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Accolades March 6, 2014

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Professor Emeritus Guy Gibbon (anthropology) has published Critically Reading the Theory and Methods of Archaeology: An Introductory Guide. (New York: AltaMira, 2013). It's described as a, "thorough and practical guide to the essential critical reading and writing skills that all students, instructors, and practitioners should have. It provides priceless insight for the here and now of the Theory and Methods of Archaeology classes and for a lifetime of reading, learning, teaching, and writing."

Rarig Center is #4 on the list of Most Amazing College Campus Theaters in the United States by BestCollegeReviews.org. Lots of interesting and prestigious spaces on the list--good company!

Professor Kathleen Hansen (journalism and mass communication) has won the John Tate Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising.

Associate Professor Akosua Addo (music education) presented "Playing with Music and Math" at the Minnesota Music Educators Association's Midwinter Clinic. She also just published "Amango: Movement in the Context of the Ghanaian Singing Game" in the winter 2014 edition of The Orff Echo.

Associate Professor Scott Lipscomb (music education) presented "Making music ... REALLY: Musical composition and improvisation for implementation by ANY teacher" at the Minnesota Music Educators Association's Midwinter Clinic. He then traveled to Knoxville, Tenn. for the regional conference of the Association for Technology in Music Instruction (for which he is president) and the College Music Society, where he presented "Rocking the web: Teaching music appreciation online" about his innovative online rock history course, which he teaches during summer sessions in an online format.

Assistant Professor Laura Sindberg (music education) also presented at the recent Minnesota Music Educators Association's Midwinter Clinic, on, "Who? Me? Towards Becoming a Change Agent and an Excellent Teacher."

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