News - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Monday, May 2, 2016
»John Caughman, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, co-authored a paper titled "Set Partitions and the Multiplication Principle," published in the journal PRIMUS (Problems, Resources, and Issues in Mathematics Undergraduate Studies), Vol. 26, Issue 2: pp.
»Timm Menke, World Languages and Literatures faculty, authored "Erinnerungsarbeit am 20. Jahrhundert. Jenny Erpenbecks Roman ‘Aller Tage Abend’" published in Neophilologus, an international journal of modern and medieval language and literature, Vol. C, No
»Jack Straton, Physics faculty, authored "General State-to-State Transitions in Atoms for Either Yukawa or Coulomb Potentials via Fourier Transforms," published in the Canadian Journal of Physics, Vol. 93, Issue 3: pp. 326-338.
»Hyeyoung Woo, Sociology faculty, co-authored “Predictive Strength of Self-Rated Health for Mortality Risk among Older Adults in the US: Does It Differ by Race and Ethnicity?” published in Research on Aging, Vol. 00, No. 00: pp. 1-27.
»Eric Holmes, Communication and Business Administration adjunct faculty, presented "Common Lore: Folklore in the K-12 Classroom" at the Oregon Council of Teachers of English 2016 Spring Conference, April 30.
»Max Nielsen-Pincus, Environmental Science and Management faculty, co-presented "New Approaches for Mapping the Wicked Problem of Wildfire” and "Coupling Human and Biophysical Dimensions of Wildfire to Better Understand Wildfire Risk Mitigation: Results fr
»José Padín, Sociology faculty, guest lectured for "Causes of the Puerto Rico Debt Crisis," an event sponsored by the Oregon chapter of Jubilee USA, a civil society movement that focuses on "the cancellation of odious and illegitimate debt that many develo
»Elisa Saturno Paasche, World Languages and Literature and Theater + Film faculty, presented a paper titled "Salvo (2013) the New Mafia Genre in Italian Cinema" about the movie Salvo, at the seventh annual Film Symposium on New Trends in Modern and Contemp
»Anousha Sedighi, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented “Creating Online Content-based Material for Persian: Lessons Learned” at the 19th annual conference of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages in Atlanta, April 24-26.
»Keith Walters, Applied Linguistics, presented "Applying Linguistics in Court Cases Involving Speak-English-Only Rules in U.S. Workplaces" as part of an invited colloquium at the annual conference of the American Association for Applied Linguistics in Orla
»Cameron Smith, Anthropology adjunct faculty, has been invited to the Google SciFoo event this summer. Each year, 250 thought leaders from the sciences and arts are invited to the free-form, three-day event at the Google campus in Mountain View, Calif. Smi
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Monday, April 25, 2016
»Mitch Cruzan, Biology faculty, co-authored a paper. "Post-Pollination Discrimination Between Self- and Outcross-Pollen Covaries with the Mating System of a Self-Compatible Flowering Plant,” published in American Journal of Botany, Vol. 103: pp. 568-576.
»Suzanne Estes, Biology faculty, co-authored “Paths of Heritable Mitochondrial DNA Mutation and Heteroplasmy in Reference and Gas-1 Strains of Caenorhabditis elegans,” published in Frontiers in Genetics.
»Cynthia Mohr, Psychology faculty; PSU alumna Sarah Arpin; and Psychology doctoral students Cameron McCabe and Sarah Haverly authored "Capitalization and Alcohol Use: A Moderated Mediation Model of Relationship Status, Capitalization, Drinking Motives and
»Ginny Garcia-Alexander, Sociology faculty, presented a paper, "Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Desire for Reversal of Sterilization among U.S. Women," at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Washington, D.C.
»Susan Conrad, Applied Linguistics faculty, presented a paper titled "Using Word Lists to Evaluate Word Choices in English for Specific Purposes Writing" in a colloquium on Issues in Creating and Using Practical Corpus-based Lexical Lists during the Americ
»John Hellermann, Applied Linguistics faculty; and Steve Thorne, World Languages and Literatures faculty, presented a paper titled “Membership Categorization for the Analysis of Tasks in Place-Based Mobile Games” at the recent American Association for Appl
»Maura Kelly, Sociology faculty, and undergraduate student researchers Mila Buckland, Shelby Hemphill, Sonya Kaidanov and Rachael Anderson participated in a panel on “Doing Gender in Public Spaces” at the Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies colloquium.