2014-15 Recipients of Brown Teaching Grants**

José Aranda, "The Latina/o Novel in the Spanish Language Press of the United States"

Zachary Ball and Caroline McNeil, "Integrating Nanomaterial Characterization into the Undergraduate Chemistry Laboratory Curriculum"

Beth Beason, "Authentic Research-Based Learning:  A Collaboration between Rice University and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology"

August Costa and Jeffrey Fleisher, "A Stone Age Semester:  Materials for Paleo-Technology (ANTH 384), a Cooperative Learning Experience in Experimental Archaeology"

Ray Simar and Gary Woods, "Platform for Student-Driven Advanced Microelectronic System Design"

Christopher Sperandio, "Comic Art Teaching and Study Workshop (CATS)"

Isabell Thomann, "Hands-on Demonstrations of Nanomaterials for Energy"

Tracy Volz and Jennifer Wilson, "Using Software to Improve the Oral Skills of International Undergraduates"

**Sample proposals available from the Committee on Teaching by request.  Please contact Mike Gustin, Chair of the Committee on Teaching, for more information.

The Center for Teaching Excellence will be facilitating an information session regarding the Brown Teaching Grant application process on Friday, January 22nd, from 12:00-12:50 in Herring 129.