Brooks College of Health
Nursing: Drs. Michele Bednarzyk and Kathy Bloom presented a paper entitled “Interprofessional Health Education: Preparing for Collaborative Practice” at Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing’s 43rd biennial Convention in Las Vegas, Nev. in November.
Drs. Linda Connelly and Cynthia Cummings published “Can Repeated Simulation Activities Increase Student Confidence Levels?" in Nurse Education Today.
Nutrition and Dietetics: Dr. Andrea Arikawa co-wrote an article “Consumption of a High Glycemic Load but not a High Glycemic Index Diet is Marginally Associated with Oxidative Stress in Young Women” published in Nutrition Research Journal.
Dr. Alireza Jahan-Mihan received a grant for “The Effect of Quantity and Source of Protein Fed during Pregnancy on Development of Characteristics of Metabolic Syndrome in Offspring of Obese Mothers (An Animal Model)” and was published in three peer reviewed publications: the article “The Role of Maternal Dietary Proteins in Development of Metabolic Syndrome in Offspring” in Nutrients, the abstract “The Role of Dietary Proteins in Maternal Diet in Risk of Development of Glucose Intolerance and Diabetes Mellitus in Offspring” in Diabetologists, and the editorial article “The Effect of Proteins in Maternal Diet on Fetal and Early Post-Natal Development of Food Intake Regulation in Hypothalamus” in Jacobs Journal of Physiology.
Coggin College of Business
Management: Dr. Nathan Kunz published “Sustainable Humanitarian Supply Chain Management - Exploring New Theory” in the International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications and “Centralized Vehicle Leasing in Humanitarian Fleet Management: The UNHCR Case” in the Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
Dr. Brian Flynn will publish “Moving Beyond Initial Success: Promoting Innovation in Small Business Through High Performance Work Practices” in Business Horizons. It was accepted for publication in May 2015 and slated for an early 2016 publication. Flynn also had “Exploring the Relationship between Leaders’ Core Self-Evaluations and Subordinates’ Perceptions of Servant Leadership: A Field Study” accepted for publication in the Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies.
Economics and Geography: Dr. Sharon Cobb arranged a special session on economic geography with Dr. Ron Kalafsky from the University of Tennessee. She chaired the session and presented a paper "Using Crowdfunding as a Means of Economic Development in Onshore and Offshore Contexts" at the Southeastern Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting in Pensacola, Fla. in November.
Dr. Chiradip Chatterjee, a visiting assistant professor of economics, and Pallab Mozumder published "Hurricane Wilma, Utility Disruption, and Household Wellbeing" in the International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction.
Marketing: Dr. Gregory Gundlach co-chaired the symposium and co-edited the special issue of the antitrust bulletin “Symposium: Recognizing Bert Foer, his AAI Founding and Presidency.”
College of Arts and Sciences
Art and Design: Louise Freshman Brown has artwork included in the “Self Portrait, Face Forward” exhibition at the Haskell Gallery at the Jacksonville International Airport.
Nofa Dixon has a one-person exhibition of collages in the music Congreve Room in Jacksonville.
Trevor Dunn exhibited in the 22nd Strictly Functional Pottery National juried exhibition in Lancaster, Pa. and received the Innovation Award.
Sheila Goloborotko participated in the “2ª Global Print 2015” international museum exhibition, and exhibition publication, at Museu D’ouro, Alijo, in Portugal; and in the national museum exhibition, and exhibition publication “Reading Objects 2015: Responses to the Museum's Collection” at The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY, N.Y. In addition, she exhibited her works at STELLAR Small Prints: International Invitational at Constellation Gallery in Lincoln, Nebraska. Finally, she received two UNF grants, research enhancement plan: “1001 Dreams” and academic technology grant: “Printmaking Digital Research Lab.”
Jenny Hager presented “Place, Culture and the Moment” at the Southeastern College Art Conference and exhibited at the Mercer University “Art in the Park Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition,” in Macon, Ga.
Stephen Heywood’s work appeared in four exhibitions: “The Battle of the Bowls” a national juried exhibition at the Academy of Fine Arts in Lynchburg, Va.; “The 20th Annual Nellie Allen Smith Juried Pottery Competition,” also a national juried exhibition in Fayetteville, N.C., at which he won Best of Show; and “Influence: History in Making,” an invitational group exhibition at Valdosta State University. Also, Heywood was invited to give a two-day demonstration and lecture at Valdosta State University in conjunction with the exhibition “Influence: History in Making.”
Paul Karabinis presented a paper “Photography and Printmaking: Not Exactly a Repeatable Pictorial Statement,” at the 2015 SECAC conference in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Kally Malcom presented images from her “Pictograph” series at the Southeast Society for Photographic Education Conference in Greenville, S.C.
