Woodrow Wilson Fellow, Building Soft Skills, Academic Advising Award
Woodrow Wilson Fellow, Building Soft Skills, Academic Advising Award
Professor earns Woodrow Wilson Center fellowship; speakers discuss soft skills with high school students; grad student gets scholarship to pursue academic advising; and more
An earthquake on one side of the world has the potential to cause catastrophic effects on the other. Learn the basics of Pacific Rim earthquakes from Jon Lewis, a professor in the Department of Geography, Geology, Environment, and Planning. Watch the video Pacific Rim Earthquakes in 10 Minutes.
Steven Jackson, professor of political science, has been awarded a nine-month fellowship at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars in Washington, DC. There, he will complete a book project, China’s Waters: Foreign Relations and Hydropolitics, which examines issues such as China’s construction of foreign ports and its ambitions in the Arctic.
NACADA, the Global Community for Academic Advising, recently presented a regional scholarship to Marc Vukotich, a second-year student in the Student Affairs in Higher Education master’s program. The scholarship recognizes graduate students who plan to work in academic advising and become more involved in the organization.
At the American Association of Geographers annual meeting in Denver, Joece Lynn presented her research on mapping an invasive species in White’s Woods, and Lillian Lux, with coauthors Christopher and Mitzy Schaney, discussed using remote sensing to assess the impact of sea-level rise.
In March, IUP Punxsutawney hosted a Professionalism in Work and Life program for high school juniors and welcomed these speakers on various soft skills: Nicole Buse and John Lipinski (Management Department), Tammy Manko (Career and Professional Development Center), Tedd Cogar (LGBTQIA Support), and graduate students Casey Brown and Marylou Neidig.
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