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Faculty News & Notes May 10, 2018

Faculty News & Notes May 10, 2018

May 10, 2018

Journal Articles

Research by Kara Mosovsky, assistant professor of biology, and her former student Crystal Collins ’17 was published this spring in the journal Fine Focus:

Collins, C. and Mosovsky, K. 2018. "Antibiotic Tolerance of Burkholderia: Distinguishing between Classical Resistance and Persistence in a Macrophage Infection Model." Fine Focus.

Professional Contributions

Dana S. Dunn, professor of psychology, is a co-author on a recently released publication, Assessment Guide for High School Psychology Teachers, that he helped to write last summer when he participated in the American Psychological Association's Summit on High School Psychology Education. You can read more about the summit here.

Kin Cheung, assistant professor of Asian religions, was interviewed for the article “China’s Holy Sites List on the Stockmarket,” which appeared in the April 26 edition of The Economist and the April 27 issue of Huffington Global.

Associate Professor of Accounting John D Rossi III’s article "Lease Modifications" appears in the summer 2018 issue of the Pennsylvania CPA Journal. The piece explains the new leasing standard for modifications to leases and how to handle them.

Doris Schattschneider, emeritus professor of mathematics, gave a lecture titled ”Math and M.C. Escher’s Art” on April 13 at a biennial bash, hosted by the Gathering 4 Gardner Foundation in Decatour, Georgia.

For her Escher expertise (Schattschneider is the author of the book M.C. Escher: Visions of Symmetry), she was interviewed for the story “Sephardic Mentor Guided Escher to Graphic Arts,” which appeared in the May 5 edition of the Atlanta Jewish Times to help promote an exhibit of Escher’s works at the Different Trains Gallery in Decatur.

Gary Olson, emeritus professor of political science, wrestles with protests, gun control, and democrats in his piece “Students Can Learn from Lessons of Past Protests,” which appeared in the Morning Call on April 16.