September Nelson, nursing, presented “Predictors of Intent to Leave Among Long-Term Care Nurses” at the 2021 Western Institute of Nursing Research Conference held virtually April 14-17. She was invited as winner of the WIN Gerontology Special Interest Group (WINGSIG) award for gerontological nursing abstracts accepted for presentation at the 2021 annual meeting. Awardees are selected through peer-review by the sub-committee of WINGSIG members.
Barbara Bloom-Groshong and Lisa J. Reed, Pamplin School of Business, presented “Balancing Fairness with Flexibility in the 21st Century’s “Gig Economy”: Worker Classification in the Aftermath of California’s Proposition 22 and COVID-19” to the Pacific Northwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business 2021 Annual (Virtual) Conference on April 16, 2021.
Xan Arch, Library Operations, presented “One of Us: Social Performance in Academic Library Hiring” (with Gilman, I.) Program presented online at the Association of College and Research Libraries Conference, April 2021.
Karen Eifler, Garaventa Center, had her essay “Theology Can Learn A Lot From Schitt’s Creek” published in the April 10, 2021 issue of National Catholic Reporter. The complete piece is available at this link.
Jordy Wolfand, Shiley School of Engineering, contributed “Simulating the thermal impact of substrate temperature on ecological restoration in shallow urban rivers” (with Abdi, R., Rogers, J.B., Rust, A., Philippus, D., Taniguchi-Quan, K., Irving, K., Stein, E.D., Hogue, T.S.) to Journal of Environmental Management. 2021. 289. 112560. https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1cug914Z6thNIK
Deirdre Katz, education, presented “The role of self-compassion in reducing stress and increasing resilience in late adolescence” (with Keil, A., Mehlman, R., Peckins, M., Lagaspi, S., Kawakami, B., & Saturn, S.) at the 2021 Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA), Virtual conference due to Covid 19, April 2021. She also presented “Schoolwide Social and Emotional Learning in an Alternative High School” (with Mahfouz, J. & Romas, S.) at the same conference.
Kathleen Bieryla, Shiley School of Engineering, contributed “Biomechanics of Single Stair Climb with Implications for Inverted Pendulum Modeling” (withy Christine Buffinton and Roberta Blaho) in Journal of Biomechanical Engineering. 2021 Mar 25. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4050639
Salvador Orara, innovation, continues to volunteer on the Content Advisory Committee for “We Design,” a program created by the Design Museum Foundation. “We Design” emphasizes the need for more racial and gender diversity in the fields of design and innovation, and highlights the importance of equity and inclusion in any practice that generates ideas. A “We Design” publication featuring a new set of practitioners is scheduled for Fall 2021.