Faculty-Staff Achievements, February 26, 2018
Four members of the Skidmore faculty delivered a workshop titled "Visual Literacy Rubrics as a Learning Process for Faculty" at the Association of American Colleges & Universities' Network for Academic Renewal conference Feb. 15–17 in Philadelphia. The four were Paul J. Benzon, visiting assistant professor of English and associate director of Skidmore's Media and Film Studies Program; Sarah Goodwin, professor of English, faculty assessment coordinator and Kenan Professor of Liberal Arts; Katie Hauser, associate professor of art history and director of the Media and Film Studies Program; and Jeff Segrave, professor of health and human physiological sciences.
In the News
Catherine Berheide, professor of sociology, appeared Feb. 16 on NPR's Marketplace program to talk about the gender pay equity in a segment titled "What does the gender wage gap sound like?"
Terry Diggory, professor emeritus of English, had an opinion piece published in the Feb. 16 Albany Times Union titled "Standing by friends, neighbors" about welcoming immigrants. Diggory is also an elder at the Presbyterian-New England Congregational Church in Saratoga Springs.
Chris Mann, assistant professor of political science, was quoted in a Feb. 16 Daily Gazette story titled "NRA donates to Faso and Stefanik." Mann discussed the difficulty of determining whether politicians are actually influenced by campaign contributions from groups such as the National Rifle Association.
Bob Turner, associate professor of political science, had an opinion piece published in the Feb. 17 Saratogian titled "Win or lose, transparency should always be at top" commenting on the New York State Supreme Court's denial of a request for access to ballot records from the Nov. 7, 2017, Saratoga Springs city charter referendum.
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