Travel Awards

Faculty Presentation Travel Awards granted for 2016

Culpepper, Scott (March 2016)
$753 to present an academic paper titled "Evolution or Devolution?: Revisiting the Kansas Debate on Teaching Evolution Fifteen Years Later" at the Mid-America American Studies Association 2016 Conference. University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas.

Culpepper, Scott (June 2016)
$500 to present an academic paper titled "Beat the System: The Role of Contemporary Christian Music in Grooming Christian Youth for Cultural Conflict in the 1980s and 90s" at the Christian Scholars Conference at Lipscombe University in Nashville, Tennessee.

De Smith, Bob (April 2016)
$753 to present an academic paper titled "Religion and the Early British Literature Classroom" at the Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature. Brookings, South Dakota.

Helming, Luralyn (May 2016)
$753 to present an academic paper titled "The Long-term Mental Health Effects of the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster: A Population Risk-Based Analysis in Ukraine" at the Association for Psychological Science. Chicago, Illinois.

Janssen, Mike (January 2016)
$753 to present an academic paper titled "Implementing Specifications Grading in a Linear Algebra Course" at the Joint Math Meetings of the AMS and MAA. Seattle, Washington.

Kornelis, Pat (April 2016)
$753 to present an academic paper titled "Immersive Yearlong Student Teaching: Boom or Bust" at the Professional Development Schools Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Kornelis, Pat - with Tim Van Soelen (May 2016)
$500 to present an academic paper titled "Relationships, Relationships, Relationships" at the International Christian Community of Teacher Education Conference in Chicago, Illinois.

Lappenga, Ben (January 2016)
$753 to present an academic paper titled "'Sanctified by God's Word': Towards a Websterian Ontology of Scripture and Church" at the Los Angeles Theology Conference. Pasadena, California.

Lappenga, Ben (February 2016)
$753 to present an academic paper titled "Paul's Indictment of 'Nemesis-Invidia' in 1 Corinthians 10:22" at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Midwest Region of the Society of Biblical Literature. Bourbonnais, Illinois.

Lief, Jason (February 2016)
$753 to present an academic paper titled "Taking Jean Luc Marion to Youth Ministry" at the Progressive Youth Ministry Conference. Dallas, Texas.

Lief, Jason (March 2016)
$753 to present an academic paper titled "Giveness, Love, and the Saturated Phenomenon: What we Talk about When we Talk about Birdman" at the National Popular Culture Association Conference. Seattle, Washington.

MacInnis, John (May 2016)
$753 to present an academic paper titled "C. S. Lewis and Wagner" at the Frances White Ewbank Colloquium on C.S. Lewis & Friends. Taylor University in Upland, Indiana.

MacInnis, John (May 2016)
$753 to present an academic paper titled "Phantasia in Augustine's De musica" at the International Congress on Medieval Studies. Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Mulder, Dave (May 2016)
$753 to present academic papers titled "Preparing Millennial Pre-service Teachers for Technology Integration" and "Proving You're Not a Dog: Developing Social Presence in Online Courses" at the International Christian Community for Teacher Education. Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights, Illinois.

Shim, Jay (January 2016)
$700 to present an academic paper titled "Requirement of Core-Curriculum for Christian Education in the Mission Fields" at the Pan Asian African Universities Association Forum. Seoul, Korea.

Stoub, Darren (April 2016)
$753 to present an academic paper titled "Pharmacological Regulation of TLR-Dependent Inflammatory Signaling in Monocytes" at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Conference. San Diego, California.

Taylor, Jeff (April 2016)
$753 to present an academic paper titled "The Political World of Bob Dylan" at the Midwest Political Science Association Conference. Chicago, Illinois.

Van Soelen, Tim - with Pat Kornelis (May 2016)
$500 to present an academic paper titled "Relationships, Relationships, Relationships" at the International Christian Community of Teacher Education Conference in Chicago, Illinois.

van Vliet, Jan (April 2016)
$500 to present an academic paper titled "Islam According to Journalist Abraham Kuyper" at the Kuyper Center Annual Conference at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, New Jersey.

Visscher, Channon (March 2016)
$753 to present an academic paper titled "The Depletion of Znduring Accretion of the Moon" at the 47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. The Woodlands, Texas.

Wallace, Josiah (March 2016)
$753 to present an academic paper titled "Working Earthen Stuffs and Classic Texts: Celebrating the Creative Joys and Terrors of Making Masks and Inducing Laughs" at the Mid-America Theatre Conference. Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Zonnefeld, Val (February 2016)
$753 to present - with a student - an academic paper titled "The Role of Mindsets in Developmental Mathematics Classes" at the Shaping Student Mindsets: Promoting Academic Attitudes, Persistence and Performance Conference. San Francisco, California.

Zuidema, Leah (April 2016)
$1,506 to present an academic paper titled "Expanding Concepts of Christian Vocation: Rethinking Two-Year Programs" at the IAPCHE European Conference. Biezenmortel, The Netherlands.

Zwart, John (January 2016)
$753 to present an academic paper titled "Systematic Errors in IntroLab Video Analysis" at the American Association of Physics Teachers Winter Meeting. New Orleans, Louisiana.