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Faculty colloquium: Are all teachers created equally?

When hiring first-year teachers, do principals prefer classroom training over online-training? Assistant Professor of Elementary Education Karin Brown posed the question at Lyon College’s second Faculty Colloquium on Oct. 4, sharing her research on online teacher education programs versus traditional campus-based programs. Brown got the idea for the research project while teaching at Ozarka College.  “We had an agreement with Arkansas Tech University (ATU), and some of... Read More
at Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Faculty Colloquium: Nawarathne meditates on medicinal chemistry

Drug-resistant bacteria are one of the most urgent public health issues in the world, and Assistant Professor of Chemistry Dr. Irosha Nawarathne and her students are researching solutions.  Nawarathne opened the Faculty Colloquium lecture series on Sept. 13 with a discussion of her medicinal chemistry research, “Oh, The … You’ll See!” The blank in the title represented molecules, she said, because observing the interactions between drug molecules and the drug... Read More
at Wednesday, September 18, 2019