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 Tuesday, March 23, 2010 IssueFaculty/Staff E-Newsletter


Call for Proposals: ASSETT Development Awards
ASSETT invites proposals from Arts & Sciences faculty, departments and programs for awards relating to the use of technology primarily for teaching and learning. The maximum award possible is $5,000. Staff, GPTIs, and faculty of any rank or appointment may apply. Department proposals for equipment or software that may be used in teaching and learning are welcome. All funds must be used by Dec. 1, 2010. Funds may not be used for research conference travel, course buyouts, or summer faculty salary support. Complete the proposal submission form by April 5, 2010 and send by email or campus mail to Laura Konyha, ASSETT program assistant. For more information about ASSETT, visit the website.

2010 BFA Faculty Excellence Awards Recipients
The Boulder Faculty Assembly would like to congratulate the following recipients of 2010 BFA Excellence Awards:

Excellence in Teaching - Janet de Grazia, chemical and biological engineering, Nicholas Schneider, astrophysical and planetary sciences and LASP, David Barnett, philosophy, and Mary Nelson, applied mathematics.

Excellence in Service - Lisa Barlow, Baker Environmental Residential Academic Program, Martin Bickman, English and Service Learning, Christopher Braider, French & Italian, and Anne Dougherty, applied mathematics.

Excellence in Research, Scholarly and Creative Work - Takács Quartet (Edward Dusinberre, Andras Fejer, Karoly Schranz, and Geraldine Walther), music, Frances Bagenal, astrophysical and planetary sciences, Thomas Johnson, integrative physiology and Institute for Behavioral Genetics, and Martha Palmer, linguistics, Cognitive Science Institute and computer science.

Three Professors Named AERA Fellows
Kathy Escamilla, Kris D. Gutierrez, and Margaret D. LeCompte, professors in the School of Education, have been named American Educational Research Association Fellows. The AERA recently named 67 new Fellows in recognition of their exceptional scientific or scholarly contributions to education research or significant contribution to the field through the development of research opportunities and settings. AERA Fellows are known both nationally and internationally for their outstanding contributions to education research. The Fellows will be inducted on Saturday, May 1 during AERA’s 91st annual meeting in Denver.

Cori Shaff Named STAR of the Year
Cori Shaff, coordinator for Career Services, was selected as Student Affairs Recognition STAR of the Year. The STAR Award honors Student Affairs staff who bring to life the division values of mutual respect, innovation, teaching and learning, and responsibility to the community. For more information visit the Student Affairs Initiatives website.


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