August 2017: Fit to Print
Op-eds on financial aid, writing awards, and more comprise this month’s faculty news mentions!
Lubin Clinical Associate Professor Steven Mezzio, PhD, has been appointed President of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) Foundation for Accounting Education’s (FAE) Board of Trustees.
Dyson Associate Professor Catherine Zimmer, PhD, had an excerpt of her book, Surveillance Cinema, featured on Slate.
Dyson Chemistry and Physical Sciences Professor JaimeLee Rizzo, PhD, has been named a 2017 American Chemical Society (ACS) Fellow, which includes scientists who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in chemistry and have made important contributions to ACS, the world's largest scientific society.
Dyson Assistant Professor Jason Whitesel, PhD, wrote a blog on the NYU Press blog titled "Same-Gender-Loving Big Men of Color."
Senior Fellow for Environmental Affairs John Cronin was mentioned prominently in the Popular Science article, "Why Whales are Back in New York City."
President Emeritus Stephen J. Friedman, JD, wrote an op-ed in The Hill about President Trump's proposed financial aid cuts for universities.
Westchester Magazine interviewed Seidenberg Associate Professor Jean Coppola, PhD, for an article titled "The IT Factor," which consisted of several experts weighing in on trends and developments in IT.
Elisabeth Haub School of Law Adjunct Professor Vernon Brown, JD, CPA, was named to Billboard’s "2017 Top Music Industry Lawyers."
College of Health Professions Dean Harriet Feldman, PhD, wrote a letter to the editor in The New York Times regarding President Trump and health care laws.
Dyson Lecturer Brice Particelli, PhD, has been named a 2017 New York State Council on the Arts/New York Foundation for the Arts (NYSCA/NYFA) Artist Fellow in Nonfiction Literature.
College of Health Professions Adjunct Associate Professor Laurice Nemetz, PhD, co-presented the oral presentation “The Connected Body: Born to Walk and Dance. Bipedalism to Artistic Expression Through the Lens of Anatomy Trains®” at the International Movement 2017 Brain, Body, Cognition Conference in Oxford.
Host and Executive Producer of Inside the Actors Studio James Lipton was featured in a video in which he spoke about the hit television show receiving its 20th Emmy Award nomination.
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Dyson Associate Professor Anna Shostya, PhD, and Gabriella Serebryanaya ’22 are evaluating college admissions standards and examining their correlation to student success.
Research: Holistic Student Success
Pace's Environmental Science graduate program and Biology undergraduate program has entered an informal collaboration with the New York Marine Rescue Center, thanks to the work of alumna Maxine Montello '14 and Dyson’s Andrew Wier, PhD.
Rescuing Sea Turtles, Creating Opportunities