(Updated June 17, 2013)
Richard Blum, philosophy, organized a workshop on "Philosophy at the Court of Charles V" at Leuven University and delivered the opening lecture at the international congress "Aristotelian Natural Philosophy in the Early Modern Period" at The Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts, Brussels.
Ned Balbo, writing, is co-winner of the 2013 Willis Barnstone Translation Prize, an award named in honor of the distinguished American poet and translator, who also served as judge. The winning entry, a translation of Baudelaire's "Le mort joyeux," will appear this fall in Evansville Review. Ned's versions of poems by Apollinaire, Baudelaire, Rilke, Rimbaud, Trakl, and Valéry are out or forthcoming in Able Muse, Antiphon, Birmingham Poetry Review, Lavender Review, String Poet, Unsplendid, and elsewhere.
Richard Blum, philosophy, delivered the 35th Cusanus Lecture in Trier (Germany) on "Nichlas of Cusa and the Italian Reniassance."
Allen Brizee, writing, and Jenn Fishman, Marquette University, published the article "From Class to Community: EP 2.0 and the New Media Legacy of Jesuit Education," in Conversations on Jesuit Higher Education.
Tuugi Chuluun, finance, gave a talk at TEDxUlaanbaatarWomen while in Mongolia in early December 2012 on facts about the situation of Mongolian women today. TEDxUlaanbaatarWomen is one of many TEDx events that were happening around the globe alongside the TEDxWomen event organized by the Paley Center for Media that focuses on women and women’s issues. The video of the talk is posted online. She also had her paper, "Global Portfolio Investment Network and Stock Market Co-Movements" accepted to be presented at the annual meeting of the International Network for Social Network Analysis, an interdisciplinary venue for presenting current work in the field of social networks, in Hamburg, Germany.
Jean Lee Cole, English, edited Freedom’s Witness: The Civil War Correspondence of Henry McNeal Turner, with a foreword by Aaron Sheehan-Dean. It was published by West Virginia University Press.
Hope Corrigan, marketing, had her submission for the 2013 Marketing Management Association Fall Educators' Conference accepted for the panel on Essential Components of Sustainability Marketing. Her talk will focus on the Tide Case written by three of evening MBA students (Tide Case: Environmentally Sustainable Packaging, Production and Distribution) that was published in Strategic Marketing: Creating Competitive Advantage by Douglas West, John Ford and Essam Ibrahim.
Jeff Cummings, management, with Per Lundmark, founder of iFacts, AB, a Swedish risk management company, presented on the topic of "Lean Governance: A Managerial Oversight Framework for Improved Portfolio Performance" at the Annual International Summit of the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals (ASAP). Cummings had his alliance partner selection model from Long Range Planning included as a focal point in "Making the Right Match," an article published in Strategic Alliance Magazine, the publication of ASAP. He has earned the highest credential related to alliance management, the Certified Strategic Alliance Professional (CSAP) designation. The CSAP represents a culmination of five years of alliance-related effort to publish several articles (two in Elite/Tier 1 journals), contribute a chapter to the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals' best-practices manual, present at five international conferences, deliver numerous workshops and seminars, consult with several firms, and contribute as a board member, all to qualify to sit for the second of two examinations.
Hung-bin Ding, management, received funding this past week from the Dean's Fund for Excellence. Hung-bin will be attending an upcoming AACSB Assessment Seminar on the latest guidelines from them on assessment as he moves forward in his role as academic director for the ELMBA program. Ding was invited back as a guest to Voice of America. The topic was inequality in China, Taiwan, and USA. Hung-bin received some factual assistance from John Burger and Jeremy Schwartz. The show, Strait Talk, is available online.
Harold Fletcher, finance, is celebrating his retirement.
Carol Frost, fine arts, received a grant from the Franz and Virginia Bader Fund for 2012 for excellence in the field of painting.
Jon Fulkerson, finance, had his manuscript, "Return Chasing in Bond Funds," accepted for publication in the Journal of Fixed Income.
Michelle Gawerc, sociology, and Mark Johnson, finance, were recognized by the Green and Grey Society "Strong Truths Well Lived" awards. This award recognizes unsung members of the Loyola community who live as leaders without recognition.
Hector Gonzalez, EMBA student, was recently featured in the Baltimore Sun's People on the Move section. Hector will join Planit, a Baltimore-based communications, marketing and interactive agency, as part of its account management team. He will assist in activating a strategic vision for the growth of the agency and Planit's clients. Hector graduated from the EMBA program in February 2013.
Gregory J. Hoplamazian, communication, had an article, "Viewer Responses to Character Race and Social Status in Advertising: Blacks See Color, Whites See Class," published in the Journal of Current Issues and Research in Advertising.
