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McKay Studies Wasps and Flies in Australia

Dr. Tanja McKay, professor of entomology, has returned from Australia after spending five months on sabbatical. She and a veterinary entomologist at the University of Queensland conducted research into the control of nuisance flies around livestock, and she renewed her study of using parasitic wasps to help control fly populations instead of insecticides. A lab study also looked at wasp and buffalo fly relationships.

McKay Studies Wasps and Flies in Australia
 
Caton and Team to Study Consumption Behavior Caton and Team to Study Consumption Behavior

Dr. Jacob Caton, assistant professor of philosophy, is a co-principal investigator for a grant in which he and fellow researchers will study the effects of education about food ethics on consumption behavior. Caton is part of a team that includes participants from five universities. Animal Charity Evaluators awarded the grant in support of a 15-month project, ending in the spring of 2019.

 
Segall is Lead Editor for Handbook on Big Data

Dr. Richard Segall, professor of computer and information technology, is lead editor of the two-volume "Handbook of Research on Big Data Storage and Visualization Techniques," published by IGI Global. Segall also is lead author of the first two chapters, "Overview of Big Data and Its Visualization" and "Overview of Big-Data-Intensive Storage and Its Technologies." The chapter contributors are from around the world. Details are online.

Segall is Lead Editor for Handbook on Big Data
 
Music Faculty Performs in Recital Series Music Faculty Performs in Recital Series

Several members of the Department of Music faculty will take the stage in Riceland Hall, Fowler Center (left), this evening to present the latest in the faculty recital series. Those performing include Lauren Schack Clark, Craig Collison, Bruce Faske, Michael Kudirka, Chi Young Song and Daniel Strawser. Compositions by Collison, Hubbard and Mendelssohn are among the concert program selections. More details are online.

 
Beck PRIDE Center Draws 'Official' Interest

Congratulations to Lynda Nash, director, and the Beck PRIDE Center staff who have hosted recent visits by public officials who want to know more about the center's work to assist military veterans with reaching their educational goals. Visitors have included U.S. Sen. John Boozman, Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin, Donald P. Loren, assistant secretary in the Department of Veterans Affairs, Mayor Harold Perrin, and County Judge Ed Hill.

Beck PRIDE Center Draws 'Official' Interest
 
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