Monthly Archives: November 2014

John Harrison: Environmental Science

John Harrison accomplished three goals during his leave: make headway on current research projects, develop new avenues of inquiry and help put on a joint meeting of four leading aquatic science societies. “It was a productive year,” he said. Harrison, associate … Continue reading

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Jane Lanigan: Human Development

Jane Lanigan had an immersive education in public policy during her professional leave. An associate professor of human development and extension specialist, she was a visiting scholar at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C., where she met with … Continue reading

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Mike Morgan: Psychology and Neuroscience

Mike Morgan, professor of psychology and neuroscience, spent his professional leave at the University of Washington in Seattle. He was working on a collaborative research project, but, in a way, he also had a chance to be a graduate student again. … Continue reading

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Sue Peabody: History

Sue Peabody had her most productive year ever during her professional leave, though it didn’t unfold exactly as she had planned. “Scholarship takes on a life of its own,” Peabody said. “You follow where it leads you.” Recipient of a prestigious … Continue reading

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Dave Slavit: Education and Mathematics

As the Boeing distinguished professor of mathematics education and mathematics, David Slavit has researched teaching and learning in Washington schools for more than 20 years. He has investigated many approaches as well as the ways teachers work together to make … Continue reading

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Tom Tripp: Business

While on professional leave last year, Tom Tripp received the Chancellor’s Award for Research Excellence. A prolific author who has done pioneering research on revenge and retaliation in the workplace, he has recently expanded his focus to workplace forgiveness, and … Continue reading

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