Ungrading: Path to Student Learning or Laziness? with Chemistry Instructor, Krysta Riel Mass
"ungrading" research is examined more closely in a STEM-centered environment to deduce appropriate methods, applications, and efficacy. Krysta Riel Maas has conducted research to find correlations between removing letter grades during a semester-long mastery-based General Organic & Biochemistry course for Health Science majors and overall student success in this course.
Library North Reading Room
Friday, October 6th
Raven Room Dedication
As a part of Homecoming, join the Friends of the Library for the dedication of the Raven Room in the CSS Library on Saturday, October 14th, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. There will be a short dedication program at 10:15 accompanied by a Blessing from the Monastery. Light refreshments will be provided.
A Northern Water-Thrush, aka The Water-Wagtail, graciously allowed us to add him to the Library's Catalog of Birds this September when he was spotted by Librarian Brad Snelling. Of the water-thrush, it is written ... "This species always has a yellowish tinge to the under parts and the stripes beneath are narrow, but prominent. These Warblers are found in tangled underbrush near water. They have a habit of continually flirting their tails, thus giving them the local name of Water-Wagtail. Their call is a sharp metallic "chink ”; their song a loud , liquid “quit-quit-quit-que-quewe-u .” Breeds from the northern edge of the U. S. northwards; winters south of U. S."
Dr. Pam Freeman will discuss behavior of eastern chipmunks. She will also answer the common campus question, "What are you doing out there in the forest?" Pam uses the friendly chipmunk system to introduce undergraduate students to research and get them (and maybe you, too) hooked on science.