Chesney Reich, director of the Writing and Learning Commons, and its associate director Mattie Davenport delivered a presentation titled “We’re All in This Together: Tutor Training as a Learning Commons” at the National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing in Salt Lake City on Friday, Nov. 6.
The theme of the conference was “(De)Center: Testing Assumptions about Peer Tutoring and Writing Centers.” Their presentation featured an explanation of WCU’s mandatory training course for peer tutors, which combines readings and activities that apply to tutors of all subjects.
Two faculty members in the Department of Chemistry and Physics have been published in journals of their respective fields of study.
Jamie Wallen, assistant professor of biochemistry, was recently notified that a manuscript he coauthored, “Structural Analysis of Streptococcus pyogenes NADH Oxidase: Conformational Dynamics Involved in Formation of the C(4a)-Peroxyflavin Intermediate,” has been published by the ACS Journal, Biochemistry.
Yee Kao, assistant professor of physics, also was notified that the manuscript he coauthored, “Running of Oscillation Parameters in Matter with Flavor-Diagonal Non-Standard Interactions of the Neutrino,” has been published in the Journal of High Energy Physics.