College Spotlight - April 2016
With 24 departments in our college, there are always big things happening. Take a look at some of the highlights for April 2016:
Division of Biology
B.K. Sandercock collaborated and has published a new research article from a large international collaboration of researchers working with migratory shorebirds worldwide. Read more.
Dan Hoyt won the 2015 Tim McGinnis Award and Kara Northway and Don Hedrick have received a microgrant of $6,000 from the Folger Shakespeare Library. Read more.
Two doctoral candidates were recognized with Best Paper awards at the 2016 American Association of Geographers annual meeting. Read more.
Professor David Graff and doctoral alumnus Brian Laslie both have books that are in the news. Read more.
Journalism & Mass Communications
Students Anthony Williams and Nich Homburg were recognized at the Broadcast Education Association Conference and Assistant Professor Gloria Freeland received the Gaston Outstanding Mentor Award. Read more.
The Modern Languages Department coordinated the Arts & Sciences Diversity Lecture by Tiffany Florvil, Assistant Professor at the University of New Mexico, entitled "May Ayim, the Afro-German Movement, and her Transnational Activism." Read more.
Music, Theatre, and Dance
The North American Drama Therapy Association's Central Region held their annual regional conference at K-State Saturday, April 16-17. This was the first time that K-State hosted the Central Region conference. Read more.
Two philosophy professors won prestigious residencies to continue their work abroad. Read more.
University Distinguished Teaching Scholar Don Saucier was recently named a Fellow of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. Read more.
Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work
Harald E.L. Prins serves as lead expert witness for the Penobscot Indian Nation in a federal court case in a dispute with the State of Maine and numerous river towns about tribal reservation boundaries and its fishing rights on the Upper Penobscot River. Read more.