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Faculty Senate

Faculty Senate Speaker Series


Spring 2016 Award Recipient

Dr. Adam D. Myers, Assistant Professor
Department of Physics & Astronomy, College of Arts & Sciences

"The Billion-Light-Year Yardstick: Mapping the Universe with Luminous Black Holes"

Tuesday, April 5, 2016, 4:10 p.m., Classroom Building 302

Dr. Myers' announcement


Call for Nominations for 2016-17

The Faculty Senate Speaker Series is an award established by the Faculty Senate to be awarded to a fall and a spring semester recipient of each academic year. Nominations are open to all faculty and academic professionals. The award carries an honorarium of $1000 and requires two lectures, one on the UW campus and one at the UW-Casper campus. Travel expenses to Casper are provided.

The following should be included in the nomination packet (to be sent electronically):

  1. Nomination letter (self, peer, chair, or dean), stressing ability to address a general audience and topic of broad general interest
  2. At least one supporting letter from a peer
  3. At least one supporting letter from a student
  4. Self statement describing the topic (an abstract of about 100 words)
  5. Nominee's current CV

Faculty Speakers will be chosen on the basis of:

  • An exemplary research record;
  • A record of successfully engaging the three elements of the University's mission: teaching, research and/or creative activity, and service;
  • A demonstrated ability to address a general audience in a stimulating and coherent manner;
  • A topic of potentially broad general interest.

The selection committee comprises former award winners.

Deadline for receiving nominations for the 2016-17 awards is April 8, 2016.

Send nomination packets electronically to:

Faculty Speaker Series Selection Committee
c/o Amy Kopp
Faculty Senate Office
facultys@uwyo.edu

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