Topic: Tim Winters
Clarksville, TN – When the first Austin Peay State University Faculty Senate met in October of 1975, then-senate president Solie Fott made two motions to the University administration.
“Things are a little foggy now, but when I think back on my term as president, I think of two motions we made,” Fott said. “The first motion was asking the administration to lower the speed bumps that were all over campus, and especially around the administration building. The administration told us no.
Classics at Austin Peay State University celebrates ancient languages with 8th annual Classics Day event
The all-day event brought together a record 144 students from Montgomery County high schools for a day of activities centered on the languages of the ancient world. Gathered at the APSU Morgan University Center, faculty members and current APSU students gave lectures on their studies of classic languages, with students also taking part in a skit promoting this year’s theme of the study of Latin.
Clarksville, TN – Several faculty and staff members at Austin Peay State University announce their recent professional and scholarly activities.
Dr. Chad Brooks, associate professor of biology, co-authored an article about an amphibian-lethal virus in west Tennessee, and the article is published in the latest edition of Herpetological Review. The title of the article was “Further presence of ranavirus infection in amphibian populations of Tennessee, USA.” «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce presents APSU’s Winters with Distinguished Community Service Award
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Clarksville, TN – One gets the impression that Dr. Tim Winters, Austin Peay State University classics professor, doesn’t sleep much. A dedicated teacher, he’s won most of the University’s major faculty awards, such as the Socrates Award for Excellence in Teaching and the APSU National Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award. «Read the rest of this article»
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Clarksville, TN – Jennifer Miraldi, a junior classics major at Austin Peay State University, unfolded a large map and spread it over the desk of Dr. Tim Winters, APSU professor of classics, covering up his coffee mugs and a worn, paperback copy of Euripides’ plays.
“The site is called Gournia,” Miraldi said, leaning over the map and pointing at a small dot on the Greek island of Crete. It didn’t look like much on the crinkled paper, but in actuality Gournia is a stunningly beautiful archeological site, with ancient stone walls surrounded by lush green hills and the deep blue of the Cretan Sea.
Austin Peay State University Provost Lecture Series to focus on sculpture collection at Nashville Parthenon
Clarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University classics professor whose search for paperwork about the acquisition of a sculpture collection at the Parthenon in Nashville has taken him to London will share his story as part of APSU’s next Provost Lecture Series.
Dr. Tim Winters, professor of languages and literature, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, April 12th in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. The event is free and open to the public. The title of his talk is “Casting About: The Origins of the Sculpture Collection at the Nashville Parthenon.” «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University art professor will present recent design work created through a sustainable, responsible production practice as part of APSU’s next Provost Lecture Series.
Mark DeYoung, assistant professor of art, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, April 5th in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. The event is free and open to the public.
His discussion will revolve around the idea that by extending designer involvement through the production of the designed work, the period of creative potential is extended. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, 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»
Austin Peay State University Provost Lecture Series to discuss Earth’s atmosphere as a nuisance in astronomy
Clarksville, 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»
Austin Peay State University Provost Lecture Series to feature chemistry professor’s analysis of iPad use in class
Clarksville, 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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