Thursday, December 20, 2007

Adjunct faculty member wins Humane Society new course award

Dr. Boria Sax, an adjunct faculty member in UIS' Philosophy department, has won a Distinguished New Course Award in the national Animals and Society awards program of the Humane Society of the United States. The award recognizes the course Animals and Human Civilization, which Sax developed and teaches online as a Liberal Studies Colloquium at UIS.

Animals and Society awards recognize academic excellence in courses focusing on the relationship between people and animals. An acclaimed author, scholar, and authority on online learning, Sax has also served as a consultant to a number of human rights organizations, including Amnesty International and Helsinki Watch. Read more>>

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