Dr. Rebecca Logan was one of 12 neonatal nurses chosen to present at the 2017 12th Annual National Association of Neonatal Nurses Research Summit. This event was sponsored by Mead Johnson Nutrition with all related expenses covered through a generous grant. The summit was a gathering of neonatal nurses engaged in research and/or evidence-based projects and her presentation title was “The Lived Experience of Fathering a Premature Infant in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.”
Dr. Logan also attended the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrics, and Neonatal Nurses where she presented on Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) topics including “From the Outside Looking in: Providing Support for Men Fathering a Premature Infant in a NICU.”
Dr. Heller had “Unconventional Wisdom: Estimating the Economic Impact of the Democratic and Republican National Political Conventions” accepted for publication in Papers in Regional Science. The paper, which has received coverage in the Cleveland Plain Dealer, U.S. News and World Report, and other media outlets, is co-authored with Victor Matheson of Holy Cross and Professor of Economics Frank Stephenson.
Dr. Clement was a visiting professor at Spice Mountain College in Beijing in July. She taught a graduate course for school principals titled, “Classroom, Program, and Schoolwide Assessment.”
Dr. Clement presented “A Dozen Things Successful Teachers Do” at the National Educators Rising Conference in Phoenix in June. She published “Why Combating Teachers’ Stress is Everyone’s Job” in The Clearing House (both online and in print) and “Women, Teaching, and Stress: Five steps for coping” in The Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin Collegial Exchange.
Dr. Cipollini gave an introductory speech before President Jimmy Carter spoke at the American Chestnut celebration at The Carter Center in Atlanta, July 19, 2017. https://www.facebook.com/gatacf
He served as a local organizer, welcome address, workshop participant, field tour
organizer and leader for America’s Longleaf Restoration Initiative Longleaf Implementation Team Summit/The Nature Conservancy Longleaf Pine Whole System 2nd Annual All Hands Meeting at Berry College, Aug. 1-4, 2017.
Dr. Cipollini and student Nick Wessel presented “Seed and seedling characteristics of hybrid chestnuts (Castanea spp.) derived from a backcross blight-resistance breeding program in Georgia” at the Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Portland, Ore., August 4-12, 2017.
Dr. Conn was appointed as Doctoral Thesis Examiner for the Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia as well as Section Editor for the international journal, Parasitology Research, working with the publishing office in Heidelburg, Germany and the editorial office in Vienna Austria. He was appointed as a member of the editorial board of the international journal, Helminthologia, working with the editorial and publishing offices in Kosice, Slovakia and elected Vice President of the InvasivesNet, a global interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral network of scientists and other professionals headquartered in Ireland and Finland, working to address the worldwide multidimensional problems associated with exotic invasive species. Dr. Conn served as an expert reviewer for AgreenSkills+ coordinated by the National Institute for Agricultural Research in France, in cooperation with the European Union and served as a member of the Scientific Committee for the Fourth International Congress on Invertebrate Morphology, convened in Moscow, Russia, 17-24 August 2017. He also presented an invited lecture and organized and co-chaired a symposium on parasitic organisms.
Dr. Conn also lectured for the Rome Rotary Club at their July 20, 2017, meeting, presenting information about the new Berry College Large Museum and other public educational outreach programs in the sciences being offered at Berry.
Dr. Borer and student Michelle Carver presented “The Georgia seaside alder: conservation challenges and opportunities” at the Botanical Society of America and partner societies annual conference in Fort Worth, Texas, June 25-28, 2017.
Dr. Qualley, Dr. Daniel and students M.G. Stockwell-Goering, A.R. Crane, C.M. Hernandez and B.K. Whitlock presented “Oral administration of L-citrulline increases plasma concentrations of Lcitrulline and arginine in horses” at the American Society of Animal Science-Canadian Society of Animal Science Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Md., July 8-13, 2017.