Accolades

APRIL 2017


Sam Cowling, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, was named to the editorial board of the Canadian Journal of Philosophy.

Adam Davis, Professor of History, has been awarded a Visiting Fellowship at Clare Hall, Cambridge University, for the 2017-18 academic year.

Jeehyun Lim, Assistant Professor of English, has been awarded a one-month fellowship at the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Center for Learning and Teaching

APRIL 2017

What Do the Best College Teachers Do?

Over the past four years, participants in the Center’s Early-Career Faculty Learning Community have read, discussed, and contextualized Ken Bain’s What the Best College Teachers Do (2004) in monthly meetings over the academic year. A summary of Bain’s research on teaching excellence provides these answers to the question of teaching excellence:

Know their subject matter well.

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Communication

APRIL 2017

 
Global Studies Seminar – Call for Presentations:
The Global Studies Seminars (GSS) has been a Denison tradition for three decades now. It is an interdisciplinary seminar series that welcomes any topics of global relevance and importance. We try to balance the seminar series content with contributions from the humanities, sciences, social sciences, and the arts.

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Global Learning/ Off-Campus Studies

APRIL 2017

Off-Campus Study

OCS is now advising Class of 2020 (current First Year students) about study abroad options.  They will go abroad mostly in their junior year, 2018-2019 academic year.

Please encourage your students to come see us in Burton Morgan 417.  Students start the process by attending “Study Abroad 101”, a 30 minute student led presentation about why and how one can study abroad. 

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Important Dates

April 2017

Tuesday, April 4
Tuesday Lunch (Knobel Hall) 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Lunch subsidized by Provost’s office –  Price $4
“Sovereignty and White Supremacy in the Wake of the Charleston Massacre” Heather Pool (Political Science)

Thursday,  April 6
General Faculty Meeting (Herrick Auditorium) 11:30

Friday,  April 7
First Friday for faculty and administrators (Faculty Common) 4:30 p.m.

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Scholarship

APRIL 2017

David Baker, Professor of English’s poem, “Stolen Sonnet,” was included in The Golden Shovel Anthology: New Poems Honoring Gwendolyn Brooks (University of Arkansas ), published this spring on the occasion of Brooks’ centennial.  He curated “Words on a Journey,” a symposium on the poetry of W. S. Merwin with new essays by four poet-critics, which appeared in March/April 2017 issue of The Writer’s Chronicle; Baker’s essay, “Erasure, Extinction, and Merwin’s Preserved World,” is part of the symposium. 

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Students

APRIL 2017

Megan McCarthy Odell ‘2019 won first place in the musical theatre category of the NATS Regional Singing Competition at the University of Toronto. The event took place on March 4th and the competing singers represented colleges and universities in Ontario, Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana. Odell won a cash award for her masterful performance and she was also selected to sing on The Concert of Promise held later that day at the University.

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The Lisska Center for Scholarly Engagement

APRIL 2017

CALL FOR SCHOLARSHIP NOMINATIONS

The Lisska Center will be making several awards of $2,000 each to rising junior or senior women this year as a part of the Alumnae Endowed Scholarship Program.

The scholarship was endowed by alumna Deborah Mohatarem (’76) and is to be awarded “to a female upperclass student who has demonstrated achievement in several of the following areas — academics, service, the arts, student leadership, or is a student who has shown outstanding and extraordinary achievement in one area.” High academic achievement is baseline.

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Writing Program

APRIL 2017

It’s that time of year! Check out the Writing Program’s “Resources for Advisors”

As you’re meeting with your advisees to talk about registration for Fall 2017, you may be fielding some tricky questions about the writing requirements. Do first-year students get credit for W-overlays? Can students take one of their W courses while studying abroad?

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