Faculty and staff achievements

January 14, 2014  |  
Brad Shellito

Brad Shellito

WH Freeman has published the second edition of the book Introduction to Geospatial Technologies, by Brad Shellito, associate professor, Geography. The 513-page, full-color second edition has been extensively updated and revised from the first edition to reflect many changes in the geospatial fields of Geographic Information Systems, remote sensing and the Global Positioning System. At least 100 colleges and universities in the United States and Canada have adopted the first edition.

Ian J. Renne, associate professor, Biological Sciences, published a lead-authored paper titled “Eavesdropping in plants: delayed germination via biochemical recognition” in the Journal of Ecology. Co-authors include former YSU students Brandon Sinn, Gregory Shook, David Sedlacko and Jessica Dull. Renne also was the lead author on a recent Basic and Applied Ecology paper titled “Disturbance intensity, timing and history interact to affect pasture weed invasion.” He gave three invited lectures this past fall, including one at the University of Pittsburgh.

Alan Tomhave

Alan Tomhave

Alan Tomhave, assistant professor, Philosophy and Religious Studies, published the article “Global Government and Global Citizenship” in a Symposium on World Government/World Governance for the International Journal of Applied Philosophy.

Gabriel Palmer-Fernandez

Gabriel Palmer Fernandez

Gabriel Palmer-Fernandez, director, Dr. James Dale Ethics Center, and professor, Philosophy and Religious Studies, wrote the “Introduction” for the Symposium.

Nancy Wagner, associate professor and chair, and Louise Aurilio, professor emeritus, Nursing, received $22,526 from the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Nursing, for the Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship grant. The grant offers scholarship assistance to nurse anesthetist students who intend to work in health professional shortage areas after completion of the program.

Amy Weaver

Amy Weaver

Amy Weaver, assistant professor, Nursing, presented “The effect of a model demonstration during debriefing on students’ clinical judgment, self-confidence, and satisfaction during a simulated learning experience” at the International Conference on Nursing and Emergency Medicine in Las Vegas.

Mary Shortreed, instructor, Nursing, presented “Intramuscular injection best practices: What does the literature say?” at the International Conference on Nursing and Emergency Medicine in Las Vegas.

 

 

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