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.”
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Dr. Gabriela McEvoy, chair and associate professor of Spanish, was 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, 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. 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. 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. 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.
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.
Dr. Carmen Garcia-Armero, associate professor of Spanish, Dr. 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.