Kristina Mani Interviewed
Kristina Mani, associate professor of politics, was interviewed for the Bloomberg opinion piece, “Stakes are High in Columbia’s Presidential Election.”
Patrick Simen Gives Talks in Australia
Assistant Professor of Neuroscience Patrick Simen spent three weeks in Australia supported by a Powers Travel Grant. There, he visited labs and gave talks at University of Tasmania in Hobart, University of Melbourne, University of New South Wales in Sydney, and University of Newcastle. Simen’s talks focused on the mathematical modeling of perceptual decision making by humans and understanding how the brain incorporates reward information and timing information into simple perceptual decisions.
Jillian Scudder's Book Reviewed
Alexia Hudson-Ward Elected Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect
Alexia Hudson-Ward, Azariah Smith Root director of libraries, was elected to a three-year term as vice-chair/chair-elect of the College Libraries Section (CLS) of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL). The purpose of ACRL-CLS is "... to advance college librarianship and encourage the development of library services in baccalaureate degree-granting institutions. CLS is a nimble, responsive section that engages in conversation, connection, collaboration, and celebration for librarians who serve primarily undergraduate and teaching-focused institutions."
Andria Derstine Receives Fellowship
Andria Derstine, John G. W. Cowles director of Allen Memorial Art Museum, received an Affiliated Fellowship from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. During her fellowship, Derstine will focus on researching training and instruction techniques at the French Academy in Rome and the Accademia di San Luca in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Sergio Gutiérrez Negrón's Novel Translated
Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies Sergio Gutiérrez Negrón's second novel, Dicen que los dormidos (2012, 2014, 2017) has been translated into the Turkish as Uyoyor diyorlar and published in Turkey by Cumartesi Kitapligi.
Marco Wilkinson Receives Award
Marco Wilkinson, managing editor of the Oberlin College Press, has received a 2018 Ohio Arts Council Award for Individual Excellence for his writing.
Sergio Gutiérrez Negrón Publishes Non-Fiction Story
Sergio Gutiérrez Negrón, assistant professor of Hispanic studies, published a non-fiction story, titled "Juego de distancias y una crónica" about Hurricane María, Puerto Rico, and friendship in the prestigious Cuban magazine, Casa de las Américas. The non-fiction story was also re-published in Universo-Centro, a Colombian monthly distributed free of charge in Colombia's major cities.
John Duca Coauthors
Danforth-Lewis Professor of Economics John Duca coauthored "The Impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on Small Business," NBER Working Paper No. 24501, in the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Carmen Twillie Ambar Featured on Women Leaders Podcast
Oberlin College President Carmen Twillie Ambar spoke about the importance of taking risks on a podcast featuring women leaders.