Brian Doyle, marketing and communications, was invited to read from his work during the First Draft Writers’ Series on Thursday, August 20, at Pendleton Center for the Arts in Pendleton, Ore. The event was sponsored by the Oregon Cultural Trust.
Bob Butler, environmental studies, was an organizer and lead instructor of an Earthquake and Tsunami Education Workshop in Coos Bay, Ore., offered by the Cascadia EarthScope Earthquake and Tsunami Education Program (CEETEP) and funded by a grant from the EarthScope Program of the National Science Foundation. Participants in the August 10-13 Workshop included 13 K-12 Earth Science teachers, 6 parks and museum interpreters, and 5 emergency management educators from communities on the southern Oregon coast.
Amber Vermeesch, nursing, received a $2,000 grant for “Holistic Delivery of Sclerotherapy and patient quality of life,” through Sigma Theta Tau International, in July 2015.
Michael Cameron, theology, gave a paper at the XVII International Conference on Patristic Studies held at the University of Oxford in August. Entitled “The Role of the Septuagint in the Augustine’s Practice of Exegesis,” it was supported by a grant from the E. John Rumpakis Hellenic Studies Program.