In the classroom, Associate Professor of History Hamilton Stapell is the “guide on the side,” encouraging students to be prepared, be engaged and take an active role in their education.
A decade ago, Navin Viswanathan was a thesis shy of a master’s degree in mechanical engineering when he sat in on a developmental psychology course at the University of Connecticut. “I was really intrigued, and I thought, ‘This is what I should be doing,’” said Viswanathan.
For her strong record of publications, contribution to the advancement of knowledge in her field, and successful integration of research and scholarship into her teaching practice, Eve Waltermaurer has received the Provost Award for Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Activity.
Picture the New Paltz student in the home stretch of her capstone project. After years of exploring, inquiring, synthesizing, integrating, and—let’s face it, toiling—capstone students plunge into a pool of unknown depth, driven by passionate conviction.
In his senior English seminar, entitled, “Skins, Paper, Screens,” Associate Professor Cyrus Mulready invited students to view books as material objects and explore the ways in which a book’s design, or use in everyday life, might add new dimensions to its textual reading.