Professor Scott Whiddon shares the creative ways he and his Division of Fine Arts colleagues have taught remotely — and how they’ll incorporate what they’ve learned into courses after the pandemic is over.
Transylvania University’s new Pioneer Plus initiative offers students the choice of extending their undergraduate career at Transylvania tuition free.
Transylvania’s flexible approach to learning and teaching in the coronavirus era will be evident when the 2020-21 academic year kicks off later this month. Professors have recently notified students about fall term class modalities — i.e., ways they’ll deliver instruction: in person, remotely or a hybrid of the two.
It was a daunting proposition for recent Transy grad Christine Lee, changing majors to computer science and pursuing a field that, as she says, has historically “been a field of men.” But Lee has plenty of experience being a leader and a pioneer.
As a summer intern with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee, Michael Kline ’21 joins a collaboration of scientists from around the nation whose work in nuclear physics seeks to understand the mysterious relationship between matter and antimatter.