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An article written by Greyson Gerdts '21 about the Jewish community of Verona, Italy was published by Pagine Ebraiche Sheva International on Mon. Sept. 9. Pagine Ebraiche is the official publication of the Union of Italian Jewish Communities (UCEI). Greyson wrote the article for ITL 323: Jewish Italy, which she took last spring. Read More
Carol Shiner Wilson professor emerita and former dean of the College for academic life, was featured on WXLV's "The Morning After," where she discussed her work with Society of the Arts and the organization's upcoming Luncheon With the Authors event.
Jim Bloom , professor of English, published "Misremembering Roth" in the Fall 2018 issue of The Philip Roth Society Newsletter. Read More
Lora Taub-Pervizpour , dean for digital learning, presented "Sustainable Digital Scholarship Programs through Consortial Collaborations," with colleagues from Bryn Mawr, Haverford and Swarthmore, at the Bucknell Digital Scholarship Conference, October 6-7, 2018. Read More
Natalie Hand and Judy Sitler, advancement, were among the presenters during a HigherEd Live episode, The In's and Out's of Engagement Scoring. The presentation focused on what to consider when thinking about implementing an alumni engagement metrics program and how to build strategies based upon the results. The session can be viewed here: Read More
Emily Orzech assistant professor of art, will open her studio to the public on Saturday, October 13 from 12-6 p.m. as part of the POST open studios. Orzech's Studio 215 is located in the Crane Arts Building, 1400 North American Street, Philadelphia, PA. Read More
Marten Edwards professor of biology, co-authored "The periodical cicada four-year acceleration hypothesis revisited and the polyphyletic nature of Brood V, including an updated crowd-source enhanced map" in PeerJ. Read More
Daniel Klem , Sarkis Acopian Professor of Ornithology, will serve as featured speaker for a community initiative to make buildings in Lower Merion, Pennsylvania safer for birds risking window collisions. Read More
Jordanna Sprayberry , associate professor of biology, published "The prevalence of olfactory- versus visual-signal encounter by searching bumblebees" in Scientific Reports, a publication of Nature. Read More
Zhengying He, Francine Koitz, Katarina Liberatore, all biology majors, made presentations at the UMBC Undergraduate Research Symposium in Baltimore. Katarina's poster was awarded 2nd prize. Their research was conducted under the supervision of Bruce Wightman. Read More
Holmes Miller , professor of business, co-authored "The precautionary principle and unintended consequences", which appears in Kybernetes and also co-authored "Decision-making under uncertainty using maximin comfort," presented last month in Germany. Read More
Holmes Miller , professor of business, authored "Veblen online: information and the risk of commandeering the conspicuous self", which appears in Information Research, vol. 23 no. 3, September, 2018. Read More
Roland Kushner , associate professor of business, coordinated the Fall 2018 Regional Nonprofit Scholars conference, which was held September 28 at Muhlenberg. Presenters included faculty and graduate students from Drexel, Rutgers - Newark and the University of Pennsylvania. View Photo
Roland Kushner , associate professor of business, was an invited presenter in a webinar featuring by scholars who posted data to the Intercollegiate Consortium for Political and Social Research, "ICPSR Data Depositors Tell All! (a Q & A session)"
Sherri Young, assistant professor of chemistry, gave a talk titled "Synthesis of peptoid- and N-benzylamide-based blood-brain barrier shuttles" at the national American Chemical Society meeting on August 21st. The talk was part of the amino acids, peptides, and proteins session.
Troy Lovett, Brandon Eden, and Evan Geissler (Class of 2019) presented posters at the 46th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society at Lehigh University on June 3.
Andrew Rice, Class of 2019, presented a poster titled "Design and synthesis of anti-inflammatory drug derivatives for potential CNS drug delivery" at the national American Chemical Society meeting in Boston, MA on August 20th.
Clifton Kussmaul associate professor of computer science, is a grand prize recipient of the 2018 Engagement Excellence Award from the National Center for Women & Information Technology in honor of his work developing Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning courses for intro to computer science courses. Read More
Grant Scott , professor of English, published his essay, "Keats's American Ode," in the volume, KEATS'S PLACES (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018). The essay focuses on the "Ode to Psyche" and several of Keats's letters of 1819 to his brother and sister-in-law in America.
