2019 PENNY BERNSTEIN DISTINGUISHED TEACHING AWARD for 2019 was awarded to Dr. Alicia Mathis at the annual meeting of the Animal Behavior Society. http://www.animalbehaviorsociety.org/NEWSLETTERS/64-2/fellows.php CONGRATULATIONS, ALICIA!!!!!
Congratulations to Bull Shoals Field Station for 20 years!
Attached is the new BSFS summer 2019 newsletter. They’ve reached a milestone and lots of changes continue. Check out the history on page 3 to see how far they’ve come in just two decades. On the BSFS websites, you can find past issues and a recent news article in their Media Archives.
Student Expo is on Wednesday, August 28 – Print the flyer and check out the Student Resources webpage as well.
Outstanding work by faculty, staff, students!
- Biology graduate students Kammie Voves and Sam Hannabass gave presentations at Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Association of Naturalists (SWAN). Voves won a research award with a $1000 prize!
NEXT WEEK EVENTS
Monday, August 12
New Faculty Orientation – HR portion (KARL 102) 10:00am – 12:00 noon
Tuesday, August 13
New Faculty Orientation (GLAS 102 for morning portion/PSU for lunch & afternoon portion) 8:00am – 3:30pm
Wednesday, August 14
Showcase on Teaching & Learning (PSU – 3rd Floor) 8:00am – 1:30pm (I registered for the breakfast and lunch sessions through My Learning Connection. I hope to see you at Showcase.)
Thursday, August 15
All Faculty Welcome Back Lunch (PSU Ballroom) 11:30am – 1:00pm (I look forward to seeing you there.)
Sunday, August 18
New Student Convocation, 2:00-3:00pm, JQH Arena
Aug 19 First day of classes – Fall semester
Aug 20 CNAS All-College Meeting 3:35-5:00 PM, PSU Union Club
President Smart and Provost Einhellig will join us.
- Citizen Scholar Award nominations are due Thursday, September 12!
- The new issue of DISCOVERIES was distributed. Here are back issues.
- Financial Services released a TRAVEL UPDATE in July – new form, new mileage rates, new regulations.
- Handshake – MSU Career Center launches new job finding site for students (current and alumni).
DIVERSITY & INCLUSION NEWS
- Sun, August 18: Belong-B-Q Annual Cookout, 5-7 PM, Foster Recreation Center
- Mon, August 26: Women’s Equality Day commemorates the passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920.
- Tue, August 27: Multicultural Networking Reception, 5:30-7:00 PM, Welcome Center
Sep 20-22 Family Weekend
Oct 1-3 Public Affairs Conference
Oct 7 State of the University Address, 12:15 PM, PSU Theatre
Oct 10-11 Fall Holiday – NO CLASSES/OFFICES OPEN
Oct 24 Emeritus Dinner, Union Club, 5:30-8:30
Oct 25-26 Homecoming
Nov 2 Fall Showcase
Nov 3-5 CAEP Accreditation Visit (Education)
Nov 4 PSM Advisory Board Meets
Nov 4 STEM CAREER EXPO 2019
Nov 9 MAKO Math conference
Nov 27-29 Thanksgiving Holiday, Offices Closed
Dec 5 Last day of classes for semester
Dec 7-12 Final Exams
Dec 13 Commencement – 10:00 AM and 1:30 PM
[CNAS students march at 1:30 PM]
[CNAS Grad Reception – tentatively at 10:00 AM, location TBD]