Andrew Gallup of the Psychology Department just published a Discovery Article in the peer-reviewed journal Temperature. The paper highlights his latest findings relating to how non-social variables alter the expression of yawn contagion. Gallup, A. C. (2015). Ambient temperature modulates yawning. Temperature, DOI: 10.1080/23328940.2015.1066925.
Cynthia Falk, Cooperstown Graduate Program, participated in the session “Things in Motion: Activating the Material Culture of the Early Republic” at the Thirty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic in Raleigh, North Carolina, July 18. The session was chaired by J. Ritchie Garrison, an alumnus of the Cooperstown Graduate [...]
Penina Kamina, Associate Professor in the Department of Elementary Education and Reading co-presented a paper titled The Prevailing State of Teaching Practice in Teacher Preparation, the 4th International Conference on Education, July 13-16, 2015, at Kenyatta University Nairobi, Kenya. She also facilitated a working group of the doctoral two-day pre-conference session http://cuseinkenya.syr.edu/?p=1847
William Simons, History Department, is the author of “Baseball Dreams: Ted Del Guercio’s Oneonta Summer & Pedro Martinez’s Hall of Fame Journey.”The article appeared in the Summer 2015 issue of Upstate Life Magazine,
Susan Bernardin, English, presented on a panel entitled “Indigenous Intertexts” at the American Literature Association conference, May 21-24 in Boston. Her paper, “Future Pasts: Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas and Haida Manga,” detailed how Yahgulanaas, a Haida graphic novelist and artist, has forged a new visual language at the intersection of multiple lineages of visual storytelling: Pacific [...]
Jill Carey Michaels, English,had her poem “A Wizard’s Hat”, published in the current issue of http://www.dressingroompoetryjournal.com/issue-ten.html http://www.dressingroompoetryjournal.com/a-wizards-hat-by-jill-carey-michaels.html The poem was about traveling out west and was chosen out of 2,500 submissions.
On Saturday 7/11, Prof. Eddy F. Alvarez of Africana and Latino Studies, curated and performed in an event titled “Pan, Rosas y Poesía: Bridging LA and New York through Queer Chicana/o and Pinay Poetry.” Bringing together queer poets, cultural workers, and activists from Los Angeles to New York, this evening of poetry and spoken word celebrated, queer world-making, community [...]
Maurice Odago, Chemistry and Biochemistry Department presented a poster at the 18th IUPAC International Symposium on Organometallic Chemistry Directed Towards Organic Synthesis in Barcelona, Spain. The title of the presentation was: Towards New C2-Symmetric ferrocenyl substituted N-Heterocyclic carbenes for homogeneous catalysis. This prestigious symposium brought together chemists from industry and academia from around the world [...]
Tim Welch, a lecturer in Communication Arts, has just produced a new audio book now available on iTunes and Audible.com. “The Reign of Terror”, is part of the Decisive Moments in History series by the Charles River Editors in Boston. Welch now has eight audio books for sale and this offering on the French Revolution is [...]
William A. Starna, Emeritus Anthropology, recently completed a consultancy with the New York City Department of Education, Social Studies Department, Office of Curriculum, Instruction, and Professional Development. His responsibilities were to vet the newly developed K-8 Social Studies Scope and Sequence document and to write an introduction on American Indians for the 4th grade Unit [...]