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Provost Perspective Newsletter

November 2020 | original piece (posted verbatim)

College Highlights

Tim Baszler, executive director of the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Lab in the College of Veterinary Medicine, was honored with the 2020 American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians’ (AAVLD) Distinguished Service Award. The award recognizes Baszler’s volunteer work to “substantially enrich and advance the AAVLD.”

Rebecca Cooney, clinical associate professor in the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, was featured in the October issue of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication News. Cooney shared “tips for teaching and researching during [the] pandemic,” highlighting the backward design model when creating lessons, assignments, or activities.

Michelle Carter, an associate professor in the Carson College of Business, is the leading consultant on a $1 million National Science Foundation grant aimed at increasing the number of women professors in the information systems field. Carter is seeking to increase the number of women faculty in information systems at U.S. colleges and universities, which currently sits at about 28 percent.

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