Associate Professor of Spanish Wilfredo Hernández attended the Fifth Annual Crossing Over Symposium at Cleveland State University on October 11 and 12, 2013. He presented “Las tribulaciones del sujeto trans en Venezuela,” a paper dealing with transsexuality in the Venezuelan film A House for My Mother (2010) by Eduardo Barberena.
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Professor of Environmental Science Richard Bowden and Lauren Deem ’12 co-authored an invited presentation, “Litter Controls on Soil Carbon Quantity and Quality in an Eastern Deciduous Forest,” at the North American Forest Soils Conference. The research, conducted at the Bousson Environmental Research Reserve, examines the ability of soils to help reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide increases that lead to climate
Stephanie Blystone ’14 was selected to receive the Sarah Shinn Marshall Scholarship for the 2013-2014 year. The scholarship is awarded by the Tri Delta Foundation.
Steve Prince Interviewed in Image Magazine; Valerie Sweeney Prince Publishes Article on Husband’s Work
An interview with Artist in Residence Steve Prince was published in Issue 78 of Image Magazine. The interview accompanied an article by Beth McCoy of SUNY Geneseo titled “Second Line and the Art of Witness: Steve Prince’s Katrina Suite.” Professor Prince’s wife, Associate Professor of English Valerie Sweeney Prince, also wrote an article on Steve’s work for the International Review of
Professor of Biology and Neuroscience Lee Coates and co-authors Jessica Kenemuth ’10, Shane Hennessy ’10, Ryan Hanson ’10, and Allison Hensler ’11 recently published the article “Investigation of Nasal CO2 Receptor Transduction Mechanisms in Wild-Type and GC-D Knockout Mice” in the journal Chemical Senses. This work reports results from the students’ summer research and Senior Projects. Jessica and Allison are in dental school at the University
Three photographs by Visiting Assistant Professor Cheryl Hatch will be included in a children’s book, tentatively titled “The Next Wave,” by Elizabeth Rusch, scheduled for publication by Houghton Mifflin in 2014. The book is about Dr. Annette von Jouanne, a professor and electrical engineer whose work focuses on wave energy.
Visiting Assistant Professor in Biology Matthew D. Venesky has had two first-authored manuscripts accepted for publication: “Linking Manipulative Experiments to Field Data to Test the Dilution Effect” has been accepted by the Journal of Animal Ecology and “Confronting Inconsistencies in the Amphibian-Chytridiomycosis System: Implications for Disease management” has been accepted by the journal Biological Reviews. Additionally, Professor Venesky was recently selected as
Associate Professor of Computer Science Gregory M. Kapfhammer and co-authors Sarah R. Clark, Jake Cobb, Mary Jean Harrold (all three of the Georgia Institute of Technology), and James A. Jones (University of California, Irvine) published a paper at the IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering. “Localizing SQL Faults in Database Applications” is the first to present
Director of Writing Alexis Hart presented a paper titled “How to Mechanize a War Story: Digital Technologies and Writing From and About War” at the annual Computers and Writing Conference, hosted this year by Frostburg University.
Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience Sarah Conklin recently had two papers accepted for publication. With her collaborators at the University of Pittsburgh Medical School and Graduate School of Public Health, she co-authored “Concurrent Physical Activity Modifies the Association Between Omega-3 Long-Chain Fatty Acids and Cardiometabolic Risk,” which reported that habitual physical activity may be necessary to unmask