Patricia Enciso, Teaching and Learning, has been elected vice president of the Literary Research Association for a four-year term. She currently serves as a board member of the association, which promotes research in the understanding and development of life span literacies in a multicultural and mulitilingual world.
Sanghamitra Chaudhuri, Educational Studies, was awarded the Elwood F. Holton III Research Excellence Award for “Reverse Mentoring: A Social Exchange Tool for Keeping the Boomers Engaged and Millennials Committed,” the article she co-authored with Rajashi Ghosh, Drexel University.
Donald Rucker, Medicine, was appointed chief operating officer of the IDEA Studio at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. He also is associate dean for innovation at the College of Medicine.
Mo Yee Lee, Social Work, Solution-Focused Theory, Social Work Treatment (New York: Oxford University Press), pp. 460-76.
Parwinder Grewal, Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, has been awarded a Fulbright grant to conduct research in Sweden in 2013 and will work at the International Resilience Center at the University of Stockholm. His goal is to further refine the concept of building city resilience through enhanced self-reliance in basic human necessities.
Timothy Landers, Nursing, won a $350,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars program. He was one of only 12 educators that received the grant.
Patricia Sieber, East Asian Languages and Literatures, was awarded $32,900 for the collaborative project entitled “Understanding Asia Through Religion and Art: Creating Finding Tools for a Database of Original Source Materials” from the Battelle Engineering, Technology and Human Affairs Endowment. The grant will fund a collaboration project that will make 262,000 original photographs in the John C. and Susan Huntington Photographic Archive for Buddhist and Asian Art accessible to non-specialist audiences.
Sarah Swinford, Wexner Center for the Arts, was awarded a grant from the National Performance Network’s Mentorship and Leadership Initiative. The grant will allow her to visit three NPN partners in Minneapolis to learn about their practices in program development, relationship development with local artists and community outreach.
Curtis Astin, African American and African Studies, presented “Trials and Tribulations: Oral History, the Black Panther Party and the Efficacy of Armed Struggle,” at the annual meeting of the Organization of American Historians, San Francisco, Calif., April 13.
Samantha Barker, Medicine, presented “Bile Duct Pathology,” at the Department of Radiology Noon Conferences, Ohio State, Columbus, April 23.
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.
Steven Fink, English, presented “The Russians are Coming! The New Face of Jewish American Immigrant Literature,” at the Congregation Tifereth Israel, Columbus, April 4.
Harvey Graff, English, presented “Literacy Myths, Legacies and Lessons,” to the Graduate School of Information Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles, April 25.
Hannibal Hamlin, English, presented “William Shakespeare, Allegorist?” at the Renaissance Society of America Conference, San Diego, Calif., April 5.
Robert Hughes, English, presented “On Alain Badiou’s Reading of Jean-Luc Nancy,” at the Annual Comparative Literature Association, University of Toronto, Canada, April 2013.
Colleen Kennedy, English, presented “Smelling Violet in Henry V,” for the Shakespeare Association of America, Toronto, Ontario, March 28.
Michael Knopp, Medicine, presented “Current Concepts in Oncologic Imaging and Update on Capabilities at Ohio State,” at the College of Veterinary Medicine Comparative Oncology Program Meeting and Seminar Series, Ohio State, Columbus, April 12.
Natarajan Muthusamy, Medicine, presented “Novel Mouse Models for Lymphocyte Development and Therapy Evaluation,” at the College of Veterinary Medicine Comparative Oncology Program Meeting and Seminar Series, Ohio State, Columbus, April 26.
Sarah Nerad, Student Wellness Center, presented “Ensuring Medication Safety: The Overlooked Epidemic of Prescription Drug Misuse,” at the Clinton Global Initiative University meeting, Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., April 6.
Daniel Noonan, Special Collections and Area Studies, presented “Paper & Bytes…A RIM Educational Journey,” at the annual meeting of the Midwest Archives Conference, Indianapolis, Ind., April 18.
