Parvathi Ranganathan, OSUCCC – James, received a three-year Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Special Fellow Award of up to $65,000 per year to support her research into a novel family of drugs (KPT-SINE) that bind to the CRM1 protein and block its function, which has been shown to possess promising anticancer activity.
Connie Boehm, Student Life, has been elected national co-chair of the NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education’s Health and Wellness Knowledge Community. She will begin a one-year chair-elect term this month at the close of the NASPA annual conference in Orlando, then serve a two-year term March 2014-March 2016.
Manoj Srinivasan, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, earned $400,000 from the National Science Foundation’s Early CAREER Development program for his research proposal “Towards An Optimization-Based and Experimentally Verified Predictive Theory of Human Locomotion.”
Jesus Lara, City and Regional Planning, Remaking Metropolis: Global Challenges of the Urban Landscape (Routledge: October 2012), co-edited with Edward Cook. Remaking Metropolis examines examples both of urban decay and destruction as well as urban rebirth. It shows why particular approaches were successful or did not achieve their objectives.
Darcy Granello, Educational Studies, received a $150,000 grant from The Ohio State University to support the OSU Suicide Prevention Program, which offers several programs and outreach initiatives that assist faculty and students with suicide prevention.
Audrey Begun, Social Work, facilitated the special interest group on Addictive Behaviors and Substance Abuse, at the 17th annual Society for Social Work Research annual conference, San Diego, Calif., Jan. 16-20.
Denise Bronson, Social Work, facilitated the special interest group on Associate Dean of Educational Programs at the 17th annual Society for Social Work Research annual conference, San Diego, Calif.,
Jared Gardner, English, presented “Early American Visual Culture and the Birth of Graphic Narrative,” Society of Early Americanists Biennial Conference, Savannah, Ga., March 2.
Elizabeth Hewitt, “Waterways and the Poetics of Embargo,” Society of Early Americanists Biennial Conference, Savannah, Ga., Feb. 28.
Mo Yee Lee, Social Work, presented “An Exploratory Study Comparing Common to Specific Factors Approaches to Home-Based Treatment of At-Risk Children and Adolescents: Integrative Family and Systems Treatment (I-FAST) and Multi-Systemic Therapy (MST),” at the 17th annual Society for Social Work Research annual conference, San Diego, Calif.,
Amber Moodie-Dyer, Social Work, presented “Step up to Quality: Stakeholder Perceptions of Ohio’s Child Care Quality Rating System,” at the 17th annual Society for Social Work Research annual conference, San Diego, Calif., Jan. 16-20.
Franco Barchiesi, African American and African Studies, “How Far from Africa’s Shore? A Response to Marcel van der Linden’s Map for Global Labor History”, International Labor and Working Class History, Vol. 82 (2012), pp. 77-84.
C.D. Bloomfield, OSUCCC – James, “Acute Myeloid Leukemia in 2012: En Route to Improved Treatment Options,” Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology, Vol. 10, No. 2 (2013), pp. 76-9, with H. Becker.
J.C. Byrd, OSUCCC – James, “Impact of Age on Outcomes after Initial Therapy with Chemotherapy and Different Chemoimmunotherapy Regimens in Patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: Results of Sequential Cancer and Leukemia Group B Studies,” Journal of Clinical Oncology, Vol. 31, No. 4,
pp. 440-7, with J.A. Woyach, A.S. Ruppert, K. Rai, T.S. Lin, S. Geyer, J. Kolitz, F.R. Appelbaum, M.S. Tallman, A.R. Belch, V.A. Morrison and R.A. Larson.
R.M. Goldberg, OSUCCC – James, “Colorectal Cancer in 2012: Revisiting Landmark Trials and Identifying New Therapies,” Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology, Vol. 10 No. 2 (2013), pp. 71-2, with C. Wu.
Kay Halasek, English, “‘Long I Followed Happy Guides:’ Activism, Advocacy and English Studies,” Women and Rhetoric between the Wars (Carbondale, Ill.: SIU Press, 2013), pp. 240-59, eds. Anne George, Elizabeth Weiser and Janet Zeppernick.
