CAS Science Lab Manager To Present at AACR Annual Meeting 2016December 28, 2015
CAS Science Department Lab Manager and Chemical Hygiene Officer Sevilay Turan’s abstract was accepted for presentation at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2016. She and her colleagues from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) will present their research titled, “Clinical characteristics and choice of therapy that are associated with altered bladder cancer genes” in New Orleans, Louisiana, April 16-20, 2016.
Ms. Turan does cancer research as a special volunteer at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and also supports CAS work study students in securing summer internships at NCI.
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Wendy Bilen’s Proposal Accepted for CEA Annual ConferenceDecember 21, 2015
The College English Association has accepted Assistant Professor Wendy Bilen’s proposal, “Where There Is No Path: Guiding Composition Students Through Their Preconceptions of Writing” for their 47th annual conference. The conference will be held in Denver, CO on March 31-April 2, 2016.Read comments (0) Add Comment
Bill Beverly’s Novel Receives Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers AwardDecember 14, 2015
Associate Professor of English Bill Beverly’s novel Dodgers is one of 20 books, including just 10 novels, to receive the Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers award for spring 2016: “Our newest favorite One A.M. Read: a noir that reminded us of Richard Price and George Pelecanos and kept us turning pages well into the night.” Beverly will appear on authors’ panels in January, at the American Booksellers Association Winter Institute in Denver, and in April, at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at the campus of the University of Southern California.
The complete list of recipients and information about the award appears here:
Dodgers is available from Crown in North America on April 5, 2016, and from No Exit Press in the United Kingdom on March 30.
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Dr. Rebecca Easby Appointed to Education Committee of the College of Arts AssociationDecember 9, 2015
Dr. Rebecca Easby, Associate Professor of Art History and Program Chair of Fine Arts, has been appointed to a three-year term on the Education Committee of the College of Arts Association, a national association for art and history. As defined by the CAA, the committee will focus on “pedagogy at the higher education level in art history, visual culture, studio, aesthetics, and art criticism, and on the interface between arts teaching and learning research and practice.”Read comments (0) Add Comment
Moitra Accepted for PublicationDecember 2, 2015
Dr. Karobi Moitra, Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, has two new publications. The first is an article titled , “Overcoming Multidrug Resistance in Cancer Stem Cells ” that was published in BioMed Research International. The second is a case study titled, “Resurrection: Reviving a Deadly Flu Virus ” that will be published by the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science. The NCCSTS previously published two other studies by Dr. Moitra titled, “The Interview: Hemoglobin vs. Myoglobin and The Mona Lisa Molecule: Mysteries of DNA Unraveled.Read comments (0) Add Comment