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Faculty News & Notes

December 15, 2016

Dunn elected to apa's board of educational affairs

Dana S. Dunn, professor of psychology, has been elected to be a member of the American Psychological Association's (APA) Board of Educational Affairs (BEA). The BEA recommends educational policy for APA to the Board of Directors and organization's Council of Representatives; recommends to the Board of Directors and Council of Representatives changes to its programs and operational priorities which would allow APA to take a leadership role for the nation in the educational arena; serve consultative and advisory role with respect to ongoing planning and operations of the Education Directorate, in consultation with its executive director; and ensure importance and commitment to diversity in education and training in all of its activities and initiatives. Dunn is a Fellow of the APA and has been actively involved in governance issues for many years.

 

kuserk participates in climate change forum

Frank Kuserk, Louise E. Juley professor of biological sciences, participated in a forum on Climate Change in the Lehigh Valley on Wednesday, November 30 at the Da Vinci Science Center. Other panelists included Gregory Czarnecki, Climate Change & Research Coordinator with the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, and Kathryn Semmens, Science Director at Easton’s Nurture Nature Center. Frank spoke on the challenges that global climate change pose for aquatic organisms and ecosystems.

 

Husic oped in the morning call

Dean of the College of Natural and Health Sciences Diane Husic's opinion piece "Under Trump, Will America Abandon the Climate Change Fight?"  appeared in the December 2 edition of The Morning Call.