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Faculty and Staff Sketches

Posted on June 04, 2010

Faculty and staff members who have given presentations or had articles published are listed below.

In the News
Steve Mattox
, associate professor of geology, was interviewed by the Rockford Independent for a story about the geology of the area.

Virgina (Ginny) Peterson
, associate professor of geology, was selected as a Geological Society of America Fellow. She will be recognized at the annual GSA meeting in Denver in October.

Edward Baum, director of the Center for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Education, conducted a workshop, "What Happens in the College Classroom: Pedagogy and Learning Space Design," at the 2010 Great Lakes Regional Conference of the Council of Educational Facility Planners International.

Kingshuk Majumdar, assistant professor of physics, co-wrote an article, “Ground-State Phase Diagram of the Quantum J1-J2 spin-1/2 Heisenberg Antiferromagnet on an Anisotropic Square Lattice,” published in the Journal of Statistical Mechanics.

Al Steinman, director of the Annis Water Resources Institute, chaired an external panel charged to review the University of Notre Dame’s Global Linkages of Biology, the Environment, and Society program. He also gave a presentation on the Great Lakes at a Wege Foundation event.

Richard Vallery, assistant professor of physics, received the Single Investigator Cottrell College Science Award from the Research Corporation of Science Advancement in the amount of $35,000 for undergraduate research in the sciences.

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