Associate Professors of Computer Science Lindsay Jamieson and Alan Jamieson have received a $5,000 Google CS Engagement Award.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics Heather Moon has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for her project, “Collaborative Research: Data-Driven Applications Inspiring Upper-Division Mathematics.”
Associate Professor of History and Coordinator of the Museum Studies Program Kenneth Cohen has been selected for a Fulbright Grant for the 2015-16 academic year. Professor Cohen will teach graduate courses in American Studies at Félix Houphoüet Boigny University in Côte D’Ivoire, and work with Côte D’Ivoire’s national museum — the Musée des Civilisations — Find out more »
Lin Muilenburg, associate professor of educational studies, was awarded a 2014-2015 Fulbright Scholar Grant to teach in Slovenia. The focus of her project, “Transforming Learning with Educational Technologies,” is to help K12 teachers and teacher educators create engaging, student-centered instruction that builds 21st century skills. From February through June of 2015, Muilenburg will teach undergraduate Find out more »
Adriana Brodsky, associate professor of history, has earned a $4,000 research grant from the American Philosophical Society in order to advance her study, “Navigating Multiple Diasporas: Argentine Sephardi Youth at home and in Israel, 1948-1976.” With this grant, Brodsky will be able to work in three Israeli archives and at the National Israeli library. Her Find out more »
The physics department, led by Chair Joshua Grossman, was recently awarded a vacuum pump by the Advanced Physics Laboratory Association (ALPhA) and the company Kimball Physics. The pump, worth about $1,000, will enable physics classes to perform advanced physics lab experiments and demonstrations for other courses.
Susan Goldstine, associate professor of mathematics and chair of mathematics and computer science, recently attended the Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Antonio. Her art piece, Map Coloring Jewelry Set, was awarded the prize for Best Textile, Sculpture, or Other Medium. In addition, Goldstine and her colleague Ellie Baker held a signing for their book on Find out more »
Dr. Anne Marie Brady, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience minor coordinator, received a JoVE award from Med Associates, Inc. to support publication of a video-based article. More information, including a link to Brady’s abstract, can be found here.
Dr. Leah Eller of the chemistry department recently had a book review included in The Chemist, an online journal published by the American Institute of Chemists (AIC). Eller reviewed Organic Structure Analysis (Second Edition); her review can be found here on pages 34 and 35.
The magazine Physics World recently named Dr. Charles Adler’s most recent book, Wizards, Aliens & Starships, in their annual list of the year’s best books on physics. Adler’s book, which explores the scientific possibility of various concepts from Si-fi and fantasy culture, is one of ten books selected by the magazine for the 2014 “Book of the Find out more »