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Kays Foundation Approves Augusto’s Proposal Kays Foundation Approves Augusto’s Proposal

Andressa Alves Augusto, research associate, Ecotoxicology Research Facility, wrote a successful proposal to the Kays Foundation for a $11,862 grant to modernize the facility’s fish culturing infrastructure. The grant will support a plumbing upgrade and renovations to the equipment used for culturing. The project will be evaluated by comparing fish health, using data collected before upgrade and post-upgrade, along with time spent culturing.

Research by Izadyar and Team is Published

Dr. Anahita Izadyar, associate professor of chemistry, is corresponding author of an article published in the Journal of the Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology. The title is "Electrocatalytic effect of recombinant Mn peroxidase from corn on microbiosensors to detect glucose." The co-authors are Dr. Elizabeth E. Hood, emeritus professor of agriculture, and undergraduate students My Ni Van, Marcela Miranda and Scout Weatherford. 

Research by Izadyar and Team is Published
Sanders and Lewis-Kipkulei Co-Author Work Sanders and Lewis-Kipkulei Co-Author Work

A research article by Todd Sanders (left), assistant professor, and Dr. Pamela Lewis-Kipkulei (right), associate professor, occupational therapy, has been published in the Journal of Allied Health. The article, titled “Occupational Therapy Interventions that Address the Psychosocial Needs of Clients with Upper Extremity Injuries: A Scoping Review,” examines 10 years of literature on how occupational therapists have addressed conditions such as stress, anxiety and fear within the hand therapy setting.

Schloemer is Co-Author of Book Chapter

A chapter co-authored by Dr. Hilary Schloemer, associate professor of management, with colleagues from Marquette and Nebraska-Lincoln will be included in a new book. Their chapter analyzes the balance of competition and cooperation, focusing on the dynamics of individual ambivalence as it impacts strategic alliance performance. Their research shows that if​ harnessed effectively, ambivalence can support creative and complex problem solving and bolster alliance performance.

Schloemer is Co-Author of Book Chapter
Jones is September PROPS Award Recipient Jones is September PROPS Award Recipient

The September award recipient in the PROPS (Proudly Recognizing Our Pack Staff) program is Tamika Jones, night shift custodial coordinator in Facilities Management. Jones was nominated by students who characterized her as a hard worker and one who goes above and beyond to keep A-State “as clean and together as possible . . . Jones works overtime to ensure the safety of the students and staff.” Her interview is online.

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