Dr. Mette L.
Baran and Dr. Janice E. Jones, assistant
professors in Doctoral Leadership Department, were panelists in a presentation
titled "Leadership Education" at the Midwest Academy of Management
55th Annual Conference on Oct. 5. The panel included leaders from Midwestern universities.
and Dr. David Stosur, faculty
members in the Religious Studies/Philosophy Department, participated in a
conference, “Vatican II: Teaching and
Understanding the Council After 50 Years,” at the University of St.
Thomas in St. Paul, Minn. from Sept. 20-22. Di Domizio presented his paper,
“Vatican II: Discerning a Christian Vocation in a Post 9/11 World.” Stosur’s
paper was entitled “Mixed Signals on Liturgical Participation: Teaching Liturgy
and Crossing Generational Divides.”
Foust Vinson, assistant professor of English,
chaired a panel, “The Stories Women Tell:
Invention, Memory and Belonging in American Women’s Writing” at the
Society for the Study of American Women Writers triennial conference in Denver
on Oct. 14. She also presented her paper
“Collective Memory and Communal Belonging in Gloria Naylor’s The Women of Brewster Place.” Joining her was Dr. Stacey Floyd, assistant professor of English, who presented her
paper “(Re)membering or Dismembering: The Awakening and the Alienated Self,” and Dr. Maureen McKnight, assistant professor
of English, who presented her paper “Demanding Compassion in Mary Noilles Murfree’s
‘The Star in the Valley.’” At the conference, McKnight also chaired a panel
entitled “Women Outlaws.”
assistant professor of English, presented a paper, “’Mind-Forg’d Manacles’:
Killing Deceptions in 1984” at a Scholarly Panel for Waukesha Reads at
the Waukesha Public Library on Oct. 18.
Mark Gesner, faculty
chair for community engaged learning and leadership in the College of Business
and Management, presented “Responding to A Crucible Moment: How Is Your Campus
Navigating the Path of Going Partial to Pervasive with Civic Learning?” at the Wisconsin
Campus Compact Conference on Oct. 24. In this session, there was a brief review of the Association of American
Colleges & Universities’ “Crucible Moment” Report, and then a facilitated
dialogue in which participants shared how civic learning and the development of
generative partnerships are growing and/or struggling on their campuses. Review
the full AAC&U Report here.
professor in the Doctoral Leadership Department, presented “Creating the
Culture to Change Assessment Practices: How Many Administrators Does it Take to
Change a Light Bulb?” at the Wisconsin Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development on Oct. 5. He also presented “Top Ten Things to Know after You
Graduate from High School” at Brookfield East High School’s Senior Options Day
on Oct. 17.
chair of the Sport Science and Management Department, made two presentations on
the topic of collegiality and collaboration at the National Physical Education
Teacher Education Conference (PETE) in Las Vegas on Oct. 5-6. Judd and
colleagues led discussion regarding best practices for doctoral education and
the importance of sharing what PETE professors have accomplished in the
physical education industry. Judd continues his service to the North American
Society for Sport Management (NASSM) this year as an abstract reviewer for the
annual conference, as well as a committee member for the Janet B. Parks
associate professor of piano, performed a recital on Oct. 18 at the Windhover
Center for the Arts in Fond du Lac. She performed music by Haydn, Debussy,
Brahms and Gershwin, combining piano solo and chamber music literature. On Oct.
7, Kwak presented a lecture to the Milwaukee Area Piano Teachers Association, “Piano
Technique and Relevant Repertoire for the Intermediate Level.”
Shana McCaw, faculty in
the Visual Art Department, along with her husband and collaborative partner,
Brent Budsberg, will have two works featured in the Milwaukee Art Museum's
upcoming Contemporary Art Society Auction, to be held on Nov. 3. The black-tie
event helps raise funds for the Contemporary Art Society's Program and
Acquisition Fund. The complete catalog may be viewed online here. The pair
are also currently exhibiting a new installation called “Horizon” at the Layton
Gallery at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design. The installation, which
will be changing as the exhibition continues, is part of the exhibition, “MKE<->LAX,”
a show sampling the work of the artists who have participated in the
MKE<->LAX residency and artist exchange initiative. The show includes
work by local and Los Angeles-based artists and will be on view until Dec. 8.
More information is available here.
Trost, an associate professor of psychology, co-authored the article, “The
Role of Psychology in Surgery.” The article is published in Surgery Update, a
journal sponsored by the Medical College of Wisconsin.