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Graduate Student Spotlight

Mishler attends NIH Short Course on Genomics

Marcia Mishler of Evansville, Indiana, was selected to attend the annual Short Course on Genomics with the National Institute of Health, which offers middle and high school faculty members the opportunity to attend lectures from renowned researchers from the National Human Genome Research Institute. Mishler was one of 25 educators chosen nationally.

Mishler has earned numerous graduate degrees from the University of Southern Indiana including: master of science in Education (’99), master of arts in Liberal Studies (’10) and master of arts in Second Language Acquisition, Policy and Culture (’17). Mishler is a USI CAP (College Achievement Program) Instructor at Gibson Southern High School.

“Ms. Mishler’s participation in the prestigious National Human Genome Research Institute speaks to her strong intellect and superb academic achievements in the master’s program in Second Language Acquisition, Policy and Culture (MASPC)”, said Dr. Silvia Rode, chair of World Languages and Cultures. “Moreover, her selection to a STEM focused research project underlines the uniqueness of the MASPC program in terms of academic preparedness and its far-reaching applicability in the areas of language acquisition and multilingual and multicultural awareness studies and policy-making.”

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