Carolyn Gunther, Human Nutrition, is among only seven recipients of the 2013 Distinguished Undergraduate Research Mentor Award. The award recognizes the leadership and support Ohio State faculty members provide to undergraduate students.
Carlo Croce, Molecular Virology, Immunology and Medical Genetics, was awarded the seventh annual Princess Takamatsu Memorial Lectureship, which is presented to a scientist whose novel and significant work had or may have a far-reaching impact on the detection, diagnosis, treatment or prevention of cancer.
Hui Jin, Teaching and Learning, is one of five authors to be added to the top five Journal of Research in Science Teaching articles recommended for science teaching in 2012. Her article is “A Learning Progression for Energy in Socio-Ecological Systems.”
Joel Bloch, Teaching and Learning, Teaching Digital Literacies (TESOL International Association). It explores different approaches to teaching digital literacies in the second-language classroom.
Rick Petosa, Education and Human Ecology, Measurement and Evaluation for Health Educators (Sudbury, Mass.: Jones and Bartlett Learning, 2012).
Mo Yee Lee, Social Work, Working with Trauma Survivors in a Church Setting, The Church Leaders Resource Book For Mental Health and Social Problems (New York, NY: Oxford University Press), pp. 164-77, eds. C. Franklin and R. Fong.
Alicia Bunger, Social Work, received funding from the Administration for Children and Families to evaluate the Gateway Call Project. The project is a five-year collaboration with Franklin County Children’s Services and a number of other local providers.
Sathya Gopalakrishnan, H. Allen Klaiber and Brian Roe, Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics, have been awarded a 2013 SEEDS grant from the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center for “Environmental Impacts of Shale Oil Exploration in Ohio and Pennsylvania: Capacity Building and Economic Analysis.”
Sathya Gopalakrishnan and Brent Sohngen, Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics, have been awarded SEEDS funding to pursue new research with Gajan Sivandran, Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering, on the linkages between agricultural output and water quality in the Upper Big Walnut Creek watershed. The proposal is titled “Linking Economics and Hydrology: A Coupled Model of the Physical Processes and Economic decisions that impact Non-Point Source Pollution and Water Quality in the Upper Big Walnut Creek Watershed.”
Laurie Katz, Teaching and Learning, received an EHE Seed Grant to develop a class on “Inclusion in Early Childhood: Practices and Experiences from America and Israeli Culture.” She will teach the course at Oranim College in Israel during the 2013 May term.
Nicole Luthy, Ohio Resource Center, was awarded $119,557 by Wright State University for “Scaffold to the Stars.” The project provides access to open educational learning digital resources to support mathematics instructors. Once launched, teachers may search the collection to find resources aligned to their teaching goals and to create custom resource sets for their classes.
Helen Malone and Joe Wheaton, Human Sciences, received $12,793 from the Georgia Institute of Technology to update and refine their inPromptu app. The app is developed for the iPod Touch and provides video prompts to students with moderate to severe intellectual and developmental disabilities.
David Brewer, English, presented “Abstraction, Naming and Competitive Wit in the ‘Missing Years,’” at the annual meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Cleveland, April 5.
Jared Gardner, English, presented “Imaging and Narrative,” at Narrative Medicine in the 21st Century, Ohio State, Columbus, April 5.
Pranav Jani, English, presented “The Materialist Turn: Marxism and New Directions in Postcolonial Studies,” Historical Materialism conference: “New Cultures of the Left,” at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, April 4.
Michael Meckler, Center for Epigraphical and Palaeographical Studies, presented “Dog Breeds in Classical Antiquity” as an invited lecturer, Mississippi State University, Feb. 21.
Koritha Mitchell, English, presented “Black Beauty as Saving Grace(?): Homemaking Anxiety in Alice Childress’s Wine in the Wilderness,” at Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, April 6.
Douglas Post, Family Medicine, presented “Developing a Communication Tool for Breast Cancer Patients in Appalachia,” at the Cancer Control Program Meeting, Ohio State, Columbus, April 3.
