News - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Sunday, October 18, 2015
Monday, October 12, 2015
»Diana Abu-Jaber, English faculty, authored “America Is Being Terrorized By Itself,” an op-ed piece published on CNN.com Oct. 2.
»John Hellermann, Applied Linguistics faculty, is co-researcher on a grant recently awarded from the Japan Society for the Advancement of Science to investigate argumentation and stance taking in language-learning classrooms. The project runs until March 2
»Tucker Childs, Applied Linguistics faculty, authored an article titled "The Endangered Languages and the Language Ecology of Sierra Leone" published in the Journal of the Sierra Leone Studies.
»Elise Granek, Environmental Science and Management faculty, coauthored "Information Needs Assessment for Coastal and Marine Management and Policy: Ecosystem Services Under Changing Climatic, Land Use and Demographic Conditions," published in Environmental
»Paul Collins, English faculty, authored "An Unintentional Scottish Masterpiece," published in The New Yorker, Oct. 5.
»Lindsey Wilkinson, Sociology faculty, coauthored “Same-Sex Sexuality and Postsecondary Outcomes: The Role of High School Locale,” published in Sociological Perspectives, Vol. 58, Issue 3: pp. 380-401.
»Silvia Boero, World Languages and Literatures faculty, organized, hosted and presented a public lecture on "Women Rights and History" in Genoa, Italy, Sept. 5, with the participation of representatives from the municipality of Genoa.
»Tony Wolk, English and University Studies faculty, authored an article titled "Home by Way of Moebius: Teaching Ursula K. Le Guin” published in Oregon English Journal, Vol.37, No. 1, a theme-based-issue: "Using Oregon Literature in the Classroom."
»Virginia Butler, Anthropology faculty, presented "Less is More: The Benefits of Using a Restricted Set of Elements in Fish Zooarchaeology" at the 18th Meeting of the Fish Remains Working Group, International Council of Archaeozoology, in Lisbon, Portugal,
»Scott Burns, Geology faculty, presented a paper titled "Urban Landslides: A Challenge for Engineering Geologists and Geotechnical Engineers" to an international conference in Shenyang, China, on July 6. The meeting was at Northeastern University in China
»Ken Ruoff, History faculty, delivered a lecture titled “Memory Wars in East Asia: Pluralistic Memories of the Imperial Era in Japan” at the Jeju Peace Institute in South Korea, Sept. 17.
»Ken Stedman, Biology faculty, presented a plenary symposium talk, “Viruses from Hell: Unique Viruses from Extreme Environments,” at the American Society for Virology annual meeting in London, Ontario, July 11-15.
»Ken Stedman, Biology faculty, gave an invited oral presentation titled “The Unique Structure, Replication and Genetics of Sulfolobus Fuselloviruses” and chaired a session at the Thermophiles 2015 meeting in Santiago, Chile, Aug. 30-Sept. 4.
»Friedrich Schuler, History faculty, delivered a lecture titled “Instead of Samba it was a Frightening Rollercoaster Ride: Wilhelm II’s Imperialism Experiences in Brazil (1895-1915)” at the Otto von Bismarck Foundation in Germany.
»Dara Shifrer, Sociology faculty, received the Outstanding Publication Award in the Sociology of Disability from the American Sociological Association Section on Disability and Society for her article "Stigma of a Label: Educational Expectations for High S
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Monday, October 5, 2015
»Charles Klein, Anthropology faculty, received a three-year, $133,726 grant from the National Science Foundation for the project “Collaborative Research: Social Mobility, Poverty Reduction and Democracy in an Emerging Middle Class,” on which he is a princi