News - January 2013 - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Monday, January 14, 2013
»David Percy, Geology faculty, has been elected to a second four-year term representing North America and academia on the International Union of Geological Sciences Commission for the Management and Application of Geoscience Information, which develops sta
»Leni Zumas, English faculty, had her new novel, The Listeners, named a finalist for the Oregon Book Award.
»Dacian Daescu, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, presented his research "Error Covariance Sensitivity Analysis in Atmospheric Data Assimilation" to the 1st International Conference on Frontiers in Computational Physics: Modeling the Earth System, Boulde
»John Hall, Economics and International Studies faculty, organized the panel "Out of the Crisis: With Institutionalist and Veblenian, Evolutionary Thinking," and co-presented the co-authored paper "Institutions and the Evolving System of Innovation in East
»Yasmeen Hanoosh, World Languages and Literature faculty, presented the paper "Discursive Inclusions and Exclusions of Arabness: Chaldean American Studies at the Crossroads" as part of a panel sponsored by the Arab American Studies Association at the Middl
»Susan Kirtley, English faculty, presented the paper “‘Like Us Be Free and Bold’: Innovation, Rebellion, and Self-Reliance in Boston Minicomics” at the Modern Language Association Conference in Boston.
»Subhash Kochar, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, chaired a session and gave an invited talk titled, "P-P Plots and their Applications" at the 21st International Conference of the Forum for Interdisciplinary Mathematics on Interdisciplinary Mathematical
»Christina Gildersleeve-Neumann, Speech and Hearing Sciences faculty, was the lead author for "Syllabic Patterns in the Early Vocalizations of Quichua Children" published in the January issue of Applied Psycholinguistics.
»Leerom Medovoi, English faculty, received a three-year, collaborative, $425,600 grant to study “Religion, Secularism, and Political Belonging in a Global Age” from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for the Portland Center for the Public Humanities.
»Per Henningsgaard and Abbey Gaterud, English/Publishing faculty, were quoted in the article “Preparing for the Future: Educational Publishing Programs up Digital Offerings, but Keep an Eye on the Basics Too” in the December issue of Publishers Weekly. The