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Faculty Spotlight Series – Wednesday, Oct. 18

The second presentation in the 2017-18 Faculty Spotlight series  will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 18.  Holley E. Lynch, Assistant Professor of Physics will speak on Can Geometry Explain Tissue Spreading? Date: Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (lunch served at

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The Brown Center – Course Design for Transformative Learning – Workshop series continues

The Brown Center for Faculty Innovation and Excellence multi-part course design (or redesign) workshop series continues on Friday, Oct. 6, with Essential Learning Goals. Write learning goals that are appropriately challenging, foster critical thinking and prepare students for success as global citizens. NEXT SESSION:

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2017-18 Faculty Spotlight Series – Opening Presentation – Wednesday – Oct. 4

The 2017-18 Faculty Spotlight series will kick-off on Wednesday, Oct. 4, with a presentation by Dr. Pamela Cappas-Toro who will speak on Teaching a Gendered Language in a Maximum Security Men’s Prison: Curricular Approaches to Learning Spanish and Latin American Studies Date: Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017

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4th Annual Resource Fair and New Faculty Mixer

Join us on Aug. 17, 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the Lynn Business Center Lobby!  This year features a “Taste of DeLand” with samplings from a variety of local restaurants.  For more details, visit the Brown Center blog.

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Mark your calendars! 2017-2018 NYU Faculty Resource Network opportunities now open

Through our partnership with the NYU Faculty Resource Network (FRN), many valuable development opportunities are made available to Stetson Faculty. This membership provides access to enrichment seminars, scholar-in-residence programs and much more.  Mark your calendars with the following deadlines for these

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May Faculty Spotlight Presentation: Dr. Joel Davis

The May 2017 Faculty Spotlight features Dr. Joel Davis, Professor of English, who will speak on “Restoring Sidney’s Arcadia: The Digital Pastoral Heroic Imagination and The Details That Matter.” Date: Thursday, May 4, 2017 Time: 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. (lunch served at 11:30)

May Faculty Spotlight Presentation: Dr. Joel Davis

The May 2017 Faculty Spotlight features Dr. Joel Davis, Professor of English, who will speak on Restoring Sidney’s Arcadia: The digital pastoral heroic imagination and the details that matter. Date: Thursday, May 4, 2017 Time: 12 p.m.- 1 p.m. (lunch served at 11:30)

Memory Science Workshop

Memory Science Workshop April 26, 2 – 3 p.m. Hand Art Center, Seminar Room Just in time for finals! Learn how to use memory science to study more effectively.  Join Dr. Michael Eskenazi, Assistant Professor of Psychology, for a Memory Science

April Faculty Spotlight Presentation: Dr. Danielle Lindner

The April 2017 Faculty Spotlight features Dr. Danielle Lindner, who will speak on “Deconstructing Body Image Disturbance: The Underappreciated Role of Appearance Investment.” Date: Thursday, 4/27/2017 Time: 12 p.m.- 1 p.m. (lunch served at 11:30 a.m.) Location: Library 25 L All are welcome!

Housing and Residential Life to host a writing lockdown this Friday. Reserve your spot now!

Do you have a writing project you need to finish?  Or some sustained time to work on a project? Housing and Residential Life invites you to a writing lockdown in the Chaudoin Hall Seminar Room, 2-5 p.m. on April 21.

March Faculty Spotlight Presentation: Dr. Valrie Chambers

The March 2017 Faculty Spotlight features Dr. Valrie Chambers, Associate Professor of Accounting, who will speak on her summer research, “Potential Tax Implications of NCAA Family Travel Allowances.” Date: Thursday, March 30 Time: 12 p.m.- 1 p.m. (lunch available at 11:30

Tale of Two Souls Sabbatical Project – Dr. Hari Pulapaka and Dr. Shawnrece Campbell

 Join Dr. Hari Pulapaka and Dr. Shawnrece Campbell in an experiential demonstration of their sabbatical research.                                                

Flash Panel on the Executive Travel Ban

A Flash Panel on the Executive Travel Ban will offer informed perspectives on the Executive Order and its impact on Stetson and the broader community. Panelists: Cecil Chik, director of Diversity and Inclusion Enric Cordoba, student, SGA social justice advocate

Sarah Smiley-Walters joins Stetson as Brown Visiting Teacher-Scholar Fellow

Sarah Smiley-Walters started as the Brown Visiting Teacher-Scholar Fellow in Biology in January 2017. She recently completed her Ph.D. thesis, which was titled “Interactions between Pigmy Rattlesnakes (Sistrurus miliarius) and a Suite of Prey Species: A Study of Prey Behavior

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Workshop on Music Scholarship – This Thursday!

Join the Workshop on Music and Creative Arts Scholarship* on Thursday, Dec. 1, at 3:30 p.m. in Presser Hall room 112 for a discussion by Dr. Peter Smucker on his current research. The workshop is an open faculty forum to provide feedback on ongoing

December Faculty Spotlight- Dr. Eric Kurlander

The December 2016 Faculty Spotlight features Dr. Eric Kurlander, professor of History, who will speak on Writing a Global (Transnational) History of (Early) Modern Germany, 1500-1800. Date: Thursday, 12/1/2016 Time: 1:30 p.m.- 2:30 p.m. Location: Faculty Lounge All are welcome; lunch

November Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Mary Pollock

The November 2016 Faculty Spotlight features Dr. Mary Pollock, associate professor of English, who will speak about Gerald Durrell and Green Imperialism. Date: Nov. 17, 2016 Time: 12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m. Location: Faculty Lounge Click here for a complete schedule

Dialogue: Where do we go from here?

What is your experience? Where do we go from here? A series of lunch-time discussions.

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Stetson Law Panel Discussion: Taking on Citizens United

Short- and Long-Term Strategies to Restore our Democracy Presented by the Stetson Law Chapter of the American Constitution Society This panel brings together some of the country’s boldest campaign finance reformers for a vibrant discussion on how to connect our