Link : http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/08934215.2016.1268638
Link : http://www.heritagelanguages.org/Journal.aspx
UNI students, Ibro Tutic (Physics), Juliana Herran (Chemistry), Brad Staten (Biology) co-authored a paper in the Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter.
Jazz Band One has just released their newest CD, Where the Paths Meet. This is the 23rd CD release overall, and the 14th under the direction of Christopher Merz.
Nelson published the third edition of the book "Research in Communication Sciences and Disorders." San Diego, CA: Plural Publishing.
Link : https://www.pluralpublishing.com/publication_rcsdmsi3e.htm
Last March, Gregersen edited an anthology, Positive Psychology in SLA (published by Multilingual Matters). In March, Gregersen is also coming out with two new books: Innovative Practices in Language Teacher Education (published by Springer) and Capitalizing on Language Learners' Nonverbal Behavior: From Tenet to Technique (published by Multilingual Matters).
Link : http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?K=9781783095353
Hughes is a member of the writing team for the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators' Standards for Mathematics Teacher Preparation.
An essay by Roy Behrens, titled "Setting the Stage for Deception: Perspective Distortion in WWI Camouflage," has been published in the latest issue of Aisthesis (Firenze University Press, Italy). Additionally, Behrens new book, MASON CITY AND FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT: Architectural Heart of the Prairie, has been published by History Press.
Link : http://www.fupress.net/index.php/aisthesis/article/view/19414/17956
Joyce Chen, Communication Studies
Chen received the Outstanding Service Award from the Ethnography Interest group at the National Communication Association conference in Philadelphia in November, recognizing her teaching, scholarship, and service in Ethnography.
Danielle Dick McGeough, Communication Studies
McGeough was elected Member at Large on the Executive Committee of the Performance Studies Interest Group at the National Communication Association conference in Philadelphia in November.
Received the Panther First Award for Service Excellence from UNI, recognizing her work in helping students as an advisor and faculty member.Kyle Rudick, Communication Studies
Elected to the Nominating Committee of the Instructional Development Interest Group at the National Communication Association conference in Philadelphia in November.Nikki Harken, Communication Studies
Has been selected by the Veridian Community Engagement Fellowship Awards Committee as a recipient for her project on Creating Community Connections: Cornerstone Tells the Story. Ms. Harken will receive $500 in support of her project from Veridian.
Laura L Pitts, Communication Sciences and Disorders
Beall received the Donald H. Eckroyd Award for Outstanding Teaching in Higher Education at the National Communication Association conference in Philadelphia in November. She also received the Marcella E. Oberle Award for Outstanding Teaching in Grades K-12, another major NCA award.
Link : http://wophys.unl.edu/
Edelnant has been awarded the Kennedy Center's Road Warrior award for being an outstanding respondent to theatrical productions in the Midwest.
Link : http://www.kcactf5.org/blog
Barfield earned the Outstanding New Forensics Coach award, presented by the American Forensic Association, at the National Communication Association conference in Philadelphia in November.
RESEARCH, CREATIVE WORK, & SPEAKING PRESENTATIONS
Heather Gallivan & Sam Eskelson, Mathematics
Gallivant and Eskelson met with students at Central Middle School (Waterloo, IA) as part of a STEM program for girls. Participants explored tessellations and M.C. Escher’s artwork, then created their own tessellations.
In January 2017, Ramsey will begin providing monthly professional development to K-2 elementary teachers in California virtually using Zoom.
Mupasiri co-organized the AMS and SIAM Committees on Education Joint Panel Discussion: Broadening Research Experiences for Doctoral Students in the Mathematical Sciences, the MAA-AMS-SIAM Panel on Multiple Paths to Mathematics Careers in Business, Industry and Government (BIG), served as one of four panelists on the AMS Committee on Science Policy panel, Grassroots Advocacy for Mathematics and Science Policy, and also was one of four workshop leaders who facilitate the American Mathematical Society department chairs all while attending JMM, Jan. 4-6, 2017 in Atlanta, GA. Additionally, as chair of the American Mathematical Society Committee on Education (CoE), Mupisiri facilitated the 2016 CoE Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., October 13-15, 2016.
Link : https://www.routledge.com/The-Routledge-Handbook-of-English-Language-Teaching/Hall/p/book/9780415747394
Upcoming in June 2017, Shaw will lead a workshop at the Teaching Professor Conference, an opportunity selected through a competitive application process
Link : http://www.magnapubs.com/2017-teaching-professor-conference/index.html
Shaw leads and created Half-Masted, UNI's oldest improv comedy troupe
Link : https://icvt2017.com
Back in December, UNI voice faculty, Michelle Monroe, Katherine Osborne, and Jeffrey Brich, were soloists in the Grinnell College performance of Handel's Messiah with the Grinnell Oratorio Society and orchestra.
Link : https://www.grinnell.edu/news/handels-messiah-grinnell-oratorio-society-and-grinnell-singers
Link : <http://camoupedia.blogspot.com/> <https://www.amazon.com/Dazzle-Disguise-Disruption-War-Art/dp/1591146364>
As a member of the Humanities Iowa Speakers Bureau, Roy Behrens traveled throughout the state, giving talks on aspects of Iowa history at ten libraries and community centers during 2016.
Link : https://www.humanitiesiowa.org/roy-r-behrens
Lawrence Escalada has been invited and selected to serve as a faculty leader for the NSF funded Next Generation Physical Science and Everyday Thinking Faculty Online Learning Community project.
Link : http://www.ngpfolc.org/home
Burning spoke at the New Directions in American Religion and Internationalism Roundtable, American Historical Association 2017 Meeting, Denver, CO.
Link : https://aha.confex.com/aha/2017/webprogram/Session15454.html
Prof. Cate Palczewski will co-lead a session “Engaging the Archive” at the Midwest Winter Workshop at the University of Iowa.
Link : https://www.facebook.com/events/204288330006889/
Laura Strauss on behalf of Chemistry Students, Chemistry and Biochemistry
On April 3rd-5th, 10 UNI students will present their research at the 253rd American Chemical Society National Meeting.