Lectures & Events
Celebrating Faculty Research and Scholarship - April 4, 2013
Warwick A. Arden, Provost, and Susan K. Nutter, Vice Provost and Director of Libraries, invite all faculty to Celebrating Faculty Research and Scholarship at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on Thursday, April 4, 2013. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Jayant Baliga, an internationally recognized expert on power semiconductor devices and a Member of the National Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the IEEE.
Dr. Baliga's 4:30 talk, “Research and Scholarship for Enabling a Sustainable Society,” will take place in the Hunt Library’s main Auditorium, followed by a 5:30 p.m. cocktail reception to be held in the fifth floor Skyline Reading Room and Terrace overlooking Lake Raleigh. Tours of the Faculty Research Commons and other spaces in the Hunt Library will also be made available. More details >>
To attend the event, please RSVP by Monday, April 1, 2013 directly to firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-515-2841.
Teaching and Learning Symposium - April 11, 2013
The Teaching and Learning Symposium is a one-day event which recognizes excellent teaching on NC State’s campus. The Symposium offers a poster session of NC State faculty doing research on their teaching, a keynote address, the Gertrude Cox Awards and Demonstrations and the presentation of the Certificate of Reflective Teaching. In recognition of excellence in teaching, the University teaching awards are presented to the recipients of the Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Award, the Outstanding Teacher Award and the Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching.
This year’s event will take place at the McKimmon Center on Thursday, April 11, 2013. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Stephen Brookfield, Distinguished University Professor of the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis-St. Paul where he works with faculty across the disciplines on improving teaching, engaging students in discussion, and teaching for critical thinking. The title of the keynote address which begins at 10:30 a.m. is, "Teaching for Creative and Critical Thinking." More details >>