Casterline Re-Appointed IPR Director
Joseph E. Steinmetz
, executive dean and vice provost, and Gifford Weary
, divisional dean, social and behavioral sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, announce the re-appointment
of John Casterline
, professor, sociology, as director of the Institute for Population Research, effective July 1. Casterline’s term is July 1, 2013 - August 31, 2017.
Cognitive Science Name Change
The Center for Cognitive Science has been renamed
Center for Cognitive and Brain Sciences (CCBS) to better reflect the expanded mission of the center, which in addition to traditional disciplines in cognitive science also includes cognitive neuroscience as a central component of programming. Director Zhong-Lin Lu
, professor of psychology, is director of CCBS and the Center for Cognitive and Behavioral Brain Imaging (CCBBI).
Speech and Hearing Science Professor Awarded $1.8 Million NIDCD Grant
, associate professor, speech and hearing science, and DeLiang Wang
, professor, computer science and engineering, were awarded
a five-year $1.8 million grant from the National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders. They will develop an algorithm to improve speech reception in noise by hearing-impaired listeners.
Comparative Studies Faculty Tapped for Choice Outstanding Academic Titles
Three faculty members of the Department of Comparative Studies have published books selected as Choice Outstanding Academic Titles for 2012
. Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries
is the premier source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education. The faculty awardees and their publications are:
Smith-Shank Selected for Art Education Award
, chair; arts administration, education and policy, has been awarded
the Maryl Fletcher DeJong Award from the National Art Education Association's Women's Caucus. The award will be presented at the association's national conference in March.
Fernandez Publishes New Book
, associate professor; history, and Latino/a studies, has published
a new book, Brown in the Windy City: Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in Postwar Chicago
Staff Member Publishes New Novel
, human resources and fiscal manager, French and Italian, is author
of several urban fantasy and paranormal romance books. Her most recent, Midnight Ash
, comes out this week.
An Exceptional Student: Brenda Brueggemann
, professor of English and disability studies, is showcased
in the winter 2013 issue of Hearing Health
. Brueggemann, a first-generation student from Kansas and early-era “mainstreamed” deaf student, was a force behind the establishment of the successful Disability Studies and American Sign Language programs at Ohio State.
Books in the Larger World of Objects: A Workshop on New Methods in Book History; 10 am, George Wells Knight House, 104 E. 15th Ave.
Mules, quicksilver, and "a glorious death:" Bourbon Perú from the experience of Tucuman´s (ad)venture merchants; 1 pm, George Wells Knight House, 104 E. 15th Ave.
Geography Discussion and Book Signing; 3:30-5 pm, 1080 Derby Hall
The Highest Peaceful Arts: Classical Music and the Meditation of Prestige in U.S. Cultural Diplomacy, 1954-1970; 4:30 pm, 205 Science and Engineering Library
Through January 26
Student Winter Dance Concert: Shifting Focus; 8 pm, 316 Pomerene Hall
The Clio Society: U.S. - Iraqi Relations in Historical Perspective; 10 am - 12 pm, Sphinx Centennial Leadership Suite, The Ohio Union
Winter Market at 400 West Rich Street; 11 am - 2 pm, 400 W. Rich St.
Suicide Prevention Training; 3-4:30 pm, 300 Younkin Success Center
Alumnus Artist: Fritz Kaenzig, tuba; 8 pm, Weigel Auditorium
Stone Lab Winter Program and Auction; 7-9 pm, Longaberger Alumni House, 2200 Olentangy River Rd.
Faculty Artist: Juliet White-Smith; viola, 8 pm, Weigel Auditorium
Through February 23
Through March 9
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