News - October 2013 - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Monday, October 28, 2013
»Sharon Carstens, Anthropology faculty, presented a poster session, “Language through Culture, Culture through Language,” at the Chinese Teachers Education Conference in San Francisco, Oct.19. She also presented “Designing an Age-Appropriate, Integrated Ch
»Enrique E. Cortez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a paper, “Mestizaje y Agencia Social en el Cóndor pasa de Julio Baudouin,” at the Sixth International Conference of Peruvianists at Georgetown University, Oct. 10-12.
»Dave Ervin, Environmental Management and Economics faculty, presented “Emerging Standards in the Food System” at a Standards Education for the Liberal Arts Workshop held at Michigan State University on Sept. 24. Ervin also participated in a panel presenta
»Jeanette Palmiter, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, gave an invited public lecture on “Overlooked Gems: The Mathematics of Heron” at Baldwin-Wallace University in Berea, Ohio, Sept. 26.
»Patricia Wetzel, World Languages and Literatures faculty, ran a workshop on teaching methodology and presented a paper, “Does Grammar Matter in an Age of Technology?,” at the University of Pittsburgh’s fall Asian languages symposium, Oct. 14.
»Eva Nunez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, and alumnus Joana Tasi co-authored “The Expression of Wish in both Spanish and Albanian: A Comparative Linguistic Study of the Subjunctive and Optative Moods” published in Revista de Estudios Hispanicos
»Subhash Kochar, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, and alumnus B. Khaledi co-authored “A Review on Convolutions of Gamma Random Variables” for the book Stochastic Orders in Reliability and Risk Management: In Honor of Professor Moshe Shaked, published by
»Susan Conrad, Applied Linguistics faculty, received a four-year grant of $588,267 from the National Science Foundation for her project titled “Preparing Students for Writing in Civil Engineering Practice: Research-based Materials Development and Assessmen
»Dacian Daescu, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, received a $249,843 research grant from the Naval Research Laboratory for the project "Adaptive Optimization of Parametric Error Covariance Models in Variational Data Assimilation." The research aims to i
»Donald Truxillo, Psychology faculty, received two grants worth $130,881 from the Italian Ministry of Education to teach graduate seminars in organizational psychology at the University of Palermo, Italy. The grants also allow for eight master’s students f