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Thurs., August 22 — 2013 Teaching with Technology Fair

Teaching with Technology 2013

Designed for UVa faculty, the Teaching with Technology Fair is a free annual event featuring success stories of faculty integrating teaching and technology. Gain strategies for maximizing technology in your teaching & research, learn about tech tools available for your courses, and share ideas with fellow instructors at workshops and demos!

Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013

11:30 am – 5:30 pm

Robertson Media Center, 3rd floor of Clemons Library

Lunch & Keynote: 12 noon, Clemons 201

Wine & Cheese Reception: 4-5:30 pm, Clemons 3rd floor

Free registration—due Friday, Aug. 16, at 5:00 pm

Website: http://pages.shanti.virginia.edu/twt

U.Va. Professor Wins $1.4M Grant to Record, Preserve Ancient Culture of Bhutan

In the News: UVa’s Professor David Germano, Associate Professor, Religious Studies, has been awarded a new, $1.4M grant by the Arcadia Fund to fund a collaborative project to preserve Bhutan’s oral heritage through audio and video recordings.
He is also the co-director of the Tibet Center and of SHANTI (Sciences, Humanities & Arts Network of Technological Initiatives).

For the complete article, go to: https://news.virginia.edu/content/uva-professor-wins-14m-grant-record-preserve-ancient-culture-bhutan.

U.Va. Library Launches Online Archive of Historical TV News Footage

Launched This Week: Part of the University of Virginia Library‘s  audiovisual archive of original WSLS TV news films clips from Virginia’s civil rights era (1951-1971) is available online to the public through UVa library’s online catalog, Virgo — just follow this link to step back in time.

For the complete article, go to: http://news.virginia.edu/content/uva-library-launches-online-archive-historical-tv-news-footage.

U.Va. Press Launches Website Offering Free Access to Founding Fathers’ Papers

Launched June 12, 2013: The University of Virginia Press’s new website: “Founders Online” — a website offering free access to the papers of six  important historical figures from America’s founding era: George Washington, James Madison, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson.

For the complete article, go to: http://news.virginia.edu/content/uva-press-launches-website-offering-free-access-founding-fathers-papers

Technology Infused Learning Ecologies: A Digital Poster Session Featuring Student Work

On May 8 from 9:30-12 in the DML students will be presenting work created using digital humanities tools in a digital poster session.

Wednesday, May 8th 9:30-Noon
Digital Media Lab, Clemons Library
Refreshments Provided

For more information, go to: http://pages.shanti.virginia.edu/medianet/2013/05/02/technology-infused-learning-ecologies/