William Hope, associate professor of anthropology-sociology, discusses the rain garden installed at the HOPE Center on campus this spring on Yale Climate Connections. Students in the course Examining the Anthropocene planted a rain garden to control water runoff.
Cate Denial, Bright Professor of American History, was part of a panel at the American Historical Association annual meeting called “Teaching Students to Write History.”
Owen Muelder, director of the Galesburg Colony Underground Railroad Freedom Station at Knox College, will give a presentation at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield at 5:30 p.m. on February 26. In “Path to Freedom: How the Abolitionist Movement Helped Establish the Underground Railroad,” Muelder will share his knowledge of how the Abolitionist Movement helped the Underground Railroad in becoming the first socially integrated movement in American history.
William Hope, associate professor of anthropology, presented the talk “Slow it, Spread it, Sink it: A Tale of Three Raingardens” at the 12th Annual Growing Sustainable Communities Conference in Dubuque, Iowa.
A chapter written by Cate Denial, Bright Professor of American History, titled “Ethics and the Practice of History,” was published in Handbook of Research Ethics and Scientific Integrity.
Associate Professor of Philosophy Brandon Polite’s paper “Shared Musical Experiences” was published in the most recent issue of the British Journal of Aesthetics.
Two poems by Cyn Kitchen Fitch, associate professor of English, “Incandescent” and “Morning Supplication,” were published in the November 2019 issue of Santa Barbara Literary Journal (Volume 4).
Cate Denial, Bright Professor of American History, was a featured guest on Rochester NPR’s show “Connections.” Along with Professor Michael Oberg of SUNY-Genseo, Denial talked about upgrading, the practice of providing detailed feedback to students, and fewer letter grades. Listen to the program.
Professor of English Gina Franco’s collection of poems, The Accidental, is among NBC Latino’s list of top ten 2019 Latino books. The list includes poetry, fiction, and memoir—”noteworthy books by and about Latinos you might want to add to the list of titles you plan to explore in the coming year”—and provides brief reviews of each of the selected titles.
Scott DeWitt, assistant professor of educational studies, was a panelist at the National Council for the Social Studies conference addressing the topic: “Taking Informed Action: How to Structure and Support Student Action in K-12 Social Studies Classrooms.”