Archives—August 2016

Deering Named New Director of IESL Program

DeeringThe Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs announces that Ms. Heather Deering joined Michigan Tech as the new Director of the Intensive English as a Second Language (IESL) program Monday. In her new role, Deering will report directly to the Provost. She replaces former IESL Director, Dr. Beatrice Smith, who successfully led Michigan Tech’s IESL program through its inaugural and successful accreditation process.

(This article originally appeared in Tech Today.)


Van Kooy Attends NASSR Conference

Dana VanKooy
Dana VanKooy

Assistant Professor Dana Van Kooy (HU) recently attended the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism conference (NASSR) at UC-Berkeley where she presented her essay, “New World Discontent and the Aesthetics of Disappearance” on a panel entitled Black Romanticism. She also participated in a special seminar on “Worldnessness and Wordlessness.”

 

(This article originally appeared in Tech Today.)