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Fredonia professor receives U.S. patent for pioneering flight tracking technology

Marketing and Communications staff

ABOUT THE NURTURING INNOVATION CAMPAIGN A revolutionary technology, developed by Junaid Zubairi, professor of Computer and Information Sciences, has the potential to render obsolete the so-called “black box” – an essential investigation tool used in all airplane accidents and incidents – through the real-time transmission of vital flight data to ground-level sensors.

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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.

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School of Business faculty member paper co-author

Lisa Eikenburg

Dr. Lei Huang is co-author of the paper, "Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships for Sustainability: Designing Decision Making Processes for Partnership Capacity," with Drs. Amelia Clarke and Adriane MacDonald being published in the forthcoming issue of the Journal of Business Ethics.

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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.

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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.

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Vink’s published article to be translated for Chinese academic press

Roger Coda

The article “Indian Ocean Studies and the ‘New Thalassology,'" written by History professor Markus Vink and published in the March 2007 issue of the Journal of Global History, has been selected for a forthcoming edited volume of English essays that will be translated for Chinese scholars.

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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.

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Alumnus, lecturer Lam attends acclaimed orchestra management seminar

Roger Coda

Carl Lam, a violinist and vice president of the Western New York Chamber Orchestra and an adjunct lecturer in the Department of Communication, was one of 34 participants in the League of American Orchestras’ Essentials of Orchestra Management program in mid-July.

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Fredonia jazz professor Weiser tours with Glenn Miller Orchestra

Lisa Eikenburg

Dr. Nick Weiser, tabbed a year ago to lead the Jazz Studies program in the School of Music, has a new side gig: touring member of the celebrated Glenn Miller Orchestra. He accompanied the orchestra on a three-week Midwest tour in June as pianist.

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