Assistant Director of Campus Recreation Ryan Fetzer was appointed to the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) 2015 Conference Program Committee. In that capacity, he will help plan next year's NIRSA Annual Conference and Exposition, themed "Moving Our Values Forward," which will take place in Dallas/Ft. Worth March 30-April 2, 2015. NIRSA supports leaders in collegiate recreation and serves a network of more than 4,000 professionals, students and associate members.
Director of Campus Recreation Pam Su co-presented "A Student-Led Sustainable Communities Training: Making Healthy Communities Happen" at NIRSA's 2014 conference, which took place in Nashville in April. She was also presented with a NIRSA Annual Service Award recognizing her significant contributions in promoting NIRSA's value of sustainable communities and leadership as co-chair of the NIRSA Sustainable Communities Commission.
Associate Professor of Liberal Studies José Acacio de Barros' article "Decision Making for Inconsistent Expert Judgments Using Negative Probabilities" was published in the peer-reviewed special issue of Quantum Interaction, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, H. Atmanspacher, E. Haven, K. Kitto, & D. Raine (Eds.), (2014, vol. 8369).
Women and Gender Studies
Professor of Women and Gender Studies Nan Alamilla Boyd presented the keynote address, "Cruisin' the Castro: From Gay Liberation to Tourist Destination," at the start of the Western Association of Women Historians' annual meeting held at Cal Poly Pomona on May 2-4.