The College of Arts & Sciences is very pleased to announce that the recipients of the 2013-14 A&S Outstanding Teaching Awards are Drs. Shannon Bell (sociology), Jacqueline Couti (MCL), Stephen Testa (chemistry), and Kim Woodrum (chemistry). The College wants to thank the selection committee—Yanira Paz (chair), Christia Brown, Juliana MacDonald, and Bradley Plaster—for their hard work and fine judgment.
Dr. Shannon Bell of the Sociology Department is recognized for her efforts in engaged learning and public sociology. Since joining her Department in 2010, she has been committed to guiding students' learning about real-world social issues through research, activism, and their combination. In her course in environmental sociology, for example, a group