Phil Graniero

Study seeks instructors to test visualization tools for Student Evaluation of Teaching data

Researchers Phil Graniero and Beverley Hamilton have been developing a suite of Excel-based tools which enable instructors to visualize, contextualize, and annotate their own student evaluation of teaching (SET) data. In the coming months, the research team will be facilitating usability testing and focus group sessions in which instructors will assess the tools’ design, usability, and stability.

More members being sought for 'Movember' team

Phil Graniero is looking for a few mo’ men to join him in his fight against prostate cancer.

A professor in Earth and Environmental Sciences, Dr. Graniero has participated for the last couple of years in Movember. An international effort which calls on men around the planet to grow a moustache throughout the month of November, Movember raise funds for research into a cure for prostate cancer, as well as awareness for men’s mental health issues.

Lecture to explore environmental monitoring

Environmental monitoring and hazard detection is crucial but challenging work. New advances in sensors, wireless communication, analysis software, and mapping technologies let us look at the world in new ways. Although these advances can create new opportunities for monitoring and understanding our environment, there are still significant challenges.

Profs' moustaches raise more than $700 for prostate cancer research

While many men consider shaving something of a chore, Dave Andrews will be thoroughly enjoying it later this week.

After spending the entire month of “Movember” growing a moustache to help raise funds for prostate cancer research, the Human Kinetics professor will be cheerfully cutting off the cookie duster as soon as he possibly can.

“It’s a lot of work,” he said. “You have to maintain it.”