News - February 2013 - Academics & Research
Monday, February 25, 2013
»Ken Ruoff, History faculty, gave the lecture "Imperial Japan at Its Zenith at Cornell University" at Cornell University.
»Dilafruz Williams, Education faculty, gave the talk “Learning Gardens and Sustainability in Urban Schools” to leaders of nonprofits working on sustainability initiatives and green schools in Mumbai, India, January.
»Evguenia Davidova, International Studies faculty, authored the article “'Graecomans’ into Bulgarians : Shifting Perceptions of Greek-Bulgarian Interethnic Marriages in the Nineteenth Century” published in the journal Balkanologie, Vol. XIV, No. 1-2, Decem
»Mel Gurtov, Political Science emeritus faculty, authored the book Will This Be China's Century? A Skeptic's View, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2013.
»Dustin Morrow, Theatre and Film faculty, co-authored a book, Producing for TV and New Media, published this month by Focal Press/Routledge, the leading publisher of books in the film/TV production field. The book is a comprehensive look at producing for t
»Jeremy Spoon, Anthropology faculty, co-authored "Collaborative Research and Co-Learning: Integrating Nuwuvi (Southern Paiute) Ecological Knowledge and Spirituality to Revitalize a Fragmented Land" published in the Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature
»JJP Veerman, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, was invited to organize a symposium on Spectra of Directed Paths for the International Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics in Rhodes, Greece. He was also invited to join the editorial b
»Karen Bjork, Library faculty, co-presented “Creating New Partnerships: Strategies for Growing Your Repository” at Online Northwest 2013 in Corvallis, Ore., Feb. 8. Presentation materials are available from http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/9133
»Emily Ford, Library faculty, presented “From 3x5 to LCD: Considerations and How-tos for Conducting Online Card Sort Studies” at Online Northwest 2013 in Corvallis, Ore., Feb. 8.
»Amy Hofer, Library faculty, presented “Flipping the Distance Classroom” at Online Northwest 2013 in Corvallis, Ore., Feb. 8. Presentation materials are available from http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/9134
»Meiru Liu, Master of International Management and Confucius Institute faculty, was invited to co-chair a panel and gave a presentation on “Confucius Institute/Classroom and Chinese Teaching in Elementary and Secondary Schools” at the 7th Confucius Confere
»Kimberly Pendell, Library faculty, and Elizabeth M. Withers, Sociology graduate student, presented “Digital Literacy and Libraries: Insights from a Tutor-Facilitated Learning Model” at Online Northwest 2013 in Corvallis, Ore. on Feb. 8.