- June 26, 2006 at 2:12 pm
Kathleen Galotti, professor of psychology and cognitive studies, served on the Cognition and Perception Study Section of the National Institute of Health's Center for Scientific Review in Washington, D.C.
- June 21, 2006 at 4:05 pm
Elizabeth Sylvester '06 won the 2006 Sociology of Law Distinguished Undergraduate Student Paper Award. The award is granted by the Sociology of Law Section of the American Sociological Association. In the words of the chair of this committee, "The undergraduate paper prize comes with a one-year student membership in the ASA and in the Sociology of Law section. It also comes with a nice plaque, considerable honor, and the hearty appreciation of the section for so ably representing the future of our field."
- June 8, 2006 at 12:38 pm
Susan Singer, professor of biology, and Joe Chihade, assistant professor of chemistry, recently attended the Penn State Symposium on RNA Biology with two students, Jayme Johnson '06 and Adam Williamson '06. Both Johnson and Williamson received travel awards from Penn State. Singer and Chihade attended the symposium to launch their joint work on interdisciplinary comps projects for next year.
- June 8, 2006 at 12:08 pm
Timothy Raylor, professor of English, published a feature essay, " 'Faire Englands Joy is fled?' Visual and Performance Arts in the 1650s," in the May 2006 update of The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, online edition. Raylor also published an entry, "Edmund Waller," in the Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature (2006).
- June 8, 2006 at 12:01 pm
Deborah Appleman, professor of educational studies, presented three papers, including an invited address, at the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association in San Francisco last spring. She presented with colleagues from Berkeley, UCLA, and Harvard on research on urban teachers, offered a symposium on literary theory as pedagogical content knowledge with colleagues from Stanford and The University of Georgia, and gave an invited talk on literary theory and adolescents. She also has been named a senior author for Holt, Rinehart and Winston's 2008 literature textbook series for grades 6-12, Elements of Literature.
- June 8, 2006 at 10:27 am
Eric Egge, assistant professor of mathematics, published a paper titled "Restricted signed permutations counted by the Schroder numbers" in the most recent issue of Discrete Mathematics.
- June 8, 2006 at 10:11 am
A silver vessel by Tim Lloyd, Class of 1941 Professor of Art and the Liberal Arts, Emeritus, was recently purchased for the collection of the Goldstein Museum of Design at the University of Minnesota. An article and photo regarding the acquisition appears in the current issue of Friends of the Goldstein Bulletin.
- June 8, 2006 at 10:07 am
Beth McKinsey, professor of English and American studies, served as a consultant and was interviewed for a new documentary film, "Niagara Falls," just released by Florentine Films and WNED-TV Buffalo.
- May 31, 2006 at 9:43 am
An undergraduate paper by political science major Andrew Kaufman '07 has been awarded the best undergraduate paper award on the presidency by the Presidency Research Group of the American Political Science Association. His paper, "Historical Continuities in Presidential Debates," was completed in a seminar taught by Steven Schier, the Dorothy H. and Edward C. Congdon Professor of Political Science. This is the second year in a row that a student in Schier's presidency seminar was so honored. Rebecca Stark '05 won the award last year. Indeed, this is the first time in the history of the award that it has been won by students from the same institution two years in a row.
- May 31, 2006 at 9:36 am
Qiguang Zhao, Burton and Lily Professor of Chinese, has been invited once again to judge the International Emmy Awards. The Chinese journal Duiwai Dachuanbo (Vol. 2, 2006) published an interview with Zhao titled "The Most Beautiful Place Is Where There Is Cultural Diversity."
- May 31, 2006 at 9:33 am
Catherine Reinke, visiting assistant professor of biology, published an article titled "Golgi Maturation Visualized in Living Yeast" in the journal Nature (May 14, 2006).
- May 31, 2006 at 9:29 am
Christine Lac, lecturer in French, was an NCATE-ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages/National Council for Accreditation for Teacher Education) lead reviewer for the recognition of three university education programs this spring. She also was a team reviewer of two other programs last fall.