Archive for the ‘Faculty/Staff Activities’ Category

Molly Brown, User Experience Librarian at the Milne Library, recently had an article highlighted in the Australian Library and Information Association journal for her piece on “Readers for Life: Traveling Libraries”, which was written for the International Librarians Network. The link to the journal is:  http://us5.campaign-archive1.com/?u=3d85c7e31956025c7f13258fb&id=e3f9ab91f2&e=a1a333e300 The link to the article is:  http://interlibnet.org/2016/05/19/readers-for-life-traveling-libraries/

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 at 08:10 | Comments Off
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William Simons, Professor, History, served as a panelist in The Guild of Glimmerglass Festival Talking Opera Program series, along with Professor Colby Thomas, Music, and Professor Dennis Banks, Secondary Education, on Monday, May 23, 2016, 7 PM, at the Christ Church Parish Hall, Cooperstown, New York. The panelists discussed Robert Ward’s opera The Crucible, which is [...]

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 at 07:13 | Comments Off
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Carol Dean, Secondary Education, and five of her Foreign Language Education students visited their COIL Partners at La Salle University in Mexico City in April, 2016. The trip was fully funded by a grant from Santander Bank, covering all travel, lodging and program costs for the students. They observed education and language classes, stayed with [...]

Monday, May 23rd, 2016 at 12:38 | Comments Off
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William Simons, History Department, was interviewed about baseball past and present on the Cody Colston platform Baltimore Sports Report. The audio of the May 13, 2016, interview is available athttp://baltimoresportsreport.com/touching-base-dr-william-simons-60882.html

Monday, May 16th, 2016 at 12:24 | Comments Off
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Brian M. Lowe (Sociology) published “Spectacular Animal Law: Imagery, Morality and Narratives Impacting Legal Outcomes for Nonhuman Animals” in the Albany Government Law Review. This issue, “Four-Legged Clients: The Place of Animals in Our Lives and the Law”, is devoted to legal questions about deploying law to protect animals. Eric Aquino, a 2012 graduate of [...]

Thursday, May 12th, 2016 at 07:08 | Comments Off
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Mark S. Ferrara, English, writes an article for History News Network on international higher education:  http://historynewsnetwork.org/article/162494

Monday, May 9th, 2016 at 14:49 | Comments Off
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ESCORT staff presented at the 2016 National Association of State Directors of Migrant Education meeting in San Diego, CA April 24-27, attended by over 1500 migrant education professionals from across the United States. Staff presentations included: Jorge Echegaray (Sr. Education Specialist-Tampa, FL) and Guadalupe Ginn (Recruitment Specialist-Tampa, FL)– Mapping & Online Tools to Enhance Recruitment [...]

Monday, May 9th, 2016 at 14:23 | Comments Off
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William A. Starna, Emeritus Anthropology, has received the Alice P. Kenney Award of the New Netherland Institute (Albany). Named after an early scholar of the Dutch-American experience, this award of $5,000 is given for significant contributions to colonial Dutch studies and understanding of the Dutch colonial period. The award will be presented at the 21 [...]

Monday, May 9th, 2016 at 09:31 | Comments Off
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In March, Florian Reyda, Biology, traveled to Arlington, Virginia, for service work at the National Science Foundation. He was part of a group of 21 biologists who were selected from across the country to provide input on the evaluation of grant proposals.

Thursday, May 5th, 2016 at 06:59 | Comments Off
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Gina Keel (Political Science) presented “A Failed Attempt at Preemption, For Now: Recent GMO Labeling Politics in the U.S.” at the Annual New York State Political Science Association Conference in New Paltz, April 23, 2016. The paper examined industry’s current efforts to persuade the 114th Congress to preempt state regulations by creating a federal voluntary [...]

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 at 14:08 | Comments Off
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