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Faculty Learning Community Discusses Strategies for Improved Writing Across Disciplines

Faculty Learning Community Discusses Strategies for Improved Writing Across Disciplines

By Dr. Kim Thompson Environmental and Plant Biology A Faculty Learning Community on Improving Writing Assignments met last semester to identify strategies for improving student writing across disciplines. Our group, led by Kim Thompson (Environmental & Plant Biology), included Matthew Barrile (Modern Languages), Christina Beers (Economics), Lindsay Dhanani (Psychology), Chris […]

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March 16, 2019 at 4:07 pmNews

New Faculty Learning Community | Women in STEEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Economics, and Math)

While women’s enrollment in some STEM fields such as the biological and life science has increased over the last several years, there are many fields in which women remain underrepresented. These include some of the traditional STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and include fields such as Economics. The […]

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August 12, 2018 at 12:53 pmAnnouncements

Dean Frank Brought Innovation, Passion for Liberal Arts

Dean Robert Frank of the College of Arts & Sciences

Arriving at the College of Arts & Sciences in 2012, Dean Bob Frank found transformative power in one word: Yes. “Departments and faculty had been hunkering down through the recession, and I tried to open a space for innovation and experimentation,” he said. “People expected a response of ‘no’ to […]

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April 30, 2018 at 9:03 amNews

Request for Proposals: A&S Faculty Learning Communities

The College of Arts & Sciences invites applications for Faculty Learning Communities for the 2015-16 academic year. Faculty Learning Communities are interdisciplinary faculty groups engaged in an active, collaborative, semester- or year-long initiative. Proposals for the Faculty Learning Communities to be sponsored in 2015-16 should focus on a topic within: […]

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May 6, 2015 at 1:44 pmAnnouncements

Request for Proposals for Spring A&S Faculty Learning Communities

The College of Arts & Sciences invites applications for Faculty Learning Communities (FLCs) focusing on academic writing, grant proposals, scholarship of teaching and learning, and other forms of scholarship, to be sponsored during spring semester, 2015. The application deadline is Nov. 24, 2014. Faculty learning communities are interdisciplinary faculty groups […]

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November 5, 2014 at 11:14 amAnnouncements

‘Challenges in Teaching’ Faculty Learning Community Seeks Applicants

The “Challenges in Teaching” Faculty Learning Community is open to tenure-track, recently-tenured, and Group II faculty. Applications are due by Oct. 1. Members will discuss challenges to effective pedagogy. Depending on the interests of the group, these may include the following: Teaching sensitive subjects that center on political, religious, or […]

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September 8, 2014 at 12:55 pmAnnouncements