News - September 2014 - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
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»PSU professor quoted in NerdWallet Expert FAQ: 4 Things You Need to Know About Earthquake Insurance
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»ABC Rural: New skill sets are key to controlling herbicide resistant weeds, says Professor David Ervin
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»Silvia Boero, World Languages and Literatures faculty, chaired a session and presented a paper, "Mapping the Geography of Humans in Vasco Pratolini's Novel The Neighborhood" for the conference Tuscan Territories: Rural-Urban, Monash University, Prato Cent
»Randall Bluffstone, Economics faculty, convened and chaired a policy session on Forest Management in Asia and Africa at the World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists in Istanbul, Turkey, July 1.
»Dave Ervin, Environmental Management and Economics faculty, presented "Community-Based Approaches to Herbicide Resistance Management" at a national summit on herbicide resistance management sponsored by the Weed Science Society and hosted by the National
»John Hellermann, Applied Linguistics faculty, presented "Orientation to Literacy Events as Learnables: Talking About Reading" at the International Conference on Conversation Analysis, University of California - Los Angeles, June 25-29.
»Angie Mejia, Chicano/Latino Studies adjunct faculty, presented a paper, "La llorona y la frontera: Mapping the Border Crossing of Medicalized Depression" at the Sociedad Latinoamericana de Estudios Sociales de la Ciencia y la Tecnología and Society for So
»Melanie Lee Chang, Anthropology faculty, co-authored "Science, the Media, and Interpretations of Upper Paleolithic Figurines" published in American Anthropologist, Vol. 116, Issue 3, September 2014.
»Cynthia-Lou Coleman, Communication faculty, had a chapter on Native Americans and scientific perspectives published in a new book titled Exploring Indigenous Social Justice, JCharlton Publishing, 2014. The peer-reviewed work examines social justice in the
»Paul Collins, English faculty, authored a new book, Edgar Allan Poe: The Fever Called Living, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, August 2014.
»Craig Epplin, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored a book titled Late Book Culture in Argentina, published by Bloomsbury, 2014.
»Per Henningsgaard, English faculty, contributed a chapter titled "The Editing and Publishing of Tim Winton in the United States" to the book Tim Winton: Critical Essays, edited by Lyn McCredden and Nathanael O'Reilly, and published by University of Wester
»Kendall Leon, English faculty, co-authored "Helping To Build Better Networks: Service-Learning Partnerships as Distributed Knowledge Work" published in Reflections: Public Rhetoric, Civic Writing and Service Learning, Vol. 13.2, Spring 2014.
»L. David Ritchie, Communication faculty, authored an article, "Open Hearts or Smoke and Mirrors: Metaphorical Framing and Frame Conflicts in a Public Meeting," published in the summer 2014 issue of Metaphor and Symbol.
»Ken Ruoff, History, authored an article, "Japanese Tourism to Mukden, Nanjing, and Qufu, 1938-1943," published in Japan Review, Vol. 27, 2014.
»Tucker Childs, Applied Linguistics faculty, has recently been awarded a Major Language Documentation Grant by the Hans Rausing Endangered Language Documentation Programme, the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. The grant is for
»Jennifer R. Perlmutter, World Languages and Literatures faculty, received a grant to participate in an National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute titled "Representations of the 'Other:' Jews in Medieval England" that took place at the Oxford C
»Robert Scheller and Melissa Lucash, Environmental Science and Management faculty, received a National Science Foundation grant to study the impacts of climate change and fire in the Klamath region of Oregon and California. They received the grant with res
»Scott Wells and Chris Berger, Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty, with Anglea Strecker, Mark Sytsma, Steven Wells, and Rich Miller, Environmental Sciences and Management faculty, have received an award from Bonneville Power Administration for $ 7
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