Jacqueline Van Hoomissen, biology, hosted the 2019 Human Anatomy and Physiology Conference, May 20-23, 2019. Over 700 participants attended from around the world including faculty from Africa, Europe, and the Middle East. The conference brought together experts in the broad field of human biology research, faculty, and administrators with the purpose of expanding understanding of human biology and how to translate science into classroom curricula. She was also elected secretary of the board of directors for the National Human Anatomy and Physiology Society, which promotes excellence in human anatomy and physiology education through a wide variety of professional development opportunities for faculty.
Blair Woodard, history, presented his paper, “Carter’s Cuban High Note: Musical Diplomacy and the 1979 Havana Jam,” at the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association annual meeting in Las Vegas, NV.
Christina Ivler, Shiley School of Engineering, contributed “Control System Optimization Methods in the Frequency Domain,” Encyclopedia of Systems and Control, Springer, London, 2019. She presented “Development and Flight Validation of Unmanned Aerial System Handling Qualities Requirements for Multicopters” (with students Danielle Parmer, Declan Kerwin, Kevin Truong, Joel Otomize) to the Aviation Development Directorate at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA, August 6th, 2019.
Kimberly Ilosvay, education, wrote “An Analysis of Communicative Interactions in School: Learning from Layered Messages” in Journal of Instructional Research 7 , 40-51, August 2019.
Jakob Kotas, mathematics, presented “A linear programming model for airline schedule recovery after disruption: A case study of Horizon Air during a winter storm” at MAA MathFest 2019, Cincinnati, OH, August 2019.
John Orr, English, presented “Engaging Across Silos: Building a Partnership Between Student Affairs and Academic Affairs” (with Jeromy Koffler) at the Connect Conference. Baltimore MD. July 16, 2019. He presented “Affect, Intellect, and the Active Reader: The Case of Henry Adams” at the Seventeenth International Conference on Books, Publishing & Libraries. Granada, Spain. July 5, 2019.
Kevin Jones, social work, presented “Protect yourself: Avoiding frauds and scams,” and “Get involved, make a difference: Stop elder abuse and neglect,” two community education modules for older adults and caregivers on July 23 and 24, 2019 at Umpqua Bank in Portland, OR.
William Curtis, political science, serves as a committee member, Oregon State Advisory Committee to the US Commission on Civil Rights, as of July 2019. He also presented “Democracy vs. Rule of Law? The Second Dewey-Lippmann Debate,” at the Jack Miller Center Lincoln Symposium, Seattle, WA, July 27, 2019.
Terry Favero, biology, attended the World Conference on Science and Football in Melbourne Australia. At the meeting he chaired the session on Elite Soccer Academies and was elected chair of the International Steering Committee on Science and Football. He also published “Undergraduate research using single-subject research design in exercise physiology” in Advances in Physiology Education.