Tag: career

May Symposium 2013: 7 Years in the Making…

by: Carol Hurney I can hardly believe the CFI is on the verge opening registration for the 7th Annual May Symposium. [cue celebratory trumpets] … It only seems like yesterday when I walked into Karen Santos’ office and posed a crazy idea. [cue flashback music] I told her that the CFI should offer repeat performances …

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Riding the Academic Wave

by: Carol Hurney I had a wonderful opportunity the other day to spend time talking about teaching with a kindred soul. We began our conversation getting to know each other – mostly I was interested in hearing about his 38-year teaching career at JMU. In particular, I wanted to know how this professor had fed …

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Fellowship(s)

by: Cara Meixner Recently, I had the privilege of attending a segment of President Jonathan Alger’s listening tour, during which time a colleague remarked on the “deep humility” of our faculty. The depth of inquiry, diversity of pedagogies, and expanse of outreach engaged in by our faculty are profound hallmarks of the JMU mission. Still, …

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