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Austin Peay State University’s Phi Alpha Theta wins Best Chapter Award, APSU Student Organization of the Year

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Assuming Austin Peay State University’s Phi Alpha Theta National Honor Society (PAT) continues down the path it’s followed for the past nine years, the University’s award-winning history honor society chapter, Theta-Delta, could very soon be celebrating “one for the thumb.”

That’s because Theta-Delta is once again home to the Nels A. Cleven Award for Best Chapter of the Year, Division IV. The award is given annually to the best chapter in the nation for the organization’s Division IV, which consists of schools with between 10,001-15,000 students.

Austin Peay State University’s Phi Alpha Theta National Honor Society

Austin Peay State University’s Phi Alpha Theta National Honor Society

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Austin Peay State University’s Phi Alpha Theta celebrate seventh volume of history journal Theta-Delta

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Since its debut in 2011, Theta-Delta has become another avenue for Phi Alpha Theta (PAT), Austin Peay State University’s award-winning history honor society, students to demonstrate their capacity for historical research, authorship and criticism.

Modeled after scholarly magazines such as The Journal of Southern History, Theta-Delta allows APSU students to grow as editors as they mold a year’s worth of classroom research into quality, publishable articles.

APSU's Phi Alpha Theta presents APSU President Alisa White with the first printing of its now-seventh volume of Theta-Delta. (Cassidy Graves, APSU)

APSU’s Phi Alpha Theta presents APSU President Alisa White with the first printing of its now-seventh volume of Theta-Delta. (Cassidy Graves, APSU)

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APSU Graduate Brittany Orton accepted to University of Cambridge for Anglo-Saxon studies

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In certain academic circles, Dr. Simon Keynes, Elrington and Bosworth professor of Anglo-Saxon history at the University of Cambridge, is considered a “rock star.”

In addition to being the great-great-grandson of Charles Darwin and the grandnephew of economist John Maynard Keynes, the renowned professor is a member of the British Academy and a fellow with the Royal Historical Society.

Austin Peay State University alumna Brittany Orton

Austin Peay State University alumna Brittany Orton

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Austin Peay State University Provost Lecture Series to examine Medieval Hungary

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University professor who is an expert in the history of medieval Hungary will speak more on this research interest as part of the next Provost Lecture Series at APSU.

Dr. Cameron Sutt, assistant professor of history, will present “Serfs, Slaves and Sources: Doing Medieval Social History,” at 3:00pm, Thursday, March 29th in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. The event is free and open to the public. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Provost Lecture Series to discuss Earth’s atmosphere as a nuisance in astronomy

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Earth’s atmosphere, though necessary to support life, is a major nuisance to accurate astronomical work. Instrumentation has improved over the past few decades to a point that the time-tested techniques to account for the effects of the atmosphere on astronomical data are no longer sufficient.

“With major new astronomical surveys beginning, advances in the techniques to account for the atmosphere are needed,” said Dr. J. Allyn Smith, associate professor of physics and astronomy. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Provost Lecture Series to feature chemistry professor’s analysis of iPad use in class

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Interactive technology in the classroom has been shown to enhance student learning. The Apple iPad is one of the most exciting innovations of modern technology and has tremendous potential as a teaching tool.

The question for Dr. Robert Shelton, assistant professor of chemistry at Austin Peay State University, is whether interacting with an iPad in a general chemistry classroom environment actually promotes student learning. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Provost Lecture Series to feature geography professor’s field work in Uganda

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University geography professor will discuss her field work in Uganda last summer as part of the next Provost Lecture Series session at APSU.

Dr. Christine Mathenge, associate professor of geography, will speak at 3:00pm, Thursday, February 23rd in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. The event is free and open to the public.

The title of her talk is “HIV/AIDS and patterns on the landscape.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Provost Lecture Series to feature art professor’s residency in Tanzania

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University art professor will discuss her three-week residency in Tanzania as part of the next Provost Lecture Series session at APSU.

Cynthia Marsh, professor of art, will speak at 3:00pm, Thursday, February 16th in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. The event is free and open to the public.

The title of her talk is “Mambo Poa – A Cultural Exchange in Tanzania.” «Read the rest of this article»

 

Austin Peay State University Provost Lecture Series to discuss biofuel research

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The next Provost Lecture Series at Austin Peay State University will feature a biology professor whose latest research may have implications in the area of biofuel production.

Dr. Sergei Markov, associate professor in the APSU Department of Biology, will speak at 3:00pm, Thursday, February 9th in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. The event is free and open to the public.

The title of his talk is “Conformational regulation of hydrogenase gene expression in algae.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Provost Lecture Series to explore Women’s Symposium

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University faculty member who conducted the University’s first Young Women’s Leadership Symposium in 2011 will recap the event with information, findings and recommendations at the next Provost Lecture Series session.

Dr. Marsha Lyle-Gonga, assistant professor of political science, will discuss her work about the symposium from 3:00pm-4:30pm, Thursday, January 26th in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. All presentations in the Provost Lecture Series are free and open to the public. «Read the rest of this article»

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