News - July 2012 - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
»Tom Fisher, English faculty, presented "Making Sense: Jacques Rancière and the Language Poets" at the Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900, Louisville, Ky., in February; and presented "Literary Communism and Language Poetry" at the U
»Eric Mankowski, Psychology faculty, and students Wendy Viola and Mary Gray presented a paper, "The Moderating Effect of within Group Similarity on Change in a Strengths-Based Program for Incarcerated Adolescent Males," at the International Community Psych
»David Ritchie, Communication faculty, presented a paper, "Metaphorical Frame Conflicts in a Public Meeting," at a conference on Living With Uncertainty: Empathy, in London, June 10. He also was an invited participant at a workshop on measuring the effecti
»Anousha Sedighi, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented her research "Exploring Linguistic Characteristics of Heritage Persian Speakers" at the poster session of the National Heritage Languages Resource Center's summer institute held at UCLA.
»Silvia Boero, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored an article, "In Risaia, by Marchesa Colombi: Irony and Denunciation," published in RELIT, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Brazil.
»Sarah Eppley and Todd Rosenstiel, Biology faculty; James Pankow, Chemistry and Engineering faculty; and students Andrea Melnychenko and Erin Shortlidge authored a study, "Sex-Specific Volatile Compounds Influence Microarthropod-Mediated Fertilization of M
»Berrin Erdogan and Talya Bauer, Business Administration faculty; Donald Truxillo, Psychology faculty; and psychology doctoral student Layla Mansfield co-authored an article, “Whistle While You Work: A Review of the Life Satisfaction Literature,” published
»Elise Granek, Environmental Science and Management faculty, and student Zoe Rodriguez del Rey, authored "Occurrence and Concentration of Caffeine in Oregon Coastal Water" published in the Marine Pollution Bulletin, July 2012.
»Subhash Kochar, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, co-authored "Some Unified Results on Comparing Linear Combinations of Independent Gamma Random Variables" published in Probability in Engineering and Information Sciences, Vol. 26, 2012.
»Teresa Bulman, Geography faculty; David Banis, Geography; and others won the 2012 Geographic Excellence in Media Award for the Oregon Geographic Alliance's Student Atlas of Oregon. The award is presented by the National Council for Geographic Education to
»Randall Bluffstone, Economics faculty, presented a paper, "Social Coordination, Rural Livelihoods and Natural Capital Investments: Evidence from Ethiopia," at the Nordic Development Conference held in Gothenburg, Sweden, June 18-19. The paper is co-author