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2020-2021 News

January

Christine Helmer Named Peter B. Ritzma Professor in the Humanities

January 22, 2021

Congratulations to Professor Christine Helmer on her appointment as the Peter B. Ritzma Chair in the Humanities. The Ritzma Chair was established in 1977 with a bequest from Peter B. Ritzma, a career educator who earned his masters degree in education from Northwestern in 1937. This honor is a fitting recognition of Professor Helmer's scholarly contributions to the field.

Mackenzie Gentz wins Circumnavigator travel grant

January 22, 2021
German Major Mackenzie Gentz (‘22) is the 2021 recipient of the Circumnavigator travel grant. She will be traveling to: Cuzco, Perú; Lisbon, Portugal; Forsthart, Bayern, Germany; Prague, Czech Republic; and Osaka, Japan. Her project looks at English as a Second Language (ESL) programs with regard to the language background of the program's city, the relative centralization of the program's curriculum, and the degree of accent training each program involves. The overarching goal of this research is to be able to make US policy recommendations about how to improve the way we teach ESL in the United States.  Congratulations!

October

John Paluch added to ASG Faculty Honor Roll

October 1, 2020

Associated Student Government
Faculty Honor Roll 2020-2021

Congratulations to Professor John Paluch on his recognition by the Associated Student Goverment! 

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