Faculty/staff achievements, Jan. 2012

Fred Viehe, professor, History, published a review of Mark Brilliant’s The Color of America Has Changed: How Racial Diversity Shaped Civil Rights Reform in California, 1941-1979 in a January 2012 issue of History: Reviews of New Books.

Virgil C. Solomon, assistant professor, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, gave a talk titled “Structural and compositional investigations of ceramic-metal composites produced by reactive metal penetration in molten Al and Al-Fe alloys” at the Materials Science & Technology 2011 Conference & Exhibition in Columbus, Ohio. The research was done in collaboration with Anthony Yurcho, STEM College graduate alum, Matt Zeller and Tim Wagner of the Department of Chemistry, and Klaus-Markus Peters and Brian Hetzel from Fireline Inc.

Cheryl Bosley, associate professor of Nursing, Sue Miller, senior academic advisor of Health and Human Services, and Amy Novak, student nurse, recently had an article, “Anticipatory Guidance as an Advising Strategy for Pre-Nursing Students,” published in Academic Advising Today, an online publication of the National Academic Advising Association.

William Greenway, professor, English, had a poem published, titled “Rodeo Clown,” in Louisiana Literature.

Weiqing Ge, assistant professor, Physical Therapy, along with Daniel Yanek, Physical Therapy student, had an abstract accepted by the American Physical Therapy Association’s 2012 Annual Conference. The abstract, titled “Comparison of a facilitory and an inhibitory Kinesiotaping technique in treating chronic low back pain,” discusses various techniques and effectiveness outcomes in treating lower back pain.

Gabriel Palmer-Fernandez, director, Dr. James Dale Ethics Center, and professor, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, published the article “Civilian Populations in War,” in the Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics, Second Edition.

Javed Alam, professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering, is listed as the second author of the article “An Actor-Network Perspective of QR Utilization” published in the proceedings of the Fourth International Scientific Conference, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science, South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria. The first author is Malinka Ivanova, Technical University-Sofia, College of Energetics and Electronics, Sofia, Bulgaria.

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