News - February 2013 - University Communications
Monday, February 4, 2013
»Nathan McClintock, Urban Studies and Planning faculty, was awarded a grant from the PSU Institute for Sustainable Solutions for the project "Community Dialogues on Food and Justice: Who is at the Table?" The project's co-investigators are Urban Studies gr
»Sean Kohles, Mechanical and Materials Engineering and Biology faculty, recently co-authored the paper "Cytoskeletal Strains in Modeled Optohydrodynamically Stressed Healthy and Diseased Biological Cells," published in the Journal of Biophysics. T
»Heejun Chang, Geography faculty, gave an invited presentation titled "Spatial Patterns of Runoff Ratio and Variation in the Contiguous U.S." at the American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco, Dec. 5.
»Jay Gopalakrishnan, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, gave an invited talk at the Joint Mathematics Meeting in San Diego, Jan. 10. The event is the largest mathematics meeting in the world.
»Will Parnell, Education faculty, presented the paper “Male Teachers as Cultural Workers in the Lives of Children, Families, and Communities," at the National Association for the Education of Young Children conference in Atlanta, Nov. 8.
»Cynthia Mohr, Psychology faculty, gave a presentation on her research "The Buffering Effects of Discrete Positive Moods on Alcohol Use" at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology on Jan. 19. Mohr also co-presented with seve
»Mark Berrettini, Film faculty, authored the chapter, “'Messages from Invisible Sources:’ Sight in Deadwood’s Public Sphere,” published in the collection The Last Western: Deadwood and the End of American Empire, Bloomsbury Academic.
»Jennifer Dill, Urban Studies and Planning and OTREC faculty, co-authored the article, "Electric Bikes and Transportation Policy: Insights from Early Adopters," published in the Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board.
»Rita Robillard, Art faculty, is exhibiting “And Then Again… Riffs on Forests and Time” at the Augen Gallery, Northwest Davis, Portland, Feb. 7 to March 2.
»Trevor Smith, Civil and Environmental Engineering, authored "Comprehensive Recalibration of Pile Resistance with WEAP Software in Initial and Restrike Conditions for Load and Resistance Factor Design,” published in the Journal of the Transportation Resear