Faculty Awarded Curriculum Globalization Grants
April 3, 2017
The following faculty members were awarded Curriculum Globalization Grants from Global Education and Outreach and International Affairs: Department of Human Development faculty Vanessa Diaz and Anisa Zvonkovic, also department head, to develop a new course titled “Immigrant Families: Child Development and Acculturation”; Sharon Johnson, Foreign Languages and Literatures/French and Director of Women’s and Gender Studies, to develop a new course titled “Gender and Sexual Violence in a Global Context”; Brett Shadle, a professor in the Department of History, for efforts to globalize the curriculum through a new course titled “A History of Refugees”; and Vinodh Venkatesh, Foreign Languages and Literatures/Spanish, for efforts to globalize the curriculum through “Spanish for the Natural Sciences,” a new course. Each award was for $5,000. The award winners were celebrated at a reception at the Hahn Horticultural Garden on March 30.