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Early childhood ed. program expands
The College of Education's bachelor's degree program in early childhood education gives students the skills they need to teach pre-kindergarten through fifth grade students. Now, the COE has expanded its program to Georgia State University's Alpharetta campus, giving more students the chance to hone their teaching skills and earn their degrees close to home.
School of Music hosts opera workshop
The School of Music is hosting the Harrower Summer Opera Workshop through June 26. Founded by Peter and Irene Harrower, the workshop is a three-week program including daily acting and movement classes, private coaching, instruction in stage makeup and stage combat, seminars and masterclasses with international artists, and public presentations of staged and costumed one-act operas and operatic scenes.
Todd Maurer, chair of the Department of Managerial Sciences in the Robinson College of Business, was awarded a $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Army Research Institute to study leadership development tools. Due to this commitment over the next three years, Maurer asked to be relieved of his duties as department chair, Dean Fenwick Huss announced this month. Pamela Barr, professor in the Department of Managerial Sciences, has agreed to assume leadership as interim department chair, effective July 1.
Jeffrey Glover, an archaeologist and assistant professor of anthropology, received a research grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. As the co-chief scientist of this expedition, he and his team searched "a wild, largely unexplored and forgotten coastline for evidence and artifacts of one of the greatest seafaring traditions of the ancient New World, where Maya traders once paddled massive dugout canoes filled with trade goods from across Mexico and Central America," according to an NOAA news release.
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