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Dr. Carrie Mott is the recipient of the 2023 College of Arts & Sciences Innovative Teaching Award. The award recognizes the importance of teaching excellence among UofL faculty and offers individual recognition to instructors who explore new methods for fostering learning and improving teaching. Award winners each will receive a $1,000 cash award and be invited to share their work in a dedicated session at the 2024 Celebration of Teaching and Learning. Their work also will be featured in one or more Delphi Center newsletters or publications. The 2023 TILL Teaching Innovation Award will include innovations implemented during the 2021-22 and 2022-23 academic years.
Dr. Maegen Rochner recently traveled to Ashland, Kentucky with DGES undergraduate and senior Jerry Sanders, as well as field and lab assistant Jordan Sharp (Sustainability) to sample tree rings from multiple historic structures at Wolfpen Woods Pioneer Village. Sanders will be processing and analyzing the core samples to determine the felling dates of timbers used to construct the buildings, informing the history of each structure, as part of a senior thesis project in the department. Any student interested in participating in multiple ongoing tree-ring projects (archaeology, climate, disturbance, urban forests) should contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
Kristen de Graauw, Maegen Rochner, Saskia van de Gevel, Lauren Stachowiak, Savannah Collins-Key, Joseph Henderson, Zachary Merrill, and Amy Hessl; Comparing the impact of live-tree versus historic-timber data on palaeoenvironmental inferences in tree-ring science, eastern North America (Sept 2023)
Dr. C. Andrew Day and Jialiang (Daryl) Chen. 2023. Hydrometeorological observations from the Upper Kentucky headwaters flash floods, 26–29 July 2022.
Dr. C. Andrew Day and Quint Long. 2023. An application of the Kentucky state Mesonet system to explore spatial and seasonal characteristics of erosive storm activity. Weather. https://doi.org/10.1002/wea.4426
Kimberly Koenig and Dr. C. Andrew Day. 2023. Microstegium vimineum habitat suitability analysis in the Kentuckiana region using Geographic Information System (GIS) Modeling. Southeastern Geographer 63 (2): 183-202. DOI: 10.1353/sgo.2023.0014.
Drs. Andrea E. Gaughan & Forrest R. Stevens were winners of the Urban Science 2021 best paper award. Evaluating the Accuracy of Gridded Population Estimates in Slums: A Case Study in Nigeria and Kenya, By Dana R. Thomson, Andrea E. Gaughan, Forrest R. Stevens, Gregory Yetman, Peter Elias and Robert Chen Urban Sci. 2021, 5(2), 48; doi:10.3390/urbansci5020048
Dr. Rochner, M.L., *Patterson, T.W., *Heeter, K.J., and *Harley, G.L. 2023. Increased growth synchrony of red spruce in response to acid deposition recovery and climate change across its southern range extent, southeastern USA. The Southeastern Geographer, 63(1), 78–97.
Dr. Jason Naylor, & Mulholland, J. P. (2023). The Impact of Vertical Wind Shear on the Outcome of Interactions Between Squall Lines and Cities. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 128, e2022JD037237