Tim McWhorter, Suzanne Durham, Emma Elaine Dobbs and Myron House are the stars of the Four Authors, Three Books, One Signing event and reception being held at the Alumni House on Friday, April 23, 5 to 7 p.m.
Gail Reid, mass communications, Drs. Amy Goodwin (pictured), Bonnie Bar and Susan Ashford, nursing, presented research titled “Motivational Interviewing,” at the annual conference of the Georgia Association of Nursing Education at Calloway Gardens.
Tabletop presentations will be set up throughout the campus to celebrate UWG’s first online radio station. The WOLF Internet Radio will officially launch on April 21. The station is a project of Dr. Brad Yates and Mass Communications students and is broadcast from the GPB radio station on campus. Listen to the “Morning Howl” from 8-10 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays and call the show at 678-839-5430 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Jonathan Goldstein hosted a lecture that featured the last surviving crewmember of the Enola Gay, Dutch Van Kirk. Hundreds turned out for the historic event and requests for a videotape of the event are still coming in. Steven Broome filmed the lecture of the man who navigated the plane to Hiroshima. “Once you drop an atomic bomb, you don’t ever want to do it again,” said Van Kirk.
Dr. Danilo Baylen published “Retooling for new opportunities: Faculty development, technology, and change” in Cases ‘n’ places: Global cases in educational and performance technology (pp. 85-96) edited by W. Kinuthia & S. Marshall, Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, Inc.
Drs. Joy Black and Kathy Westbrook, mathematics, presented poster research on “How Do Content Courses Affect Changes in Student Beliefs About Teaching and Learning Geometry as well as Increasing Content Knowledge?” at the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Regional Institute.
Dr. Neema Noori, assistant professor of sociology, presented research titled “Accreditation Agencies, Soft Power, and the Diffusion of American-Style Universities to the Middle East,” at the Annual Conference of the International Studies Association, New Orleans.
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