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  • Matt Whited
    Photo: Sara Rubinstein '98
    November 14, 2014

    Whited Delivers Invited Seminars at South Carolinan Universities

    Matt Whited, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, delivered invited seminars at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University, and Davidson College, on the strategy of metal/ligand cooperation for the transformation of inert, energy-relevant molecules such as carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide. The talks focused on results from recent student-faculty collaborative research in the Whited laboratory.

  • Carol Ormand
    November 14, 2014

    Ormand Presents at Geological Society of America Annual Meeting

    Carol Ormand, Science Education and Resource Associate at the Science Education Resource Center, presented a paper titled “The Geologic Block Cross-Sectioning Test: Insights into the Novice-Expert Spectrum in Visual Penetrative Ability” and co-chaired a session on Spatial Thinking in Geoscience Teaching, Learning, and Professional Practice at the recent Geological Society of America Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia.

  • Michael McNally
    Photo: Sara Rubinstein '98
    November 14, 2014

    McNally Elected as the Secretary of the American Academy of Religion

    Michael McNally, Professor of Religion, was elected by the American Academy of Religion's (AAR) 9,000 members, to a three-year term as Secretary of the primary academic society for the international study of religion.  In this capacity, he will serve on the AAR's Board of Directors and its Executive Committee.

  • John McDaris
    November 14, 2014

    McDaris Presents at Geological Society of America Annual Meeting

    John McDaris, Geoscience Assistant at the Science Education Resource Center, presented a paper titled “Supporting Diverse Stem Students Using the Whole Student Framework” and a poster titled "Preparing, Supporting, and Advising 2YC/4YC Transfer Students" at the recent Geological Society of America Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia.

  • Cathy Manduca
    November 14, 2014

    Manduca Presents at Geological Society of America Annual Meeting

    Cathryn Manduca, Director of the Science Education Resource Center, presented papers titled Building Transdisciplinary Teaching Capacity” and “On the Cutting Edge: Combining Workshops and On-Line Resources to Improve Geoscience Teaching” at the recent Geological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia. In addition, Cathy presented an overview to the member societies of the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) and the Associated Societies of GSA detailing the transition of the On the Cutting Edge program to the National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT) organization as part of establishing a program that serves all professional members in the geosciences nationwide.

  • Molly Kent
    November 14, 2014

    Kent Presents at Geological Society of America Annual Meeting

    Molly Kent, Geoscience Assistant at the Science Education Resource Center, presented a poster titled “Getting the Most out of your Introductory Courses: Web-based Resources to Help you Transform your Course” at the recent Geological Society of America Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia.

  • Chérif Keïta
    November 14, 2014

    Keïta's Research on Nokutela Dube Recognized by Agenda Feminist Media in South Africa

    Chérif Keïta, Professor of French, had his research recognized by Agenda Feminist Media in South Africa for bringing liberation heroine Nokutela Dube out of a century-long oblivion onto the cover of their January issue titled "Empowering Women for Gender Equity: Autobiographies, Biographies and Writing Lives." Also, his film, "Remembering Nokutela" (2013) was screened at the Africa Network Conference on "Gender, Generation and Identity in African Studies" at Trinity University on Sunday, October 19.

  • Mark Heiman
    November 14, 2014

    Heiman Presents at the Higher Education Web Professionals Association Conference

    Mark Heiman, Senior Web Application Developer, gave a presentation, "Let's Face It, We're Not Sixteen Anymore: How Teenagers Read (and Misread) Our Home Pages," at the 2014 Higher Education Web Professionals Association conference in Portland, Oregon. The presentation was selected by attendees as one of the five best at the conference.

  • Scott Carpenter
    November 14, 2014

    Carpenter Gives a Talk at the Conference of the Forum on Education Abroad

    Scott Carpenter, Professor of French, recently gave a talk at the Conference of the Forum on Education Abroad. He focused on integrated learning and teaching in study abroad, with special emphasis on creative travel writing.

  • Monica Buckner
    November 14, 2014

    Bruckner Presents at Geological Society of America Annual Meeting

    Monica Bruckner, Geoscience Assistant for the Science Education Resource Center, presented a poster titled “Building the Workforce for a Sustainable Future: Resources for Educators and Students” at the recent Geological Society of America Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia.

  • Ken Abrams
    Photo: Sara Rubinstein
    November 14, 2014

    Abrams Presents a Poster at the American Psychological Association Conference

    Ken Abrams, Associate Professor of Psychology, presented a poster co-authored with Kate Cieslowski '15, Stacey Johnson '15, Sam Krimmel '15, Caroline Kryder '14, Ari Melum '14, and Helen Strnad '14 at the 122nd annual conference of the American Psychological Association (APA) in Washington, D.C. The poster was titled "Does Nicotine Withdrawal Promote Panic? Findings from a Placebo-Controlled Patch Study Employing a CO2 Rebreathing Procedure."

  • George Shuffelton
    November 1, 2014

    Shuffelton Gives a Presentation at the Medievalists' Writing Workshop

    George Shuffelton, Associate Professor of English and Associate Dean of the College, was one of 11 invited participants at the Medievalists' Writing Workshop at the University of Colorado.  He presented his current work, "The King's Chamber and England's Stage: London Histories."