Teaching-Advising Winners Named

Eight faculty members and one alternate team have been named winners of the annual Teaching/Advising Grants for 1997.

Winners and their projects include: Prof. William Gamson (Sociology) for a project to develop a set of role playing and game simulation exercises to teach basic concepts of social conflict and conflict resolution to undergraduates; Prof. John Heineman (History) for a project to re-shape the History core program; and Prof. Dia Philippides (Classical Studies) for her proposal, "From the Phaistos Disk to CD-ROM: New Approaches to Viewing Greece."

Other winners are: Assoc. Prof. Grant Balkema (Biology) for his proposal to develop a curriculum for a new, laboratory-based course in physiology; Asst. Prof. David Lesmes (Geology) for the development of an undergraduate environmental seminar; Asst. Prof. Marc Snapper (Chemistry) for his project, "The Illustrated Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry, Part I"; Resident Asst. Prof. Eric Strauss (Biology) for enhancement of environmental and organismal field-oriented biology courses; and Adj. Asst. Prof. Paul Tremblay (Law) for a proposed revision of the Introduction to Lawyering and Professional Responsibility course.

The team proposal of History Department associate professors Robin Fleming and Alan Rogers to create a new course on the history of Anglo-American law was named as the alternate winner.

-Michael Seele

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