Bharat Bhushan, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Introduction to Tribology and Principles and Applications of Tribology (Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2013).
Richard Dutton, English, “Shakespeare and British History,” The Oxford Handbook of Holinshed’s Chronicles (Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2013), pp. 527-42.
Robin Judd, History, “Moral, Clean Men of the Jewish Faith: Jewish Rituals and their Male Practitioners, 1843-1914,” Jewish Masculinities: German Jews, Gender and History (Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University Press, 2012).
Suzanne Silver, Art, participated in a group exhibition ”Shaping Community: The Poetics and Politics of the Eruv,” at the ISM Gallery for Sacred Arts, Yale University, New Haven, Conn., Oct. 8-Dec. 14.
DeLiang Wang, Computer Science and Engineering, and Eric Healy, Speech and Hearing Science, were awarded a five-year $1.8 million grant from the National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders to develop an algorithm to improve speech reception in noise by hearing-impaired listeners.
Julie Kennel and Carolyn Gunther, Human Sciences, were awarded a $2,000 grant by the Ohio Department of Education to support their smarter lunchroom audits and implementation plans for leading students to make healthier meal choices.
Gayle Strege and Kathryn Jakes, Human Sciences, were awarded $140,000 from the Institute for Museum and Library Services for “Teaching History with Historic Clothing Artifacts.”
David Brauer, ESL Programs/Teaching and Learning, presented “Developing Oral Presentation Skills with Pecha Kucha,” at the 2012 Ohio Teachers of English to Speakers of Others Languages conference, Columbus, Nov. 9-10.
Kyle Butler and Christin Butler, ESL Programs/Teaching and Learning, presented “Incorporating Web 2.0 Tools into the Communicative Classroom,” at the 2012 Ohio Teachers of English to Speakers of Others Languages conference, Columbus, Nov. 9-10.
Michael Caligiuri, Hematology, presented “‘Fireside Chat’ on Future of Cancer Research Prevention and Treatment,” at James Cancer Center, Columbus, Jan. 24.
Molly Farrell, English, presented “Reading Colonial Mortality Bills with Ben Franklin,” at the Modern Language Association annual convention, Boston, Mass., Jan. 6.
Helen Fehervary, Germanic Languages and Literatures, presented, “Die Entscheidung and Das Vertrauen in an International Context: Seghers and the Novels of Progressive Authors of the 1950s and 1960s from Columbia to South Africa,” at the annual conference of the Anna Seghers Society, Mainz, Germany, November 2012.
Steven Gabbe, Obstetrics & Gynecology, presented the annual state of the medical center address at the Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Jan. 29.
Karin Hooks, English, presented “Fault Lines in American Literary History: 1890s Literary Historians,” at the Modern Language Association annual convention, Boston, Mass., Jan. 5.
Cori Martin, English, “Christmas Cattle,” poem (set to music in the suite Winter Nights for choir and orchestra by Stephanie Martin) performed by the Grand Philharmonic Choir, dir. Mark Vuorinen. Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. Dec. 9.
Sean O’Sullivan, English, presented “Bridges and Gaps: The Singing Detective’s Serial Afterlife,” at the Modern Language Association annual convention, Boston, Mass., Jan. 3.
Joseph Ponce, English, presented “Reframing Asian American Literature between Empires, Nations, Races,” at the Modern Language Association annual convention, Boston, Mass., Jan. 5.
Douglas Wrenn, Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics, presented “Time is Money: An Empirical Examination of the Dynamic Effects of Regulatory Uncertainty on Residential Subdivision Development,” at the Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics seminar series, Ohio State, Columbus, Jan. 15.
Josef Benson, English, “Greg Maddux as Genius and the Sublimated Homosexual Desire of American Baseball Fans,” American History through American Sports, Vol. 2 (2013), pp. 157-66.
Helen Fehervary, Germanic Languages and Literatures, “Der China-Komplex in Anna Seghers’ Roman Die Gefährten,” Argonautenschiff: Jahrbuch der Anna-Seghers-Gesellschaft (2012), pp. 80-93.
