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Student Bret McNamara, Forestry & Wildland Resources Permalink
Bret McNamara won an award for best student poster at the Third Southwest Fire Ecology Conference in Tucson, AZ for his research entitled “Post-fire seedling establishment patterns of Hesperocyparis bakeri”.
Bret is a graduate student working in the HSU Wildland Fire Lab and conducted this research in collaboration with faculty members: David Greene, Jeff Kane, and Melanie McCavour
Student Leonard Rios, Forestry & Wildland Resources Permalink
Leonard Rios presented his research on the “Effects of fire season on growth and defense in Pinus lambertiana” at the Third Southwestern Fire Ecology Conference in Tucson, Arizona.
Leonard is graduate student in the HSU Wildland Fire Lab working with Jeff Kane.
Faculty Matthew A Derrick, Geography Permalink
On December 6, Matthew Derrick co-chaired a panel discussion titled “25 Years of Independence: Questioning Post-Soviet” at the Woodrow Wilson International Center Scholars in Washington, DC. The panel discussion, attended by scholars, policymakers, and media, coincided with the public release of the book Derrick co-edited, “Questioning Post-Soviet” (Wilson Center Press), which investigates the continuing significance of the fall of the USSR. The Wilson Center is the nation’s key non-partisan policy forum for tackling global issues through independent research and open dialogue to inform actionable ideas for Congress, the Administration and the broader policy community.
Student Sam Armanino, Journalism & Mass Communication Permalink
Journalism Major Sam Armanino was selected as one of four students across the state for a California Press Foundation Internship. Through the highly competitive program, Armanino will be paid $2,500 to intern at the North Coast Journal during the Spring semester. The California Press Foundation provides grants to select students who demonstrate an exceptional interest in pursuing careers in the newspaper business in California. The students are required to pursue and secure the internship on their own. At the Journal, Armanino will work with HSU Journalism Alumnus Thadeus Greenson.
Faculty Leena Dallasheh, History Permalink
Leena Dallasheh presented a paper, “When U.S. Aid didn’t Come to The Rescue: Nazareth, the Israeli state and water politics,” at the The Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Annual Meeting in Boston, MA.
Faculty Sarah Jaquette Ray, Environmental Studies Permalink
Dr. Ray has been selected to be the CSU representative on the planning team of the first UC/CSU collaborative Transformative Climate and Sustainability Action and Education initiative. The project’s main goal is to collaborate across California’s UC and CSU systems to transform the education of CA students in climate justice, with a focus on social sciences, humanities, and arts. See more about this initiative: http://climatechampions.ucop.edu/uc-csu-knowledge-action-network-for-transformative-climate-and-sustainability-education-and-action/
Faculty Robert Cliver, History Permalink
Prof. Cliver published a chapter titled “Second Class Workers: Gender, Industry, and Locality in Workers’ Welfare Provision in Revolutionary China” in the book The Habitable City in China: Urban History in the Twentieth Century, edited by Toby Lincoln and Xu Tao and published this month by Palgrave-Macmillan.
Student Thomas King, Jessica Citti, Learning Center / Writing Studio Permalink
Peer Writing Consultant Thomas King (English) and Dr. Jessica Citti (Learning Center / Writing Studio) facilitated a workshop on writing center practice at the National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing (NCPTW) in Tacoma, WA.