UWG Wonder Walkers’ Biggest Loser Challenge for a Cure — Season 1 recently concluded with a 5K fun walk at the track behind Z-6. Winners were announced following the walk. Second runner-up was Athletics’ Laura Clayton (right), who lost a total of 9 lbs. and received a $50 gift certificate courtesy of Lela Lu’s Active Wear. First runner-up was ITS’ Blake Adams, who lost a total of 15 lbs. and received a 3-month membership from Sportsplex. UWG student Ashley Harvard (left) was named the Biggest Loser with a total of 27 lbs. lost. She received a 3-month membership from Curves, along with $100 in cash courtesy of GNC — Carrollton. The competition raised $493 for the American Cancer Society.
Dr. Sunil Hazari and Dr. Alexa North (both of Marketing and Real Estate) were the 2010 winners of the Delta Pi Epsilon (DPE) Independent Research Award for their paper, "Investigating Pedagogical Value of Wiki Technology." The award will be presented in November 2010 during the DPE National Conference in Philadelphia, PA.
Dr. Thomas Foster, assistant professor of anthropology and director of the Antonio J. Waring Jr. Archaeology Laboratory, recently participated in an international science workshop at the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom. The workshop is part of the International Geosphere Biosphere Programme, and its purpose is to use past environmental information to help develop policy and methods for modern environmental management.
Congratulations to Joey Hannaford, assistant professor of graphic design, for her presentation “Letterpress Rocks” at TypeCon in Los Angeles. Highlights from the presentation are available on the Felt and Wire blog.
Dr. Karen Harris, assistant professor and director of Speech-Language Pathology Programs, has been awarded a College of Education seed grant for Project SELL: Servicing English Language Learners.
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