News - November 2012 - College of Urban & Public Affairs
Monday, November 5, 2012
»Sherril Gelmon, Public Administration faculty, has been appointed to the Oregon Partnership for Alzheimer's Research (OPAR), which funds research proposals that advance the understanding, treatment, and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease. OPAR is funded by
»Jack Corbett, Public Administration faculty, presented "Beyond Texas: Enhancing MPA Program Diversity in the USA" at the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration Annual Conference, Austin, Texas, Oct. 19.
»Jennifer Allen, Institute for Sustainable Solutions and Public Administration faculty, presented "Bridging the Academy and the World: Emerging Trends in Student Values, Sustainability, Social Justice and Community-Based Learning" at the National Associati
»Nathan McClintock, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, authored "Assessing Soil Lead Contamination at Multiple Scales in Oakland, California: Implications for Urban Agriculture and Environmental Justice" published in Applied Geography.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Monday, November 19, 2012
»Eric Einspruch, Public Administration adjunct, and his coauthors received the Helen Tobin Writers' Award for 2012 for their article "Basic Life Support Instructor Training: Comparison of Instructor-Led and Self-Guided Training." The award is given annuall
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
»Leslie McBride, Debbie Kaufman, and Belinda Zeidler, Community Health faculty, presented a poster session, "Re-Designing Courses for Learning Outcomes Assessment: A Collaborative, Constructivist Faculty Development Approach," at the second annual Undergra
»Leslie McBride, Community Health faculty; Janelle Voegele, Academic Excellence faculty; and Ellen West, Business Administration faculty, presented "Faculty Review in the 21st Century: Learning from Academic Portfolio Contributions" at the 37th Annual Prof
»David Johns, Political Science adjunct faculty, authored "How Might Ecologists Make the World Safe for Biodiversity Without Getting Fired?" published in the 43 Bulletin of the British Ecological Society, Issue 4, December 2012.
»Vivek Shandas, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, and David Sailor, Mechanical and Materials Engineering faculty, won a $1 million grant to establish a Middle East center for the study of urban sustainability. Using Doha, Qatar, as a case study, Shandas
»Leslie McBride, Community Health faculty; Milan Sherman, Mathematics and Statistics faculty; Albert Spencer, Philosophy faculty; and Belinda Zeidler, Community Health faculty; presented a panel discussion, "A Collaborative, Constructivist Faculty Developm