On April 26 at the Center for Folklore Studies end-of-year potluck, Patrick Mullen presented our annual student paper prizes: the Patrick B. Mullen Prize for Best Graduate Student Paper and the brand-new Daniel R. Barnes Prize for Best Undergraduate Paper.
Several folklorists were honored in year-end departmental celebrations.
At the Department of Comparative Studies Awards Ceremony:
Katey Borland received the student-chosen Margaret Lynd Faculty Teaching Award.
On Friday, April 18th, Professor Amy Shuman was surprised in the middle of class by a delegation of administrators, colleagues, and students and informed that she has won the University's Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award, adjudicated by the University Senate together wi
Dr. Elizabeth Bell, currently Senior Lecturer in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. In the fall Liz will take up a position at Ball State University as Assistant Professor of Spanish.
Dr. Amy Shuman and Susan Hetrick (from the Center for Disability Empowerment), who were awarded a grant from Employment First for $137,000 to promote self-advocacy and employment for individuals with developmental disabilities.