Kia Jane Richmond
(English) gave a presentation titled "Multiple Intelligences
and Young Adult Literature: Reader-response Goes Technicolor"
at the Michigan Annual Convention of the Michigan Council of Teachers
of English. She presented an interactive workshop on the benefits
of integrating multiple intelligences and reader-response theory
into courses focused on young adult literature in middle school,
high school and college classrooms.
Carol Strauss Sotiropoulos
(Modern Languages and Literatures) presented a paper titled
"(De)Gendering Perfectibility: Romantic Women Reformists Translate
Male Models of Education" at the annual national conference
of the American Comparative Literature Association in Ann Arbor.
The paper was given in a refereed session on women translators of
the Romantic era. Her focus was on the work of early 19th century
German teacher, school director and feminist educational reform
writer Betty Gleim in "translating" the educational reform
ideology of Wilhelm von Humboldt for women's education.
(Chemistry) and senior biochemistry student Jeffrey Szymanski presented
a poster on the "Binding Properties of the Caenorhabditis elegans
Receptor Associated Protein" at the 6th annual Wayne State
University Chemistry Graduate Research Symposium. Their project
involves investigating the nematode as a model system in which to
study receptor proteins that are thought to be involved with Alzheimer's
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