Professor of Biological Sciences Francie Cuffney was the featured expert in an article on QualityHealth.com called Should You Trust Your Tap Water?. Click here to read the full article.
Associate Vice President for Enrollment Danny Green’s opinion piece on helping students select the right college was published on May 1 by StudentAdvisor.com. Click here to read the article.
Professor Emerita of History Carolyn Happer and co-author Morris Glass appeared at Quail Ridge Books on April 22 to discuss the second edition of their book, “Chosen for Destruction: The Story of a Holocaust Survivor.” This new edition features an epilogue describing Morris's life following the Holocaust, including his search for his brother and immigration to America. There are also new photographs.
Associate Professor of Accounting Mary Jane Lenard and Assistant Professor of Finance Bing Yu have received the School of Business Faculty Scholar of the Year Award. Lenard and Yu have co-authored three published papers, two of which were presented at international conferences in China and the U.K., and one that was presented at the annual meeting of the American Accounting Association. Lenard and Yu focus their research on topics which directly impact their teaching areas in accounting, auditing, and finance. Their current research addresses the role of women leaders in corporate governance and risk management. They very much appreciate the support of the School of Business for their research endeavors.
Professor of Dance Sherry Shapiro has been invited to serve as a member of the International Editorial Board for a new journal “Dance Research Aotearoa”. University of Waikato (New Zealand) education faculty member Karen Barbour, the publication’s editor invited Shapiro to serve on the board, said of Shapiro “As an experienced researcher and writer whose work I admire and have enjoyed reading, I would very much value your input. You have a wide knowledge of the contexts of dance research and I believe you can bring an informed perspective to our local context, as well as an understanding of the international research scene."
Assistant Professor of Communication Michiko Yamada received the top paper award in the mass communication division at the Southern States Communication Association conference held in Louisville, Ky., from April 10-14. She was recognized for her paper, “Examining Standardization and Localization Approaches: Comparative study of the American and Japanese TV Commercials.”
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