Really craving your own candy bar and some well-deserved recognition? Enter this month’s Trivia Contest using the electronic link below.
Faculty Trivia: Which faculty member helped to support herself through college by serving as the culinary artist (i.e., cook) for a fraternity house at an Ivy League school?
HUD/PSYCH Trivia: Which lobe of the brain is believed to play the most significant role in judgment and decision-making?
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Who are our most recent recipients of fame and fortune? Read on for September’s trivia answers and winners!
Question: What are the 5 elements that need to be in balance to promote positive “chi” according to Feng Shui philosophy?
Answer: We had six correct answers to this one, but Laura Schultz was the lucky student who got it right and had her name drawn. Nice job, Laura, for knowing that fire, wood, earth, water and metal need to be in balance to promote positive “chi.” And here we thought it was extroversion, neuroticism, conscientiousness, agreeableness, and openness. I guess that’s something different.
Question: Which faculty member has been driving his/her colleagues “pipistrello-í” (translation: “batty”) by practicing newly-acquired skills in conversational Italian language?
Answer: Quite a few correct answers once again, but Christian Eversen is the lucky winner who knew that Dr. Georjeanna Wilson-Doenges has been practicing her conversational Italian lately. How did Christian and so many others know that she was trying to learn Italian? Well, it could be that she spoke it non-stop for several weeks. Was it in preparation for a trip to Italy? Yes. Did she bring us all back presents? No. Are we bitter? Si, absolutemente!
Sick of all your friends getting their names in The Pink Flamingo and free candy bars? Well it could be you. All you need to do is submit a guess to the trivia questions below…and have that guess be correct…and have your name picked from a hat.
Faculty Trivia: Which faculty member, based on his or her performance at PHD Club’s Cold Stone Fundraiser, is clearly not lactose intolerant?
HUD/PSYCH Trivia: When a member of a group is worried about being judged according to a stereotype, this can negatively affect his or her performance. What do social psychologists call this phenomenon?
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