Amber Vermeesch, nursing, presented a poster, “Investigation Of Physical Activity Instruction In United States Nurse Practitioner Curricula” (with Ashley Falcon, Emma Sampson, Mark Stoutenberg, Willow Webb, Yerin Woo, and student copresenter Meg Bender-Stephanski) at the 2020 Annual Meeting, World Congress on Exercise is Medicine, and World Congress on the Basic Science of Exercise in Regenerative Medicine of the American College of Sports Medicine, San Francisco, CA, May 26-30, 2020 (in-person Conference cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic).
Deana Julka, psychological sciences, was interviewed on OPB’s Think Out Loud about the psychological effects of quarantine, and how risk assessment will influence people’s actions and reactions to coronavirus re-openings.
Michael Lewellen, vice president for marketing and communications, was interviewed by KXL on the strategies University of Portland would be taking over the summer to prepare for in-person instruction beginning in August.
Several news outlets including KGW and U.S. News and World Report reported on Fr. Mark L. Poorman, C.S.C.‘s announcement that University of Portland will reopen on August 17 for the fall term, and will eliminate the fall break in order to end in-person classes by Thanksgiving.
Jeffrey White, international languages & cultures, served as moderator and host for “With a pandemic comes the opportunity for bold visions in redesign,” Northwest College Reading and Learning Association Tides of Change Video Conference Lunch Series, with Adrienne Beebe and Liz Coleman, May 2020.
Bradley Franco, history, published a book (with coauthor Mario Ascheri) titled The History of Siena: From Its Origins to the Present Day. New York and London: Routledge, Sept. 2019.