Dr. David Setley, director of the MBA Program and Eugene C. Fish Endowed Professor of Business, was quoted in the Newsweek article, Should You Pursue and MBA Amid Coronavirus? Among other advantages, Setley noted “MBA hopefuls whose companies do offer tuition reimbursement should consider capitalizing on that benefit while they have access to it” since there’s a “possibility that this benefit could be rescinded in the near future due to the bad economy.”
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Dr. Matthew Walko, clinical associate professor of physical therapy and board certified Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy Specialist, was invited to create a video in response to COVID-19 by the Cardiovascular Pulmonary Section of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). The videos, including Dr. Walko’s Inpatient Facility Core Competencies: Basics for PTs Transitioning from Another Treatment Environment, are part of the PACER (Post-Acute COVID Exercise & Rehabilitation) Project and will serve as free continuing education through the APTA.
Dr. Kimberlee Josephson’s, associate dean of the Breen Center for Graduate Success and assistant professor of business administration, article, “Do not underestimate the power of company swag at a time like this,” was published by Quartz.
Dr. Chris J. Dolan’s article, “Trump’s ‘Blame China’ Re-Election Strategy Might Seriously Backfire,” was published in Newsweek on May 22. Dolan, a Fulbright Scholar, is a professor of political science.
Dr. Will Delavan, associate professor of economics, was among the authors featured in “After the Pandemic: Visions of Life Post COVID-19,” which was recently published by Sunbury Press. Delvan’s chapter, “The Looming Health Insurance Problem,” was included in the 27-chapter book edited by Lawrence Knorr.
Dr. Chris J. Dolan’s op-ed, “How COVID-19 is Going to Reset the World Order and the U.S.’s Place in It,” was published May 3 in the Pennsylvania Capital-Star. Dolan, professor of political science, notes that “COVID-19 has the potential to reshape America’s role in the world and alter the structure of the international system,” among other points.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf appointed Dr. Kathleen Blouch, director of the Master of Science in STEM Education Program, to a committee to update the Pennsylvania Academic Science and Technology, Environment, and Ecology Standards. Blouch joins the committee of education professionals selected to serve as content experts to draft the new standards.
Dr. Helga McCullough, on behalf of the Communication Sciences & Disorders/Speech-Language Pathology Department, was selected as a 2020 SPEAK OUT! & LOUD Crowd grant recipient through the Parkinson Voice Project. The grant will enable McCullough, assistant professor of speech-language pathology, to pursue training so the department can better serve individuals with Parkinson’s-related speech and voice issue in the LVC clinic.
Dr. Chris Dolan’s, professor of political science, opinion article, “COVID-19 and Democratic Backsliding,” was published by the International Institute of Peace in Vienna, Austria. In the piece, Dolan notes that political leaders globally are “using the COVID-19 pandemic to concentrate power and limit democratic governance.”
Dr. Eva Frank, assistant professor of athletic training, published her research study in the Athletic Training Education Journal. The article, Simulation-Based Instruction in Continuing Education, was co-authored by Dr. Frank’s colleagues at Arizona State University and Florida International University. Their research “compared the effects of two simulation techniques on knowledge and skill acquisition of a cardiovascular assessment.”