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Vitae: Social work and dance mix in scholarly endeavor

Lisa Eikenburg

Department of Sociocultural and Justice Sciences Assistant Professor Michael Clarkson-Hendrix and Department of Theater and Dance’s Assistant Professor Paula J. Peters presented “Teaching Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice Through an Example: Educational Implications from The Empowerment Through Movement and Stillness Workshop,” at the New York State Social Work Education Association’s 51st Conference.

Vink to present paper in the Netherlands

Roger Coda

Professor Markus Vink will present the paper “Towards a Dutch Indian Ocean Slave Trade Database (IOSTD): Pitfalls and Potentialities” at the Indian Ocean and Maritime Asia Slave Trade Database Workshop at the International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

23rd Heinz Awards honor Dr. Sherri Mason

Courtesy of the Heinz Family Foundation

The Heinz Family Foundation named Dr. Sherri Mason as the recipient of the prestigious 23rd Heinz Award in the Public Policy category. She is recognized for her groundbreaking research identifying the presence of microbeads and microfibers in fresh water, and for raising awareness of the potential impact of microplastics and associated contaminants on the food chain and human health, resulting in state, federal and international policy change.

Plastics research pioneer Mason to deliver Kasling lecture

by Roger Coda

What spurred the journey taken by Dr. Sherri (Sam) Mason, a Chemistry professor at Fredonia who has emerged as a pioneer research scientist through her groundbreaking work on plastics pollution, will be shared in “Transformations: A Scientific Journey,” in the Robert M. Kasling Memorial Lecture she will present on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at Rosch Recital Hall.