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I’m excited about this issue’s column for a couple of reasons. First, I am delighted to introduce a good friend as coauthor, and second, the topic is one I think people will be interested in. Let me start by introducing Julie Lyon. Julie is an asso- ciate professor in the Department of Business Admini- stration and Economics at Roanoke College. Julie’s re- search interests focus on climate and culture, as well as recruitment and selection, and she has a great re- cord of publishing on the scholarship of teaching and learning. She’s served as Roanoke’s director of Stu- dent/Faculty Research and actively promotes under- graduate students’ participation with faculty in re- search. Julie’s also a fellow Maryland Terrapin, having done her PhD at College Park (though she arrived after I was gone). Julie brings a lot of balance to Max. Class- room Capacity, giving the column authors from both psychology and business and from a large research university and from a small liberal arts college. It’s a great case of complementary fit. Marcus W. Dickson Wayne State University Julie Lyon Roanoke College 74 The topic this time around is to share our experi- ences—and promote your thinking about—teaching I- O psychology or management classes outside of the classroom. I’ll start by talking about some brief “field trips” I’ve taken with my I-O classes, and Julie will share about some real field trips: international travel with students. One of the challenges that many of us face is making the material that we cover in an I-O or management class relevant to our students, especially if those stu- dents are entering college direct from high school and may have little meaningful work experience. Of course, many of us tell stories in class related to con- sulting or other applied projects that we have done, in July 2014 Volume 52 Issue 1