NEWS AND NOTES
A paper by William Falla, philosophy faculty adjunct, titled "Redeemed by Beauty: Teilhard as Poet" has been published in Rediscovering Teilhard's Fire, a new title by St. Joseph's University Press, Kathleen Duffy, S.S.J., editor. Dr. Falla previously presented the paper at the 2005 Teilhard Conference held at Chestnut Hill College.
Dana S. Dunn, professor of psychology and president of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology (APA Division 2), served on the Program Committee of the 2010 Best Practices: Assessing Teaching and Learning in Psychology Conference, held in Atlanta, Ga., October 8-9. Dr. Dunn was the discussant for a presentation on "Developing a Department Assessment Plan" given by three colleagues from Kennesaw State University.
In August, Virginia O'Connell, assistant professor of sociology, led an invited workshop at the 2010 American Sociological Society's Annual Meeting in Atlanta, on "Ethical Issues in Research on Illegal Activities."
At the German Studies Association conference held Oct. 7-10 in Oakland, Ca., Diane Radycki, associate professor of art, presented a paper, "Worpswede: Idyll and After," in the session "Creativity and Partnership in Art, Literature, and Architecture." Dr. Radycki also served as commentator on the session "Creativity and Partnership in Art, Music, and the Performing Arts."
Stacey B. Zaremba, professor of psychology, and Kensi Stauffer '09 presented a paper, "Healthy Sexuality: Developing a Sex Addiction Prevention Program for Teens," at the Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health 2010 National Conference, held in Boston September 30–October 3. In their talk, they highlighted why teenagers are especially vulnerable to developing sexually addictive behaviors, and they shared their prevention program, which is the first of its kind that is based on the effective practices used for drug and alcohol prevention.
James P. West, professor and chair of economics and business, was interviewed for a WFMZ Channel 69 News story that aired October 11, "Lawmakers Consider Moratorium on Foreclosures."
Jan Crooker, art faculty adjunct, exhibited her work in a one-person show at the Bethlehem City Hall Rotunda Gallery in September.
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