News - People
Monday, March 30, 2015
»Melanie Chang, Anthropology faculty, delivered a TEDxVictoria talk last year on the evolving story of human evolution, which was featured by the TEDx Innovations blog in February.
Monday, March 9, 2015
»Brian Bolton, Business Administration faculty, was interviewed for and quoted in the article “Former Hooters Waitress Proves You Don’t Need a Harvard MBA to be a Successful Leader,” published in The Huffington Post, Feb. 12.
Monday, March 2, 2015
»Jill Emery, Library faculty, is the co-recipient of the 2015 Ingram Coutts Award for Innovation in Electronic Resources Management. This award is given by the Association of Library Collections & Technical Services Collection Management Section of the Ame
»Anousha Sedighi, World Languages and Literatures faculty, has been elected to serve as the individual member-at-large on the executive board of the National Council on Less Commonly Taught Languages.
»Barbara Sestak, Architecture faculty, has been elected to the American Institute of Architects College of Fellows—together with 146 of the top architects in the nation—for her contributions in the category honoring achievements in architectural education,
»Melissa Lucash, Environmental Science and Management faculty, is one of 20 scientists in the western U.S. and Canada awarded a Wilburforce Fellowship. Fellows aim to build a community of conservation scientists to help achieve conservation solutions in we
Monday, January 26, 2015
»Jack Corbett, Public Administration faculty, has been named Oregon's representative to the Pacific Northwest Canadian Studies Consortium.
Monday, January 12, 2015
»Ken Aimes, Anthropology emeritus faculty, had his co-authored book, Chinookan People of the Lower Columbia, selected by Choice as one of its outstanding academic titles of 2014. Choice, a review journal for academic libraries, selected 690 books out of mo
»Paula Carder, Institute on Aging and School of Community Health faculty, received a Visiting International Fellowship from the University of Surrey in Guildford, England. The fellowship is to advance social research methods, and Carder will study new ways
»Susan Kirtley, English faculty, was elected to serve a five-year term on the Modern Language Associations’ executive committee of the Discussion Group on Comics and Graphic Narratives. The Modern Language Association is the primary professional organizati
»Anousha Sedighi, World Languages and Literatures faculty, chaired the annual meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Persian at the Middle East Studies Association conference in Washington, D.C., Nov. 22.
»Patricia Wetzel, World Languages and Literatures faculty, will be a visiting scholar to Rikkyo University in Tokyo for four weeks in June. She will collaborate on a joint project with faculty in the college of international communication.
Monday, January 5, 2015
»Dennis Stovall, English faculty emeritus, is recipient of the 2015 Jack D. Rittenhouse Award from PubWest, an international book publishing trade association. He will received the award at the PubWest Conference in Pasadena, Calif., in February.
»Ken Ruoff, History faculty, received the Consul General's Commendation from Hiroshi Furusawa, consul general of Japan, in Portland, Dec. 10. The commendation is awarded to individuals who display outstanding achievements in contributing to the promotion o
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
»Paula Carder, Institute on Aging and School of Community Health faculty, received the 2014 Outstanding Research Paper award from the Seniors Housing and Care Journal. The paper, "Medication Management Services Offered in U.S. Residential Care Communities,
»Susan Kirtley, English faculty, was recently voted an interim officer for the new professional organization for comics scholars, the Comics Studies Society.
Monday, November 24, 2014
»Christof Teuscher, Electrical and Computer Engineering faculty, was invited to join the editorial board of the IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology journal as an associate editor.
Monday, November 17, 2014
»Doug Deur, Anthropology faculty, received the Forest History Society’s 2014 Theodore C. Blegen Award for best article in forest and conservation history during 2013 for his co-authored article "Plant Management Systems of British Columbia’s First Peoples,