FACULTY ACCOMPLISHMENTS AS OF 1 APRIL 2013
• Beth Kavran, Mimi Pipino, and Natalie Weaver attended the AAC&U General Education and Assessment: A Sea Change in Student Learning Conference, Boston MA, 28 Feb-2 Mar 13.
• Colette Epplé published a review of Geraldine Higgins' book Heroic Revival from Carlyle to Yeats in the March edition of the journal Choice.
• Mimi Pipino presented “Not everyone’s story is written down”: Women and Revolution in Anita, Anita, The Hummingbird’s Daughter, and Queen of America at the Society for the Study of Multiethnic Literature (MELUS) annual conference, Pittsburgh, PA, 14-17 Mar 13.
• Mimi Pipino served as panel chair for “American Multiethnic Women’s Writings and Resistance” at the Society for the Study of Multiethnic Literature (MELUS) annual conference, Pittsburgh, PA, 14-17 Mar 13.
• Lisa Marie Belz was part of a panel discussion for a joint meeting of the American Oriental Society and the Society of Biblical Literature, and presented a paper on “Women Members of the Association(s) Behind the Dead Sea Scrolls: In Search of a More Credible Paradigm,” also recently published by the peer-reviewed journal Biblical Research, 8 Feb 13.
• Lisa Marie Belz’s paper titled “Philo and Eve: the First Woman and the Source of Human Unhappiness” on biblical interpretation in Hellenistic Judaism and early Christianity was accepted for publication by the peer-reviewed journal CONVERSATIONS WITH THE BIBLICAL WORLD: Proceedings of the Eastern Great Lakes Biblical Society & Midwest Region Society of Biblical Literature.
• Lisa Marie Belz’s paper on women in St. Paul’s churches, “The Place of Women in the Household of Faith: Sorting through the Disputes between Paul and Paul’s Inheritors,” was accepted to be presented at the annual conference of the Society of Biblical Literature in Baltimore, Fall 2013.
• Natalie Weaver and Michele Freyhauf were part of a panel to speak at the UN at the 2013 Commission on the Status of Women on Globalization and Violence Against Women: Examining Female Labor, Migration, and the Impact on Families during the International Day of Women event. The panel discussed the impact of migrant mothers and globalization as well as focused on eliminating and preventing all forms of violence against women and girls, and panelists offered proposals to improve the lives and opportunities of migrant women and to prevent trafficking and enslavement, 9 Mar 13.
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FACULTY ACCOMPLISHMENTS AS OF 1 MARCH 2013
• Sister Lisa Marie Belz was a panelist for the opening session of a joint meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature (Midwest Region) and the American Oriental Society in Bourbonmais, Illinois, the title of her lecture being "The Women Members of the Association(s) behind the Dead Sea Scrolls: In Search of a More Credible Paradigm," 8 Feb 13.
• Sister Diane Therese Pinchot showed 8 new ceramic installations and mixed media in the Art Faculty Exhibition, "One Department Many Voices, II" opening reception, 8 Feb 13.
• USP Director Mimi Pipino submitted “Where is the Where? Explorations/Representations of Africa in Contemporary Texts” for publication in spring 2013 issue of Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity.
• Natalie Weaver, Ph.D., Chair of the Religious Studies Department, presented the first Faculty Lecture, “An Application of Catholic Social Teaching to Human Sexuality in Light of Intersex Person,” 19 Feb 13.
• Natalie Weaver published The Theology of Suffering: An Introduction for Caregivers. New York, Routledge: 2013.
• Fred Wright’s essay, “‘I Can Pass Right Through Solid Matter!’: How the Flash Upheld American Values While Breaking the Speed Limit,” appears in Comic Books and the Cold War, 1946-1962: Essays on Graphic Treatment of Communism, The Code and Social Concerns, which won the 2012 Ray and Pat Browne Award for The Best Edited Collection in Popular Culture and American Culture.
FACULTY ACCOMPLISHMENTS AS OF 1 FEBRUARY 2013
• Rosemarie Emanuele, with Walter O. Simmons from John Carroll University, published the article, “Giving in a Time of Terrorism” in Journal of Business and Economics Research, Vol 10, No. 3, March 2012; and “Giving Patterns by Religious and Non-Religious People, Journal of Applied Business Research, Vol 28, No. 6, Nov/Dec 2012.
• Fred Wright’s poem “Why Does God Let Bad Things Happen?” was published by Marymark Press as part of their 2012 Give-Out Sheet Series.
• Sr. Lisa Marie Belz, OSU, successfully defended her doctoral dissertation at Loyola University Chicago, 12 Dec 12.
• Lisa Marie Belz gave a talk at the First Friday Club of Greater Youngstown for about 200 people on "St. Paul and Women in Early Christianity," 3 Jan 13.
• Jenise Snyder attended and presented the poster "One Size Fits Most: Fitting in a Multi-Purpose Climate Change Course at a Women Focused College" at the American Meteorological Society 2013 Meeting in Austin, Texas, 6-8 Jan 13.
• Jenise Snyder attended Noah Fierer “Exploring Terra Incognita: the Biogeography of Soil Microorganisms,” at University of California, Davis, 10 Jan 13.
• Jenise Snyder wrote and submitted a Burning River Foundation Fresh Ideas for Freshwater grant titled “Water Quality Monitoring of Stream Restoration on Ursuline College Campus,” 14 Dec 12.