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Primetime | Sara Shady Faculty Excellence Award Recipient Discusses Teaching

Sara Shady Faculty Excellence Award

On Tuesday, April 8, Philosophy professor Sara Shady presented Corrupting the Youth?: The Value of Teaching “Dangerous” Ideas at the Bethel University Library as the 2014 winner of the Faculty Excellence Award for Teaching.

She introduces her talk with the following:

Teaching can be controversial. Socrates was convicted and executed on charges that he corrupted the youth of Athens. In this presentation, I’ll explore the important role “dangerous” ideas can play in cultivating a classroom that is not just a place where we transfer information, but an embodied space where transformation takes place.

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Co-sponsored by Faculty Development & Friends of the BU Library

Primetime | 2014 Library Research Prize Award Winner

Becker Library Research Prize Award Winner

On Tuesday, April 1, Danielle Becker presented “Cochlear Implants, Language Acquisition, and Speech Intelligibility: The Effect of Age at Implantation” as the First Place Winner of the 2014 Library Research Prize. The Friends of the BU Library announced the First, Second and Third place prizes for best project and use of library resources, the Connie J. Larson Library Student Worker Scholarship and celebrated the passing of the the Library Research Prize trophy from the History Department to the Psychology Department.

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Watch the Announcements of the Award Winners

Sponsored by the Friends of the BU Library