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New analytical method gives insight into plant evolution

By Claire Hettinger

December 3, 2014

A new procedure for analyzing data developed by a University professor has provided insight into how plants have evolved on earth. Tandy Warnow, professor in computer science and bioengineering, said her job is to “develop new methods for really hard problems in evolution.” She, along with a tea...

Advertising lecturer wins national award in teaching

Peter Sheldon won the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Distinguished Teaching Award.

By Stephanie Kim

August 27, 2014

For Peter Sheldon, lecturer in Advertising, his shoulder-length mane usually makes the first impression. But it is his passion for advertising and teaching that leaves a lasting impact on his students, faculty, and peers.  Sheldon received national recognition for his teaching style and dedication after winni...