Dr. Justin Mierzwicki, clinical assistant professor of physical therapy, recently appeared on the Brawn Body podcast, which is hosted by LVC student Daniel Braun ’20, D’22. Dr. Mierzwicki and Braun discussed the importance of exercise in the older adult population. They also discussed the role of overloading, weighted vest training, high-intensity resistance training, and more in this population, in addition to applicable points for physical therapists, trainers, and more!
Archive for September 2021
Dr. Philip Benesch, chair of social sciences and associate professor of politics, gave a virtual talk to students at the Universidad del CEMA in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Sept. 21, regarding the 234th anniversary of the U.S. Constitution. Dr. Benesch, who is also LVC’s director of prelaw programs and external scholarships and fellowships, appears beginning around the 25th minute on this YouTube video of the session.
Dr. Helga McCullough, assistant professor of communication sciences and disordersand speech-language pathology, announced that LVC’s free public clinic, the Lebanon Valley College Center for Speech, Language, and Hearing Disorders, received a 2021 SPEAK OUT! & LOUD Crowd Grant. The grants, which are awarded to hospitals, university speech therapy clinics, private practices, and nonprofit organizations worldwide by the Parkinson Voice Project, enable recipients to receive therapy supplies and free training for recipients’ speech-language pathologists and graduate students. Faculty and students in the LVC clinic are committed to offering Parkinson Voice Project’s effective speech therapy program.
Dr. Kimberlee Josephson, associate dean of the Breen Center for Graduate Success and associate professor of business administration, published “Why Philly businesses should welcome Amazon’s expansion” on Broad + Liberty this week. Dr. Josephson counter-balances Amazon’s critics with some of the positives the company provides to small-business owners.
Experimental Psychology published the research of Dr. Michael Kitchens, professor of psychology. “Be Responsible? Priming “Responsibility” and the Bystander Effect in a Field Setting” in Experimental Psychology was conducted by Dr. Kitchens, Kristie E. Houck ’22, Sydney E. Petrasic ’22, Ethan H. Schultz ’21, Sierra S. Sheriff ’21, John O. Underwood ’21, Daymond N. Zweizig ’21, and colleagues and students from Gettysburg College.
Dr. Kimberlee Josephson, associate dean of the Breen Center for Graduate Success and associate professor of business administration, recently appeared on the Brawn Body podcast, which is hosted by LVC student Daniel Braun ’20, D’22. Dr. Josephson and Braun discussed the interplay between business/entrepreneurship and health/fitness. The two reviewed business principles such as supply and demand, competition, and innovation, and how they apply to exercise and fitness. They also discussed goals, work ethic, and other factors required for success in all of life’s pursuits!
Dr. Kathryn M. Whiteley, associate professor of criminal justice, was a guest speaker for a Women and Crime class at Middle Tennessee State University. Dr. Whiteley discussed her book chapter, I am more than a crime, current research, and documentary about women incarcerated for murder in SCI. Muncy, Pennsylvania. Students read her chapter, which was published in “Demystifying the Big House: Exploring Prison Experience and Media Representations (2018), and the class watched her 2021 documentary, “Until We Have Faces.”
Dr. Kimberlee Josephson, associate dean of the Breen Center for Graduate Success and associate professor of business administration, published “Apprehension about ESG criteria in in business is warranted” on Broad + Liberty in late August. Dr. Josephson noted “It’s important for businesses to care about the environment, community, and economy, but cementing themselves to fallible standards and culturally-dependent, subjective morality judgements just impedes progress.”
Dr. Kathryn M. Whiteley, associate professor of criminal justice and international expert on the study of women who kill, was a recent guest on one of the most highly watched programs across Australia, Channel Nine Australia’s Under Investigation: with Liz Hayes series. Dr. Whiteley appears just past the 22-minute mark of the Adultery, Murder, and Mayhem: The Scandalous Crime Unsolved for 30 Years.
Dr. Daniel Pitonyak, assistant professor of physics, gave a contributed talk, “Global Analysis of SSAs from Current and Future Data,” at the 22nd Particles and Nuclei International Conference on Sept. 5. Dr. Pitonyak participated virtually in the tri-annual conference featuring plenary speakers from throughout the U.S. and world.