H. Lewis Ulman, English, presented “Thinking Like an Environmental Citizen: The Story Behind Leopold’s Thinking Like a Mountain,” at the School of Natural Resources annual seminar, Ohio State, Columbus, April 4.
Andreá Williams, English, presented “Uncoupling Race and Desire: Bachelor-girls in Alice Dunbar-Nelson’s Short Fiction,” at the College Language Association convention, Lexington, Ky., April 12.
Andrew Hudgins, English, “Halfway to Symbol: Andrew Hudgins on American Violence, His New Found Love of Rhyme & Writing of Lasting Words: A Conversation,” The Writer’s Chronicle (May 2013), pp. 39-49, with Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum.
Koritha Mitchell, English, reviewed Embodying Black Experience: Stillness, Critical Memory and the Black Body by Harvey Young, African American Review, Vol. 45, Nos. 1-2 (2012), pp. 263-65.
H. Lewis Ulman, Scott DeWitt and Cynthia Selfe, English, co-edited Stories That Speak to Us: Curated Exhibits from the Digital Archive of Literacy Narratives (2013).
Tansel Yilmazer, Human Sciences, co-authored “Understanding the Impact of Health Reform on the States: Expansion of Coverage through Medicaid and Exchanges,” Journal of Consumer Affairs (2013), with Lillard Richardson, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.
Carlo Croce, Molecular Virology, Immunology and Medical Genetics, was awarded the 2013 InBev-Baillet Latour Fund Health Prize, which recognizes a scientist for his or her contribution in the field of medical research. He was selected for his pioneering discoveries in the field of cancer.
Margaret Graham, Nursing, received the 2013 American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Ohio State Award for Excellence. She is an expert nurse practitioner.
Jesus Lara, Architecture, received the Ohio State University 2013 Emerging Community Engagement Award, which recognizes individuals and groups who have rendered exceptional outreach and/or engagement to Ohio communities. He was recognized for his Sustainable Futures for Linden Village project, which supports affordable green, energy efficient housing development; job training opportunities; homeowner assistance with renovation; and hands-on learning environments in science, technology, engineering and math skills development for local students.
Anne McCoy, Chemistry and Biochemistry, was awarded the Harlan Hatcher Arts and Sciences Distinguished Faculty Award. This award is given in recognition of professors who have exceptional records in teaching, research and service.
Bernadette Melnyk, Nursing, was awarded the 2013 National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties Lifetime Achievement Award at its annual national conference in Pittsburgh, Pa. She was selected for her commitment to promoting evidence-based practice, intervention research and child and adolescent mental health.
Koritha Mitchell, English, is serving as designated mentor to an assistant professor at UCLA who has won a 2013-14 Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement postdoctoral fellowship.
Amy Shuman, English, has received an “Award for Excellence” from the Office of Disability Services for her work as advisor to the student organization Abilities.
Deborah Steward, Nursing, was awarded the Ohio State University 2012 Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching. Her main research interest is in preterm infants born prior to 30 weeks of gestation.
Dongping Zhong, Physics, was named a 2013 Guggenheim fellow and is one of 173 scholars, artists and scientists from the United States and Canada awarded this prestigious fellowship. Guggenheim Fellows are appointed based on prior achievement and exceptional promise. Zhong studies biological dynamics imaging in space and time by four-dimensional microscopy.
Kimberly Arcoleo, Nursing, has been elected to serve on the editorial board of the Journal of Asthma. She is the second member of a college of nursing to serve and also is the director of the Center for Promoting Health in Infants, Children, Adolescents and Women. Prior to her appointment, she was associate professor at the Arizona State University College of Nursing and Health Innovation and director of the Master’s of Science in Clinical Research Management program.
Theresa Early, Social Work, has been elected to a two-year term as chair of the Group for the Advancement of Doctoral Education Steering Committee. As chair, she will function as the president of the organization and will sit on the Leadership Forum in social work, which is the group of presidents of all the major national organizations in social work.