News - October 2013 - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Monday, October 28, 2013
»Sharon Carstens, Anthropology faculty, presented a poster session, “Language through Culture, Culture through Language,” at the Chinese Teachers Education Conference in San Francisco, Oct.19. She also presented “Designing an Age-Appropriate, Integrated Ch
»Enrique E. Cortez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a paper, “Mestizaje y Agencia Social en el Cóndor pasa de Julio Baudouin,” at the Sixth International Conference of Peruvianists at Georgetown University, Oct. 10-12.
»Dave Ervin, Environmental Management and Economics faculty, presented “Emerging Standards in the Food System” at a Standards Education for the Liberal Arts Workshop held at Michigan State University on Sept. 24. Ervin also participated in a panel presenta
»Jeanette Palmiter, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, gave an invited public lecture on “Overlooked Gems: The Mathematics of Heron” at Baldwin-Wallace University in Berea, Ohio, Sept. 26.
»Patricia Wetzel, World Languages and Literatures faculty, ran a workshop on teaching methodology and presented a paper, “Does Grammar Matter in an Age of Technology?,” at the University of Pittsburgh’s fall Asian languages symposium, Oct. 14.
»Subhash Kochar, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, and alumnus B. Khaledi co-authored “A Review on Convolutions of Gamma Random Variables” for the book Stochastic Orders in Reliability and Risk Management: In Honor of Professor Moshe Shaked, published by
»Eva Nunez, World Languages and Literatures faculty, and alumnus Joana Tasi co-authored “The Expression of Wish in both Spanish and Albanian: A Comparative Linguistic Study of the Subjunctive and Optative Moods” published in Revista de Estudios Hispanicos
»Susan Conrad, Applied Linguistics faculty, received a four-year grant of $588,267 from the National Science Foundation for her project titled “Preparing Students for Writing in Civil Engineering Practice: Research-based Materials Development and Assessmen
»Dacian Daescu, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, received a $249,843 research grant from the Naval Research Laboratory for the project "Adaptive Optimization of Parametric Error Covariance Models in Variational Data Assimilation." The research aims to i
»Donald Truxillo, Psychology faculty, received two grants worth $130,881 from the Italian Ministry of Education to teach graduate seminars in organizational psychology at the University of Palermo, Italy. The grants also allow for eight master’s students f