Lisa Kiser, English, “The Animals That Therefore They Were: Some Chaucerian Animal/Human Relationships,” Studies in the Age of Chaucer, Vol. 34 (2012), pp. 311-7.
Jesus Lara, City and Regional Planning, “Patterns and Forms of Latino Cultural Landscapes: Southwest Detroit a Case of Incremental Re-adaptive Use,” Journal of Urbanism International Research on Placemaking and Urban Sustainability, Vol. 5, No. 2-3. (Jul 2012), pp. 139-156.
Lee Martin, English, “Talk Big,” Brevity, Vol. 41 (January 2013).
Erin McGraw, English, “Beauty,” Image, Vol. 75 (Fall 2012), pp. 35-9.
Terrell Strayhorn, Educational Studies, “Cultural Competency of Black Greek Letter Organization Advisors,” Journal of African American Studies (December 2012), with Fred McCall, Indiana University.
Christine Ballengee-Morris, Arts Administration, Education and Policy, has received the 2013 June King McFee award from the National Art Education Association Women’s Caucus. The award is presented annually to honor an individual who has made distinguished contributions to the profession of art education and who has brought distinction to the field through an exceptional record of achievement in scholarly writing, research, professional leadership, teaching or community service.
Canise Bean, Community Education, was inducted into the International College of Dentists.
Paul Casamassimo, Pediatric Dentistry, was chosen by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry to be the Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center director.
Jeffrey Caterino, Emergency Medicine, has received a 2012 ASPIRE Award in Antibacterial Research from Pfizer Inc. The mission of the Advancing Science through Pfizer Investigator Research Exchange awards in Antibacterial Research is to advance the medical knowledge to better understand disease pathogenesis, risk factors, host response and treatment outcomes in adult patients. The one-year, $100,000 award enables Caterino to conduct his study entitled “Tigecycline for the Treatment of complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections in the Setting of Advanced Age, Diabetes and Immunosuppression: A Retrospective, Propensity Score-Adjusted Analysis.”
Beverley Ervine, WOSU, received the Higgy/Tyler Staff Award. The Higgy/Tyler Staff Award is named for two pioneers in educational broadcasting in WOSU’s history and their colleagues nominate potential recipients. Criteria for this award includes that the honoree must exemplify the qualities of initiative and creativity in service to the mission of WOSU. Ervine was selected by the Friends Board of WOSU, an advisory group of central Ohio citizens, which acts as a liaison between WOSU Public Media and the community.
Liang-Shih Fan, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has successfully completed more than 200 hours of continuous operation of the patented Coal-Direct Chemical Looping technology, a one-step process to produce both electric power and high-purity carbon dioxide. The test represents the longest integrated operation of chemical looping technology anywhere in the world to date.
Henry Fields, Orthodontics, was selected as the new chair of the American Dental Association Council on Government Affairs.
John Kalmar, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Pathology, was selected as new president of American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.
Purnima Kumar, Periodontology, had a research article “Tobacco Smoking Affects Bacterial Acquisition and Colonization in Oral Biofilms,” referenced in Scientific American.
Angelo Mariotti, Dentistry, was inducted as a fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy.
Bernadette Melnyk, Nursing, was appointed to the board of directors for US Healthiest.
Koritha Mitchell, English, was quoted in “Four Years Later, Feminists Split by Michelle Obama’s ‘Work’ as First Lady“ (Washington Post, January 2013).
Deborah Smith-Shank, Arts Administration, Education and Policy, has been awarded the Maryl Fletcher DeJong award from the National Art Education Association’s Women’s Caucus. The award is given annually to honor an individual in the field of art education who has made noteworthy service contributions to art education as an advocate of equity for women and all people who encounter injustice.
Lonnie Thompson, Earth Sciences, has been awarded the International Science and Technology Cooperation award of the People’s Republic of China.
Andrew Hudgins, English, served as one of three judges for the Helen C. Smith Memorial Award for Best Book of Poetry and the Bob Bush Memorial Award For First Book Of Poetry for the Texas Institute of Letters.
Dana Kuchem, University Honors and Scholars, served as a selection reader for the Critical Language Scholarship Program, sponsored by the US Department of State.