Tim Kasser, Psychology, recently had a translation of one of his books published and gave two talks in Canada. The book, Maddiyatçiliğin Ağur Bedeli: Para Var Huzur Yok was published by Ufuk Yayinlan in Istanbul, Turkey; it is the Turkish translation of Kasser’s 2002 book, The High Price of Materialism. Kasser also gave an invited [...]
July 8 is publication date for The Confessions of Frances Godwin. Robert Hellenga will be reading at Prairie Lights in Iowa City at 7 p.m. You can listen on your computer at http://www.writinguniversity.org/index.php/main/category/C59/
Tim Kasser, psychology, recently had a chapter titled “A values-based set of solutions for the next generation” included in the edited volume Creating a sustainable and desirable future: Insights from 45 global thought leaders, published by World Scientific. (The original version of this chapter was published in the journal Solutions.)
An interview with professor emeritus Robert Hellenga about his latest novel, The Confessions of Frances Godwin–part of WNIJ’s Summer Book Series–will be broadcast on June 27 at 6:34 a.m. and at 8:34 a.m. You can hear it live on Morning Edition at www.WNIJ.org. The web posting will go live at approximately 6:30 a.m.
In her “This Week In Wellness” Newsletter, Wellness Coordinator, Marcy Simkins, extended the invitation to nominate someone on campus who goes beyond the call of duty, exudes positivity, and is a team player.
Here are the 4 people awarded this week and the kind words describing each deserving recipient of a High Five!
1. Angie [...]
Robert Hellenga’s short story, “A Christmas Letter” (Ploughshares, Spring 2014) will be published online by Electric Literature. It will appear online on Wednesday, June 11 and will stay online for a week. To read it Google: Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading or click here
Paul Marasa (TRIO) has been named the 2014 Carl Sandburg College Adjunct Faculty Member of the Year after students and fellow faculty members nominated Marasa for his outstanding work in the classroom. Marasa was introduced as the winner during the 46th annual Carl Sandburg College Commencement.
Marasa has taught English at Sandburg since 1998, and [...]