Archive for May, 2018

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Marta Podemska-Mikluch (Economics and Management)

Marta Podemska-Mikluch gave a series of talks at the Rockford University Center for ethics and entrepreneurship. Podemska-Mikluch spoke on the topic of innovation, regulation, and freedom in healthcare. She also shared her findings regarding the regulatory obstacles that delay and prevent access to a life-saving therapy for patients suffering from spinal muscular atrophy.

Kathleen Keller (History)

Kathleen Keller published a book review in the April 2018 issue of H-France Review of Harry Gamble’s Contesting French West Africa: Battles Over Schools and the Colonial Order, 1900-1950.

Jill Locke (Political Science)

Jill Locke participated in an author-meets-critics panel discussion of her book, Democracy and the Death of Shame: Political Equality and Social Disturbance, at the Annual Meeting of the Western Political Science Association in San Francisco, California.

Yuki Sakuragi (Modern Language, Literature, and Cultures)

Yuki Sakuragi published a book chapter, “Experimental Learning of Intercultural Communication through short-term study in Japan” in Promoting Multicultural Experiential Learning in Higher Education (Nakanishiya Publishing, Kyoto, 2018).

Mary Westby and Liz Drake (Health and Exercise Science)

Mary Westby and Liz Drake presented at the Minnesota Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium on April 28, 2018, in Duluth. The two presented on “Evidence Based Practice – How To Find Literature And How To Evaluate Literature.”

Ursula Lindqvist (Scandinavian Studies)

Ursula Lindqvist gave a public lecture and Q&A titled “What is Feminist Filmmaking?” at the Walter Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities at the University of Washington as part of the Scandinavian Studies Graduate Colloquium Series. Her visit to the campus April 18-19, 2018, also included sharing meals and “fikas” with graduate students to discuss […]

Denis Crnkovic (Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures)

Denis Crnković had his article, “On the Contexts of Edith Södergran’s Russian Poem, ‘Tikho, Tikho, Tikho,’” accepted for publication in the upcoming issue of Scandinavica, the interdisciplinary journal of Scandinavian philology published by the Department of Scandinavian and Dutch Philology at St. Petersburg University (Russia).

Kate Knutson (Political Science)

Kate Knutson was selected to participate in the Teaching Poverty 101 Workshop at the Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison this summer. The workshop is designed to help college instructors plan courses on the causes, consequences, and cures of poverty.