Tami LaPilusa (Lecturer, Biology, School of Natural and Mathematical Sciences) was an invited speaker at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio (Botany, class of ’96) to celebrate International Education Week on Nov. 16-17, 2015. She was the invited guest of Miami University faculty Drs. Hardy Eshbaugh (Professor Emeritus, Botany) and Mary Jane Berman (Director for the [...]
Inside Higher Ed interviews Mark Ferrara, department of English, about his new book Palace of Ashes: China and the Decline of Higher Education (Johns Hopkins University Press). https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2015/11/12/author-discusses-new-book-arguing-chinas-universities-are-rising-while-americas
William A. Starna, Emeritus Anthropology, has completed a consultancy with the New York City Department of Education, Social Studies Department, writing the teachers’ section for the 2d grade lesson unit, “The First Inhabitants of New York City.”
Dr. John McCaslin-Doyle from the Department of Theatre presented the paper “Midcareer Madness: Paddy Chayefsky’s Adaptation of The Americanization of Emily and the Journey to Howard Beale” at The 2015 Film & History Conference: “Journeys, Detours, and Breakdowns,” in Madison, Wisconsin on November 5, 2015.
Six faculty and 14 undergraduates from the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences attended the Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America in Baltimore, Maryland (November 1-4). Les Hasbargen, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, with co-authors Peter Booth (GEOG 2017) and Derek Walling (WATR 2016) presented Views of the River: Flood Records, Lidar, UAV, and [...]
Barbara Vokatis from the Department of Elementary Education and Reading presented a poster at the 2015 New York State Reading Association in Saratoga Springs, NY, on November 10, 2015. The title of the presentation was: “Let me be!”: Problematizing Parent-Child Interactions around Ebook iPad Applications.
Susan Bernardin (English; Chair, WGS) has a book chapter in the newly published Routledge Companion to Native American Literature. Her chapter, entitled, “Future Pasts: Comics, Graphic Novels, and Digital Media,” addresses how these diverse forms of visual storytelling operate within a network of complex relationships communicating across a broad field of visual-verbal signification in Native and non-Native aesthetics. Research [...]
Sallie Han, Anthropology, has co-edited a Journal issue on Race, Racism, and Protesting Anthropology. Open Anthropology, a digital publication of the American Anthropological Association, announces its latest issue on race, racism, and protest. The issue opens recent work by scholars examining hashtag activism and contemporary protests, discusses the lessons learned from teaching about race to [...]
Bill Simons, History Department, was cited in two recent history-oriented articles appearing in The Daily Item (Lynn MA). The lead front-page November 2, 2015, article, “Simons Lived History, and Now Visits It,” noted Bill’s historical contextualization of the November 1, 2015, Boston-to-Washington, Honor Flight of Bill’s father, Shep, and other World War II veterans. The [...]
Cynthia Klink, Adjunct Lecturer in the Anthropology Department, co-authored a research paper, Settlement-size scaling among prehistoric hunter-gatherer settlement systems in the New World, with three colleagues (Haas, U. of Maryland; Maggard, U. of Kentucky; Aldenderfer, U. of California) that has recently been published in the peer-reviewed journal PLOS ONE. The open access article is available at http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0140127. Article [...]