Prof. Brooke Blower Wins 2018 Metcalf Cup and Prize for Excellence in Teaching

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May 16th, 2018

feature2-18-1309-BLOWER-022BU History’s Professor Brooke Blower is the 2018 recipient of Boston University’s highest award in teaching, the Metcalf Cup and Prize for Excellence in Teaching. Professor Blower was highlighted with an interview and profile of her teaching methods in BU Today. The article cites former students, who praised Blower’s ability to generate excitement among history majors and non-majors alike, as well as Blower’s own colleagues in BU History, Professor Louis Ferleger and Professor Bruce Schulman, who commended her contributions to the department’s curriculum and enrollments. Professor Schulman is quoted as saying, “Brooke deserves credit for arresting (and turning around) the enrollment decline as well as creating a more appealing, integrated, and up-to-date curriculum.”