Faculty-Staff Achievements, August 24, 2018
Jeffrey O. Segrave
Jeffrey O. Segrave, professor of health and exercise sciences, and John A. Cosgrove, are the authors of the recently published article, ”Games are more fun when there is no real point: Bizarre sports in comic strips” which appeared in the International Journal of Comic Art, Vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 349-366, 2018.
Tillman Nechtman, associate professor of history, is the author of The Pretender of Pitcairn Island, which will be published by Cambridge University Press on September 13. Nechtman will lecture about the book on October 19 at Northshire Books in Saratoga and October 26 at the Whaling Museum in Nantucket.
Jason Breves, assistant professor of biology, co-authored an article titled “In vivo effects of 17α-ethinylestradiol, 17β-estradiol and 4-nonylphenol on insulin-like growth-factor binding proteins (igfbps) in Atlantic salmon” in Aquatic Toxicology. The article describes a collaborative study with researchers at Northeastern University, University of Gothenburg and the U.S. Geological Survey. Breves and co-authors report on the effects of endocrine disrupting compounds on the development of Atlantic salmon.
In the News
Denise Smith, professor of health and exercise sciences and laboratory director for the First Responder Health and Safety Laboratory, and her research on the SMARTER Project was cited in “Using physiological data to enhance firefighter safety: Improving firefighter safety and survival through science, medicine and technology” published July 23 on FireRescue1.com and in “Fire Technology: The Future of Wearable Technology,” published June 1 on Firehouse.com.
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