News - February 2013 - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Monday, February 11, 2013
»Scott Burns, Geology faculty, was the keynote speaker and a panel member at a forum on the dangers of radon, sponsored by Cascade Radon in Portland, Jan. 24. He presented the study "Radon in Portland," co-authored with five students.
»Anoop Mirpuri, English faculty, was on the panel "Reflections on Oak Creek: Critical Mourning and the Logics of Racist Violence" at the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience in Seattle, Feb. 7.
»Eva Thanheiser, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, and graduate student Jodi Fasteen presented a talk, "Experiences that Motivated Preservice Teachers to Learn Mathematics: Creating and Enacting Family Math Night Activities," at the annual meeting of the
»Lauren Frank, Communication faculty, co-authored an article, "Narrative Versus Nonnarrative: The Role of Identification, Transportation, and Emotion in Reducing Health Disparities," published in the Journal of Communication. The work was supported by a gr
»Yasmeen Hanoosh, World Languages and Literatures faculty, translated into English the short story collection, Closing His Eyes, by Iraqi author Luay Hamza Abbsas, published by Moment Digibooks Limited, London, 2013.
»Alex Ruzicka, Geology faculty, received a $315,000 grant from NASA for a three-year study titled "The Origin of Large, Igneous-Textured Inclusions in Ordinary Chondrites." The study will include collaborators from Missouri, California, England, and German
»Jay Gopalakrishnan, Mathematics and Statistics faculty, was invited to join the editorial board of the journal Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis, part of the European Series in Applied and Industrial Mathematics and published by Cambridge Univ