Seven UNLV faculty members were recently selected participate in a University Libraries faculty retreat on Jan. 15 and 16 to learn more about how to integrate Special Collections & Archives materials into their courses.
The selected faculty include Ying Bao, Associate Professor of Chinese; Benjamin Burroughs, Assistant Professor of Emerging Media; Carlos Dimas, Assistant Professor of History; Vanessa Fenley, Assistant Professor of Public Policy; Carlos Flores, Assistant Professor in Residence of Communication Studies; Margarita Jara, Associate Professor of Spanish; and Magdalena Martinez, Assistant Professor of Public Policy.
During the retreat, faculty members will be working with Su Kim Chung, Head of Special Collections Public Services, Priscilla Finley, Humanities Librarian, and Susie Skarl, Urban Affairs Librarian, to discover Special Collections & Archives resources and develop lesson plans for incorporating the materials into their courses.
Each faculty member receives a stipend for completing the faculty retreat and developing a project where students encounter Special Collections & Archives materials.
For more information about applying for future Special Collections and Archives Faculty Retreats, contact Su Kim Chung at firstname.lastname@example.org.