Camille Qualtere has been elected to Board of Trustees of Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites, a 501(3) which oversees 20 historic sites, 2 National Historic Landmarks. Camille is co-chairing the inauguration of the Kemerer Society. HBMS has been named to US Tentative List and on course for UNESCO nomination.
Tineke D'Haeseleer, assistant professor in Chinese History, was published in September. "Li Deyu (787-850): Religion Und Politik in Der Tang-Zeit by Michael H"ockelmann (review)." China Review International 23, no. 3 (2016): 260-264.
Julie Shoults, Part-time Lecturer in German, recently co-edited a collection of essays entitled Women Writing War: From German Colonialism through World War I, published in August/September by DeGruyter. The volume includes an essay by Dr. Shoults, "Hermynia Zur M"uhlen: Writing a Socialist-Feminist Pacifism in the Aftermath of WWI." Read More
Linda McGuire and Will Gryc co-organized the contributed paper session "A Number is Never an Answer: Developing Mathematical Thinking and Communication Through Writing" at MathFest in Denver, August 1 & 2. Twenty-two math professors each presented a paper in the session detailing how they used writing in one of their courses.
Linda McGuire , professor of mathematics, was an invited panelist in the Project NExT session "Learning to Write and Writing to Learn at all Levels of Mathematics" at MathFest in Denver, CO. Project NExT is a national-level professional development program for new or recent Ph.D.s in the mathematical sciences.
Mike Huber, Professor of Mathematics, had three articles published in "Met-rospectives: A Collection of the Greatest Games in New York Mets History," B. Wright and B. Nowlin, editors, Society for American Baseball Research, Inc.: Phoenix, AZ, 2018.
John Sullivan , Professor of Media and Communication, published a book chapter entitled "Podcast Movement: Aspirational Labour and the Formalisation of Podcasting as a Cultural Industry." Read More
Jeff Pooley, associate professor of media and communication, published an essay, "The Trials of Media Research," on Culture Digitally. Read More
Aggie Ebrahimi Bazaz (Media Comm, Film Studies, Doc Minor) was an invited participant in Collective Wisdom, MIT's Co-Creation Symposium (Sept 20 - 22). This think tank brought together documentary artists, community storytellers, researchers, technologists, educators, and industry leaders to discuss community-engaged storytelling as sites of resistance.
Elizabeth Nathanson , associate professor of media & communication, participated in a roundtable titled "Television Literacy in the Classroom and Beyond" at the Flow conference in Austin TX.
John Sullivan , professor of media & communication, gave a paper entitled "The Platforms of Podcasting: Past and Present" at the Platformization of Cultural Production workshop in Toronto, Canada. Read More
Joh , professor of media & communication, presented "Production Cultures in Podcasting: Produsers, Pro-Ams, and Professionalism" at the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR) conference in Montreal, Canada. Read More
John Sullivan , professor of media & communication, presented "Production Cultures in Podcasting: Produsers, Pro-Ams, and Professionalism" at the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR) conference in Montreal, Canada. Read More
Allie Porter, soprano, music department faculty member, was featured on Oct 15 in a nationally-syndicated broadcast of "From the Mountain", by Pamela Stein Lynde on the program, Performance Today, this country's most popular classical music radio program and winner of the 2014 Gabriel Award for artistic achievement. Here is a music video: Read More
Susan Falciani Maldonado, Special Collections and Archives Librarian, presented at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) in Wilmington, DE on Oct. 13th: "Collections in the Classroom (and Beyond): Making Local Collections Public with JSTOR Forum."
Marcia Morgan associate professor of philosophy, presented a paper at the annual meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy at Penn State University. The paper is a critique of the book, "Truth in Husserl, Heidegger, and the Frankfurt School" by Lambert Zuidervaart (MIT Press, 2017).
Jonathan Lassiter, assistant professor of psychology, co-authored article, "Black Sexual Minority Men's Disclosure of Sexual Orientation Is Associated with Exposure to Homonegative Religious Messages" was published in the American Journal of Men's Health. You can read it for free here: Read More
Eduardo Olid , associate professor of Spanish, is presenting a paper about secret information and espionage in Cervantes time and literature at the 2018 Cervantes Society of America Conference at University of Calgary in Canada. Read More
Mirna Trauger , lecturer of Spanish, published a book review of "Bridges, Borders, Breaks: History, Narrative, and Nation in Twenty-First Century Chicana/o Literary Criticism," edited by William Orchard and Yolanda Padilla. Read More