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Faculty and Staff Successes, October 2016

October 24, 2016

Jeremiah Cataldo, associate professor in the Frederik Meijer Honors College, recently published an article titled “The Radical Nature of ‘Return’ in Zechariah” in the Journal of Hebrew Scriptures. He also recently received a Padnos International Center Internationalization Grant. 

Grand Valley State University has been recognized as one of the top 9 finalists for the 2016 West Michigan Sustainable Business of the Year by the West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum. The top award will go to the company or business that best represents the values of WMSBF’s “triple bottom line”. 

Denise Goerisch, assistant professor of Liberal Studies, wrote an article, “Doing Good Work: Feminist Dilemmas of Volunteering in the Field,” which is to be published in a special issue called, “Focus: Feminist Research and Methodology,” for The Professional Geographer

While driving to or from work last month, you may have caught Michigan Radio's report affiliate professor of Liberal Studies  Anne Marie Fauvel's collaborative research project on honey bees. The story, “Tracking Honey Bees with Big Data," covers Professor Fauvel's and Computer Science associate professor Jonathan Englesma's work in developing a way to determine the health of a beehive based on its weight. Listen to a podcast of the story!

Ellen Schendel, Associate Dean of the Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies, co-authored with Writing Professor Dan Royer a chapter titled "Coming into Being: The Writing Department at Grand Valley State University in its 13th Year" in the book A Minefield of Dreams: Triumphs and Travails of Independent Writing Programs, published by University Press of Colorado through their Perspectives on Writing series. This open access publication is available to read electronically.

Andrew Schlewitz, professor of Latin American and Latino/a Studies and Political Science, was interviewed in September on WGVU's Shelley Irwin Show to discuss the upcoming "Human Rights in the Atlantic World and Beyond" conference. To listen to this interview and learn more about the conference, click here.   

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