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Dr. Vejar Quoted in Associated Press Article

Dr. Cynthia Vejar, program director and associate professor of clinical mental health counseling, was interviewed by Ted Anthony of the Associated Press. The article, for Covid-19 coronavirus America: Six months in disarray, dismay, disconnect, was picked up worldwide including by the New Zealand Herald. Dr. Vejar provided advice for dealing with the current crisis, including “…developing a relationship with uncertainty is something we should strive toward.”

Dr. McEvoy Interviewed by Irish Ambassador

Dr. Gabriela McEvoy, chair and associate professor of Spanishwas interviewed by Paul Gleeson, Irish Ambassador for Chile, Ecuador, and Peru. She discussed her book, The invisible experience. Irish Immigrants in Peru, with the Santiago, Chile-based ambassador.

Karen Beall Named Artist-in-Residence

Karen Beall, adjunct instructor in sculpture and ceramics, was named artist-in-residence for the Fall 2020/Spring 2021 seasons by the Environmental Center at the Clarence Schock Memorial Park at Governor Dick in Mt. Gretna. The residency includes two public art projects at the park: Forest Fable, a hike in the woods with Dr. Rebecca Urban, LVC’s director of environmental science and associate professor of biology, to identify trees; and, Spring Souvenir, a hike with a naturalist followed by an art program let by Beall.

Dr. Josephson’s Advice Piece Published by University Business

Dr. Kimberlee Josephson’s “How to prepare for protest potential on campus,” was published by University Business Sept. 9. Josephson, associate dean of the Breen Center for Graduate Success and assistant professor of business administration, detailed “four strategies for empowering students and confronting uncertainty in an era of student unrest”.

Dr. Dolan’s Op-Ed Published on The Hill and MS

Dr. Christopher Dolan, Fulbright Scholar and professor of political science, was recently published in several media outlets, including The Hill and MSN U.S. and Canada. His latest article, “What the numbers say about Trump’s chances at reelection,” was published Sept. 5, originally on The Hill.

Dr. Pitonyak and Student Researchers Published in Peer-Reviewed Journal

Dr. Daniel Pitonyak ’08, assistant professor of physics, co-published “Origins of a single transverse-spin asymmetries in high-energy collisions” in the peer-reviewed journal Physical Review D. Pitonyak co-wrote the paper with Justin Cammarota ’19 (physics and mathematics), Joshua Miller ’21 (physics and mathematics), and collaborators from Penn State Berks, UCLA, Jefferson Lab, and Old Dominion University.  The work was partially supported by a LVC Arnold Student-Faculty Research Grant and Pitonyak’s recent National Science Foundation Grant.

Dr. Lehr Published in National Journal

Dr. Michael E. Lehr, clinical associate professor of physical therapy, published a Case Report, Clinical Reasoning and Use of a Literature Review During the Management of Patellofemoral Syndrome, in Orthopedic Physical Therapy Practice (Vol. 32, No. 2, March 2020). 

Dr. Pitonyak Awarded NSF Grant for Student-Faculty Research

Dr. Daniel Pitonyak ’08, assistant professor of physics, received a three-year, $164,862 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund his theoretical nuclear physics research. The grant will support ongoing student-faculty research as his team seeks “to map out a 3-dimensional image of the internal structure of visible matter.” Visit here to learn more

Dr. Dolan Interviewed by Pakistan Newspaper

Chris J. Dolan, professor of political science, was interviewed by Indus News (Lahore, Pakistan) on right-wing extremist provocations in the wake of the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, the deployment of federal law enforcement, and the 2020 presidential election. The video clip can be found here.

Spanish Publisher Releases Language Faculty Book

Dr. Carmen Garcia-Armero, associate professor of SpanishDr. Gabriela McEvoy, chair of languages and associate professor of Spanish, and Dr. Fabricio Silva, assistant professor of Spanish, co-authored Espectros del poder: representaciones y discursos de resistencia en literatura y cine en los siglos XX-XXI.The book, which Silva also co-edited, was published by Editorial Pilegos in Spain. The work is a collection of essays that provide a cultural framework for thinking about the relationship between the unconscious and social structures in Spain and Latin America.