Archive for the ‘Faculty/Staff Activities’ Category

Professor Gustavo Arango (Foreign Languages and Literatures) published a chapter in the book Viajeros, diplomáticos y exiliados: Escritores hispoanoamericanos en España 1914-1939 (Travelers, Diplomats, and Exiles: Spanish American Writers in Spain 1914-1939). The book was published by Peter Lang Publishing Group,  Switzerland. Professor Arango¹s chapter delves on the life and works of the Colombian writer José [...]

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 at 14:32 | Comments Off
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Professor Gustavo Arango (Foreign Languages and Literatures) was selected as a finalist for the prestigious literary prize Premio Herralde de Novela, in Barcelona (Spain), for his unpublished work Morir en Sri Lanka (Death in Sri Lanka). Professor Arango¹s work was short listed among 1460 novels submitted for the prize.

Monday, December 8th, 2014 at 15:00 | Comments Off
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Megan Scrivener, College Internship Coordinator, was recognized for her service as the 2014 President of the New York State Cooperative and Experiential Education Association (NYSCEEA) at its Fortieth Annual Conference, “40 Years Strong: Beginning a New Decade Drive by Technology” .  The event, held in Tarrytown on October 19-21, attracted representatives from higher education institutions [...]

Thursday, December 4th, 2014 at 14:49 | Comments Off
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Tracy Betsinger, Anthropology, recently co-authored an article entitled, “Apotropaic Practices and the Undead: A Biogeochemical Assessment of Deviant Burials in Post-Medieval Poland” in PLOS ONE. The study examined strontium isotopes to determine whether deviant burials were non-locals, providing a possible explanation for their non-normative funeral treatment. The results, however, indicated that all deviant burials were [...]

Thursday, December 4th, 2014 at 07:32 | Comments Off
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Gina Keel (Political Science) developed “Confronting Climate Change: A Teaching Case in Policy Design and Analysis” to promote use of analytic tools for problem modeling, institutional, and political analysis. Used in the classroom for several semesters, the case was recently published on Electronic Hallway, an online case repository from the Evans School of Public Affairs, [...]

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 at 07:28 | Comments Off
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Daniel G. Payne, Department of English, presented a paper entitled “Children of the Mist: Crossing the Border between the Wild and the Civilized in Victorian and Early Twentieth-Century American and English Fiction” on November 6, 2014 at the Western Literature Association’s Conference in Victoria, British Columbia, and another entitled “Friends in High Places: John Burroughs, [...]

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 at 07:26 | Comments Off
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-Professor Gustavo Arango (Foreign Languages and Literatures) published in Colombia a historical novel on Santa María de la Antigua del Darién, the first city established by the Spaniards in America (1510-1524). The novel, Santa María del Diablo (Saint Mary of the Devil), was edited by the publisher Ediciones B.

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 at 07:30 | Comments Off
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At the annual November meeting of the National Communication Association (NCA), Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, Kristen Blinne, along with communication scholars, Lawrence Frey (University of Colorado Boulder), Stephen Hartnett (University of Colorado-Boulder), Spoma Jovanovic (University of North Carolina-Greensboro), Jason Del Gandio (Temple University), and Billie Murray (Villanova), among others, co-founded the organization’s new Activism and Social [...]

Monday, December 1st, 2014 at 07:37 | Comments Off
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Brian Dolber, Assistant Professor of Mass Communication, presented his paper “Tagging Manila: Street Art, Hope Labor and Nation Branding in the Philippines” at the National Communication Association Convention in Chicago, IL on November 21. Dr. Dolber’s paper was based on research conducted during his trip to Manila in February, 2014 with the support of the [...]

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 at 14:38 | Comments Off
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Toke Knudsen, Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics, has been elected Program Coordinator of the Mathematical Association of America’s (MAA’s) Special Interest Group for History of Mathematics (HOM SIGMAA). As Program Coordinator, Dr. Knudsen will solicit proposals from the HOM SIGMAA members for special sessions at the Joint Mathematics Meetings (the largest gathering of mathematicians in [...]

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 at 11:36 | Comments Off
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