Heather Dillon, engineering, presented “The REFLECT Project: Spreading Evidence-based Teaching in STEM” (with Carolyn James, Tara Prestholdt, Valerie Peterson, Eric Anctil, and Stephanie Salomone) at the 43rd Annual Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education Conference, Portland Ore., November 2018.
Aitana Shough ’19 represented UP on Friday, November 16, at the regional Sigma Xi Research Conference and took first place in the biology section, according to Tara Prestholdt, biology.
Janet Banks, nursing, attended the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Baccalaureate Education Conference, New Orleans, LA, November 2018.
Andrew Guest, psychological sciences, gave a presentation entitled “World Cup Teaching: Making Mega-Events Sociological Learning Opportunities” at the annual meetings of the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport on Thursday, November 1, in Vancouver BC.
Michael Johnson, Navreen Kaur ’19, and Elizabeth Lee, institutional research, presented “Developing a campus-wide student leadership assessment program” at the Annual Conference for the Pacific Northwest Association for Institutional Research and Planning (PNAIRP) in Portland, Ore., November 14-16. Additionally, Lee serves as treasurer for the PNAIRP executive board. She received recognition for her work organizing the conference as the 2018 recipient of the President’s Service Award.
Simon Aihiokhai, theology, published “Locating the Place of Interreligious Friendship in Comparative Theology” in Buddhist-Christian Studies, vol. 38 (October, 2018): 149 – 152.
Several faculty members from international languages and cultures participated in the Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA) conference November 9-11 at Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA. María Echenique presented “El pacto con el lector en los cuentos de Magela Baudoin”; Giannina Reyes-Giardiello presented “Beyond the Long Shadow of Magic Realism: Mexican Gothic Fiction” and also chaired a panel entitled “Spain, Portugal, and Latin America: Jewish Culture and Literature in Trans-Iberia”; and Matthew Warshawsky presented “The Excellencies of the Hebrews of Isaac Cardoso: Shades of Spain in an Iberian Diasporic Denial of Anti-Jewish Calumnies.”