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  • Erickson-Pesetski, McKenna-Buchanan chosen for CIC workshop

    by Melinda Lantz | Mar 12, 2020

    Posted March 12 – Stacy Erickson-Pesetski, professor of English and associate dean of academic affairs, and Tim McKenna-Buchanan, assistant professor of communication studies, have been selected to represent Manchester in a workshop of the Council of Independent Colleges in July. The workshop, in Washington, D.C., will focus on Deliberation and Debate: Advancing Civil Discourse through First-Year Courses. 

     

  • Sagan earns distinction for consecutive days of running

    by Melinda Lantz | Mar 02, 2020

    Posted March 2 - Eva Sagan, instructor of mathematics, is a member of the United States Streak Runner’s Association Inc. As of March 12, 2020, Sagan will have run at least five miles a day, every day, for five years. A Fort Wayne resident, Sagan was featured in a recent newsletter of the organization. In that profile, she said that she runs “anytime and anywhere” – from the local YMCA track, to parks and nature trails around Fort Wayne, to beaches when she’s on vacation. 

     

  • Baker earns degree in sports informatics

    by Melinda Lantz | Feb 28, 2020

    Nick Baker ’18 of Carmel, Ind., has earned his master’s degree in sports informatics at Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis. He completed his master’s degree consultancy project last summer with the NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis, analyzing basketball shot location data. He now does contract work for the NCAA’s rules enforcement division.

     

  • Erickson-Pesetski speaks at Hiram on Shakespeare in prison

    by Melinda Lantz | Feb 27, 2020

    Posted Feb. 27 - Stacy Erickson-Pesetski, professor of English and associate dean of academic affairs, was the guest speaker Feb. 27 at the Lindsay-Crane Center for Writing and Literature at Hiram College in Hiram, Ohio. “He’s a Smooth Talker Like Me – Reading Shakespeare with Juvenile Offenders” explored Erickson-Pesetski’s most recent adventure reading plays with male offenders ages 13 to 18 at Logansport Juvenile Correctional Facility in Indiana. She also spoke to four classes.

    For six years, Erickson-Pesetski has brought Shakespeare into a variety of prisons in Indiana, Michigan and Illinois, work that she says provides insight into the universality of Shakespeare as well as the talent and empathy hidden in our correctional facilities. 

     

  • Marwitz article published in drug safety journal

    by Melinda Lantz | Feb 18, 2020

    Posted Feb. 18 - Kathryn Marwitz, assistant professor pharmaceutical sciences, has co-authored, “An Evaluation of Postmarketing Reports with an Outcome of Death in the US FDA Adverse Event Reporting System” in Drug Safety. Read the research here.

     

  • Bottorff publishes in Advances in Therapy

    by Melinda Lantz | Feb 18, 2020

    Posted Feb. 18 - Mike Bottorff, professor and chair of pharmacy practice, has co-authored, “Critical Differences Between Dietary Supplement and Prescription Omega-3 Fatty Acids: A Narrative Review,” in Advances in Therapy. Read the research here.

     

  • Beckett, Linn collaborate on journal article

    by Melinda Lantz | Feb 18, 2020

    Posted Feb. 18 - Rob Beckett, associate professor of pharmacy practice, and Dusty Linn, associate professor of pharmacy practice, published an article, “Development of an evidence-based residency preparation checklist using a Delphi process,” in American Journal of Health-Systems Pharmacy.

     

     

  • Abdelmageed co-authors article about Muslim patients

    by Melinda Lantz | Feb 18, 2020

    Posted Feb. 18 - Ahmed Abdelmageed, assistant dean of alumni and community engagement, has published an article he co-authored, “RAMCOM: A qualitative study of clinicians’ viewpoints on a tool for communication with Muslim patients considering fasting during Ramadan” in PLOS ONE.  Read the research here.

     

     

  • Towne contributes content regarding infectious diseases

    by Melinda Lantz | Feb 18, 2020

    Posted Feb. 18 - Trent Towne, associate professor of pharmacy practice, has been recognized for serving as a faculty member of the 2019 ASHP Pharmacotherapy Core Therapeutic Modules. Towne developed content for the Select Topics in Infectious Diseases: Part I module. 

     

  • Mills will participate in panel discussion about HIV

    by Melinda Lantz | Feb 18, 2020

    Posted Feb. 18 - Alex Mills, assistant professor of pharmacy practice, will participate in a panel discussion in March about the challenges of caring for persons living with HIV and the history of treatment. The panel is in conjunction with a film presentation at Cordier Auditorium.