Fridays at Noon in Harned Hall 117
Food and Beverages Provided
“A Conversation about Today's NASA: What Does NASA Really Do, and Why Should We Continue Doing It?" Paul Slaboch, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering.
“Backpacking with Students: Lessons from Life on the Road.” Jeff Birkenstein, Professor, English; and Irina Gendelman, Associate Professor, Communication.
SPECIAL WEDNESDAY PRESENTATION: “Green Dot.” Coordinator Tim McClain, Director, Housing and Residence Life.
Saint Martin’s Regional Symposium on Teaching and Learning: “The Global Community.” 8:30-5 pm, Harned Hall 110. (No Friday Faculty Lunch)
“Expanding Possibilities for Research and Information Literacy Curriculum: New Programs and Electronic Resources at O’Grady Library.” Kael Moffat, Information Literacy Librarian.
“Showcasing Saint Martin’s International Programs and International Week Activities.” Panel presentation by staff from Office of International Programs and Development.
Celebrating Jazz, Winter, and the Coming Holidays with Music.” Darrell Born, Associate Professor, Music; Joe Mailhot, Associate Professor, Mathematics; and a special guest.
Walking Distance: Pilgrimage, Parenthood, Grief, and Home Repairs. David Hlavsa, Professor, Theatre Arts, reading from his memoir.
“Women Priests at Barking Abbey in the Late Middle Ages.” Katie Bugyis, Assistant Professor, Religious Studies.
Sabbatical Presentation: “Reconsidering the Academic Essay and College Writing: What History and Research Tell Us.” Olivia Archibald, Professor, English.
SPECIAL WEDNESDAY PRESENTATION: “Fulbrights and Other International Opportunities.” Faculty-in-Residence Marcia Grant.
“Situating Concepts: An Examination of Knowing Concepts in Activities, Interactions, and Practice.” Floraliza Bornasal, Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering.
Sabbatical Presentation: “Poetry Scholarship and Russian Translation.” Jamie Olson, Associate Professor, English.
“Trust Repair in Work Groups: Is It Possible?” Wendy Fraser, Assistant Professor, Business.
“A Signature Core: Why Should We Care?” Kathleen McKain, Associate Professor, French; and Director, Core Programs.
“Launching the Affordable Care Act in Washington State: How We Spent $300,000,000.” Donald Conant, Assistant Professor, Business; Richard Onizuka, Founding CEO, Washington Health Benefits Exchange (retired); and Jonathan Seib, Health Care Policy Director for Governor Christine Gregoire.
“Women’s History Month: Women at SMU Reading Their Writings.”
Sabbatical Presentation: “Reality Check, A Teacher Educator’s Journey into K-12 Schools.” Belinda Hill, Associate Professor, Education.
“Recent Biological Research and a Look at Camtasia Video Software in the Classroom.” Samuel Fox, Assistant Professor, Biology.
Fulbright Presentation: “A Year in Finland.” Aaron Goings, Assistant Professor, History.
Evaluation of This Year’s Friday Lunch Program; Plans for Next Year’s Session.