Dr. Margarita Jacome, modern languages, delivered a talk on "Colombian Narratives of Drugtrafficking at the Colloquium on Narcofiction" held at the Université de Lausanne, Switzerland.
Mark Johnson, finance, was featured this past week on Fox 45 News on a segment on the FAA furloughs.
Patricia Kanashiro, management, successfully defended her dissertation.
Kermit Keeling, accounting, received the Bene Merenti medal for 25 years of service to Loyola.
Andrea Leary, writing, received the Faculty Award for Outstanding Service-Learning as part of the Baltimore and DC Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Conference. She was nominated to receive this award for her "exemplary service to [her] school and community, [her] passion and drive for civic engagement, and [her] ability to lead and excite others." The selection committee noted that Dr. Leary was selected from a "very competitive pool of applicants."
Mark Lewis, teacher education, was awarded the 2012 Early Career Reviewer's Award from the Bilingual Research Journal and will be honored during the 2013 Annual National Association for Bilingual Education Conference in Orlando, Fla.
B.R. MacDonald, ELMBA student, was featured on the A&E section of the Baltimore Sun last Sunday about his Veterans Artist Program.
Dennis McCornac, economics, had his paper "The challenge of corruption in higher education: the case of Vietnam" published in Asian Education and Development Studies and chosen as an Outstanding Paper Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2013.
John Michel, management, had his work, "Clarifying the importance of trust in organizations as a component of effective work relationships" published in the Journal of Applied Psychology. His co-authors were Maria Sousa-Lima and Antonio Caetano of the Instituto Universitário de Lisboa. Michael also the article, "Got Support? The Impact of Supportive Work Practices on the Perceptions, Motivation, and Behavior of Customer-Contact Employees," published this month in the Cornell Hospitality Quarterly.
Al Michenzi, accounting, delivered a presentation on the paper, "Integration of International Standards on Auditing into the First Auditing Course: Current Status," at the American Accounting Association Mid-Atlantic Region meeting to the members of the group of Accounting educators in Parsippany, New Jersey. The paper formed a base line analysis of the implementation of international auditing topics into the introductory auditing course. This was accomplished by surveying approximately 360 auditing professors. The survey response rate was over 17 percent.
Srikanth Ramamurthy and Norman Sedgley, economics, have a paper titled "Exploring the Zero Interest Lower Bound in Intermediate Macroeconomics" that has been accepted for publication at the Journal of Economic Education. The JEE is a tier 1 peer reviewed journal and the profession's leading journal in teaching pedagogy.
Terre Ryan, writing, received a Smithsonian Summer Research Fellowship to work on her project on Victory Gardens.
Jane Satterfield, writing, published her third book of poetry, Her Familiars (Elixir, 2013). Contents include: "The War Years," which received first prize in Mslexia's 2011 Women's Poetry Competition, and the title poem "Her Familiars," a finalist for the most recent Florida Review Editors' Award in poetry (and forthcoming in that journal). Another poem from the book, "Soldierization," was the online poetry anthology Verse Daily's featured poem.
Andrew Samuel, economics, had his paper, "Bribery in Subsidized Credit Markets: Evidence From Bangladesh," accepted to the Indian Growth and Development Review.
Elizabeth Schmidt, history, had Foreign Intervention in Africa: From the Cold War to the War on Terror published by Cambridge University Press. She also had a chapter on Africa published in The Oxford Handbook of the Cold War.
Donna Shannon, Ph.D., pastoral counseling, published article, "Religious Beliefs as Moderator of Exposure to Violence in African American Adolescents," in the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality American Psychological Association Journal.
Phoebe Sharkey and Gloria Wren, ISOM, attended an event at Georgetown on "Big Data: Educating the Next Generation Workforce" sponsored by IBM. The keynote speaker was Vivek Kundra, the first U.S. CIO and appointed by Obama, who sees data as an innovation enabler and is leading an open data movement in the government.
Yoon Shin, finance, had a Dean's Fund proposal accepted for funding and will be attending an executive education program at the University of South Carolina on Investments and Financial Management. He also had his research paper (with two other co-authors), "Insider Trading and Firm-Specific Return Volatility," accepted for publication in Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting.
Robert W. Simmons III, Center for Innovation in Urban Education, was invited to deliver a lecture at the University of Chicago. Dr. Simmons will be a delivering a lecture on educating African American males. His lecture is sponsored by the University of Chicago Urban Teacher Education Program and the School of Social Service Administration.