Rebekka Christopoulou, Human Sciences, co-authored “The Greek Public Sector Wage Premium Before the Crisis: Size, Selection and Relative Valuation of Characteristics,” British Journal of Industrial Relations (2013), with Vassilis Monastiriotis, European Institute.
Nathan Doogan, Danielle Hiance and Keith Warren, Social Work, “Verbal Feedback in Therapeutic Communities: Pull-ups and Reciprocated Pull-ups as Predictors of Graduation,” Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 361-68, with George De Leon and Gary Phillips.
Jay Kandampully, Human Sciences, and seven co-authors from European universities wrote “Managing Brands and Customer Engagement in Online Brand Communities,” Journal of Service Management (2013).
Antoinette Miranda and Kisha Radliff, Educational Studies, co-edited School Psychology and Social Justice: Conceptual Foundations and Tools for Practice (2012). Miranda also co-authored Behavioral Issues in the Classroom with doctoral student Charlotte Eschenbrenner. Radliff co-authored Mental Health Issues: Non-Academic Barrier to Success in School with doctoral student Jennifer Cooper.
Chad Allen and Cindy Selfe, English, were honored with 2013 James M. Siddens Award for Distinguished Faculty Advising from the Council of Graduate Students. The award recognizes those faculty who exemplify the best in graduate student advising at Ohio State.
Suzanne Bartle-Haring, Human Sciences, received the 2013 James M. Siddens Award for Distinguished Faculty Advising on April 15. She was selected for exemplifying the best in graduate student advising at Ohio State.
Audrey Begun, Social Work, has been appointed to a three-year term as a co-chair for the cluster on Substance Misuse and Addictive Behaviors with the Society for Social Work Research.
Colette Dollarhide, Educational Studies, was awarded the 2013 Association for Humanistic Counseling Past Editor’s Award for building on the high quality and focus of the Journal of Humanistic Counseling. The AHC is one of the founding divisions of the American Counseling Association.
Colleen Kennedy, English, received the Edward J. Ray Travel Award for Scholarship and Service to present at SAA and the NeMLA Student Travel Award, both for spring 2013.
Lonnie King, Veterinary Medicine, has been awarded the Global One Health Award by the World Small Animal Veterinary Association at its World Congress in Auckland, New Zealand. This award is presented annually to an individual or organization that has promoted the global One Health concept, which studies the links between animal health, human health and environmental health.
Mark Partridge, Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics, wrote “Support the Fracking Tax,” The Columbus Dispatch, March 13; and“Severance-tax Plan Preserves Value for Ohioans,” The Columbus Dispatch, April 3.
Matthew Roberts, Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics, wrote “Ohio Likely to Escape Ongoing Drought,” The Columbus Dispatch, Feb. 20.
Lance Stalnaker, Student Life Dining Services, recently competed in the NACUFS Culinary Challenge at the University of Missouri, bringing home a bronze medal for his pan-seared duck with blackberry-ginger beurre rouge. The challenge is sanctioned by the American Culinary Federation and recognizes outstanding food preparation and presentation skills in collegiate dining services. Competitors had 60 minutes to prepare portions of an entrée, sides and sauces to create a balanced plate, with the inclusion of a whole duck, this year’s mandatory featured ingredient. Lance’s creation also included shitake and leek risotto; petite red, orange, and yellow carrots with marinated blackberries; and an apple and petite green salad with aged sherry vinaigrette.
Steven Vickner, Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics, was awarded the Rodney F. Plimpton Outstanding Teaching Award at the 60th annual College Recognition Banquet, April 4.
Barry Ward, Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics, wrote “Big Demand Driving up Prices for Farmland,” The Columbus Dispatch, Feb. 10.
Carl Zulauf, Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics, was interviewed for the article “Crop Prices, Input Prices: Which One has Increased More?” Agri-View, March 28.
Anil Bilgihan, Human Sciences, was appointed to the editorial board of the International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management for the February 2013-15 term.