The Professional Development Center, in collaboration with Reed Library, is pleased to introduce "Lunch with The New York Times." This monthly current events discussion, facilitated by faculty experts from across campus, promises to provide engaging and thought-provoking conversations on an eclectic range of topics in the news.
Lunch is provided, and all The State University of New York at Fredonia students, faculty and staff are welcome to attend. Brief articles will be provided to participants the week prior to the discussion. Reserve your seat today!
Get free online access to The New York Times by visiting nytimes.com/passes. Register using your @fredonia.edu email address.
February: China's Environmental Crisis
Facilitated by Dr. Guangyu Tan, Curriculum & Instruction
About the facilitator: Guangyu earned her Ph.D. in Cultural Foundations of Education at Kent State University in May 2009. Dr. Tan is an assistant professor at Curriculum & Instruction Department at The State University of New York at Fredonia. Before she came to the United States, Dr. Tan taught English at Xi Hua University in China for three years. Dr. Tan's primary research interest is equity in education, e.g. migrant children's education, and girls' education in China. As a first generation Chinese American, Dr. Tan is also interested in ethnic identity formation of immigrant children; international/intercultural education; and comparative education. In addition, Dr. Tan has teaching interests in philosophical and social foundations of education, multicultural education, and comparative education.
Please check back in the fall.
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Fredonia students currently have access to The New York Times, both digitally and in print, including the full digital archive.
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If you plan to incorporate The New York Times into your courses, please send a copy of your syllabus showing The New York Times as required reading, along with your contact information, to firstname.lastname@example.org. As part of your participation, you will receive a complimentary print or digital
subscription for the duration of your course! (Note: if you are requiring students
to read online, you will receive a complimentary digital subscription. If you are
requiring students to read The Times in print, your complimentary print subscription
can be a Monday -- Friday subscription to the paper, and includes free digital access.)
About The New York Times Readership Program:
"The Times engages students every day by letting them make connections between what
they study in their coursework and the events, issues and trends playing out across
the pages of The Times. Educators across the country use The times as the highest-quality
source of news and analysis. With its variety of style and content, The Times can
enhance a host of disciplines."