Posts tagged ‘Media’

Dr. Tacelosky Presents Fulbright Research in Warsaw, Quoted in Seattle Times

Dr. Kathleen Tacelosky, professor of Spanish, continues to share her research, which began in 2010 with a Fulbright Scholar Grant in Puebla, Mexico and continued with a second Fulbright Award to Zacatecas, Mexico in the 2018–2019 academic year. She gave the keynote address “Education and Languages in an Age of Globalization,” at the Language and Society Conference of the International Sociological Association and by the UNESCO Janusz Korczak Chair in Warsaw Poland, earlier this month. Tacelosky’s research on students who children who return to Mexico after having lived and been educated in the U.S., involved interviewing families in Mexico, and led to her developing a curriculum to train teachers. See the Seattle Times article “Life After Deportation” to learn more.

Dr. Lappas Shares Research with WITF Listeners

Dr. Courtney Lappas, associate professor of biology, and one of her research colleagues, Dr. Brian Meier, professor of psychology at Gettysburg College, were guests on WITF’s live Smart Talk show. The duo spoke about their “natural-is-better” bias research. Click here to listen.

Esports Hits USA Today Home Page

Dave Shapiro, senior director of information technology and chief information officer, and Coulson Miller ’19, a business administration major with a minor in computer & data science, were interviewed in a story by York Daily Record video journalist Cameron Clark regarding LVC having the state’s first varsity intercollegiate eSports team. The video and accompanying photo slide show was picked up by USA Today and ran on its home page.

Comics Unstripped Makes Local News

Comics Unstripped, the current exhibition in the Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery, was featured in stories by the Carlisle Sentinel and PennLive. This exploration of comic art and its impact on society incorporated research from a course on comic art taught by Professor Michael Pittari, professor of art & visual culture, in spring 2018.

Dr. Dompier’s Brain Op-Ed Published in USA Today

Dr. Thomas Dompier, associate professor of athletic training, had a second op-ed published in USA Today this year. USA Today published “I’m donating my brain to science for the sake of football and facts. Really,” August 27. In the piece, Dr. Dompier noted that with football season now underway, “Let’s not exaggerate the risk of brain damage from sports. Instead let’s study more brains, including mine.”

President Thayne Elected to Wyoming Seminary Board

President Lewis E. Thayne was elected to the Board of Trustees of Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School, his high school alma mater, for the 2018–2019 academic year.

Dr. Lou Manza Quoted Regarding Unsolved Murder from 50 Years Ago  

Dr. Lou Manza, chair and professor of psychology, was quoted in a Lebanon Daily News story regarding an unsolved murder from half-a-century ago. He was interviewed Daniel Walmer ’10 and discussed how the moral attitudes of the time could have affected the investigation.

 

Nicholas Pollak ’18 and Ben Witmer ’19 Interviewed by MTVU

Nicholas Pollak ’18, a chemistry and physics dual major with a minor in mathematics, and Ben Witmer ’19, digital communications, were recently interviewed by MTV–U. Nick and Ben are part of LVC’s intercollegiate varsity esports program, the first in Pennsylvania.

 

The Verge Publishes Interview with Dr. Lou Manza About Cult Leaders

Dr. Lou Manza, chair and professor of psychology, had an extensive interview, “Here’s what Netflix’s Wild Wild Country doesn’t explain about cult leaders: An expert discusses how they seduce and control their followers,” published on The Verge website. The story was picked up worldwide, including as far away as China and the United Arab Emirates.

WPMT Highlights Newest Member of Men’s Lacrosse Team

John Haus, head coach of men’s lacrosse, signed 15-year-old Freddy Romero-Cabrera to an official letter of intent, which means that he will be part of practices, games, team dinners, events, and more according to a report on WPMT FOX 43. In 2011, Freddy was diagnosed with Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy. His signing was made possible by Team IMPACT, “a Boston-based non-profit that connects children facing serious and chronic illnesses with local college athletic teams.”