By visiting each other’s classrooms, faculty have learned new techniques, including the "flipped classroom" in which students watch lecture videos before class and spend class time more engaged with the material.
This award, given every year by the Center for Global and Local Engagement, recognizes one St. Thomas faculty member for innovation and excellence in integrating sustainability into one of his or her courses.
COJO faculty member Xioawen Guan, Vice President of Student Affairs Karen Lange and senior biochemistry major Raymond Nkwain Kindva will be recognized for the contributions to fostering global citizenship at St. Thomas on April 30.
Aaron Sackett, associate professor of marketing, was recently named as a finalist in the Knight Cities Challenge for his project, titled “I’m Going to Vote Today!” which aims to increase voter turnout using a “behavioral intervention.”
This week's notes feature faculty members Mark DelCogliano, Shersten Johnson, Anne Klejment, Mark Neuzil, Aaron Sackett, Deborah Savage, Mark Stansbury-O'Donnell, Sister Katarina Schuth, Robert Werner and Kari Zimmerman; and staff members Pam Guarnera and Jeri Rockett.