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Kim Co-Authors Capital Spending Research Kim Co-Authors Capital Spending Research

Dr. Jiseul Kim, assistant professor of public administration, is co-author of an article just published in International Review of Public Administration. Complete studies on capital expenditures are rare in South Korea, so Kim and the other researchers examined resource and political data from 16 local Korean governments over an 18-year period for the article, “Determinants of capital spending in local governments of South Korea.” Their research is now online.

Listenbee and Simpson-Farrow Present Study

Kelli Listenbee (left), director of Learning Support Services, and Tabatha Simpson-Farrow (right), director of the Writing Center and instructor in composition, made a presentation to the College Reading and Learning Association national conference in San Diego. In “Collaborative Assessment to Engage Students and Elevate Learning and Retention,” they emphasized the goals of the tutoring experience and how to accurately assess tutoring impact on retention and persistence.

Listenbee and Simpson-Farrow Present Study
Merten and Chestnut Address SciX Conference Merten and Chestnut Address SciX Conference

Dr. Jonathan Merten (left), associate professor of chemistry, and undergraduate researcher Shealyn Chestnut spoke at SciX. Merten presented two talks (with five undergraduate co-authors), “Probing LIP-Atmosphere Interaction with Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy,” and “A Critical Comparison of Laser-Ablation Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy Paradigms.” Chestnut presented her research as a poster, “Mass and Morphology of Yttrium Plasma as Function of Ablation Energy.” Their work came out of Merten’s National Science Foundation funding.

Moore Makes Presentation and Serves as Panelist

Dr. Carlitta M. Moore, assistant professor of athletic training and assistant dean for diversity, equity and inclusion, College of Nursing and Health Professions, made a presentation for the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., International Women of Color Sankofa Tour in Ghana. She introduced various exercises to persons who are not able to participate in traditional fitness classes. Moore also was a pre-symposium critical issues panelist for the American Association of Blacks in Higher Education meeting at Notre Dame.

Moore Makes Presentation and Serves as Panelist
Dougan Speaks to Heritage Seekers Group Dougan Speaks to Heritage Seekers Group

Dr. Michael Dougan, emeritus professor of history, conducted an online seminar for the Heritage Seekers Genealogy Club. Dealing extensively with military records available online in Arkansas and Missouri, Dougan talked about the classification of diseases, and how these influence family histories. Knowing more about how their ancestors lived, and what conditions they passed on, is an important part of one’s family history.

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