News - January 2014 - Academics & Research
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
»Paul Collins, English faculty, is a finalist for the 2014 Oregon Book Awards, in the Frances Fuller Victor Award for General Nonfiction category, for his book Duel with the Devil.
»David Sailor, Mechanical and Materials Engineering and Green Building Research Laboratory faculty, was elected secretary of the board of the International Association for Urban Climate.
»Richard Clucas, Political Science faculty, was an invited participant on a roundtable panel discussing “New Directions and Challenges for Political Science Professional Associations” at the annual meeting of the Southern Political Science Association in N
»Meiru Liu, Business Administration faculty, chaired a panel and presented “Incorporating Culture into Content-Based Instruction (CBI) – Issues, Challenges, Cases” at the annual conference of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages in Orl
»Ken Ruoff, History faculty, delivered a lecture, titled “What Became of the Samurai in Modern Japan?,” to a sold-out audience of 375 at the Portland Art Museum on the last day of the museum’s exhibit on samurai armor, Jan. 12.
»Daneen Bergland, University Studies faculty, wrote two poems, “The Goodbye Kit” and “Animals Invaluable to Epidemiologists for Tracking the Spread of Disease Will Appear to Us as Angels,” published in the winter 2014 issue of the journal The Cincinnati Re
»Pat Boas, Art + Design faculty, has work on exhibit at the Center for Contemporary Art in Santa Fe, N.M., Jan. 24 to March 30.
»Jack Corbett, Public Administration faculty, co-authored “Can Organizations Learn? Exploring a Shift from Conflict to Collaboration” published in the journal The George Wright Forum, Vol. 30, December 2013.
»Eric Franklin, Art + Design and Architecture faculty, has artwork on display in the exhibition “New Neon: Light, Paint & Photography” in the Bedford Gallery at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek, Calif., through Feb. 23.
»Bruce Gilley, Political Science faculty, authored a research article, “Did Bush Democratize the Middle East? The Effects of External-Internal Linkages,” published in the winter 2013-14 issue of the journal Political Science Quarterly.
»Darrell Grant, Music faculty, gave his first New York performance in 13 years, with other musicians premiering his new piece, “Territory,” at The Jazz Standard, Jan. 15.
»Juan Manuel Heredia, Architecture faculty, authored an article, titled “Mexico and CIAM: Notes on Mexican Modern Architecture History,” published in the November 2013 of the journal Bitacora Arquitectura.
»Nathan McClintock, Urban Studies faculty, was lead author on an article, titled “Urban Livestock Ownership, Management, and Regulation in the United States: An Exploratory Survey and Research Agenda,” published in the journal Land Use Policy, May 2014.
»Mau Nam Nguyen, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, co-authored a book, An Easy Path to Convex Analysis and Applications, published by Morgan & Claypool Publishers, December 2013.
»Sergio Palleroni and Margarette Leite, Architecture faculty, had their work on the SAGE Classroom featured in the January 2014 issue of the magazine Architectural Record.
»Paula Carder, Institute on Aging faculty, received a $50,000 grant from the Oregon Health Authority to evaluate an affordable housing with services demonstration project in four Portland high-rise buildings.