Denton Details, 3-21-18

  • Need an official university photo? Head shots will be taken from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, March 21 and 1-4 p.m. Thursday, March 22 in the ACT second-floor lobby. This is the final university photo session scheduled in Denton this semester.
  • Speaking of photography: The university photographer wants to collaborate with TWU faculty members in Denton to showcase a fresh look for the university in various classroom environments. Photos taken will be featured in recruitment materials, social media posts and the website. Please contact Michael Modecki if you’re interested in helping with this initiative.
  • Get your arts on this week at TWU! “Artist Talk” with Jonathan Molina Garcia and Emily Peacock, the featured artists in In Sickness. Their talk will take place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 22 in the Visual Arts Building’s East Gallery. The event is free. For a taste of opera, TWU Opera presents Englebert Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 23 and Saturday, March 24 in the Margo Jones Performance Hall. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for students and seniors. Children under the age of 12 will be admitted free.
  • Hire your summer and fall student assistants at the Summer Job Fair, scheduled 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, April 11 on the Hubbard Hall Lawn (Student Union 207 in the event of inclement weather). The event is free, and lunch will be provided for two staff members. Please post your job opportunity in Handshake before the event and ask students to apply via their TWU Connect account.
  • Shannon Levandowski (occupational therapy) was elected to chair the Academic Fieldwork & Capstone Coordinators – Academic Leadership Council. In this national position, Levandowski will preside over events that inform and impact the work of all fieldwork educators in the U.S.
  • Mahesh S. Raisinghani (College of Business) has co-authored two papers, “Mobile Customer Engagement in the Healthcare Industry" and “Resource Management: Future Focus and a Global Perspective," that have been accepted for presentation and publication in the proceedings of the 18th Global Information Technology Management World Conference July 8-10 at Technol√≥gico de Monterrey in Mexico City.
  • Jonathan Olsen (history and government) has two articles forthcoming: "The Left Party in the 2017 German Federal Election," German Politics, Vol. 27, #1 (March), 2018; "The Left Party and the AfD: Populist Competitors in Eastern Germany," German Politics and Society, vol. 36, #1 (April), 2018.
  • AnaLouise Keating (Multicultural Women's & Gender Studies) presented a guest lecture, "From Status-Quo Stories to Post-Oppositional Change,” and led a workshop on Womanist Spiritual Activism March 12 at Sonoma State University.