North Central College - Naperville, IL

Wendy Koenig publishes second book in two years

Wendy Koenig publishes second book in two years

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Wendy Koenig, associate professor of art, acted as co-editor on an interdisciplinary anthology of essays titled Holocaust Persecution: Responses and Consequences. The book includes articles dealing with Arab and Muslim reactions to the Holocaust, collaboration in Bosnia and Ukraine, as well as legal, personal, moral and political consequences of the Holocaust.


Article by Mona Wis cited among top 25 on Google Scholar

Article by Mona Wis cited among top 25 on Google Scholar

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Ramona Wis, Mimi Rolland Professor in the Fine Arts and professor and chair of music, had her article, titled “The Conductor as Servant Leader,” recognized as among the top 25 most cited articles in Music Educators Journal on Google Scholar.


Wolf organizes, presents two language workshops

Wolf organizes, presents two language workshops

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Gregory H. Wolf, associate professor of German, organized and hosted two language pedagogy events. On May 1, he was invited by the Nebraska state chapter of the American Association of Teachers of German to present a workshop concentrating on language pedagogy, advocacy and program building at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. German professors and teachers from around the state participated.


McMahon discusses careers in math at local high school

McMahon discusses careers in math at local high school

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Mary McMahon, associate professor of mathematics and education certification officer, discussed careers in mathematics with high school students at Naperville’s Neuqua Valley High School Career Fair April 29.


VanHorn and Kelley give talks at Psi Chi Symposium

VanHorn and Kelley give talks at Psi Chi Symposium

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Daniel VanHorn, assistant professor psychology, and Karl Kelley, professor of psychology, gave addresses April 30 as part of the Psi Chi Symposium at the 2010 Midwestern Psychological Association annual meeting April 29-May 1 in Chicago. VanHorn’s address was titled “Tips for Getting Into Graduate School” and Kelley’s talk was titled “Finding Employment With an Undergraduate Degree in Psychology.”


Sawyer, students, alum give posters at psychology meeting

Sawyer, students, alum give posters at psychology meeting

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Thomas Sawyer, professor of psychology, collaborated with three students and one alumna to give two poster presentations at the 82nd annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association in Chicago April 29-May 1. One presentation, co-authored with psychology majors Jennifer John ’10 and Mike O'Connor ’11, was titled, “Facial Masculinity Effects on Competitiveness Judgments.” The second was co-authored with alumna Allison Shostrom ’09, a psychology graduate student at Roosevelt University, and Brandi Balensiefen ’11 and was titled, “Blaming the Bottle: Responsibility/B


Gregory Wolf conducts national workshop for German

Gregory Wolf conducts national workshop for German

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Gregory H. Wolf, associate professor of German, organized and conducted a four-day national workshop on language pedagogy, program development and advocacy for German April 22-25 in Chicago. The workshop was hosted by the Goethe Institut, the national cultural center of the Federal of Republic of Germany, and brought together 14 German instructors on the secondary and post-secondary level to address curricular and articulation issues.


Gerald Gems publishes article in Danish journal

Gerald Gems publishes article in Danish journal

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Gerald Gems, professor of health and physical education, had his article titled “The Political Uses of Sport in the United States” published in a Danish journal, Forum for Idraet (sport): Sport and Development (Copenhagen, 2010), 23-34.


Caliendo is featured speaker and honored at association meeting

Caliendo is featured speaker and honored at association meeting

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Stephen Maynard Caliendo, associate professor of political science, was a featured speaker at the annual meeting of the Central States Communication Association (CSCA) in Cincinnati, Ohio, April 14-18. He presented “(Far) Beyond the Classroom: A Broad Pedagogy for Race and Communication” in a Spotlight Session sponsored by the Intercultural Division of CSCA.


Steve Macek gives keynote address at conference

Steve Macek gives keynote address at conference

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Steve Macek, associate professor of speech communication, gave the keynote address at the 6th Annual College of Arts and Sciences Student Research Conference at Indiana University Northwest in Gary, Ind., on April 15. The conference theme “The Shoulder of Giants” focused on student research.


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