Archive for June 2022

Dr. Josephson Publishes Pair of Pieces at AIER

Dr. Kimberlee Josephson, associate professor of business administration, had two articles published recently at the American Institute for Economic Research— “Forgotten Factors in the Student Debt Debate” and “The PFAS Packaging Predicament: McDonald’s Isn’t Loving it.”

Two Dr. Dolan Op-Eds Published in International Publications

Dr. Chris J. Dolan, professor of political science, published “NATO’s 2022 Strategic Concept Must Enhance Digital Access and Capacities,” in Just Security on June 8, 2022. He also published “Challenges to Democracy and Development in the Contemporary Western Balkans” in Rule of Law, Governance and Society in the Western Balkans

Dr. Dolan’s Research Team Awarded International Grant

As part of his Fulbright U.S. Scholar work, Dr. Chris J. Dolan’s research team at the Max van der Stoel Institute at South East European University was awarded a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) grant, titled: “SEEU Students 5.0: Media and Information Literacy in the Age of Disinformation.” The USAID project will be implemented in association with IREX: Media Literacy in North Macedonia/You Think. Dr. Dolan, a two-time Fulbright Scholar, is a LVC professor of political science.

Dr. Dolan Publishes Cold War 2.0 Op-ed

Dr. Chris J. Dolan, professor of political science, published “How the U.S. Can Navigate Cold War 2.0.: The Russian Invasion of Ukraine and the Rise of China” in 19FortyFive on May 24.

Ainsley Buia ’25 and Sara Collevechio ’25 Awarded Research Grant

Biology majors Ainsley Buia ’25 and Sara Collevechio ’25 were awarded the “Pennsylvania Academy of Sciences Undergraduate Research Project” for their project, “The molecular effects of alcohol sensitivity post traumatic brain injury in Drosophila melanogaster.” They, along with classmate and fellow researcher Raegan Laszczyk ’25, were invited to present their research at the 2023 Pennsylvania Academy of Sciences Conference. The trio are conducting their research under the faculty mentorship of Dr. Bona Hoxha, assistant professor of biology. 

Jessica Koch ’23 Receives Conservancy Scholarship

Jessica Koch ’23, environmental science, was announced as the recipient of the 2022 Richard H. and Karen R. Light Memorial Scholarship as bestowed by the Lebanon Valley Conservancy. Koch, who completed an internship at the Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority and conducted water quality analysis research at Annville’s Quittapahilla Creek, was nominated by Dr. Rebecca Urban, director of environmental science and professor of biology. Koch is interning with DCNR’s Bureau of Forestry this summer.