June 1, 2023
Gary Totten (English) presented a paper, "Edith Wharton and the Beauties of Tourism," at the American Literature Association Conference in Boston, Massachusetts, May 24-27. The paper examines Edith Wharton's depiction in her travel writing of how tourist experiences and texts (such as travel guidebooks) enhance her experience of beauty in natural…
May 30, 2023
Professor John Curry (History) gave a paper titled, "A Divergent Manuscript: What MS Ayasofya 3188 Tells Us about Presenting the Ming Dynasty to the Ottoman Court," at a symposium convened at Ohio State University on May 20. The symposium was convened to honor the retirement of professor Jane Hathaway, who served as a dissertation advisor for all…
May 30, 2023
Professor John Curry (History) presented a preliminary paper titled, “New Insights on the Presentation of the Ming Dynasty at the Ottoman Court: the case of MS Ayasofya 3188,” on April 29 to the 2023 meeting of the Western Ottomanists' Workshop in Vancouver, Canada. As a founding member of the organization and its record-keeper since 2010, Curry…
May 30, 2023
Shawn McCoy (Economics; Director of the Lied Center for Real Estate) was recently interviewed by Fox5 about his paper on wildfires and residential development. The paper was co-authored with Nicholas Irwin (Economics) and Katie Jo Black (Kenyon College).
May 30, 2023
Kavita Batra (Medicine) and Manoj Sharma (Social & Behavioral Health; Internal Medicine) have co-edited a book titled, “Effective Use of Social Media in Public Health,” published by Elsevier (ISBN: 9780323956307). The book presents a current and extensive review of social media and its role in public health and health care. The book is divided…
May 30, 2023
Sherry Bell, Brandon Ranuschio, Lianne Barnes, and Renato M. Liboro (all Psychology), and the CHAMPION Mental Health research lab team, recently published their article, "Pandemic upon Pandemic: Middle-Aged and Older Men Who Have Sex with Men Living with HIV Coping and Thriving during the Peak of COVID-19," in the International Journal of…
May 30, 2023
Austin Horng-En Wang (Political Science) presented an invited paper titled, "Public Opinion on National Defense in Taiwan: One Year after the Ukraine Crisis," in the Project on Taiwan in the Indo-Pacific Region 2023 Annual Conference at Hoover Institute, Stanford University on May 22-23, 2023. In this article, he analyzed multiple waves of…
May 30, 2023
Mehmet Erdem, Murray Mackenzie, and Jungsun (Sunny) Kim (all Hospitality) were recently recognized with the Boyd Distinguished Professor Award for their meritorious performance. The Boyd Awards are a yearly recognition of faculty achievement in the William F. Harrah College of Hospitality. Boyd awards are presented for the categories of teaching,…
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Bryson Carrier (Integrated Health Sciences Ph.D. program), Macy Helm (Integrated Health Sciences Ph.D. program), Kyle Cruz (MS Kinesiology), and Brenna Barrios (MS Kinesiology) recently published an article titled, "Validation of Aerobic Capacity (VO2max) and Lactate Threshold in Wearable Technology for Athletic Populations," in the journal…

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