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Faculty-Staff Achievements, Nov. 10, 2014

November 11, 2014


Professor  and Director of Religious Studies Mary Zeiss Stange shared her thoughts on hunting and conservation at the Center for Humans and Nature program, "Does hunting make us human?" in a Nov. 7 program that also featured Amherst College Professor Jan Dizard on this theme. The program took place at Simons Center Recital Hall, College of Charleston, and was the culmination of Stange's and Dizard's year-long tenure as senior scholars at the Center for Humans & Nature.

Publications and Exhibitions

Joerg Bibow, professor of economics, is the author of “Does the Eurozone need its own treasury?” published Nov. 10 on the web site of the World Economic Forum.

Deb Hall, associate professor of art, will have her work featured in a group exhibition titled Home Grown, scheduled Nov. 15, 2014 to Jan. 11, 2015, at the Center for Photography at Woodstock. Curated by Ariel Shanberg and Helena Kaminski, Home Grown spotlights the 15 photographers who have received CPW’s Photographers’ Fellowship fund awards over the past 20 years. Read more.

Stephen Ives, assistant professor, Department of Health and Exercise Sciences, is a co-author of “a1- and a2-Adrenergic responsiveness in human skeletal muscle feed arteries: the role of TRPV ion channels in heat-induced sympatholysis,” published in the American Journal of Physiology’s Heart and Circulatory Physiology, Vol. 307, No. 9, November 2014.

Denise L. Smith, professor of health and exercise sciences, and colleagues from the University of California, Los Angeles published a paper titled “Validation of Heart Rate Derived from a Physiological Status Monitor-Embedded Compression Shirt Against Criterion ECG” in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, Vol. 11, No. 12, 2014. The study was funded by a contract with the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate as part of the UCLA Physiological Health Assessment System for Emergency Responders Program.

In the News

Paul Arciero, professor, Department of Health and Exercise Sciences, talked about the quality and type of beneficial exercise in an Academic Minute essay that aired Nov. 6 on WAMC-FM, one of the region’s local NPR affiliates. Listen here.

Corinne Moss-Racusin, assistant professor of psychology, was a source for “Is Academic Science Sexist?” published in the Nov. 6 issue of the journal Science.

Paul Sattler, Ella Van Dyke Tuthill ’32 Professor of Art, was the subject of a story titled “Radical Amazement:  Art and Thought of Paul Sattler,” by Mary Kathryn Jablonski ’89, in Numéro Cinq Magazine, November 2014.

Ron Seyb, Joseph C. Palamountain Jr. Professor of Government, was a source Nov. 3 in a pre-election report that aired on WNYT-TV, the region’s NBC affiliate.

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