Faculty Lightning Talks

Posted: November 10, 2023

By: Office of Sponsored Projects, Office of Strategic Directions and Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons

Faculty Lightning Talks
Thursday, Nov. 16, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
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The Office is Sponsored Projects is partnering with the Office of Strategic Initiatives to host a series of Lightning Talks centered on the three thematic curricular priorities under Our Reignited Strategic Directions, Goal 1: Reimagine and Revise our Curriculum over AY23-24. Our first installment will highlight faculty scholarship related to Sustainability & Climate Change. After an introduction from Charles Tung, special assistant to the provost for curriculum, you will hear from six faculty across our colleges whose scholarship embodies this theme.

  • Robin Narruhn, College of Nursing, The State of Survivance in the Republic of the Marshall Islands
  • Margit McGuire, College of Education, The Efficacy of the Storypath Approach in Teaching Elementary Students about Climate Change and Its Impact on the Mountain Gorillas of Rwanda
  • Henry Louie, College of Science and Engineering, Electricity Use of Solar-Powered Homes on the Navajo Nation
  • Madeline June Kass, School of Law, Climate Change, Biodiversity Loss, and the European Union: Legal Comparisons
  • Tanya Hayes, College of Arts and Sciences, Participation and Inclusion in Community Resource Management: Lessons from Ecuador
  • Bo Han, Albers School of Business and Economics, Performance of ESG-focused Special Purpose Acquisition Companies