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Faculty/Staff Notables for July 2013

by UofL Today last modified Jul 10, 2013 01:36 PM

Faculty and staff activities and honors demonstrate their professional and community leadership.

CEHD faculty and staff members Sherri Brown, associate professor, teaching and learning; and Harrie Buecker, Peggy Brooks and Danna Morrison, instructors, Nystrand Center for Excellence in Education, were invited to attend a statewide conference organized by Kentucky teachers. It is titled, “Let’s Talk: Conversations about Effective Teaching.”

Mary B. Carter, assistant professor, Office of Medical Education, and medical student Monica Hagan Vetter, received a Medical Education Scholarship Award (MESA) for Best Oral Presentation in the Undergraduate Education category at the 2013 Southern Group on Educational Affairs annual conference. Peer judges selected the duo, which will be recognized formally at the 2014 SGEA conference in Miami.

Rod Githens, assistant professor, Department of Leadership, Foundations and Human Resource Education, was selected by the University Council for Workforce and Human Resource Education (UCWHRE) to receive its annual assistant professor award. The award is presented to an outstanding professor who has demonstrated excellence in teaching, research and service.

Tracy K’Meyer, chair and professor, history, has a new book titled, “From Brown to Meredith: The Long Struggle for School Desegregation in Louisville, Kentucky, 1954-2007,” coming out Aug. 5 through University of North Carolina Press.

Kevyn Merten, assistant vice president for research and innovation, and Anthony Dragun, associate professor of radiation oncology; vice chair and residency program director, Department of Radiation Oncology; co-director of the multidisciplinary breast cancer program, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, were among Business First’s Business annual Forty Under 40 list that came out June 27.

(Content from submission to UofL Today. Submit an item for August 2013.)

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