Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts
Assistant Professor of Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts Jeff Jacoby was one of 20 scholars nationwide selected to attend the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Faculty Fellow Seminar in Los Angeles Nov. 9 - 13. He participated in discussions and presentations with production and programming professionals from major studios and networks.
Creative Arts Information Technology Consultant and alum Warren Haack's 1970 film, "Selective Service System," was selected for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Archive. The documentary, made with classmate Daniel Lovejoy, chronicles Lovejoy's attempts to avoid the Vietnam War draft.
Professor of Health Education and Director of the Institute for Holistic Healing Studies Erik Peper co-authored "Treating Prostate Cancer with Immune Therapy Using the Gorter Model," which was published in the Townsend Letter-The Examiner of Alternative Medicine.
Assistant Librarian Nicole Allensworth and Electronic Journals Assistant Eric Castro-Calderon presented "Data Diving on the Cheap: Freely Available Data Resources on the Web" on Friday, Oct. 1 at LearningLAB, the Renaissance Journalism Center’s second annual multimedia training conference. The workshop focused on training working journalists to locate and use online government data sources in their research and reporting.
Professor of Management Ron Purser presented "Protecting the Academic Freedom of Chairs in Times of Financial Crisis" at the American Association of University Professors Shared Governance conference in Washington D.C. on Nov. 13.
Recreation Parks and Tourism
Associate Professor of Recreation, Parks and Tourism Nina Roberts presented "Relevance and Services to Engage Emerging Demographics" at the Concessionaires and Public Lands Symposium on Nov. 16 at the Asilomar State Park and Conference Grounds.
Roberts also participated in the "Third Annual Trends and Issues in Outdoor Education Programs Panel Discussion" and presented "Women's adventure history and education programming in the United States: A legacy of mentoring" at the Association for Experiential Education Conference in Las Vegas, Nov. 4-7.
Professor of Recreation, Parks and Tourism Patrick Tierney was selected editor of the Journal of Tourism Insights.
Tierney and graduate student Mercedes Hunt presented the paper "Do Travelers Support Green Practices and Sustainable Development?" at the Resort and Commercial Recreation Association national conference held Nov. 6-9 in Sunriver, Oregon.