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Faculty of the Fortnight: Chuck Levitan Inspiring students through his love for science, teaching and the great outdoors

October 16, 2015

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Jakob Castro Contributor Chuck Levitan is a man that sparks curiosity, from the way he speaks in the classroom to his unruly white hair. Part of what influenced this uniqueness is his unusual childhood. “I grew up in... Read more »

Faculty of the Fortnight: Max Leabman

September 30, 2015

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By: Aidan Lee As students gather to find seats in a small room tucked above the cafeteria in the Patterson building, two people don’t sit, instead they stand at the front of the room quietly waiting for the student-athlete... Read more »

Faculty of the Fortnight

May 7, 2015

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BY DEANNA KUNS The sound of music permeates the lesson room. If her room is ever quiet, it is certain she is absent, because otherwise the sounds of students playing piano or singing are heard all down the music hallway. Donna A... Read more »

Faculty of the Fortnight: Samantha Bankston

April 23, 2015

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Whether you come across her casually informing students on every detail of genius philosophers, or nestled in her desk space translating an entire book from French to English, Samantha Bankston has a wide array of knowledge and... Read more »

Faculty of the Fortnight: Dan O’Bryan

April 8, 2015

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Checking a small, gold pocket watch clipped to his waist band, he closes the door to the classroom, signifying that class shall now begin. The students shut their laptops and put away their cell phones almost immediately, classically... Read more »

Faculty of the Fortnight: Gigi Giles

March 25, 2015

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Gigi Giles beckons her students’ waning attention to the projector screen, although their three hour evening lab is nearly over. She plays a video of the Falcon 9 booster crash landing on a ship in the Atlantic Ocean. The 14-story... Read more »

Faculty of the Fortnight: Jim Markle

March 4, 2015

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As students pour into the less than 200 square foot mailroom eager to pick up their packages, they all but pile up on top of each other mimicking the box-like formation under them. “It’s like Christmas morning except I... Read more »