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ACM Notes - Winter 2016

A newsletter for ACM faculty & administrators

ACM Voices

In London: Exploring Museums and Questioning the Stories They Tell Us

Guest columnist: Andrew Kennedy, Instructor, ACM London & Florence: Arts in Context

Andrew Kennedy

Collecting the World in London, a new course taught by Andrew Kennedy, will expand opportunities in museum studies on the ACM London & Florence: Arts in Context program. What’s in store for students in the class?

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Visiting the British Museum

A student visiting the British Museum in London.

London-Florence program has more on display in museum studies

With a new class on Collecting the World in London, plus courses and internships in Florence, the program offers students a focus on museology. Read about it

Cognitive science is on professors’ minds

Four FaCE grants were awarded for faculty projects to use cognitive science principles in ACM college classrooms. Read about it

Mini online course will teach $$ and sense of college finances

Teagle-funded effort aims to broaden the reach of Institute on College Futures (ICF) to more faculty. Read about it

California, here we come! Linking innovation and the liberal arts

Faculty from five ACM colleges have been selected to explore “Silicon Valley as an Innovation Ecosystem” in the 2016 SAIL seminar. Read about it

Opportunities for Faculty

Call for Pre-Proposals: Have an idea for a collaborative project with other faculty? Apply for a Faculty Career Enhancement (FaCE) grant! Application deadline: February 19.

Get out of town! Apply now to lead an ACM study away program. Visiting faculty positions are available in Brazil, Jordan, China, India, Botswana, Tanzania, Italy, London, and Chicago.

Meeting in downtown Chicago? ACM has a place for you! Centrally located, the ACM office and Chicago Program meeting space is available for campus groups to use.

Off-Campus Study Program Updates

Sarah Hautzinger

Sarah Hautzinger

Colorado College’s Sarah Hautzinger will bring a community-based focus to studying in Brazil as Visiting Faculty Director of the new program in Rio de Janeiro. 

In a new video, students describe their experiences on the Newberry Seminar in Chicago. Read about it

Student’s research on the Tanzania Program is published in a scholarly journal and featured online in Smithsonian. Read about it

Catarina Lookout in Nicaragua

The Costa Rica program group at the Catarina Lookout in Nicaragua.

A five-day field trip to Nicaragua adds a regional perspective for students on the Costa Rica programs. Read about it

Stephen Volz (Kenyon College) will draw on long-standing connections and experience when he leads students on the 2017 Botswana Program. Read about it

Literature and social action will intersect when Cornell College professors Tori Barnes-Brus and Rebecca Entel teach the fall 2016 Newberry Seminar. Read about it

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Winter 2016 issue posted January 29, 2016

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