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...]
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...]
Jonathan Brumberg-Kraus, professor of religion, wrote the article “Food and Meals,” published in the Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Law (Oxford University Press, 2015). He also, along with Betsey Dyer, professor of biology, co-wrote the article “Cultures on Ice: Refrigeration and the Americanization of Immigrants in the First Half of the Twentieth Century,” published in Food & Material Culture: Proceedings of the Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery 2013 (Prospect Books, 2014).
Delvyn Case, assistant professor of music, had his holiday overture “Rocket Sleigh” performed at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., by the National Symphony Orchestra in December 2014, as well as by numerous other orchestras during the holiday season. [Read more...]
Vicki Bartolini, professor of education, and Judy LaConte, a Wheaton visiting instructor of education and a Norton teacher, co-wrote, along with Karen Worth, the article “A Shift to Inquiry: The Heart of Effective Teaching and Professional Development for the Twenty-first Century,” in the New Educator (February).
Alexander Bloom, professor of history, published the article “Abraham Lincoln, the 1960s, and Barack Obama: Restoring the Lost Connections,” in Modes and Facets of the American Scene (Ila Palma, Rome, June 2014). [Read more...]