Faculty-Staff Achievements, May 14, 2018
Pam Fisher, associate director of employer outreach and strategic communications in the Career
Development Center, presented a paper titled "From Nothing to Something: How a First-time
Marketing Strategy Elevated Skidmore's Career Development Center" at the Communicating
Careers Conference at Boston University on May 10. The conference focuses on marketing
for career centers.
Publications and Exhibitions
Regina Janes, professor of English, had an essay titled "Incipience: Inventing Genres, Or Henry Fielding Makes It a Habit" published in The Ways of Fiction: New Essays on the Literary Cultures of the Eighteenth Century (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018).
Rebecca Johnson, associate professor of psychology, co-authored a paper that appeared in the April
24 issue of the journal Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics titled "Are two spaces better than one? The effect of spacing following periods and commas
during reading." The study was cited May 4 in the Washington Post and in the Atlantic on May 11.
In the News
Paul Arciero, professor of health and human physiological sciences, discussed a study he co-authored in a May 11 Times Union story titled "Exercising while gaming could slow cognitive declines, study finds." The study was published in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience.
Yelena Biberman, assistant professor of political science, co-authored a May 7 Washington Post story titled "Pakistani militants have created their own political party. Can it actually win votes?"
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