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  • Abdelmageed tabbed for post

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016
     Ahmed Abdelmageed, director of pharmacy experiential education, is the 2015-2016 chair-elect of the Minority Faculty Special Interest Group of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).  Ahmed will serve as section chair for the 2016-2017 school year.
     
  • Rich elected vice chair of mathematical association

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016
    Andy Rich, Oppenheim Professor of Mathematics, was recently elected vice chair of the Indiana Section of the Mathematical Association of America for 2016-17.  Andy will assume the section chair role in 2017-18.
  • Watson published in The Astrophysical Journal

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016
    Christer Watson, associate professor of physics, was the lead investigator for a study published in The Astrophysical Journal, Feb. 10, 2016. February 10, 2016).  Manchester alumnus Nico Quintanar was a co-author for “CS Emission near Mir-bubbles” and worked with Christer on the project in summer 2014.
     
  • Lahman presents on role of listening in communication

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016
    Mary Lahman, professor of communication studies, has been selected to present at the International Listening Association Convention in Tucson, Ariz., on Friday, March 11. Her presentation, titled “A Listening-Centered Approach to the Basic Communication Course,” explores how the MU Communication Studies faculty redesigned the COMM 110: Foundations of Human Communication course and developed a new textbook to focus on listening skills across communication contexts.
     
  • Sweeten to speak at Indiana DNR

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016
    Professor Jerry Sweeten, director of the Environmental Studies Program, will be a plenary speaker at the Indiana Department of Natural Resources meeting on March 15.  Jerry’s presentation is titled, “Low-head Dams: Case Studies and the Data.”
     
  • Short to participate in "flipped case" workshop

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016
    Kristen Short, assistant professor of biology, has been chosen to participate in a National Science Foundation-supported “flipped case” workshop hosted by the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science this May.  Short participated as a fellow sponsored by the Science Case Network for the past two years, presented her research nationally last spring, and currently has an article in press.  In this summer’s workshop, she will develop additional peer-reviewed cases for use in flipped classrooms.
     
  • Beer presents on engagement, retention

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016
    Jeff Beer, associate professor of exercise science and athletic training, presented recently at the Fort Wayne Teaching Conference. Beer, who directs undergraduate athletic training at MU, spoke on “A Multi-level look at Engagement and Retention,” and highlighted MU’s approach to student retention, success and professional engagement in our undergraduate athletic training program.
  • Lee's research on Ebola to be published

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016
    Young Lee, associate professor of math and computer science, is co-author of “Modeling the spread of Ebola,” to be published in Osong Public Health and Research Perspectivesin March, 2016.
     
  • Martynowicz invited to present at AAC&U conference

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016

    The College Board has invited Mike Martynowicz, instructor of education, to co-present at the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) 2016 Diversity, Learning, and Student Success Conference. The conference is in Philadelphia in March 2016.

    Martynowicz, who joined the Manchester faculty in 2011, will be joined by Drew Appleby, IUPUI professor emeritus of psychology; Bethany Neal-Beliveau, IUPUI associate professor of psychology; Amanda Harmon, Zionsville High School psychology teacher; and Melanie Morgan, director of AP Higher Education Academic Engagement at The College Board. The title of their presentation is “Collaborating with High Schools to Strengthen the College Pipeline.”

     
  • Schilling to participate in Progressive Education Network

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016
    Associate Professor Heather Schilling, Department of Education chair and director of teacher education, has been selected as one of 24 educators who will participate in the third National Institute of the Progressive Education Network. The program will take her to Santa Monica, Calif., and Columbus, Ohio, to learn from progressive educators and collaborate with the cohort of educators from around the United States.