Accolades

MAY 2017

Hsun-Yu “Sharon” Chuang, Instructor of Communication was invited to serve on the review committee for the Cooper Award, established by Central States Communication Association (CSCA). The award is given to an outstanding PhD and MA student-teacher evaluated by CSCA.

John E. Cort, Professor of Religion, received a highly selective fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation for 2017-18.

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Center for Learning and Teaching

MAY 2017

 

Heartfelt thanks to Frank Hassebrock, Director as he transitions to his new role to relax responsibly in retirement! 

Do (Will) You Assign Group and Collaborative Learning Projects in Your Courses Next Year?

 Evidence-based research has documented over several years the positive learning outcomes of small group, team, or collaborative learning assignments across disciplines.

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Communication

MAY 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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Important Dates

May 2017

Thursday,  May 4
General Faculty Meeting (Herrick Auditorium) 11:30

Retirement Reception (Atrium Burton Morgan) 4:30

Friday, May 12
Baccalaureate Services 4:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 13
176th Annual Commencement Exercises 12:30 p.m.

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Scholarship

MAY 2017

Dosinda Alvite, Associate Professor of Spanish, published an article, “Feminización e invisibilidad de ecuatorianos en España: Rabia de Cordero” in Hispanic Journal 38.1 (2017): 45-62. She was also invited to give a presentation at the SOL conference (Summit of Latinix Students) at Ohio Wesleyan University, April  22, 2017, which she titled “Latinix in College Spaces: Advocating for Yourself.”

Lauren Araiza, Associate Professor of History, gave a lecture on her book, To March for Others: The Black Freedom Struggle and the United Farm Workers (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013), at the Ohio State University on March 31 to commemorate the Latina/o Studies department’s annual celebration of the Cesar Chavez holiday.

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Professional Development

MAY 2017

 

Core Fulbright Scholar Program

The Core Fulbright Scholar Program offers over 500 teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars and many others. In addition to several new program models designed to meet the changing needs of U.S.

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Students

MAY 2017

Erin Henshaw, Associate Professor of Psychology, presented three research posters at the Midwestern Psychological Association annual conference in Chicago, IL:  “Student expectations of counseling” with Emily Wall (’17) and Andrea Lourie Assistant Professor of Psychology; “A randomized pilot comparison of two approaches to postpartum depression education” with Vanessa Ramirez (’17) Megan Puritz(’17) and Karen Osborne (’16); and “Information and support needs during the first six weeks postpartum: focus groups with mothers and fathers” with Manuela Jaramillo (’17).

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The Lisska Center for Scholarly Engagement

MAY 2017

Congratulations to our 2016-17 Fellowships Winners!

Carolin Frias: Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to France
Sarah Lopez: Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Brazil
Philip Papaioannou: Fulbright Research Scholarship to Poland
Morgan Phoenix: Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships to Germany and Austria
Jennifer Reyes ’15: Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Jordan
Evan Woodnorth ’16: Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Austria
Mrinalini Mitra: The Davis Project for Peace 2017, “Savera: Solar Energy for Pure Pandey Village, India”
Halimatou Bah, Benjamin Gilman Scholarship
Makynzie Horvath, Benjamin Gilman Scholarship
Lelah McCarthy, Benjamin Gilman Scholarship
Ly Kieu Hanh Pham, Benjamin Gilman Scholarship
Lolita Schalekamp, Benjamin Gilman Scholarship
James Fennessey, Fulbright UK Summer Institute to Queens College-Belfast for Irish Studies Program

Megan Lisska and Elin Lisska Christensen Humanities Award
Elizabeth VanNess ’17 is the first recipient of the Megan Lisska and Elin Lisska Christensen Humanities Award, a new award endowed by Dr.

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