Dr. Debra Murphy chaired the session “Landscapes for Art: American Sculpture Gardens and Park” at the annual meetings of SECAC in Pittsburgh, Pa. in October. Murphy read her paper “The Garbage Revolution and the Garden of Return: Rodolfo Lacquaniti’s Tuscan Sculpture Garden,” and at the annual awards ceremony was recognized for Excellence in Teaching over the course of her career.
Chris Trice exhibited in the juried exhibition “Size Matters” at the Low Gallery in San Diego, Calif.
Communication: Dr. Christine Holland presented “Team-Based Learning for Communication Courses” at the 85th annual Florida Communication Association Conference in Orlando, Fla.
Dr. Christa Arnold presented two papers “Implications for Patient Communication Training” and “Patient Medical Education Training: A Pilot Test of the AGENDA Curriculum” at the International Conference on Communication in Healthcare in New Orleans, La.
Dr. Siho Nam presented “The Democratic Divide in South Korea: The Growth of the Internet and the Decline of Democracy during the Lee and Park Administrations, 2008-2015” at Partnership for Progress on the Digital Divide 2015 International Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz. in October.
Dr. Stephynie Perkins published“Nathan Bedford Forrest, the Ku Klux Klan, Southern Pride or Civic Oppression: 21st Century Readers' Letters to the Editor Frame a Modern Discussion of Race and Racism” in the Florida Journal of Communication.
Dr. Margaret Stewart presented “The Dynamic Role of Social Media during Hurricane #Sandy: An introduction of the STREMII Model to Weather the Storm of the Crisis Lifecycle” at the Florida Communication Association annual convention.
English: Dr. Sam Kimball published “Literature, Fictionality, and the Illusion of Self-Presence” and “Fiction and Emotion: The Relation of Consciousness to the Economy of Evolution,” both in Fiction and Art.
History: Dr. Daniel Watkins organized a professional conference “In the Shadow of Enlightenment: Religion, Reform, and Revolution in the Age of Unigenitus” in Chicago, Ill.
Philosophy and Religious Studies: Dr. Andrew Buchwalter published “La pobreza y la concepción hegeliana del derecho como eticidad reflexive” in Bajo Palabra: Revista de Filosofía.
Dr. Brandi Denison presented “Dancing Around Walls: The Ute Bear Dance and ‘Real’ Religion, 1891-1941” at the annual Western Historical Association in Portland, Ore.
Dr. David Fenner published “Fictionality in Film and Photography” in Fiction and Art.
Physics: Dr. John Hewitt and his colleagues in the Fermi LAT collaboration published “The Second Fermi-LAT Catalog of Hard Sources” and “Search for Extended Gamma-ray Emission from the Virgo Galaxy Cluster with Fermi-LAT” in Astrophysical Journal; “Searching for Dark Matter Annihilation from Milky Way Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxies with Six Years of Fermi-LAT Data” in Physical Review Letters; and “An Extremely Bright Gamma-ray Pulsar in the Large Magellanic Cloud” in Science.
Dr. Jason Haraldsen had two user proposals accepted for access to scientific collaborations with The Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies at Los Alamos National Laboratory: “Understanding the Nanoscopic Origin for Negative Electronic Compressibility in LaAlO3 / SrTiO3 Multilayers” and “Investigation of magnetic structure at the interface of YBaCuO7 and SrTiO3.”
Political Science and Public Administration: Dr. Gaylord Candler published “‘Assimilação crítica’ and Research on the Periphery” in Cadernos.
Psychology: Dr. Elizabeth Brown with her colleagues Ian Handley, Corinne Moss-Racusin, and Jessi Smith, published “The Quality of Evidence Revealing Subtle Gender Biases in Science is in the Eye of the Beholder” in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Drs. Lynne Carroll and Tes Tuason published “‘Perpetually Self-Reflective’: Lesbian Daughters of Mothers with Severe Mental Illness” in The Counseling Psychologist.
Dr. Christopher Leone gave an invited presentation “Building Bridges or Building Walls: An Interactive Workshop on Interdisciplinary Research with Undergraduates” at the eighth annual Florida Statewide Symposium: Engagement in Undergraduate Research in Orlando, Fla. in October. Leone also gave five presentations at the annual meeting of the Society of Southeastern Social Psychologists in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Dr. Angela Mann gave three presentations at the annual conference of the Florida Association of School Psychologists in October.
Dr. Susana Urbina received a Distinguished Achievement Award from the American Psychological Association. She also organized and participated in the symposium “Opportunities, Challenges and Developments in Psychological Assessment Work,” at which she was presented the APA Convention award in October.
Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work: Dr. Paul G. Clark presented “Are You and Your Patient Speaking the Same Language? Personalizing Communication in Oncology Social Work Practice” at the Florida Society of Oncology Social Workers in Daytona Beach, Fla. in October. Clark also received the 2015 Oncology Social Worker of the Year from the Florida Society of Oncology Social Workers.
