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  1. Ben Evans awarded Biotechnology Grant

    Associate Professor Ben Evans has received funding from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center for equipment which will facilitate his research in magnetic hyperthermia therapeutics.

  2. SEM students, faculty make strong showing at state convention

    During the annual NCAAHPERD-SM Convention, sport and event management majors Taylor Barclay ’15 and Kelly Siewers ’17 received undergraduate scholarships, Sophie Kane ’17 captured first place in the video resume competition, and a team of five students competed in a case challenge provided by the Atlantic Coast Conference.

  3. Three faculty members named CATL Scholars

    The three professors will work on projects that support student learning across disciplines, including in Sociology classes, beginning French courses, and Political Science classes.

  4. Kimberly Fath earns Ph.D.

    The assessment specialist in the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment was awarded a doctorate in higher education.

  5. Deandra Little awarded Teagle Foundation grant

    Deandra Little, managing director of the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning and an associate professor of English, received $39,000 from the Teagle Foundation as a part of a larger grant through the University of Kansas for their project, "Creating Sustained Changed in Practices of Engaged and Active Learning in Humanities Instruction."


  6. Pamela Winfield receives book prize

    The associate professor of religious studies was named the winner of the fourth annual Book Prize awarded by the Southeastern Conference of the Association of Asian Studies for her book "Icons and Iconoclasm in Japanese Buddhism: Kūkai and Dōgen on the Art of Enlightenment."

  7. Three faculty members named CATL Scholars

    Brandon Essary, Jennifer Uno and Barbara Gordon will work on projects that explore the way students learn in Italian, in biology service-learning courses, and through writing and multimodal assignments, respectively.

  8. Carmen Monico honored as a Rotary Alumni Association member

    In an induction ceremony held Oct. 11, 2014, Assistant Professor Carmen Monico became a charter member of the District 7600 Rotary Alumni Association two years after having served as an Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Research Scholar in Guatemala.

  9. Sirena Hargrove-Leak directs NSF-funded grant

    In collaboration with colleagues from two other institutions, Assistant Professor Sirena Hargrove-Leak has received a grant of more than $161,000 from the National Science Foundation to research and reform the way science and engineering students learn in laboratory settings.