SUNY Delhi Introduces Faculty Bookstore Series

DELHI, NY (09/28/2013)(readMedia)-- The Barnes & Noble at SUNY Delhi will be hosting two author events this fall where faculty will share their recent research and publications on Tuesday, October 8 and November 12 at 5 p.m. on the second floor of Farrell Student and Community Center.

Learning and Life: Science and Education – October 8

Delhi faculty will talk about their work in science and education. Dr. Jack Tessier, professor of liberal arts and sciences, will talk about the use of cell phones in teaching. He will discuss his in-progress articles "Student Impressions of Academic Cell Phone Use in the Classroom" and "Eliminating the Textbook: Learning Science with Cell Phones."

In addition, Dr. John Reeher, assistant professor of liberal arts and sciences, will present "Meeting the Challenge of Teaching STEM Disciplines to Millennials: Personal Teaching Approaches and Techniques Developed through Observation, Assessment and Student Feedback." Dr. Patti May will speak on her article under review on the "Effectiveness of SMART Board Use in the Teaching and Learning of Statistics."

Science, Medicine and Health – November 12

Several Delhi faculty will present on their recent publications and research in the medical and health fields of science. Dr. Lauren Sloane, assistant professor of liberal arts and sciences, and Dr. Dana Santos, assistant professor of liberal arts and sciences, will talk about their recently submitted SUNY collaborative grant with Binghamton University and Broome Community College for a research project on "Tick Borne Disease Risks in Built Environments."

Dr. Daniel Klossner, associate professor of liberal arts and sciences who teaches an honors seminar on cancer biology, will speak about how personalized cancer identification by molecular markers could revolutionize treatment.

These presentations are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Barnes & Noble at 607-746-4760.