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Center for Teaching Excellence Report

Portfolio Assessment: An Alternative 
to Traditional Performance Evaluation Methods in the Area Studies Programs

Mariya Omelicheva, CREES Director


Congratulations to Professor Arienne Dwyer!!
Guggenheim Fellowship awarded to anthropology professor | The University of Kansas
A University of Kansas professor who studies Chinese Inner Asia as an area of linguistic and social convergence was named a 2014 Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.Arienne Dwyer, a professor of anth…

Congratulations to Professor Arienne Dwyer!!
Oswald P. Brackus Memorial Lecture 2014 Dr. Neal Please "Not a Stone upon a Stone: The Demolition of St. Alexander Nevksy Cathedral, Warsaw" Part II 4-14-14 This is the second part of a lecture that focused on the controversial decision of the interwar Second Polish Republic to tear down a prominent Russian Orthodox cathedral that had been erected during the preceding period of Russian rule, raising issues of historical memory and the treatment of a distasteful past and its inherited public manifestations.

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