Dr. Rachel Albert, associate professor of psychology, published “Teacher talk: Infant vocal cues affect non-lead infant teachers’ responding,” in Early Childhood Research Quarterly. Dr. Albert investigated how infants’ babble impacts teachers’ responses in childcare settings to see in what ways they are similar and different to mothers’ responses. Her results have potential impacts for thinking about infants’ opportunities for learning in childcare settings and how we educate teachers to work in infant classrooms.
Archive for January 2021
Dr. Michael E. Lehr, clinical associate professor of physical therapy, Dr. Stan Dacko, associate professor of physical therapy, and a professional colleague published “Movement patterns and neuromusculoskeletal impairments observed in a female Olympic Field Hockey team: An observational cohort study,” in the Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies. Four LVC alumni—Dr. Tori Stramara ’15, D’17, Dr. Craig Miller ’15, D’17, Dr. Ines Antensteiner ’15, D’17, and Dr. Sara Wannlund ’14, D’17.
Physics majors Lauren Hagy ’23 and Olivia Magneson ’24 participated in the virtual Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics Jan. 22–24. The event, supported in part by the National Science Foundation, enables women in physics to experience a professional conference, learn about career opportunities in physics, and hear from experts in the field.
Dr. Kimberlee Josephson, associate dean of the Breen Center for Graduate Success and assistant professor of business administration, had two opinion pieces published recently. Dr. Josephson’s expertise appeared in “4 Netflix Hits that Corporate America Could Take a Cue from” on FEE.org, and “What Attracts and Likely Detracts Who Governs” on PennLive.com.
Dr. Will Delavan, associate professor of economics, was quoted in the recent U.S. News article“6 Changes for Your Finances Under President Biden.” Dr. Delavan noted that “It looks like Biden is going to try to help make student loans and grants more affordable, transparent and available,” and that “Job creation is not like instant coffee…”
Michelle Barraclough, adjunct professor of music, and students MacKenzie Kyzer ’21 and Alydia Marangoni ’22 published “Flute Tools in the Age of COVID-19 Examining Practicality” in the December issue of The Flute Examiner. The students, part of Barraclough’s fall Flute Pedagogy class, discussed the practicality of various devices used on the flute to aid in COVID-19 protection in the article.
Dr. Kathryn M. Whiteley, associate professor of criminal justice, was a guest, discussion panelist for LINCS: Literacy Information and Communication System, a national initiative of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education. Under the banner of Correctional and Re-Entry Education, Whiteley shared “Teaching Incarcerated Individuals with Long Sentences,” with the principal from the Women’s State Correctional Institute at Muncy, Pa. The duo discussed educational instructional practices for women serving long, life, and life without parole.
Dr. Helga McCullough’s op-ed, “Joe Biden Overcame His Stutter on His Own…” was published by PennLive on President Biden’s inauguration day. Dr. McCullough, assistant professor of speech-language pathology, expressed admiration for President Biden’s determination, but notes that thankfully today there are far more professional options and programs for those who want to improve disfluencies.
Beth Julian ’09, assistant dean of student success and retention, and Sarah Bartz ’08, director of academic success, shared their commitment to mentorship and how LVC faculty and staff closely mentor students to ensure their academic and personal success. The pair were interviewed by Reporter Amy Kehm for WHTM ABC TV 27’s Good Day PA in August as part of their Back to School series.
E.J. Smith ’90, associate director of admission and recruitment, and Cole Godfrey ’17, M’19, assistant director of admission, were interviewed by Reporter Amy Kehm for WHTM ABC TV 27’s Good Day PA in November. The duo discussed their podcast, “The Admission Guys: Helping You Navigate Your College Search Process.” The show, which just aired its 12th episode, can be found on most podcast apps and services.