Amie Hess, assistant professor of sociology, is the author of “Hold the Sex, Please: The Discursive Politics Between National and Local Abstinence Education Providers,” which was recently published in the journal “Sex Education: Sexuality, Society, and Learning.”
Diane Strangis, assistant professor of child development, is quoted in an article on AOL’s ParentDish blog about dealing with separation issues during the daycare drop-off. View the full article at: http://www.parentdish.com/2010/10/11/dealing-with-separation-issues-at-daycare-drop-off/.
Director of Media Services John Kincheloe’s work with the Fort Christanna Historical Site in Virginia has been recognized with a 2010 Award of Merit by the American Association of State and Local History (AASLH). Kincheloe provides the following details about the project.
“I have been historical consultant for the Fort Christanna Site Development Committee since 2005. Fort Christanna was a frontier fort constructed in 1714 by the Governor of Virginia. It was important in the defense of the colony, in relations with Indian tribes, and in the colonial fur trade. Our committee has developed the site of the fort into an informative public park.”
Doug Spero, associate professor of mass communication, reports that he presented two seminars on journalism in the United States for the American Embassy in Bolivia this summer. The lectures, which were held at Universidad del Valle in Cochabamba, focused on ethics, media law and long-form investigations.
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