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  • Martynowicz will present research at APS conference

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016
    Mike Martynowicz, instructor of education, will co-present “Predicting College Achievement with a Self-Regulatory Coping Model” May 29 at the Association for Psychological Science (APS) Convention in Chicago. He also is presenting a poster, “Curvilinear Relationships Among Test Anxiety, Motivation, and Self-Regulation: Evidence for a Control Theory.”
  • CPA Society honors Minnich

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016
    John Minnich, who served as an assistant professor of accounting at Manchester this past year, has received an Outstanding Community Service Award from the Indiana CPA Society. John has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting from MU and is the Alumni Association president.
  • Hanson presents in AACP webinar

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016
    Kierstan Hanson presented recently in a webinar for the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. She is director of laboratory experiences and an assistant professor in the Pharmacy Program. The one-hour webinar is titled, “Patience for Patients: The Joys and Challenges of Using Standardized Patients in the Clinical Skills Lab.” Presenting with Hanson is Brittany Riley, assistant professor at Virginia Commonwealth University.
  • Kisor provides blog for PGx education website

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016
    A piece on pharmacy education and pharmacogenomics written by Manchester’s Dave Kisor appears on the national Personalized Medicine Coalition website. Chair of the MU Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, he is director of the new program offering a Master of Science degree in Pharmacogenomics. 
  • MU will be represented at NEA meetings in D.C.

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016

    Kurt Kurtzhals, visiting instructor of education, has been selected by the Indiana State Teachers Association to represent Indiana at the National Education Association (NEA) Representative Assembly (RA) this July in Washington, D.C.  As a member of the Elections Committee, Kurtzhals will help oversee all elections of the RA.

    Bradley Williams, a sophomore history education major, has been elected by the state student organization to represent Indiana at the 2016 NEA Student Program, also in Washington, D.C. In addition, Logan Williams, a first-year elementary education major, has been selected as a non-delegate for the summer program.

    Heather Schilling, associate professor of education, has been selected to serve as the campus advisor during the NEA Student Program. She will continue on in Washington as a non-delegate helping the Political Action Committee.

  • Erickson-Pesetski presents about Shakespeare Behind Bars

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016
    Stacy Erickson-Pesetski, associate dean of academic resources and associate professor of English, is sharing her work in prisons with local community groups. Shakespeare Behind Bars is a program dedicated to using theater to help prisoners develop the critical social skills necessary before reintegrating into society. Erickson-Pesetski has presented to the North Manchester Rotary Club and the Manchester University Community Club and, in early May, she will present to the Caring Women Bible Study.
  • Beer coordinates sports medicine symposium

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016
    Jeff Beer, associate professor of exercise science and athletic training, department chair and program director of the undergraduate athletic training program, coordinated the second annual North East Sports Medicine Symposium in March.  Beer started the symposium in 2015 in conjunction with Parkview Sports Medicine. The annual symposium at the Mirro Center in Fort Wayne focused on sports medicine topics for athletic trainers, physical therapists, physicians, and strength and conditioning specialists. In all, 70 sports medicine professionals and 20 students attended.  The symposium was started to allow MU students the ability to attend and network at an annual professional development event.   
  • Duchane completes year as SHAPE district president

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016
    Kim Duchane, professor of exercise science and athletic training, recently completed his year of service as president of the Society for Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) – Midwest District and was recognized for his professional contributions at the society’s national convention in Minneapolis.  Duchane will now serve a one-year term as immediate past-president in continuing to support the work of SHAPE America.
  • Communication studies faculty presents at convention

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016

    MU communication studies faculty will present at the Central States Communication Association annual convention in Grand Rapids, Mich., April 13-16.

    Professor Mary Lahman will serve as chair for the panel “Reframing, Rejecting, and Repurposing Work/Life Boundaries through Communication.”

    Assistant Professor Tim McKenna-Buchanan is the vice chair of the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Caucus, and will become chair during the convention. He will present “To Be or Not To Be Out in the Classroom: Exploring Communication Privacy Management Strategies of Lesbian, Gay, and Queer College Teachers” and “Our Bodies as the Foundation: Personal Health Disclosures in the Health Communication Classroom."

    Assistant Professor Michelle Calka will present “Social Media, Spreadable Media, and Sharknado.”

  • Brauch presents at Wright State

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016
    Tim Brauch, assistant professor of mathematics at Manchester, presented at the 57th Midwest Graph Theory (MIGHTY LVII) conference at Wright State University.  His presentation is "Results on Achievement Games."