Professional Notes

Dr. Thomas Redshaw, College of Arts and Sciences (English Department and Center for Irish Studies), is the author of a review of the poetry collections The Mouth of the River by Séan Lysaght and Neon Baby by Aiden Murphy. The reviews were published in the Aug. 25 issue of The Irish Times, Ireland’s national newspaper.

Dr. Richard Raschio , College of Arts and Sciences (Modern and Classical Languages Department) co-presented a half-day workshop, “Moving Beyond the Classroom: Creating Community-based Learning Opportunities to Enhance Language Learning,” at the annual conference of the American Association of Teacher of Spanish and Portuguese last month in San Diego.

Dr. John Conbere, College of Applied Professional Studies (School of Education, Organization Learning and Development Department) was named to the Fulbright Senior Specialists Program this summer.

Dr. Michael Andregg , College of Arts and Sciences (Justice and Peace Studies Department) edited the booklet, "Intelligence Ethics: The Definitive Work of 2007*" (yes, the asterisk is part of the title). The collection was published by the Center for the Study of Intelligence and Wisdom at Ground Zero Minnesota and was used in a course taught to senior members of the C.I.A. In November he will return to Pusan National University in South Korea to teach a series of lectures on global energy futures.

Dr. Meg Wilkes Karraker , College of Arts and Sciences (Sociology and Criminal Justice Department) presented “Families and Globalization” at the Conference on the History of the European Family in June at the University of Limerick, Ireland.

Dr. William Ojala , College of Arts and Sciences (Chemistry Department) presented “A Solid-State Search for Structure-Organizing Halogen- Nitrile Contacts in ‘Bridge-Flipped’ Isometric Benzylideneanilines” at the annual meeting of the American Crystallographic Association in July in Salt Lake City. UST chemistry students Kendra Lystad, Barjeta Balidemaj, Tera Deal and Jessica Engebretson and Ojala’s brother, Charles Ojala of Normandale Community College, were co-presenters.