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  • Naragon's work in new book

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016
    Steve Naragon, professor of philosophy, has published “Herder’s Student Notes from Kant’s Metaphysics Lectures”  in Herder: From Cognition to Cultural Science/Herder: Von der Erkenntnis zur Kulturwissenschaft, edited by Beate Allert (Synchron, 2016), pp. 249-58.
  • Ersin letter calls for support of prescription drug bill

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016
    Özlem H. Ersin, associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences in MU's Pharmacy Program, had a letter to the editor published in the April 4, 2016, Fort Wayne Journal Gazette. Ersin wrote in support of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, which is designed to curb abuse of prescription drugs. On March 10, the U.S. Senate passed the bill, which is now under consideration in the House. Read Ersin's letter.
  • Naragon publishes chapter on Kant

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016
    Steve Naragon, professor of philosophy, contributed the opening chapter, “Reading Kant in Herder’s Notes,” in the recently published Reading Kant’s Lectures. The volume was edited by Robert R. Clewis and published by Walter de Gruyter. Naragon is chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies.
  • Abdelmageed tabbed for post

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016
     Ahmed Abdelmageed, director of pharmacy experiential education, is the 2015-2016 chair-elect of the Minority Faculty Special Interest Group of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).  Ahmed will serve as section chair for the 2016-2017 school year.
     
  • Rich elected vice chair of mathematical association

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016
    Andy Rich, Oppenheim Professor of Mathematics, was recently elected vice chair of the Indiana Section of the Mathematical Association of America for 2016-17.  Andy will assume the section chair role in 2017-18.
  • Watson published in The Astrophysical Journal

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016
    Christer Watson, associate professor of physics, was the lead investigator for a study published in The Astrophysical Journal, Feb. 10, 2016. February 10, 2016).  Manchester alumnus Nico Quintanar was a co-author for “CS Emission near Mir-bubbles” and worked with Christer on the project in summer 2014.
     
  • Lahman presents on role of listening in communication

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016
    Mary Lahman, professor of communication studies, has been selected to present at the International Listening Association Convention in Tucson, Ariz., on Friday, March 11. Her presentation, titled “A Listening-Centered Approach to the Basic Communication Course,” explores how the MU Communication Studies faculty redesigned the COMM 110: Foundations of Human Communication course and developed a new textbook to focus on listening skills across communication contexts.
     
  • Sweeten to speak at Indiana DNR

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016
    Professor Jerry Sweeten, director of the Environmental Studies Program, will be a plenary speaker at the Indiana Department of Natural Resources meeting on March 15.  Jerry’s presentation is titled, “Low-head Dams: Case Studies and the Data.”
     
  • Short to participate in "flipped case" workshop

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016
    Kristen Short, assistant professor of biology, has been chosen to participate in a National Science Foundation-supported “flipped case” workshop hosted by the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science this May.  Short participated as a fellow sponsored by the Science Case Network for the past two years, presented her research nationally last spring, and currently has an article in press.  In this summer’s workshop, she will develop additional peer-reviewed cases for use in flipped classrooms.
     
  • Beer presents on engagement, retention

    by Anthea Ayebaze | Sep 28, 2016
    Jeff Beer, associate professor of exercise science and athletic training, presented recently at the Fort Wayne Teaching Conference. Beer, who directs undergraduate athletic training at MU, spoke on “A Multi-level look at Engagement and Retention,” and highlighted MU’s approach to student retention, success and professional engagement in our undergraduate athletic training program.