Monthly Archives: August 2014

Professor Janice Xu Has Paper Published in The International Journal of Communication

Janice Xu, PhD, Assistant Professor of Communications, has had her research paper published in The International Journal of Communication, Vol. 8, 2014. The paper is titled “Communicating the Right to Know: Social Media in the Do-It-Yourself Air Quality Testing Campaign in Chinese Cities.” The paper studies the role of social media in the do-it-yourself air […]

Professor Amanda McClain Presents Paper in Montreal, Canada

Amanda McClain, PhD, Coordinator for Arts & Communications, Assistant Professor of Communications, attended the 2014 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) annual conference in Montreal, Canada in August 2014. Dr. McClain presented a paper titled “The iPad as a Pedagogical Tool: Effective or not?” and served as discussant for a panel titled […]

Professor Patricia Michael to Give a Paper at The University of Bordeaux

Patricia Michael, PhD, Professor of English, has been chosen to give a paper at the University of Bordeaux in France. The Conference is on Sidekicks and Underlings in Literature and is scheduled for the first week in October. Dr. Michael’s paper is called “Christopher Fowler’s Bryant and May: A Postmodern Version of the Sidekicks/ Hero […]

Professor Helen Hoffner Writing Interactive Electronic Textbooks

Helen Hoffner, EdD, Professor of Education, has been writing a series of interactive electronic textbooks for Pearson/Merrill/Prentice Hall Publishing. These textbooks will be used by undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in teacher education programs. Topics include the diagnosis and remediation of reading disabilities, guided reading instruction, and helping children read informational texts.

Lecturer Janina Levin Submits Essay

Janina Levin, PhD, Lecturer in English, submitted an essay titled “Arrested Development and Empathy in The Golden Bowl” to the Texas Studies in Literature and Language. The Texas Studies in Literature and Language is a scholarly journal devoted to literary criticism and is published quarterly by the University of Texas.

Professor Joseph Stoutzenberger Co-Authors Book on St. Francis of Assisi

Joseph Stoutzenberger, PhD, Professor of Religious Studies, has co-authored Looking to St. Francis: The Man from Assisi and His Message of Hope for Today, published June 2014 by Word Among Us Press. The book looks at themes found in the life and teaching of St. Francis and explores ways that those themes apply to today’s […]

Professor Gloria Kersey-Matusiak Attending Conference at the National Institute of Health

Gloria Kersey-Matusiak, PhD, RN, Professor of Nursing, was accepted as a participant in the Current Topics in Genomics Course at the National Human Research Institute at the National Institute of Health (NIH). The course will be held from Sunday, August 3 to Thursday, August 7, 2014. The purpose of the course is to prepare nursing […]