- October 18, 2014 at 12:28 am
Judith Howard, Associate Professor of Dance and Chair of the Theater and Dance, was honored with a SAGE Award for Dance. She competed against three other nominees for the the Outstanding Dance Educator award, which is given to a dance educator/teacher for their commitment and accomplishment in the field of dance education. Howard had been nominated three times in the category and won a previous SAGE award for outstanding performance in 2006.
- October 14, 2014 at 11:57 pm
Matt Whited, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, gave an invited seminar in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Minnesota entitled, "Exploiting Metal/Ligand Cooperation with Cheap (Si) and Expensive (Rh) Elements." The lecture explored several aspects of Whited's work with Carleton students on the elucidation of structure and reactivity of unusual metal complexes with applications in organic synthesis and fuel transformations.
- October 14, 2014 at 11:29 pm
Constance Walker, Class of 1944 Professor of English and the Liberal Arts, moderated a panel entitled "Mary Shelley's Mirrors" at the 2014 International Conference on Romanticism.
- October 14, 2014 at 11:09 pm
Jeff Treviño, Visiting Assistant Professor of Music, composed a new piece for the Mayo Clinic carillon (bell tower) in Rochester; the piece was commissioned as part of the clinic's sesquicentennial celebration and premiered on September 21 by St. Olaf musicologist and virtuoso carillonist Tiffany Ng.
- October 14, 2014 at 10:52 pm
Charles F. Priore, Jr. Reference and Instruction Librarian for the Sciences, has been named co-editor of The Ammo Encyclopedia 5th edition by Michael Bussard, (2014) Blue Book Publications Inc. Minneapolis. This is the number one best selling reference book on modern and obsolete cartridges in the world.
- October 14, 2014 at 10:34 pm
Daniel Groll, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, had his paper "Four Models of Family Interests" published in a special open access supplement of the journal Pediatrics.
- October 14, 2014 at 9:27 pm
Glenn-Milo Santos, PhD, Class of 2004, received the NIH Director's Early Independence Award through the NIH High Risk-High Reward program. Santos, who is one of the first graduates of Epidemiology & Translational Science PhD program at University of California in San Francisco, will be receiving $250,000 per year for five years to examine whether naltrexone can prevent binge drinking and alcohol-associated sexual risk behaviors among men who are at high risk of acquiring or transmitting HIV.
- October 6, 2014 at 6:49 pm
Mark McKone, Professor of Biology, and nine alumni co-authors have published a paper in the Journal of Tropical Ecology titled, "Rapid collapse of a population of Dieffenbachia spp., a plant used for tadpole-rearing by poison-dart frogs (Oophaga pumilio) in a Costa Rican rain forest."
Johnson Participates in a Panel at the University Risk Management and Insurance Association National ConferenceOctober 6, 2014 at 5:54 pm
Randie Johnson, Purchasing and Risk Manager, participated in a panel, “Greener Campus—What Could Go Wrong,” at the University Risk Management and Insurance Association National Conference.
- October 6, 2014 at 5:52 pm
Andrew Flory, Assistant Professor of Music, recently published an article called "Rock Narratives and Teaching Popular Music: Audiences and Critical Issues" in the Journal of Music History Pedagogy. The piece is a response within a roundtable discussion on teaching popular music.
- October 6, 2014 at 5:10 pm
Gretchen Hofmeister, Professor of Chemistry; and Matt Whited, Assistant Professor of Chemistry; published a Research Communication in Acta Crystallographica Section E with student co-authors Connor Hodges '15, Laramie Jensen '15, Sam Keyes '15, and Fa Ngamnithiporn '15. The work describes the solid-state properties of two related compounds prepared by the students in Chemistry 352, Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory.
- October 6, 2014 at 5:00 pm
Scott Carpenter, Professor of French, recently delivered a paper entitled, "Learning Culture through Creative Travel Writing," at the Borders and Crossings Conference in Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria.