UW-Superior faculty, instructors showcase scholarly projects

UW-Superior faculty, instructors showcase scholarly projects

University of Wisconsin-Superior faculty and instructors have recently showcased their scholarly and leadership projects at the conclusion of two year-end programs: the Homegrown Scholars and Homegrown Mentorship Programs.

Thirteen faculty and instructors presented their work In May. These projects are the results of investment in UW-Superior’s people for scholarly work and journeys to become leaders.

Homegrown Scholars

  • Amanda Lilly, Social Work: “Critical Roles: An experiential approach to learning about social and health determinants using a role-playing game”
  • Beth Austin, Communicating Arts: “Late Work Policies and Extenuating Circumstances Discussions with Communicating Arts Instructors”
  • Stephanie Warden, Natasha Schumacher, Emily Moran and Michael Merline, CLIC@JDHL team: “Instructor Perceptions of AI Text Generators”
  • Priyanka Mehta, Psychology: “Is the Reading Required? Student Evaluation of Open-Access Behavioral Neuroscience Texts”

Homegrown Leaders

  • Aaron Wainman: “Developing a Curriculum for TRIO McNair Pre-Scholars Program”
  • Emily Wabik: “The Reconstruction and Expansion of Job Location and Development”
  • Chantal Norrgard: “UWS Indigenous Alumni Speaker Series”
  • Jade Jensen: “Graphic Novel Collection: Diversity Audit”
  • Emilee Howland: “Writing Center Outreach: Towards Superior Campus Involvement”
  • Liza Shelquist: Core Skills: “Career Readiness Across Campus”

OPID Spring Conference: Joys of Teaching

In addition, ten UWS colleagues traveled to Madison for the annual spring conference hosted by the Office of Professional & Instructional Development (OPID) at the Universities of Wisconsin.

Highlights of the conference included attending keynote and break-out sessions on topics from AI to inclusive teaching. UW-Superior was well-represented by Wisconsin Teaching Fellow & Scholars for 2023-24, Josh Stangle and Jennifer Vogler.