August 2017

In-House

Points of Pride

Professor of Anthropology Maria Vesperi has earned the prestigious Anthropology in the Media Award by the American Anthropology Association. The award honors those who have raised public awareness of anthropology and have had a broad and sustained public impact at local, national and international levels.

Outside New College

Tammera Race, assistant librarian, systems, metadata and assessment, attended the Association of College and Research Libraries workshop, “Assessing and Communicating Library Value to Student Learning and Success.” The workshop was sponsored by the Southeast Florida Information Network and hosted at Palm Beach Atlantic University.

Theresa Burress, humanities librarian, presented, “Digital Humanities: An Exploration of Research and Teaching at the Intersections of Humanities and Technology,” at the Suncoast Information Specialists meeting on June 19. With colleagues from USF St. Petersburg, she also presented “Through the Eyes of a Child: Tracking and Mapping child engagement at the St. Petersburg Science Festival,” at the International Public Science Events Conference in Madison, Wisconsin, on June 6.