Dr. Jenny Stuber published “Exploring Inequality: A Sociological Approach.”
Dr. Suzie Weng, with colleague Lisa Gray presented “Military Spouses' Perspectives on the Influence of Military Culture on Spousal Functioning” at the 61st annual Program Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education in Denver, Colo. With colleagues Justin Lee and Lisa Gray, Weng also presented a poster “Giving Back: Lessons Learned from Refugees and Immigrants.” In addition, she received the Council on Racial, Ethnic, and Cultural Diversity award from the Council on Social Work Education for her work related to historically and emerging underrepresented racial, ethnic and cultural groups.
College of Computing, Engineering and Construction
Engineering: Dr. Patrick Kreidl co-authored (with graduate students You Zhou and Ying Zhou) “Limiting Self-Propagating Malware Based on Connection Failure Behavior” to be presented at the seventh International Conference on Network and Communication Security in Sydney, Australia in December.
Computing: Dr. Karthik Umapathy presented a poster titled “Computing Senior Capstone Project” at the UNF Community Engaged Scholars Luncheon in November.
Dr. William Klostermeyer published “A Dynamic Domination Problem in Trees,” “Transactions on Combinatorics” and “Domination, Eternal Domination, and Clique Covering” in Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory.
Dr. Bob Roggio and David King published a paper “Methods for Using Scrum in Large Developing Organizations: A Meta Review” at the 12th International Conference in Applied Computing in Dublin, Ireland in October.
College of Education and Human Services
Leadership, School Counseling and Sport Management:
Drs. Nicholas Eastham and Terry Cavanaugh presented “3D Printing in Education” at the Florida Association of Science Teachers conference in Tallahassee in October.
Dr. Matthew Ohlson and doctoral student Shelletta Baker presented on student success in the STEM fields at the Florida Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference in Orlando.
Drs. Chris Janson and Sophie Maxis recently had the chapter “School Counselor as Active Collaborator” published in Classroom Guidance for Prevention, Accountability, and Outcomes.
Dr. Rebecca Schumacher was one of four invited participants to represent Florida at a Reach Higher FAFSA Convening at the White House in October to share best practices to eliminate the barriers facing first generation students utilizing federal student aid.
Many UNF representatives presented at the Division on Career Development International Conference in Portland in November. Two doctoral students, Tara Rowe and Monica Bolaños from Xavier University of Louisiana co-presented with Drs. Kristine Webb, Janice Seabrooks-Blackmore and Karen Patterson in a poster presentation entitled, “Moving On To the Next Steps: KEYS Unlocking Access Through Peer Mentoring.” Rowe also co-presented with Drs. Webb, Seabrooks-Blackmore, and Patterson in a presentation entitled, “College Students with ASD: Listening to their ideas about Transition to Postsecondary Education Enrollment.” Additionally, Webb co-presented with colleagues in a presentation entitled “Never Give Up! Building School-Wide Culturally Relevant Transition Education Opportunities.”
Childhood Education, Literacy and TESOL: Dr. Katrina Hall presented "Literacy Learning from a Lens of Wonder: Making the most of play-based learning" at the annual Jewish Community Alliance early childhood symposium in October.
Dr. Christine Weber was recently elected NAGC's Research and Evaluation Network Awards co-chair.
Dr. Soonhyang Kim recently published five peer-reviewed academic journal articles related to working with English language learners in various settings and journals.
Foundations and Secondary Education: Dr. Carolyne Ali-Khan was a keynote speaker at the Urban Science Education Research Seminar at the Graduate Center, CUNY, in New York in October.
Office of Academic Advising
Dr. John Kemppainen was accompanied by Lakeysha Joseph, a UNF graduate, Florida Fund for Minority Teachers recipient and a teacher/reading coach at Woodland Acres Elementary School, and Rhinna Willis, a UNF junior and current FFMT Scholar, to Tallahassee in November to attend the biannual meeting of the Florida Fund for Minority Teachers and participate in the FFMT Day on the Hill meeting with State legislators advocating for increased funding for scholarships.
Hicks Honors College
Dr. Jeff Michelman, director of the Hicks Honors College, chaired a debate entitled “The Innovation Dilemma: Lessons Learned” and moderated the plenary session entitled “Leading Universities through Complexity,“ at the second MENA HELF forum in Abu Dhabi. Michelman also chaired a session entitled “Incorporating Service-Learning into the Honors Experience” at the National Collegiate Honors Council Annual Meeting in Chicago.
Dr. Leslie Kaplan, associate director of the Hicks Honors College, accepted the award for second place at the Florida Campus Compact annual meeting for the ongoing partnership between the Honors First Year Colloquium class and Lutheran Social Services for Global Impact.