Luke Buck '21, Maddison Paladino '21, Kyogo Nagashima '24, Emma Brezel '17, Josh Holtzman '21, and Sarel J. Urso '16 coauthored a publication with Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Lisa Ryno in Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology titled "Temperature-dependent influence of FliA overexpression on PHL628 E. coli biofilm growth and composition."
Times Literary Supplement (TLS) Contributor Sudhir Hazareesingh selected as their book of the year Haiti Fights Back, by Associate Professor of Africana Studies and Comparative American Studies Yveline Alexis. It is “written with sensitivity and verve” and “tells a powerful story which draws out the courage and patriotism of ordinary Haitian men and women,” says Hazareesingh.
Sandy Zagarell, Donald R. Longman Professor of English emerita and current president of the Society for the Study of American Women Writers, gave the presidential address, "American Women Writers: Ecologies, Survival, Change," and presented a paper on "Late Career and Retirement" at the society's triennial conference in Baltimore, Maryland, in November.
Assistant Profess of Politics Jenny Garcia was named one of the editors of Political Research Quarterly, the flagship journal of the Western Political Science Association. The four-year term begins July 2022.
The journal Cell Transplantation published an article by Ruth McDowell, visiting assistant professor of biology, on the use of hydroxychloroquine in islet transplantation. The article is based on research conducted at the Lerner Research Institute at the Cleveland Clinic. Read the article and citation.
Professor of Psychology and Environmental Studies Cindy Frantz has been named a Fellow of the American Psychological Association. Fellow status is an honor bestowed upon APA members who have shown evidence of unusual and outstanding contributions or performance in the field of psychology and requires that a person's work has had a national impact on the field of psychology beyond a local, state, or regional level.
Frantz served as an expert panelist for the Solutions Session at the Behavior, Energy, and Climate Change conference (virtual) on November 9. The session focused on the question: How can rural landowners be encouraged to embrace, welcome, and even demand new solar installations, as opposed to protest them?
Frantz presented the talk “Yes we can! How to talk about climate change to inspire action and fight despair” on November 17 to the Lorain County Commmunity College Psi Beta Club.
Professor of Physics Stephen FitzGerald coauthored a paper along with Didier Banyeretse ’20 and Tyler Hartman ’20 that was published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. The paper looks at the binding of molecular hydrogen as an energy storage mechanism with applications for fuel cell powered cars.
Clayton Koppes, professor emeritus of history, gave the talk "Who Gets to Tell the Story: Expanding the History of HIV/AIDS" on World AIDS Day, December 1. The virtual event was sponsored by the Community Advisory Board of the Case Western Reserve/University Hospitals AIDS Clinical Trial Unit. His talk was based on his archival research and interviews nationally and in Cleveland.