Paul Tallon, ISOM, had a paper, "Do You See What I See? The Search for Consensus among Executives' Perceptions of IT Business Value," accepted for publication at the European Journal of Information Systems. Tallon had two papers accepted in publications: "The Information Artifact in IT Governance: Towards a Theory of Information Governance" appearing in the elite Journal of MIS, and "Governance of Big Data: Perspectives on Value, Risk, and Cost" appearing in IEEE Computer, a tier 1 publication. He also had his paper, "Fact or Fiction? A Sensemaking Perspective on the Reality Behind Executives' Perceptions of IT Business Value," co-authored with his Ph.D. advisor Ken Kraemer, published in the elite Journal of MIS (JMIS) in summer 2007 was chosen as one of 12 exemplary publications from among a population of over 1,000 papers published in JMIS in its 30 year history.
Ron Tanner, writing, has published the following essays and articles: "House Love," in Style magazine; "Breaking and Entering," in Baltimore Fishbowl; "How to Sell a Book in America," in Poets and Writers magazine; and "Preserving America," in the Alliance Review. He was also a finalist in two national competitions: the Lamar York Prize for Fiction and Nonfiction. Tanner received the 2013 grant from the Maryland Arts Council for his novel-in-progress, Missile Paradise.
Marlene Trestman, law and social responsibility, has been invited to present this year's Donald S. Shire Lecture at the U.S. department of labor regarding her research about Bessie Margolin. Trestman has also been selected by the Board of Editors of the Journal of Supreme Court History as the winner of the Hughes-Gossett Prize for best article for 2012.
Barbara Vann, sociology, received a Fulbright Award to Czechoslovakia.
Nancy Williams, Fred Derrick, and Charles Scott, economics, had their paper, "A Two-Stage Proxy Variable Approach to Estimating Movie Box Office Revenue," accepted for publication in the Journal of Cultural Economics.
Gloria Wren, ISOM, is the new local arrangements coordinator for the annual Decision Sciences Institute being held in Baltimore the fall. Gloria submitted a proposal to the Dean's Fund for some support for the conference and it was accepted.
Jason Zhang, marketing, had a Dean's Fund proposal accepted. Jason will be attending the premier Marketing Science Conference in Istanbul this summer to present his research project, "The Financial and Market Impact of Prescription Drug Withdrawals." After feedback from this conference he will be submitting the project to the Journal of Marketing.
Hong Zhu and Hung-bin Ding, marketing/management, had the paper, "Board Composition and Corporate Social Responsibility: An Empirical Investigation in the Post Sarbanes-Oxley Era," published in the Journal of Business Ethics. JBE is a tier one journal according to Sellinger Journal Ranking. This journal is also included in the prestigious Financial Times 45 Journal List that is used to rank research productivity of business schools.
Lisa Zimmerelli, writing, with Laurie A. Britt-Smith, Lisa Zimmerelli, Cinthia Gannett, and John Kerrigan, co-authored an essay, "Spread Out, But Close. Conversations and Collaborations: Eloquentia Perfecta on 21st Century Jesuit Campuses," published in the spring issue of Conversations about collaboration across multiple Jesuit universities. She has also been awarded the 2013 Charles Kneupper Award for her essay "'The Stereoscopic View of Truth': The Feminist Theological Rhetoric of Frances Willard's Woman in the Pulpit." Rhetoric Society Quarterly 42 (4): 353-374. The Charles Kneupper Award is given annually to recognize the essay published in that year's volume of Rhetoric Society Quarterly that the editorial board and the editor consider the most significant contribution to scholarship in rhetoric. This year, the committee chose to confer two awards, and Lisa shares the award with Sabrina Marsh of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Congratulations to students inducted into Sigma Iota Rho, the national honor society for international and global studies. These students were honored at a dinner and induction ceremony hosted by Global Studies on April 18: Olivia Akin, Grace Barnard, Anita Battagliola, Elizabeth Beaman, Erin Cahill, Caitlyn Conlin, Patrick Diamond, Zachary Fry, Nell Henderson-Brown, Amanda Ismail, David Kessler, Wallace Knobel, Megan Lee, Casey Lonabocker, Barbara Reilly, and Mary Richardson.
Congratulations to students inducted into sociology's international honors society, Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD). These students were honored at the Sociology AKD Ceremony on April 4: Andrea Awde, Allison Colucci, Eric Cunningham, Matthew Diferdinando, Kelsey Donohue, Colleen Dorney, Julia Hindmarsh, Joseph Kropff, Kathleen Matthews, Madeline McCooe, Sara Norouzieh, Lauren O'Brien, Alyssa Quenzel, Bianca Robles, Erin Sailor, Laura Schwartz, Sarah Tartaglia, and Ivana Valenzuela.