Category: Faculty

DU Does MathFest
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DU Does MathFest

DU faculty Steve Bacinski and Tim Pennings accompanied students Joshua Estrada, Zac Lingen, Tyler Palmer and Stefana Rusu to Chicago on Friday, July 28, for the annual Mathematical Association of America MathFest, which drew more than a thousand participants. Steve gave an inspired talk titled “How to Win at Tenzi” to an appreciative audience of...

Iceland 2017: What’s the Point?
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Iceland 2017: What’s the Point?

During the past few weeks, Associate Professor Chris Hamstra taught several sessions on leadership and communication at Bifröst University in Iceland. Chris documented his time in Iceland in a series of articles to be featured on his LinkedIn page. This is the final article in the series. Iceland 2017: What’s the Point? I appreciate those...

Academic Promotions
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Academic Promotions

The “Interim” has been removed from titles held by Patty Brechbiel and Chris Marx, making Patty Dean for the College of Arts and Sciences and Chris the University Registrar. Both have served admirably in these roles on an interim basis and are well deserving of these permanent appointments. Patty joined Davenport in October 1985 as...

Iceland 2017: We Could be in Hoboken
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Iceland 2017: We Could be in Hoboken

During the next few weeks, Associate Professor Chris Hamstra is teaching several sessions on leadership and communication (Authentic and Servant-leadership, leadership life-stories, etc.) at Bifröst University in Iceland. Chris is documenting his time in Iceland in a series of articles to be featured on his LinkedIn page. This is the fifth article in the series....

Iceland 2017: Kjarkur in Leadership and Learning
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Iceland 2017: Kjarkur in Leadership and Learning

During the next few weeks, Associate Professor Chris Hamstra is teaching several sessions on leadership and communication (Authentic and Servant-leadership, leadership life-stories, etc.) at Bifröst University in Iceland. Chris is documenting his time in Iceland in a series of articles to be featured on his LinkedIn page. This is the fourth article in the series....

Iceland 2017: Global Learning Connecting In One Place
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Iceland 2017: Global Learning Connecting In One Place

During the next few weeks, Associate Professor Chris Hamstra is teaching several sessions on leadership and communication (Authentic and Servant-leadership, leadership life-stories, etc.) at Bifröst University in Iceland. Chris is documenting his time in Iceland in a series of articles to be featured on his LinkedIn page and on the DU Hub. This is the...

Iceland 2017: Engaging the Paradox – Article 2
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Iceland 2017: Engaging the Paradox – Article 2

During the next few weeks, Associate Professor Chris Hamstra is teaching several sessions on leadership and communication (Authentic and Servant-leadership, leadership life-stories, etc.) at Bifröst University in Iceland. Chris is documenting his time in Iceland in a series of articles to be featured on his LinkedIn page. This is the second article in the series....

Iceland 2017: Connecting Across Borders- Article 1
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Iceland 2017: Connecting Across Borders- Article 1

During the next few weeks, Associate Professor Chris Hamstra is teaching several sessions on leadership and communication (Authentic and Servant-leadership, leadership life-stories, etc.) at Bifröst University in Iceland. Chris is documenting his time in Iceland in a series of articles to be featured on his LinkedIn page. This is his first article in the series....

Leah Cook earns Ph.D.
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Leah Cook earns Ph.D.

Leah Cook, Interim Associate Department Chair and Lab Coordinator for Science at the W.A. Lettinga Campus, successfully defended her dissertation on May 11 for a Ph.D. in Science Education from Western Michigan University.  The title of her dissertation is Using Concept Maps to Monitor Knowledge Structure Changes in a Science Classroom. Dr. Cook has been...

Faculty Spotlight: Pete Anderson
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Faculty Spotlight: Pete Anderson

This month’s faculty spotlight focuses on Pete Anderson, Assistant Professor in the College of Technology. Positive impact on classroom:  Pete not only teaches upper level courses, he serves as a mentor to students as they pursue their networking degrees and move into their careers. He inspires students to achieve their best work through classroom projects,...

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