestigious British University awards (Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, Gates, etc.).

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