Kudos to Jo Ann Oravec, professor of information technology and supply chain management, who presented her research on Jan. 5, 2022, in the keynote online presentation “Reestablishing Trust in Educational Institutions in the Pandemic Era: Technological Cheating Detection and Faculty-Staff-Student Relationships” for the Honolulu Education Conference (HEC) 2022, organized by the International Education for Sustainable Development Alliance (INTESDA) and the Suranaree University of Technology. Read more »
Kudos to Ozalle Toms, assistant vice chancellor of student diversity, engagement and success, whose memoir, “Letting Perseverance Finish,” was independently published on Dec. 31, 2021.
Kudos to David Beyea, assistant professor of communication, who is part of a collaborative research team that received a multi-million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation in October 2021 for their research project called “Supporting Virtual Meetings to Improve Developer Well-being and Fairness.” Beyea and colleagues from Michigan State University, the University of Oregon, and the University of Southern Illinois were awarded $1,599,851 to fund research with the goal of developing a protocol that helps improve equity within online meetings for women and minority groups. Read more »
Kudos to Elisabeth Harrahy, associate professor of biology, and Faune Fisher, environmental science major, whose research was featured in “Mentorship and Insecticide Insight” on the Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin website.
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Kudos to Scott J. Peters, professor in Educational Foundations, who is one of four authors of a research paper, “Differential return on investment: Academic growth in mathematics and reading based on initial performance,” in the British Journal of Educational Psychology. The researchers used ZPD modelling and observed patterns of growth in student achievement to draw their conclusions.
Kudos to Aruna Jha, assistant professor of social work, who was featured in WalletHub's recent piece about the Best States to Raise a Family. Read more »
Kudos to Eric Loepp, assistant professor of political science who along with two other political scientists has assembled more than 30 chapters on how to teach the political science research process. The anthology, “The Palgrave Handbook of Political Research Pedagogy,” is divided into four sections covering information literacy, research design, research methods and research writing.
Kudos to Stephan Levas, assistant professor of biological sciences, for co-authoring "Natural Variability in Caribbean Coral Physiology and Implications for Coral Bleaching Resilience." Read more »
Kudos to Benjamin Whitcomb, professor of music, who recently had his third CD released and had two papers accepted for presentation at the national conference of the American String Teachers Association. Whitcomb has also teamed up with the Music Cognition Lab at Kent State University to perform an experiment on the relationship between intonation and tempo and is already working on CD number four.
Kudos to Yuan Yuan, associate professor of business and finance law, who was featured in a WalletHub piece about Bodily Injury Liability Insurance. Read more »