Dave Houglum, Franz Center, presented “Developing Courageous Moral Leaders Through Innovative Pedagogical Practices” at the 21st Annual Global Leadership Conference of the International Leadership Association, October 26, 2019, in Ottawa, Canada.
Matthew Warshawsky, international languages and cultures, had his review of Esther in Early Modern Iberia and the Sephardic Diaspora: Queen of the Conversas, by Emily Colbert Cairns (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017), published in Calíope: Journal of the Society for Baroque and Renaissance Poetry (24.2, 2019): 194-196.
Laura McLary, international languages and cultures, had her paper, “The Freedom to Travel, the Limitations of Borders: Teaching Global Perspectives of the Long-Nineteenth Century,” (with student coauthor Emma Scheve) published in Die Unterrichtspraxis ,vol. 52, no. 2, 2019, pp. 161-166, a special edition on “The Global Turn in German Studies,” November 2019. She reviewed The Long Shadow of the Past: Contemporary Austrian Literature, Film, and Culture by Katya Krylova in Studies in Twentieth- and Twenty-First Century Literature,vol. 43, no. 2, 2019. See a citation here. McLary also presented “A Genre-Based Approach to Increasing Literacy Among Intermediate-Mid to Intermediate-High Students of German,” German Studies Association, Portland, OR, October 2019.
Tara Prestholt, biology, won the 2019 Excellence in Teaching Award at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Association of College and University Biology Educators (ACUBE). The award is offered annually to honor faculty who both practice and promote effective, innovative teaching in the biology classroom.
Rebecca Smith, education, presented “Using forgiveness poems to promote inclusion: A hands-on writing workshop” (with student co-presenters Cameron Beasley, Julian Benavente, Claire Breiholz, Patrick Cornell, Timothy Sebring, and Brooke Zimmerle) at the Oregon Council of Teachers of English (OCTE) annual conference, Portland, OR, October 2019.
Amber Vermeesch, nursing, co-presenters Mark Stoutenberg and Ashley Falcon, and student co-presenters Yerin Woo, Emma Sampson, and Meg Bender-Stephanski were accepted for a poster presentation at American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo – “Creating the Healthiest Nation: For science. For action. For health.” Philadelphia, PA, November 2019.
John Orr, English, served as judge and commentator, FLTRP-ETIC Cup English Public Speaking Contest for Jilin Province, China, October 2019. He presented “The American West and the Myth of the Cowboy,” Jilin University, Changchun, China, October 15, 2019 and “Willa Cather, the Critical Case Against Her, and the Institutionalization of Literary Modernism,” Jilin University, Changchun, China, October 21, 2019.