Faculty-Staff Achievements, November 14, 2016
Ian Berry, Dayton director and professor of liberal studies, represented the Saratoga Springs
Arts Commission at a City Council meeting to propose a public art policy. The presentation
was reported in a Nov. 6 Saratogian story titled "Saratoga Springs City Council to review public art policy."
Publications and Exhibitions
Paintings by Fabian Lopez, assistant professor of art, are on exhibit at the Lake George Arts Project's Courthouse
Gallery in the Village of Lake George. The show is titled "A Certain Romance": Paintings by Fabian Lopez.
Lily Sun, David Domozych
Lily Sun, microscopy technology and research coordinator, and David Domozych, professor of biology, are co-authors of a paper titled "Genetic improvement of tomato by targeted control of fruit softening" in Nature Biotechnology. The paper reports on novel molecular techniques used to improve the quality of one
the world's most important fruits. Domozych was also author of recent paper titled
"Charophytes: Evolutionary Giants and Emerging Model Organisms" in Frontiers in Plant Science. That paper describes the emergence of this group of green algae in modern molecular,
cellular and ecological research.
Gordon Thompson, professor of music, had an opinion piece published Nov. 9 in the Times Union titled "'The Beatles: Eight Days a Week' and for always revered." Thompson is currently in England to teach the seminar "'Swinging' London, 1966."
In the News
Chris Mann, assistant professor of political science, was quoted in a Nov. 8 San Antonio Express-News article titled "Election Day voting a ritual for many Americans." Mann noted that traditional precinct voting on election day is giving way to voting
Minita Sanghvi, Ron Seyb
Ian Berry, Dayton director and professor of liberal studies, Minita Sanghvi, assistant professor of management and business, and Ron Seyb, associate professor of political science, were interviewed by WAMC radio on November 8. The show was part of election coverage at the the Frances Young Tang
Teaching Museum and Art Gallery's "More Perfect Union" exhibit.
Corinne Moss-Racusin, assistant professor of psychology, was quoted in a Nov. 9 article on the ABC News
website titled "Understanding Gender Bias After Trump's Election Upset."
Ron Seyb, associate professor of political science, was quoted in a Nov. 9 Times Union story titled "Trump shocks Clinton as polls and results differ in presidential election."
Denise Smith, professor of health and exercise sciences, was quoted in a Nov. 9 story on the website
Firehouse titled "IAFC Releases Guide for Firefighter Physicals." Smith, who has done extensive research on firefighter safety, discussed the advantages
that new guidelines will offer to primary-care providers in assessing firefighters'
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