Kudos to Assistant Professor Carol Brunt, Assistant Professor Ruth Hansen, and Lecturer Megan Matthews, all in the Department of Management, whose co-authored article “Recognizing the plural sector: Nonprofit studies in a business school environment” was accepted for publication in the Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership.
Kudos to Nicole Weber, director of learning technology with ICIT, who was selected as an expert panelist to the 2020 Horizon Report: Teaching and Learning Edition from EDUCAUSE. Read Weber’s essay “U.S. Master’s Colleges and Universities” and find out what more than 50 higher education professionals from the U.S., Africa, Asia and Europe have to say about the future of teaching and learning. Read more »
Kudos to Courtney Luedke, assistant professor of curriculum and instruction, whose article “Developing a College-Going Habitus: How First-Generation Latina/o/x Students Bi-directionally Exchange Familial Funds of Knowledge and Capital within Their Familias” was published in the Journal of Higher Education. Read more »
Kudos to Jian Guo, professor of languages and literatures, whose book he co-translated with Stacy Mosher, “How the Red Sun Rose” by Gao Hua, received an Honorable Mention for the Post-1900 Levenson Book Prize from the Chinese University of Hong Kong Press. Guo will attend the award ceremony at the Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference in Boston March 19-22, where he will also serve on a panel. Read more »
Kudos to Jo Ann Oravec, professor of information technology and supply chain management, who will present the paper "Crowdfunding for Community Activism and Creative Activities in Wisconsin and Worldwide: Empowering or Constraining?" at the Resistance and Reimagination: Gender, Change, and the Arts conference co-convened by the UW System Women's and Gender Studies Consortium and UW-Madison's 4W Initiative, held at UW-Madison on April 17, 2020. Read more »
Kudos to Marijuana Pepsi Vandyck, inclusive excellence lecturer, who will be honored April 23 at the Women of Distinction at YWCA Rock County’s annual Her Night to Shine Gala at the Pontiac Convention Center. The award winners will be recognized for excellence in their workplaces, and also for their work to better their communities and inspire the next generation. Read more »
Kudos to Kim Adams, assistant director of the James R. Connor University Center, Catherine Chan, interim director of academic assessment, Greg Cook, interim provost and executive vice chancellor, and Joan Cook, interim associate provost, who are members of the UW-Whitewater team for the National Association for System Heads – Taking Student Success to Scale (NASH TS3). The team, which is part of the university’s LEAP initiative, was awarded a Certificate of Recognition by Carleen Vande Zande, associate vice president for academic programs at UW System, acknowledging the significant contributions to the scholarship of student success in high-impact practices, including on-campus student employment. UW-Whitewater was recognized with an additional $10,000 grant from UW System to continue with LEAP initiatives.