P.J. Houghton, OSUCCC – James, “The Anti-CD19 Antibody-drug Conjugate SAR3419 Prevents Hematolymphoid Relapse Post Induction Therapy in Preclinical Models of Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia,” Clinical Cancer Research, Feb. 20, e-publication prior to print, with H. Carol, B. Szymanska, K. Evans, I. Boehm, M.A. Smith and R.B. Lock.
Lee Martin, English, “Spook,” 1966, No. 1 (Winter 2013).
Joseph Martin Ponce, English, reviewed Filipino Crosscurrents: Oceanographies of Seafaring, Masculinities and Globalization by Kale Bantigue Fajardo, GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies,
Vol. 19, No. 2 (2013), pp. 270-2.
Margie Bogenschutz, Business, received the Fisher College of Business Coykendale MAX Staff Leadership Award on March 12. The annual award recognizes staff members at the college who exhibit the values of Fisher College of Business on a regular basis. Faculty, staff and students nominate candidates for the award. Bogenschutz, senior director of Undergraduate Career Management, was recognized for developing innovative programs that help not only students but also her staff colleagues.
Mike Bond, Computer Science and Engineering, received a Faculty Early Development CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation. As part of his current project, “Practical Language and System Support for Reliable Concurrent Software,” Professor Bond will work closely with graduate and undergraduate students in his research group, Programming Languages and Software Systems (PLaSS), to design and implement the first practical approaches for guaranteeing reliable parallel execution without sacrificing performance. These innovations will ultimately help parallel software systems overcome existing challenges and address society’s growing computing needs. Given each year to the nation’s top scholars, the CAREER award supports junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars.
Ani Javian and Abigail Zbikowski, Dance, had their choreography and performace of Javian’s solo Ruby, and Zbikowski’s work Striking Space chosen among the best in the region at the American College Dance Festival Association’s East-Central Conference in late February in Rochester Hills, Mich. The pieces were selected to be performed as part of the gala concert, which was the culminating event of a week-long dance festival of classes and adjudicated performances.
Donna McCarthy, Nursing, was recognized as a 2013 Senior Scientist by the Midwest Nursing Research Society at its annual conference. MNRS presents awards to selected members of the society who have made significant and notable contributions to the field of nursing through research.
Harvey Graff, English and History, has been invited to present a keynote address at IV Colóquio Internacional Letramento e Cultura Escrita (4th International Conference of Literacy and Written Culture), in Brazil, Federal University of Minas Gerais, in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, August 2014 , and also speak at the Federal University of Minas Gerais and Federal Fluminense University, at Rio de Janeiro
Y.M. Saif, Food Animal Health, OARDC, received the Meritorious Service Award at the 2013 Central Avian Disease Conference, St. Paul, Minn., March 11. The award is given to individuals who have made outstanding contributions in the area of poultry health service.
Phil Smith, Integrated Systems Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and the Advanced Center for Computing in the Arts and Design, was named permanent chair of Ohio State’s Department of Integrated System Engineering. Smith is recognized as a leader in air traffic flow management, airline operations control, collaborative decision making and the design of distributed work systems in the National Airspace System, as well as in the design of systems for the integrated management of airport surface and airspace constraints. He has extensive expertise in cognitive systems engineering, human factors engineering and human-computer interaction, applied to both the design and evaluation of distributed work systems.
Radu Teodorescu, Computer Science and Engineering, received a Faculty Early Development CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation for his project“An Integrated Treatment of Voltage Noise and Process Variability in Many-core and GPU Systems with Microarchitectural Solutions.” He aims to develop a new class of microprocessors that dynamically adapt to their environment and the applications they run, reducing energy usage. These systems are essential for big data centers, as well as personal gadgets such as mobile phones and portable devices, both of which are experiencing an increased demand for faster, more energy efficient computing. Teodorescu will partner closely with the Metro Early College High School, recruiting minority and female students as part of the project.
Douglas Wrenn, Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics, was awarded the 27th annual Tiebout Prize at this year’s Western Regional Science Association’s annual meeting, Santa Barbara, Calif., Feb. 24-27. Awarded yearly to a graduate student who has written the best graduate student paper on a topic pertaining to regional science, Wrenn was chosen for his PhD dissertation work, “Time is Money: An Empirical Examination of the Dynamic Effects of Regulatory Uncertainty on Residential Subdivision Development.”
Brent Sohngen, Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics, served as co-author of the chapter on forestry in the US National Climate Assessment Report.