May 02, 2016

 

Research and Creative Activity

WEIU-TV NEWS WATCH WINS AGAIN!
The Mid-America student EMMY awards have been announced and WEIU-TV News Watch was awarded honorable mention in the category of television newscast (producer Tori Stoll and director Sara Jaraczewski, both EIU students and News Watch team members). Also, EIU student and News Watch's Jesse Guinn will receive a winning pillar in the category of news talent for Weather Forecasting and News Anchoring. Jesse Guinn from New Castle, Ind.; Tori Stoll from Princeton, Ind.; Sara Jaraczewski from Frankfort.

Student awards will be presented at the 40th Mid-America GALA on Oct. 1, 2016, at the Branson Hilton Hotel and Convention Center. A complete list of winners can be found here.

KE'AN S. ARMSTRONG, WEIU
Posted: Apr 26, 2016


2016 RESEARCH AND CREATIVE ACTIVITY AWARDS ANNOUNCED
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs and the Council on Faculty Research would like to congratulate the faculty members who have received a 2016 Summer Research and Creative Activity Award.

The council received 36 grant proposals. The College of Arts and Humanities submitted 16 proposals; 11 were funded. The College of Education and Professional Studies submitted two proposals; one was funded. The College of Sciences submitted 18 proposals; eight were funded.

Faculty members receiving awards are: Assande Adom, economics; Melissa Ames, English; John Bickford, ECEMLE; Ann Coddington, art; Tim Engles, English; Charles Foy, history; Ann Fritz, biological sciences; Lyndsay Jenkins, psychology; Mary Konkle, chemistry; Bonnie Laughlin-Schultz, history; Jeannie Ludlow, English/women's studies; Andrew Mertz, mathematics and computer sciences; Britto Nathan, biological sciences; Charlotte Pence, English; Lee Patterson, history; Gopal Periyannan, chemistry; Debra Reid, history; Jemmie Robertson, music; Radu Semeniuc, chemistry; and Christopher Wixson, English.

ROBERT W. CHESNUT, Director, Research and Sponsored Programs
Posted: Apr 26, 2016


DAN NADLER
Dan Nadler, vice president for student affairs and professor in the Department of Counseling and Student Development, recently co-authored an article titled "Debate and Discourse: The Role of the Faculty Senate on the Modern American Campus." The article will be published in the 2016 edition of the Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, 16(3).

Posted: Apr 22, 2016


CONGRATULATIONS TO ALPHA CHI CHAPTER
Congratulations to the members of the Alpha Chi Chapter of Pi Omega Pi on earning fourth place in the organization's national competition. Pi Omega Pi is the National Business Education Teacher Honor Society, which has the purpose of promoting scholarship and service in the area of business education. EIU's chapter was recognized for its achievements in local, community and national projects.

AUSTIN CHENEY, Chair, School of Technology
Posted: Apr 12, 2016





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