Feb 12, 2016

 

Research and Creative Activity

INTERDISCIPLINARY CENTER FOR GLOBAL DIVERSITY STUDENT TRAVEL AWARD
The Interdisciplinary Center for Global Diversity awards EIU students presenting original research/creative activity at a conference in keeping with the ICGD's mission: promoting a greater awareness of global diversity and interdisciplinary approaches to Africana, Asian, Latin American and women's studies. Grants are for reimbursement of documented travel expenses up to $300. Upon completion of travel, recipients are required to present the funded projects at an ICGD interdisciplinary symposium. Please submit the online application form and all required supporting materials to the ICGD office (3165 Blair Hall) by noon Friday, Feb. 19, 2016. For further information and application forms, please visit here.

JINHEE LEE, Chair, ICGD Grants Committee
Posted: Feb 11, 2016


JOURNALISM FACULTY, STUDENTS SPEAK IN JOLIET
Sally Renaud, journalism department chair, and two journalism students were featured speakers at the Southwest Suburban Conference's Newspaper Workshop Friday, Feb. 5, in Joliet. Renaud gave the keynote address, “Rising to the Occasion: Great Journalism Comes Together in Times of Crisis and Celebration.” Junior Megan Ivey, Warbler managing editor, and senior Jason Howell, The Daily Eastern News' online editor, gave a session to more than 150 students on Page One layouts, based on a lecture from journalism professor Liz Viall. Renaud also led the Advisers Roundtable, with advisers from 14 schools in the conference.

Posted: Feb 08, 2016


TWO FROM JOURNALISM TALK ABOUT NEWS WATCH
Journalism department chair Sally Renaud and senior journalism major Nick Ruffolo spoke to the Charleston Rotary Club Tuesday, Feb. 2, on WEIU's "News Watch." Ruffolo is an anchor and reporter for the program.

Posted: Feb 08, 2016


TERESA BRITTON
Teresa Britton, Department of Philosophy, was named as the books editor of Philosophy Now Magazine. Aimed at a wide audience who share an interest in philosophy, the magazine is based in London, England. It has both an online and print edition. The Philosophy Department is pleased to be part of this innovative international partnership.

Posted: Feb 04, 2016


DAN NADLER
Dan Nadler, vice president for student affairs and professor in the Department of Counseling and Student Development, recently co-authored a book chapter titled "Creating a Value Added College Environment: The Role of the Hidden Curriculum." The chapter will be published in the "Handbook of Research on Quality Assurance and Value Management" this spring (Hershey, PA: IGI Global).

Posted: Jan 25, 2016





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