News - May 2012 - Academics & Research
Monday, May 21, 2012
»Dave Ervin, Economics and Environmental Science faculty, served on a National Academy of Sciences National Research Council planning committee for the "National Summit on Strategies to Manage Herbicide-Resistant Weeds" and participates in a summit in Wash
»Sherril Gelmon, Public Administration faculty, presented the closing plenary "Where To From Here? Considering Impact of Community Engagement from Multiple Perspectives" to the national conference of the Canadian Alliance of Community Service Learning in S
»Alastair Hunt, English faculty, presented a paper, "Death by Birth," at the American Comparative Literature Association annual meeting at Brown University, April 1; and at an Epistemologies of the Undead conference at University of Potsdam, Germany, June
»Rik Lemoncello, Speech and Hearing Sciences faculty, presented a four-hour seminar, "Assessing Cognitive Functioning for the Speech-Language Pathologist," for Providence Medical Centers, Portland, May 12. The seminar focused on best practices for standard
»Eva Nunez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented an invited lecture, "Fundamentals of the History of the Spanish Language," at University of Washington, Seattle, during May and at University of California, Irvine, in April.
»Desiree Pacheco, Business Administration faculty, presented “Non-Market Actions and Emerging Industry Growth: A Study of the Solar Energy Industry” at the Sustainability, Ethics, and Entrepreneurship Conference at the University of Denver, April 12-13.
»Jamie Ross, Womens Studies and University Studies faculty, and students in her Work of Art Freshmen Inquiry class will present their photojournalism project, a collaborative effort with Sabin CDC and Catholic Charities, at the McCoy Village Apartments in
»Karen Seccombe, Community Health faculty, gave a featured talk, "The Family Side of China," at the Northwest Council on Family Relations Conference, Portland, May 18.
»Nora Wendl, Architecture faculty, presented a paper, "After Pruitt Igoe," at Society of Landscape Architects' Preconference Symposium before the 65th annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Detroit, April 17.
»Leni Zumas, English faculty, read from her new novel, The Listeners, at Powell's Books, Portland, May 16.
»Heather Burns, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty, co-authored "The Learning Gardens Laboratory: Teaching Sustainability and Developing Sustainable Food Systems Through Unique Partnerships" published in the Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems and
»Susan Chan, Music faculty, performed a piano recital of contemporary Chinese works as guest artist at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio, April 16. She also performs the world premiere of "Pianobells," a newly commissioned work by Pulit
»Paul Collins, English faculty, authored an article, "The Postman Rings Every Now and Then," published in Slate, April 13.
»Miguel Figliozzi, Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty, and graduate student Jesse Boudart authored a paper, ''A Model and Study of the Key Variables Affecting Bus Replacement Age and Lifecycle Costs," forthcoming in a 2012 Transportation Research
»Erna Gelles, Hatfield School of Government faculty, co-authored a chapter, "Question Mapping: A Method for Organizing and Sustaining Dialogue" published in Resolving Community Conflicts and Problems, Public Deliberation and Sustained Dialogue, Columbia Un
»H. Thomas Johnson, Business Administration faculty, wrote a review of "When Accountants Come To Power Management From Hell: How Financial Investor Logic Hijacked Firm Governance" by Robert R. Locke, emeritus professor of business history at University of
»Suwako Watanabe, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored an article, "Climactic Effect Markers in Spoken and Written Narrative: Japanese Conditionals Tara and To," published in Test & Talk: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Language, Discourse & C