English Associate Professor Natalie Gerber has been named President of the Robert Frost Society, an affiliate organization of the Modern Literature and Languages Association (MLA). In this capacity, she is involved in many Frost projects. Read More..
“Moons, Mountains and Masterpieces: A Portrait of an Artist,” a documentary by Assistant Professor of Communication Roslin Smith, was screened in December at the inaugural Sweet As Film Festival in Montreal, Canada. The 15-minute film presents a video portrait of local landscape artist Tom Annear, exploring his artistic process, work, exhibitions, goals and aspirations. Read More..
Michael Jabot, professor of Science Education at Fredonia, has received funding from the Youth Learning as Citizen Environmental Scientists (YLACES) Foundation to be allocated to help establish a regional climate network that supports teachers working with Dr. Jabot in implementing the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program and the NASA El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO field campaign). Read More..
Department of English Professor Christina Jarvis wrote an essay “Displaced Trauma and the Legacies of the Vietnam War in Hocus Pocus” that was published in the 2016 issue of War, Literature & the Arts: An International Journal of the Humanities. Dr. Jarvis’s publication is the most recent of several Vonnegut-related scholarly endeavors. Read More..
Department of History Associate Professor David Kinkela will give two presentations at the American Historical Association's annual meeting that draw on his research and teaching. “Historical Scale: Linking Levels of Experience” is the theme of the association’s 131st annual meeting, to be held in January 2017 in Denver, Colo. Read More..
Department of English Associate Professor Iclal Vanwesenbeeck has published the first Turkish translation of a short story, “Bodies,” from Phil Klay’s 2014 National Book Award-winning “Redeployment,” a collection of 12 short stories that chronicle the experiences of U.S. soldiers in the Iraq War and their difficulties adjusting to life back home. Read More..
Six students from Fredonia’s Accounting Society had the opportunity to learn from industry professionals and network with peers at the Institute of Management Accountants’ Student Leader Conference held Nov. 10 to 13 in Detroit, Mich. Read More..
A chapter written by Department of Communication Assistant Professor Roslin Smith has been placed in “Screen Lessons: What We Learned Have Learned from Teachers on Television and in the Movies,” a volume of 30 essays written by teachers and students about the teacher characters who have inspired them. Read More..
Department of Physics Assistant Professor Michael M. Dunham co-authored a study on the formation of multiple star systems that was recently accepted for publication by “Nature,” the premier journal in natural science disciplines. Read More..
Department of Psychology Professor Nancy R. Gee organized a symposium on human-animal interactions in healthy human aging at the annual scientific meeting of the Gerontological Society of America on Nov. 17 in New Orleans. Read More..
An exhibition at the Siddhartha Art Gallery at Barbar Mahal Revisited in Kathmandu, Nepal, which opened on Nov. 20, features paintings, water data from the Bagmati River, a book about the project, a documentary and artwork by Nepalese artists whose attention focuses on issues related to the river. Department of Visual Arts and New Media faculty Rey and Dilworth worked on the book and exhibition together, and Rey created the documentary for the project. Read More..
Kazuhiro Yoshida from IDEA Consultants, Inc. supporting Ministry of Environment Japan (MOEJ) will hold a workshop on microplastics in the ocean and has invited Dr. Sherri “Sam” Mason of the Department of Geology and Environmental Sciences to share her experiences, especially in practical works in the field. Read More..