- January 17, 2017 at 1:22 pm
Julia Strand, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Violet Brown '17, and Hunter Brown '17, presented research at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society in Boston, Massachusetts. The project, "Keep listening: Grammatical context reduces but does not eliminate activation of unexpected words" used eye-tracking to evaluate how listeners incorporate contextual information during spoken word recognition.
- January 17, 2017 at 1:17 pm
Charles Priore, Jr., Reference and Instruction Librarian for Sciences, has published two chapters entitled: "Locating and Using Biological Literature" and "Documenting the Paper" in the bestselling biology handbook, Writing Papers in the Biological Sciences 6th edition, by Victoria E. McMillan. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s 2017.
- January 17, 2017 at 1:15 pm
John McDaris, Science Education Resource Center's Geoscience Assistant, presented a poster titled: "Make Change Happen at the Program or Institutional Scale: Converting Community Expertise into Practical Guidance" at the recent American Geophysical Union conference in San Francisco.
- January 17, 2017 at 1:13 pm
Cathryn Manduca, Science Education Resource Center's Director, convened sessions titled "Teaching about the Earth in the Context of Societal Issues I" (papers) and "Teaching about the Earth in the Context of Societal Issues II" (posters), presented a talk titled "Geoscience as an Agent for Change in Higher Education,” and presented at the pre-meeting workshop for Heads and Chairs of Earth and Space Science Departments at the recent American Geophysical Union conference in San Francisco.
- January 17, 2017 at 1:11 pm
Chérif Keïta, William H. Laird Professor of French and the Liberal Arts, published a short article in Critical Investigations into Humanitarianism in Africa. The article is on the early days of John L. Dube, the future co-founder of the African National Congress of South Africa, in 19th century Ohio.
- January 17, 2017 at 1:09 pm
Cailin Huyck Orr, Science Education Resource Center's Assistant Director, presented a talk titled: "Showcasing the InTeGrate STEP Center Principles and Implementation Programs through Interactive Webinars and Websites" and a poster (SERC Geoscientist Associate, Rory McFadden lead author): "Resources and Approaches for Teaching Quantitative and Computational Skills in the Geosciences and Allied Fields" at the recent American Geophysical Union conference in San Francisco.
- January 10, 2017 at 11:27 am
Krista Herbstrith, Science Education Resource Center's Marketing and Communications Coordinator, presented a poster titled "Partnering to Expand and Improve the Teaching of Earth Sciences at all Levels of Instruction while Increasing Earth Literacy to the General Public" at the recent American Geophysical Union conference in San Francisco.
- January 10, 2017 at 11:25 am
Pamela Feldman-Savelsberg, Broom Professor of Social Demography and Anthropology, presented a paper, "Forging Belonging Through Children in the Berlin Cameroonian Diaspora," at the African Studies Association Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., December 1 through 3.
- January 10, 2017 at 11:21 am
Monica Bruckner, Science Education Resource Center's Geoscience Assistant, presented a poster titled: "Supporting the Creation and Publication of Reviewed and Tested Teaching Modules through the InTeGrate Project" at the recent American Geophysical Union conference in San Francisco.
- January 10, 2017 at 11:19 am
Timothy Raylor, Professor of English, published a chapter entitled "William Cavendish, Galileo, Hobbes and the Mechanical Philosophy," in Authority, Authorship and Aristocratic Identity in Seventeenth-Century England: William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle, and his Political, Social and Cultural Connections, ed. Peter Edwards and Elspeth Graham. Rulers & Elites: Comparative Studies in Governance. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2016, pp. 173-95.
- January 10, 2017 at 11:17 am
Anna Rafferty, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, gave a talk at the Machine Learning for Education workshop, part of the annual Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) conference that was recently held in Barcelona, Spain. Her talk was entitled "Using Computational Methods to Improve Feedback for Learners."
- January 10, 2017 at 11:15 am
Annette Nierobisz, Professor of Sociology and Broom Fellow of Public Scholarship, and her husband Robert Morrow are the grateful recipients of the 2016 Robert Bonner Distinguished Service Award. The award was presented December 3 by Laura Baker Services Association at their annual gala.