Vicki Bartolini, professor of education, presented the keynote address at the fifth annual Southeast Education Professionals Partnership Enrichment Conference held at Bridgewater State University in April. Using her students’ video documentation, posted to VoiceThread.com, Bartolini made connections between STEM, inquiry and guided play for young children. [Read more...]
Melissa Carroll ’91 received the Houston Press Club Lone Star Award for First Place 2015 Public Relations Communicator of the Year and for Public Relations News Release.
Christopher Howard ’09 was named the Graduate Student of the Year in Philosophy at the University of Arizona.
Sandra Ohrn Moose ’63 in May was awarded a 2015 Harvard Medal from the Harvard Alumni Association for extraordinary service to Harvard University.
Jonathan Brumberg-Kraus, professor of religion, acted in and helped compose lyrics for the annual performance of Temple Emanu El’s Purim shpiel in Providence, R.I., in his 18th appearance.
Geoffrey Collins, professor of geology, co-wrote the chapter “Ganymede and Callisto” in the Encyclopedia of the Solar System, which recently won a PROSE Award for the 2015 best book in the cosmology and astronomy category.
Mark LeBlanc, professor of computer science, was presented a $5,000 Google CS Engagement Award, which supports continued course development and integration of instructional materials for increasing student engagement and retention in introductory computer science classes. [Read more...]
Kenneth Babby ’02 now owns the Jacksonville Suns baseball team, in addition to owning the Akron Rubber Ducks, the Double-A franchise of the Cleveland Indians.
Deborah Figart ’81 co-authored Just One More Hand: Life in the Casino Economy (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, February 2015). [Read more...]