On Friday, March 17, the Faculty Council announced the 2017 Spring Teaching Advancement Award recipients. Teaching Advancement Awards offer faculty the opportunity to receive up to $1,000 to support a range of activities that enhance their knowledge as an educator and benefit students in classrooms and studios. A total of $3,000 is available to be disbursed each term to successful applicants for research, conferences, workshops, exhibitions and related travel expenses that are not covered by departmental classroom support.
The Spring 2017 recipients are:
- Jessica Rath from Humanities and Sciences and Elise Co from Product and Interaction Design received a grant to participate in MIT’s Being Material symposium.
- Doug Eboch from Film received a grant to participate in the Writers Guild of America, Craft Conference for screenwriters.
- Fridolin Beisert from Product Design to attend IDEO U’s Leading for Creativity course.
- Dahlia Schweitzer to attend the 2017 Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) conference.
Faculty Council will be accepting applications for Summer 2017 TAA grants early in the Summer Term. All faculty are encouraged to apply. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.