LIBERAL ARTS NEWS
UM Seeks to Improve Student Writing
As part of the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), the university has created the Center for Writing and Rhetoric, a new academic unit devoted entirely to the teaching of writing. Read more.
History Professor Receives Teaching Awards
Dr. John Neff, Associate Professor of History, received the 2009 Elsie M. Hood Outstanding Teacher of the Year award and the 2009 UM Humanities Teacher of the Year award. Read more.
2009 Outstanding Liberal Arts Teacher of the Year
There is a pretty good grapevine at work on the UM campus. If you ask around, you can find out which professors and which courses to take for the semester. The strength of the grapevine is why Dr. Ross Haenfler’s sociology classes fill up fast. Read more.
2009 Cora Lee Graham Award for Outstanding Teacher of Freshmen
Chemistry professor Greg Tschumper believed “hard” teachers like him did not win awards, especially if it was based on student nominations. But despite his doubts, Dr. Tschumper won the 2009 Cora Lee Graham Award for Outstanding Teaching of Freshmen. Read more.
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Academic Success Training Workshops
The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) provides workshops every week on a variety of topics to help students succeed academically. Read more.