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Robert Rennie is Faculty Innovator of the Year

Robert Rennie is Faculty Innovator of the Year

April 21, 2022

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind)–Dr. Robert Rennie, assistant professor of history, has been recognized as Faculty Innovator of the Year by the board of directors of the Institute for Learning and Teaching Excellence (ILTE). The award recognizes the effort put forth by faculty who have redesigned their courses or introduced new courses with innovative, ...

 

Seven IU Southeast faculty members receive IU Trustees Teaching Awards

April 11, 2022

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Seven IU Southeast faculty members have received IU Trustees Teaching Awards for the 2021 calendar year. The IU Trustees Teaching Awards were first awarded in 2000-2001 to recognize and enhance excellent teaching, especially at the undergraduate level. The awards are open to tenured and tenure-track faculty, as well as full-time ...

International Festival returns

International Festival returns

April 7, 2022

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The IU Southeast International Festival returns with a standout lineup of entertainment and cuisine, bringing the world to the New Albany campus. This year’s festival will take place on Monday, April 11, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in the Caesars Foundation of Floyd County Amphitheater, behind the Ogle Center. Sponsored ...

Faculty Innovator: Ken Stammerman

Faculty Innovator: Ken Stammerman

April 1, 2022

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–The year was 1987. Iran and Iraq were at war, and had begun to target one another’s oil-production infrastructure, menacing tankers and giving the conflict a global dimension. Nestled between the warring parties was Kuwait, a tiny emirate shipping its oil to clients abroad. To protect these shipments, the U.S. launched ...

Two IU Southeast students are Fulbright semifinalists

Two IU Southeast students are Fulbright semifinalists

March 18, 2022

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Teagan Sage ’20 and Rebekah Smith were recognized as Fulbright semifinalists. Sage was shortlisted for a research grant in Austria. Smith is one step closer to a teaching assistantship in Bahrain. “A Fulbright fellowship is one of the highest academic honors a college graduate can receive,” said Dr. Lisa Hoffman, ...

Faculty Innovator: Robert Rennie

Faculty Innovator: Robert Rennie

March 3, 2022

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Last week Russia invaded Ukraine, unleashing a global firestorm with unforeseeable consequences. All because of one man’s interpretation of history. Dr. Robert Rennie, assistant professor of history and resident European specialist, tossed his prepared syllabi to focus his students’ attention on the roots and realities of the war. His method ...

Faculty Innovator: Quinn Dauer

Faculty Innovator: Quinn Dauer

December 9, 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Yes or no: Was Argentine populist Juan Perón a fascist? Was the 1910 Mexican Revolution a Communist revolution? Did the CIA try to assassinate Fidel Castro? These questions are samples from an innovative class assignment given by Dr. Quinn Dauer, associate professor of history and international studies. The assignment challenges ...

IU Southeast selected to participate in Global Civic Literacy project

IU Southeast selected to participate in Global Civic Literacy project

October 22, 2021

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast has been accepted into Global Civic Literacy (GLC), a one-year initiative designed to help students increase their knowledge of global society and understand how global issues influence the lives of everyday citizens. GLC is a partnership involving the American Democracy Project of the American Association of State Colleges ...

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