Jacqueline Waggoner, education, and Suzanne Burke, a PACE M.A.T. student, presented their paper titled “Flipping the Chemistry Classroom and Its Effect on Student Achievement” at the Hawaii International Conference on Education in Honolulu, Hawaii, January 5-9, 2013.
Carol J. Dempsey, OP, theology, has edited and published a new volume of essays with colleagues Mark J. Boda, Ph.D. of McMaster University, Canada, and LeAnn Snow Flesher, Ph.D. of the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA. The volume is entitled: Daughter Zion: Her Portrait, Her Response; Vol. 13 in the series Ancient Israel and Its Literature (Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2012). This new volume consists of 429 pages. In the volume, Dempsey wrote the essay: “Whose God Is This Anyway: A Response to Carleen Mandolfo,” pp. 343-354.
Julie Kalnin and Tisha Morrell, education, and Susan Sahnow (OSU/ONREP) presented a paper entitled “Reexamining the Role of Short-Term Workshops for Professional Development in Science” at the 20th Annual International Conference of the Association for Science Teacher Education in Charleston, SC. Morrell also presented a paper, coauthored by Kari O’Connell (OSU/ONREP) entitled “Results of Using a Teacher as Researcher PD Model for Climate Change Education.”
Jacqueline Van Hoomissen, biology, was invited to participate as a reviewer for grants submitted to the National Science Foundation’s Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics program in the Division of Undergraduate Education. The review process will take place in Washington, D.C., in spring 2013.
Elinor Sullivan, biology, was invited and gave a talk on December 10, 2012, to the Integrative Physiology Department at the University of Colorado, Boulder. The talk was entitled “Developmental Programming of Behavior in Non-Human Primates.”
Matthew Warshawsky, international languages and cultures, has been invited to be scholar in residence at Weekend in Quest sponsored by the Institute for Judaic Studies of the Pacific Northwest, March 1-3, in Astoria, OR. He will give a series of presentations on the topic “Jews, Conversos, and Crypto-Jews in Iberia and the Americas.”