Academic Affairs weekly update 9-3-10

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					                             Academic Affairs 2010
                                  An Academic Affairs weekly newsletter, co-sponsored by
                                  MU-ADVANCE, featuring updates on program events,
                                  projects, and faculty achievements.

                            W E E K L Y               U P D A T E
News: Welcome from the Provost                                  Friday, September 3, 2010

Welcome to the 2010-11 Academic Year. The Academic Affairs 2010 newsletter will provide in-
formation on important events and news at Marshall, as well as disseminate results from the
Campus Conversations, ad hoc Tenure & Promotion Committee, and Climate Survey. More...

Meet the Faculty: Ms. Nicole Perrone

Ms. Nicole Perrone has joined the Department of Theatre as an
Assistant Professor of Acting and Movement. In May 2010, Ms.
Perrone performed in the world premiere of Wanderdust: A History
of Walking, at the Cleveland Public Theatre. In July 2010, she trav-
eled with the play to perform at the Soho Think Tank’s Ice Factory
Festival in New York. She currently teaches Introduction to Thea-
tre, Musical Theatre Studies, Behavioral Realism, and Stage Move-
ment. More...

Faculty Publications and Presentations: Kaufmann to exhibit work

                                    Mr. Daniel Kaufmann, an Assistant Professor of Photogra-
                                    phy in the Department of Art and Design, will display his
                                    photographs as part of the reGeneration 2 Exhibition: To-
                                    morrow’s Photographers Today. This exhibit will open
                                    housed at the Musée de l’Elysée, in Lausanne, Switzer-
                                    land, before embarking on an international tour. More than
                                    700 photographers submitted their works to be considered;
                                    Mr. Kaufmann’s House Home collection was among the 80
                                    projects chosen to be showcased.

 Resource: Advice for New Faculty Members
 “Advice for New Faculty Members,” by Robert Boice, guides new faculty on topics such as
 how to teach effectively by relying less on prep time and more on confidence and spontane-
 ity; how to publish more, including tips on how to write daily; and learning to be more social
 by understanding how to interpret the academic climate. This book is available for loan in the
 MU-ADVANCE Office (Science Building, Room 200A).

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