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April 3, 2014

Benjamin Cawthra , associate professor of history, presented "Under the Volcano: Gordon Parks, the Bergman-Rossellini Romance and Postwar U.S.-Italian Relations" at the American Studies Association meeting in Washington, D.C. Cawthra, a member of the campus community since 2007 and associate director of the Center for Oral and Public History, serves as a member of the Go For Broke National Education Center Exhibition Advisory Committee.

Angel Pineda, associate professor of mathematics, lectured on "Task-Based Optimization in CT and MRI" at John Hopkins Biomedical Engineering Department in January. That same month, Pineda was a panelist discussing "Directing Undergraduate Research: How to Get Started" at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Baltimore and a panelist during the Mathematicians and School Mathematics Education: A Pan-American Workshop on International Cooperation at the Banff International Research Station in Canada.

Undergraduate Vy Nguyen, who works in the lab of Jennifer L. Burnaford, assistant professor of biological science, presented a research poster on "Effects of Low-Tide Conditions on the Photosynthetic Health of the Kelp Saccharina Sessilis" at the January Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology meeting in Austin, Texas.

Elahe Amani , director of student technology services, delivered "Revisiting the Use of Technology in Closing a Gender Gap in the Employment of Younger Women" during NGO Committee on the Status of Women Forum March 11 program, "Access to New Economic Models for Workplace Success: Education, Training and Technology."

Doug Eernisse, professor of biological science, presented a poster titled "When is a keyhole a giant?: A Rapid Assay to Verify Megathura Crenulata Hemocyanin" at the February Aquaculture American meeting in Seattle. The poster was co-authored by undergraduate biological science majors James Smith and Kenny McCune and alumnus Brandon Lincicum.

Katherina Chua, a senior chemistry major and Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) scholar, and Ashley Chui and Karen Balcazar, both senior biochemistry majors in the Howard Hughes Medical Institute program, gave a poster presentation titled "Stathmin Exists as an Oligomer in Solution, as Evidenced by Static Light-Scattering, Native Gel Electrophoresis and EPR Spectroscopy" at the 58th annual meeting of the Biophysical Society in San Francisco. All three work in the lab of Michael D. Bridges, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry.

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