Dr. Ashok Kumar Malhotra, Philosophy, published his most recent book on the Science of Yoga. The book contains Malhotra¹s essays on the popularity and multi-dimensional aspects of yoga and its practice. The book was released by the Dharmaram Vidya Kshetra (University) of Bangalore Karnataka) on January 29, 2014 on the occasion of Dr. Ashok Kumar [...]
Dr. Gina Keel (Political Science) and Dr.Joshua Frye (Communication Arts) collaborated on a special issue of the Taylor & Francis journal First Amendment Studies with a focus on food and free speech. Dr. Keel examined GMO food labeling law and politics in “Commercial Free Speech Trumps the Politics of Food Labeling: The Legacy of rbST-Free [...]
Dr. Ashok Kumar Malhotra, Philosophy, published his recent book on Wisdom of the Tao Te Ching: The Code of a Spiritual Warrior, 2nd edition (December 2013). The book offers a fresh and readable transcreation of the Chinese text embellished by paintings and photographs by Ashok Malhotra and his wife Linda Drake. This is his 15th [...]
Barbara J. Durkin, Assistant Professor of Management, attended the New York State Bar Association annual meeting in New York on January 29-31, 2014. As a member of its Committee on Law Practice Management, she contributed to the workshop, “Risk Management 360 – Is Your Practice at Risk?” She discussed management’s roles and responsibilities in law [...]
Karen S. Joest, Department of Human Ecology, Child and Family Studies gave a National Presentation entitled, Community Partnering for At-Risk Youth: Enhancing Collaboration to Decrease Dropout Rates at the 26th Annual At-Risk Youth National Forum on February 17, 2014, in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Dr. Joest has developed local community partnering relationships and mentoring programs [...]
Dr. Lisa Flynn, Associate Professor of Accounting in the School of Economics & Business, made a presentation entitled, “Results of a Longitudinal Ethics Study of Business and Accounting Majors Using the DIT-2,” on Saturday, February 22, 2014, at the 21st annual American Society of Business & Behavioral Sciences Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. The study [...]
Renee B. Walker, Anthropology, has published a chapter in an edited volume. The book chapter is entitled, “The Dogs of Spirit Hill: An Analysis of Domestic Dog Burials from Jackson County, Alabama” and it was published in Trends and Tradition in Southeastern Archaeology, edited by Tanya M. Peres, University Press of Florida.
John Relethford, Anthropology, has published a review of The Social Conquest of Earth, by E.O. Wilson, in the latest issue of the Reports of the National Center for Science Education (Vol. 34, No. 1, 2014).
Dr. Brian Dolber, Mass Communications, spent his February break in Manila, The Philippines with support from the StAR Faculty International Travel Grant. He accompanied Kim Dryden and Austin Smith of the Filipino Street Art Project, a transmedia effort to explore and promote the country’s emerging street art scene. Dr. Dolber met with artists, activists and scholars [...]
Bill Harcleroad, Director of Campus Activities, presented twice at the National Association of Campus Activities (NACA) Annual Convention which occurred last week in Boston, MA. On Sunday, February 16th, he gave a TED style “NACATalk” on issues facing campus activities and on Monday, February 17th, he presented a professional development educational session along with colleagues [...]