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  • Thorne Presents at N.A.M.E. Annual Conference

    January 27, 2015

    Dr. Daryl Thorne, Assistant Professor of Human Relations and Program Chair, was selected to present at the National Association Multicultural Education Conference for the last three consecutive years.

    In 2012, Dr. Thorne also presented at the 6th International Symposium on Identity and Multicultural Politics in Montreal, Canada.

    The conference dates, location, and title of presentations were as follows:

    Thorne, Daryl. “Heuristics as a Process for Healing: The Recognition of Implicit Identity.” 6th International Symposium on Identity and Multicultural Politics. International Network for Alternative Academia., Montreal, Canada. 30 Oct. 2012. 

    Thorne, Daryl. “Exploring the Impact of Historical Trauma on the Education of Native American Students.” 2012 N.A.M.E. Conference. , Philadelphia, PA. 29 Nov. 2012.

    Thorne, Daryl. “Andragogical Deliberateness of Teaching a Course Called “Race and Racism”.” 2013 N.A.M.E. Conference. , Oakland, CA. 6 Nov. 2013.

    Thorne, Daryl. “Understanding Spiritual Gifts.” 2014 N.A.M.E. Conference. , Tucson, AZ. 7 Nov. 2014. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    Bishop to Present at Eastern Psychological Association Annual Meeting

    January 22, 2015

    Dr. Christopher Bishop, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Program Chair of Human Relations, has been selected to present at the Eastern Psychological Association Annual Meeting. His session titled, “Juvenile Delinquency and Age of Onset: Psychosocial, Educational, Cognitive, and Psychological Implications” will explore how the age of onset is related to delinquency  and psychosocial outcomes in adolescents.

    The conference will be held March 5-7, 2015 in Philadelphia, PA.

    Click to read the 2015 EPA Annual Meeting Abstract.

     

     

     

     

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    Moitra Published in Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education

    January 19, 2015

    Dr. Karobi Moitra, Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, celebrates two recent publications. The first, is a paper published in the Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education exploring the use of storytelling as an effective and engaging learning tool. Read article.

    In addition, Dr. Moitra’s second book installment, “A Journey Through Genetics Part 2″, was released in early November. The text analyzes the genetic basis of human disease through understanding Mendel’s laws of inheritance and genetic mapping. Read abstract.

    Citations:

    Moitra K.  (2014). Storytelling as an active learning tool to engage students in a genetics classroom. Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education, 15 (2), 332-334.

    Moitra K. A Journey Through Genetics Part 2. Colloquium Series on The Genetic Basis of Human Disease. Morgan-Claypool Publications. Vol. 1, No. 6, November 2014, Pages 1-71, Morgan-Claypool Publications. DOI: 10.4199/C00114ED1V02Y201407GBD006.

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    Ocampo Appointed to Board of Educational Affairs Task Force

    December 22, 2014

    Dr. Carlota Ocampo (Provost and Associate Professor of Psychology) was appointed to the Board of Educational Affairs Task Force, in association with the American Psychological Association, earlier in 2014. The task force was charged with developing plans and identifying steps to create a universal assessment to measure introductory psychology students’ mastery of content knowledge and skills. This was an extension of the work conducted by the BEA Working Group on Strengthening the Common Core of the Introductory Psychology Course.

     

     

     

     

     

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    Moitra’s Students Present at the 2nd Annual dmvCAPS Research Conference

    December 12, 2014

    Students of Dr. Karobi Moitra, Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, presented at the 2nd Annual dmvCAPS (Greater Washington Area American Physiological Society) Research Conference at George Washington University on November 21. Michelle Jaldin, Sonia Garcia, Clementine Etoundi and Donna Cooper presented research work on the genetic disease- Pseudoxanthoma elasticum. The poster was titled, “Novel variants in patients with Pseudoxanthoma elasticum identified by next generation sequencing technology”. Research was conducted under the mentorship of Dr. Moitra and funded through her Clare Booth Luce funds. Sevilay Turan, the Science Department Laboratory Manager at Trinity, also contributed research for the presentation but did not attend the conference.

    Dr. Moitra reports that her students were the only undergraduate poster presenters at the conference, among graduate students and post-docs, and conducted themselves in exemplary manner.

    Trinity students present at Moitra DMV CAPs Conference

    Trinity students present at Moitra DMV CAPs Conference

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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