Kendall Center Newsletter

June 1, 2017

Reading in Common Book Giveaway

The first year reading in common book has been announced: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. To enable all faculty members to participate in the campus conversation, the Kendall Center is happy to announce that we will be offering a free book for any faculty member who would like one. Please email your request to the Kendall Center's administrative assistant, Cathy Blaukat ( and a copy will be placed in campus mail for you.

Kendall Center Writing Space

The Kendall Center Conference Room (Anderson 303) is available for faculty writing. The space is quiet, stocked with tea and coffee, and can be accessed with your faculty ID. A few Kendall Center research and teaching groups are meeting there, so check the calendar before coming over (

Research, Scholarship, and Creativity Database

The Research, Scholarship, and Creativity Database is up and ready for submissions. Please submit all faculty and student scholarship and creativity to the database: The database will feed Marketing and Communication, the Kendall Center Faculty Achievement Book, and departmental and individual webpages.

Shop Talk Openings Available for Next Year

The Kendall Center is starting to put together the Shop Talk schedule for next year 2017-18 and a waiting list for 2018-19. If you would like to present a Shop Talk next year, please contact Cathy Blaukat ( at the John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning so that she may add your name to the list of future presenters. Remember, any type of research, scholarship, or creativity is appropriate for presentation at a Shop Talk as long as the majority of what is presented represents the presenter’s own work. See the Shop Talk FAQ for more information.