Faculty & staff highlights
Publications, recognitions and accomplishments, published July 2012
MARK BAILEY, Education, provided an analysis on how technology is changing education in the classroom for an Alaska public radio program, Kids These Days, broadcast in April. He talked about technological tools and how they impact early childhood.
JULES BOYKOFF, Politics and Government, co-wrote an article with Dave Zirin, sports editor of The Nation magazine, titled “Protest Is Coming to the London Olympics” in May.
LEN HUA, Optometry, has been awarded a Healthy Eyes Healthy People State Association Grant for a project to help children who are patients at the Virginia Garcia Clinics in Cornelius and Hillsboro. The yearlong project focuses on vision screenings and eye exams along with education for the parents of the children. The grant is funded by Luxottica through the American Optometric Association (AOA) and the AOA Foundation program, “Optometry Cares.”
ISAAC GILMAN, Library, has been elected vice-president/president-elect of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Oregon chapter for 2012.
ELLEN MARGOLIS and TAI SANDERS, Theatre, each received a 2012 Drammy Award, an honor bestowed by the Portland Civic Theatre Guild, in a June ceremony at the Crystal Ballroom in downtown Portland. Margolis received a Drammy in the original script category for her play, Splasher, part of Shaking the Tree Studio’s project, The Tripping Point. Sanders earned a Drammy in the scenic design category for his set work for the Oregon Children’s Theatre production, Locomotion.
LISA SARDINIA, Biology, talked about Epigenetics: The Merger of Nature and Nurture at the May 7 Oregon Museum of Science and Industry’s monthly Science Pub series at the Bagdad Theater in Portland. Epigenetics is the study of genetic changes that are based on mechanisms other than changes in the underlying DNA.
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