News - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Monday, May 25, 2015
»Heejun Chang, Geography faculty, co-authored a paper titled "Space and Time Dynamics of Urban Water Demand in Portland, Oregon, and Phoenix, Arizona" in Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment, Vol. 29: pp. 1135-1147.
»Douglas Deur and Tom Thronton, Anthropology faculty, co-edited a special edition of Human Ecology (Vol. 43) that explores evidence of aboriginal cultivation of key marine resources on the Northwest coast of North America.
»Jong Sung Kim, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, co-authored an article titled “Quantification and Consequences of Lung Cancer CT Over Diagnosis” published in Lung Cancer.
»Rossitza B. Wooster, Economics faculty, co-authored the article “Does Experience Matter for Patterns of Expansion by U.S. Companies in Latin America and the Caribbean?" published in Global Economy Journal, Vol. 15, Issue 1: pp. 1-24.
»Greg Townley, Psychology faculty, co-authored "Determinants of Engagement in Mental Health Consumer-Run Organizations," published in Psychiatric Services, Vol. 66, Issue 4: pp. 411-417. He also co-authored "Implementing Housing First Across Sites and Over
»Elena Avilés, Chicano and Latino Studies faculty, presented “Bodies Outside the Mold” at the LVII National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies Conference in San Francisco, April 16-18. Avilés also mentored students to present a panel titled “A Com
»Diana Abu-Jaber, English faculty, was keynote speaker for the University of Oregon Center for the Study of Women in Society Northwest Women Writers Symposium, held May 7-9 in Eugene. She spoke on "Resilience and Creativity."
»Virginia Butler, Anthropology faculty, was the lead author of a poster she presented at the Northwest Anthropological Conference in Eugene in March. The poster was titled "The Archaeology Roadshow: A Model for Community Engagement and Education in an Urba
»Scott Burns, Geology emeritus faculty, presented a talk on "The Terroir of Wines of Eastern Oregon" and led a wine tasting at the District 5100 Annual Conference of Rotary in Pendleton on May 15.
»Todd Rosenstiel, Biology faculty, presented the Sigma Xi lecture "How to Green a Continent: The Surprising Role of Moss in Engineering a Warming Antarctica" on May 19.
»J.J.P. Veerman, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, gave a colloquium titled "The Bak-Sneppen Model of Evolution" at the Vinca Institute of the University of Belgrade in Belgrade, Serbia, May 13.
»Tom Hancock, Biology, hosted 38 students from the Gladstone High School Human Anatomy and Physiology course in the Human Anatomy and Physiology labs at the Collaborative Life Sciences Building. They were exposed to working with real human bodies and the a
»Deborah Lutterschmidt and Suzanne Estes, Biology faculty, both won Outstanding Scientific Researcher Awards this year from the Columbia-Willamette Chapter of Sigma Xi.
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»Larry Kominz, World Languages and Literatures faculty; and Ken Ruoff, History faculty, received on behalf of the Center for Japanese Studies a $64,785 grant from the U.S.-Japan Foundation to support public programming on Japan for the 2015-16 academic yea
»Silvia Boero, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored the article "Atopia e Melodramma" about the political implications of two mockumentaries: Voci d'Europa and Confini d'Europa, by Corso Salani. Her article can be found on Rivista Luci e Ombre
»Leni Zumas, English faculty, was awarded a writer's grant from The Money for Women/Barbara Deming Memorial Fund in May.
»Peter Boghossian, Philosophy faculty, co-authored a paper titled “Physicists Are Philosophers, Too” in Scientific American. (http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/physicists-are-philosophers-too/)
»Donald Truxillo, Psychology faculty, authored an article titled “Supporting the Aging Workforce: A Review and Recommendations for Workplace Intervention Research" for the Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior. Leslie Hamme