Tech Helps Teachers Learn to Use Forest Ecology in Curriculum

The institute will run from June 18 to 22 at the Belle Isle Nature Zoo and Belle Isle Flynn Pavilion. The teachers will learn about forest soils, urban forestry, forest health (insects and diseases), enhancing wildlife habitats, forest management and measurements, and how to identify trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants. They will work together to apply what they’ve learned to their classrooms.

Last Opportunity to Weigh in on Candidates for the Center for Teaching and Learning

Last week’s public presentations by the two final candidates for director, Center for Teaching and Learning, are available for online viewing at the links provided below. The two candidates are Debra Charlesworth, assistant to the dean, Graduate School; and Michael Meyer, senior lecturer, Physics.

Board of control praises Tech’s direction

Among the notable accomplishments over the year was the designation as the No. 1 Peace Corps Masters International Program in the nation for the seventh consecutive year. Shari Stockero was promoted from assistant professor without tenure to associate professor with tenure. Paul Ward was promoted from associate professor without tenure to associate professor with tenure.