Jay Kandampully, Human Sciences, was the Distinguished Speaker Series seminar presenter of “Competing through Customer Experience: A New Paradigm for Service Industries,” Berjaya University, Malaysia, May 30.
Sultana Nahar, Astronomy, was named CSWP Woman Physicist of the Month by the American Physical Society Committee on the Status of Women in Physics for May 2013. She also received the 2013 John Wheatley Award, which recoginizes physicists for their contributions to the development of physics in third world countries.
Steven Clinton, OSUCCC – James, was appointed by the US Department of Health and Human Services and the US Department of Agriculture to serve on the national 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee.
Belinda Gimbert, Educational Studies, was awarded $10,875 of an anticipated $50,875 from Miami University for “Cross-Project Evaluation of the FY13 Ohio Mathematics and Science Partnership (OSMP) Project: Year One.” The project will facilitate communication among evaluation centers, including the Center of Education and Training for Employment and the Ohio Department of Education.
Robert Mahlman, Center on Education and Training for Employment, received $19,200 from the Ohio Department of Education for “Parent Information Network FY13.” The grant will help the Center for Special Needs coordinate, edit and distribute early childhood education content for the project. He also was awarded $12,000 in funding from the Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services for “Regional Outcomes Training,” to develop and collect outcomes for prevention.
Kathy Fagan, English, presented during a poetry reading at Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fla., April 23; was a panel moderator for “Friends, Enemies, Frenemies,” and panelist during “Larry Levis: Poetry and Pedagogy,” at the Boston AWP Conference, March 8.
Julio Galindo-Sanchez, Medicine, presented “Managing Drug Interactions in Palliative Care Patients,” at the Palliative Care Grand Rounds, Ohio State, Columbus, May 22.
Pamela Goodwin, Medicine, presented “Obesity, Metabolic Factors and Breast Cancer,” at the Cancer Control Program Seminar, Ohio State, Columbus, May 22.
Cecily Hill, English, presented, “Undermining the Exemplar Heroine: Narrative Didacticism in Amelia Opie’s Adeline Mowbray,” at the British Women Writers Conference, Albuquerque, N.M., April 6.
Lynn Itagaki, English, presented “Interracial Formations and the Post-Civil Rights Era in Anna Deavere Smith’s Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992,” at the American Studies Research Symposium: Beyond Civil Rights and Black Power in the USA, Northumbria, University, Newcastle, U.K., March 5; “The Rights of Suffering, The Wrongs of Remembrance for the Forgotten War in Chang-rae Lee’s The Surrendered and Toni Morrison’s Home,” at the Scottish Association for the Study of America, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, April 17-20; and “The Bystander and Other Tragedies,” at The Human Rights Working Group Symposium, Ohio State, Columbus, April 12-13.
Joey Kim, English, presented “William Blake’s Queer Marriage: Beyond the (Gender) Binary,” at the Queer Studies Graduate Student Conference, Ohio University, Athens, April 19.
Andrew Kinney, English, presented “How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the MOOC,” at the Association for University Regional Campuses of Ohio, Ohio University, Lancaster, April 13.
Lee Martin, English, presented “I’ll Be Brief: Crafting Flash Forms of Fiction and Creative Nonfiction,” at the Kentucky Writers Conference, Bowling Green, Ky., April 19; and “Literary Works,” at the Southern Kentucky Book Fest, Bowling Green, Ky., April 20.
Ben McCorkle, English, presented “Making the Transparent Opaque: Rhetorical Delivery and the Natural User Interface,” at the North Carolina State University Communication, Rhetoric and Digital Media Research Symposium, Raleigh, N.C., April 19.
Bernadette Melnyk, Nursing, presented “Depression in Children, Adolescents and College Youth: Strategies to Guide Best Practice,” at the Behavioral Health Grand Rounds, Ohio State, Columbus, May 15.
Rose Merkowitz and Treva Williams, OSU Extension, presented “Tactical Approach to Building a Rapport with Elected Officials and Stakeholders,” at the Public Issue Leadership Development Conference, Alexandria, Va., April 23.
Galey Modan, English, presented “The Personal is Spatial, the Spatial is Personal: ‘Jewish Talk’ in Amsterdam,” at the Department of Linguistics’ Symposium on Locating Language: The Linguistics of Place, Ohio State, Columbus, April 20.
Richard Morman and Paul Denton, University Police, presented on special events planning and security via Poly-Comm to law enforcement professionals across the state. The program was hosted by the Ohio Homeland Security Department.
