Faculty presentations and publications, Feb. 14 -March 15

Friday, March 15, 2013 1:00:00 PM

Dr. Linda Gordy, assistant dean and assistant professor of the School of Urban Initiatives, and Casey O’Keefe, assistant professor and chair of the Early Childhood Bachelor Completion Program, presented “Text, Talk, and the Common Core Standards: A framework for collaborating with teachers to support language and literacy,” at the Wisconsin Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s annual convention in the Wisconsin Dells in February.

Shana McCaw, assistant professor of Visual Art, and her husband Brent Budsberg presented a lecture on their recent artwork at the Chazen Museum at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Feb. 20. McCaw and Budsberg were awarded a Stritch Faculty Research and Development Award in January for their work during a recent residency in Death Valley, California.

Dr. Rainer Meisterjahn, adjunct faculty in Sport Science and Management, was recently accepted for publication by Athletic Insight: The Online Journal of Sport Psychology. His paper, ‘‘'Everything Was Different’: An existential phenomenological investigation of US professional basketball players’ experiences overseas,” is currently in press.

Sister Barbara Reynolds, SDS, Ph.D., professor of Math, presented "The Arbelos, the Salinon ... and the Parbolos," for students and faculty at University of Wisconsin-Platteville on March 7. 

Dr. Daniel Scholz, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, recently published his second book, "The Pauline Letters: Introducing the New Testament."

Dr. Sarah Foust Vinson, assistant professor of English, presented “Peaceful Transgression: Personal and National Boundaries in Barbara Kingsolver’s The Poisonwood Bible” at the Wisconsin Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies’ annual interdisciplinary conference on March 1.