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Six new podcast interviews about faculty research leave projects now available

Six new interviews have been posted on the faculty research leave website.
Six new interviews have been posted on the faculty research leave website.

JACKSON, Tenn.Sept. 20, 2010 – In a continuing series of podcast interviews, Union University faculty members who have taken recent research leaves talk about their work and how their research enhanced their scholarship and teaching.

Among the podcasts recently posted are interviews with Pam Sutton, Cindy Jayne, Jean Marie Walls, David Thomas, Jan Wilms and Bryan Dawson.

Faculty research leaves are a component of Union’s faculty development program, which provides resources for faculty members to spend time away from the classroom pursuing research projects.

The podcast interviews are designed to show how many different ways the research leave can be used. In recent years, some faculty members have traveled the world to conduct research, while others have stayed close to home and used the time away from their classrooms to read and reflect on future projects.

More interviews will be posted as additional faculty members complete their leave time. The podcasts are available at www.uu.edu/centers/faculty/faculty/researchleave.cfm.

Media contact: Tim Ellsworth, news@uu.edu, 731-661-5215

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