Doug Dalton presents paper in ASAO working session

Doug Dalton, Professor of Anthropology and the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Studies, will present a paper entitled Mimesis, Ethnomimesis, Magic and Desire at the annual meetings of the Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania. The paper is in a working session on Mimesis and Transcultural Encounters which will be held next Friday, […]

Leah Shilling-Traina

Dr. Leah Shilling-Traina, Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education, published an article in the Virginia Mathematics Teacher.  The article, “Making the ‘impossible’ possible in the classroom: Cultivating persistence in problem-solving,” appeared in the Winter 2012 issue of the publication.

Keith Rider results from sabatical

Associate Professor of Chemistry Keith Rider recently had a paper accepted for publication in The Journal of Physical Chemistry titled “Helium Droplet Assembled Nanocluster Films: Cluster Formation and Deposition Rates”.  The research was conducted during a one-year sabbatical at the Energetic Materials Branch of the Air Force Research Laboratory in Eglin, Florida.

Jeff Halliday speaks on ‘With Good Reason’

Communication Studies Assistant Professor Jeff Halliday appeared on the 1/19/13 episode of ‘With Good Reason’ to discuss the future of local television sports coverage.  Featured during the second half of the podcast, the interview discussed Halliday’s article “Dinosaurs Approaching Extinction: Local Television Sports Threatened by Job Losses, Cuts in Time and Changes in Newsroom Philosophy,” printed […]

Catherine Franssen’s research featured in Coastal Living magazine

Catherine Franssen, lecturer in the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, is included in a featured article in the February 2013 edition of Coastal Living magazine. In the article “Why the Beach Makes Us Happy”, Catherine explains the role of natural elements and exercise in healthy stress responses. This research was also reported at the […]