Accomplishments - September, 2020
“Gay Liberation to Campus Assimilation: Early Non-Heterosexual Student Organizing at Midwestern Universities” by Patrick Dilley, School of Education, and Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, earned the 2020 Outstanding Book Award by the Association for the Study of Higher Education. The book chronicles the gay liberation movement on 16 Midwestern college campuses, documenting student activism and organizing.
Boyd Goodson, Chemistry and Biochemistry, has been selected by the Illinois Science & Technology Coalition as one of 2020’s “Researchers to Know.”
Serdar Aydin, Health Care Management, is co-author of a manuscript “College Students’ Attitudes Toward the Elderly: An Exploratory Study in Turkey,” published this month in the Ageing International journal.
Jay Needham, Radio, Television, and Digital Media, is co-editor of “Resonance: The Journal of Sound and Culture” by the University of California Press. The interdisciplinary, international peer reviewed journal features research and writing of scholars and artists working in fields typically considered to be the domain of sound art and sound studies. These fields may include traditional and new forms of radio, music, performance, installation, sound technologies, immersive realities, and studies-based disciplines such as musicology, philosophy, and cultural studies.
Marjorie Brooks, School of Biological Science, will give a plenary presentation entitled, “Stress Equivalence: Challenges and Opportunities for Conservation Battles in the Anthropocene” on Sept. 22 during the virtual meeting of the 29th annual northern California regional chapter’s Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Sept. 21-24. She will discuss how conservationists can alleviate effects of pollution and climate change on wildlife and fishes.
Discussion on research this spring by Jeffrey Punske, Linguistics, “Language Development During Interstellar Travel” was included in “How Will Language Change if Humans Travel the Stars?” in Slate last month.