William C. Skilling, a 1992 graduate of the Ph.D. program in K-12 educational administration, has been spearheading successful efforts to enhance global learning for students in Oxford Community Schools since he became superintendent of the Michigan school district in 2007. Along with programs requiring students to take extended world language, the district also partners with… Read More »
Jodie A. Galosy, Ph.D. ’05 (Curriculum, Teaching and Educational Policy) has joined the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) as Senior Program Officer for Research. Galosy will direct research activities that inform and support KSTF’s cornerstone Teaching Fellowships program, which provides five-year fellowships to teachers of high school mathematics and science early in their careers. Galosy joins KSTF from… Read More »
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By Nicole Geary Last year, Lindsay (Martin) Knippenberg tunneled into the base of a 50-foot-deep glacier to challenge the limits for life on Earth. Meanwhile, she encouraged more than a few young people to broaden their perspectives about science – and consider new possibilities for their future. Hundreds of U.S. students and fellow teachers, back… Read More »
Michigan State University kinesiology graduate Michelle Rzepka will compete in the Olympic bobsled competition again today in Vancouver after finishing in seventh position Tuesday. Rzepka, who received her bachelor’s degree from MSU in 2005, is the brakeman for teammate Shauna Rohbock, who won the Silver Medal in Torino. While at MSU, Rzepka was a Big… Read More »