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Wednesday Memo
Oct. 22, 2014

 UMPeople

• JoLynn Suell, Donald Ratchford and Glee Whitsett, Education, recently had a paper accepted for presentation at the 2014 Intellectbase International Consortium Academic Conference. Suell and Ratchford presented the paper, titled “Academic Advising: Aspirations, Angst, and Achievement,” in mid-October at the conference, which was held in Atlanta. (Whitsett was attending another conference and was unable to participate.) The paper reported on research completed regarding UM’s College of Education’s academic advising system.

• Catherine Walsh (Art) attended the Sixteenth Century Society Conference, held Oct. 16-19 in New Orleans. She participated in a panel on contemporaneity in early modern visual culture and presented her paper “Flowers, Fossils, and Other Fragments as Marks of Time in Renaissance Sculptures.”

• Glee Whitsett, Education, who led the effort to re-establish Alabama’s chapter of the Association of Teacher Educators (AATE), recently represented the state of Alabama at the Southeastern Regional Association of Teacher Educators (SRATE) conference, held Oct. 16-18 in Charleston, S.C.

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