In December 2009, four Carleton faculty members received Faculty Career Enhancement (FaCE) grants from the Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM) to support collaborative faculty workshops.
· Cam Davidson, Professor of Geology at Carleton; Laura Cleaveland Peterson, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at Luther College; and Alessandro Montanari, Director of the Geological Observatory of Coldigioco, Italy; were awarded a FaCE grant for a workshop to be held at Geological Observatory of Coldigioco in Italy during summer 2010. The workshop will bring together ACM faculty from a variety of science disciplines to explore the possibility of a off-campus studies program, to be based at the OGC, on earth and environmental science.
· Michael Flynn, Professor of Linguistics at Carleton; Ruth Lanouette, Associate Professor of German at Lawrence University; Dominique Poncelet, Associate Professor of French at Ripon College; and Laurie Zaring, Assistant Professor of Linguistics and French at Luther College received a FaCE grant for a workshop on the best design for an undergraduate linguistics major.
· Ken Abrams, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Carleton, and Dana Gross, Professor of Psychology at St. Olaf, were awarded a FaCE grant to organize and host a two-day conference in 2011 to assess means of internationalizing undergraduate psychology education.
· Mary Savina, Charles L. Denison Professor of Geology at Carleton; Steve Holland, Assistant Professor of Economics at Luther College; Jon Jensen, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Environmental Studies at Luther College; Ruth Kath, Professor of German at Luther College; Suzanne Savanick Hansen, Sustainability Manager at Macalester College; and James Farrell, Professor of History and Environmental Studies at St. Olaf; received a FaCE grant to advance their work on integrating environmental sustainability into the undergraduate curriculum.