James Phelan, English, presented “A Discussion of Millu, Smoke over Birkenau, Part I,” at William and Mary College, Williamsburg, Va., March 12; “A Discussion of Millu, Smoke over Birkenou, Part II,” at William and Mary College, Williamsburg, Va., March 14; “Beyond Story and Discourse: The Ethics and Rhetoric of Narrative Communication,” at Bentley University, Waltham, Mass., April 10; “Narrative and Narrative Theory across the Disciplines,” at the Faculty Seminar, Bentley University, Waltham, Mass., April 11; and “Franzen’s Freedom: The Politics of Reception during the Waning of Postmodernism,” at Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., April 10.
Martin Ponce, English, presented “How Do We Talk about Japanese Imperialism in Asian American Studies?” at the Association for Asian American Studies, Seattle, Wash., April 20.
Matthew Ringel, Medicine, presented “Linking Oncogene Signaling to Invasion and Therapeutic Response in Thyroid Cancer, ” at the OSUCCC James Grand Rounds, Ohio State, Columbus, May 17.
Eric Romich, OSU Extension, presented “Energize Ohio – An Oho State University Extension Signature Program” and “On-Site Renewable Energy Development as a Business Retention and Expansion Strategy;” and presented “Utility Scale Renewable Energy Development – Project Siting and Conflict Resolution” with Wayne Beyea at the National Extension Energy Summit, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colo., April 30-May 1.
Nancy Bowen-Ellzey, Greg Davis, Eric Romich and Mike Lloyd, OSU Extension, co-authored “Extension-Led Economic Development Model – A Recipe for Success,” Journal of Extension, Vol. 51 (April 2013).
Noah Dormady, Office of Academic Affairs, “The Potential Impact of an Anthrax Attack on Real Estate Prices and Foreclosures in Seattle,” Risk Analysis (2013).
Joe Heimlich, OSU Extension, Influencing Conservation Action: What Research Says about Environmental Literacy, Behavior and Conservation Results (National Audubon Society, 2013), with Nicole Ardoin, Judy Braus and Christy Merrick.
Richard Lomax, Educational Studies, “Statistical Accuracy of iPad Applications: An Initial Examination,” The American Statistician (2013).
David Benfield, Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, was honored at the International Symposium on Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) for his discovery of the North American strain of the PRRS virus in 1990, his many contributions to the understanding of this virus and its pathogenesis in pigs and his willingness to assist other scientists in establishing their research careers studying PRRSV.
David Brewer, English, was elected president of the Johnson Society of the Central Region for 2013-14 and also will serve as the ruff president of Eighteenth-Century Studies at the University of Dayton in Spring 2014.
Melissa Crum, Office of Academic Affairs, has been selected by the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship as a 2013-14 Columbus-Athens Schweitzer Fellow and will join Schweitzer Fellows across the country to collaboratively lead community-based projects that seek to transform underserved communities.
Harvey Graff, English, was invited to write the chapter on “Literacy and Education” for the Oxford Handbook on History of Education.
Cecily Hill, English, has received an honorable mention from the G. Michael Riley International Academic Fund and an alumni grant for Graduate Research and Scholarship, both for archival research in London.
Deb Kuzawa, English, was awarded the Committee Chair for Excellence from the Council of Graduate Students for her work with the CGS’ Diversity and Inclusion committee.
James Phelan, English, served as the Andrea and Charles Bronfman Distinguished Visiting Professor in Judaic Studies at William and Mary College, March 12-14; and as the Arts and Sciences Visiting Scholar at Bentley University, April 8-11.
Andrea Prud’homme, Business, was the recipient of the 2013 Ohio State Career Services Award, presented by University Career Services. This award recognizes faculty and staff, in a non-career services position, who support student career development and career services programming.
Krystyne Savarese, Residence Life, was awarded the Mary Ann Williams Leadership Award from the Association of Staff and Faculty Women. This award recognizes a university woman who exhibits a special kind of leadership.
Natasha Slesnick, Human Development and Family Science, was interviewed by the National Clearinghouse on Families and Youth about how to do research in service settings and on various research designs. “Turning Expertise into Evidence: Working with Researchers” on the NCFY site is sponsored by the federal Administration for Children and Families.
Janet Box-Steffensmeier, Political Science, has been appointed faculty representative to the Academic Affairs and Student Life Committee of the Ohio State Board of Trustees.
Bernadette Melnyk, Nursing, has been appointed to the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research, the principal advisory board of the National Institute of Nursing Research.