Dyson News at a Glance: April 2016

 

History Student Earns Ford Scholarship

Ian Dickman ’16, history major, received the 2016 Benjamin T. Ford Memorial Scholarship, awarded each year to an outstanding NYC campus senior in the social sciences who has been accepted to a graduate school in social sciences or law.

 

Jason Whitesel interviewed by “Queerty”

Women’s and Gender Studies professor Jason Whitesel was interviewed by Queerty about fat-shaming and negative body talk among men in the gay community.

 

Teaching Association Profile: Angela Legg

Assistant Professor of Psychology Angela Legg shared her teaching philosophy in a profile in The Society for the Teaching of Psychology blog, This is How I Teach.

 

Meghana Nayak's Book Reviewed

Associate Professor of Political Science Meghana Nayak’s book, “Who is Worthy of Protection? Gender-Based Asylum and US Immigration Politics,” has been reviewed by the London School of Economics and Political Science Review of Books.

 

Adam Klein published in “The New Republic”

Assistant Professor of Communications Adam Klein’s article, “How Anonymous Hacked Donald Trump” was published in several media outlets including The New Republic.

 

PPA Professor Lee Evan's New Solo-piano Book

Pace School of Performing Arts Professor Lee Evans recently published a new solo-piano book, “Classics with a Touch of Jazz.” The book consists of 27 famous works of classical music, in which Evans incorporates subtle touches of jazz.

 

Becky Martin, Visiting Research Scholar

Professor of English Becky Martin has been named Visiting Research Scholar for the current semester in the Film Studies Certificate Program at the CUNY Graduate Center. She will participate in a graduate course in French film theory and complete writing On Still and Moving Images for a book she is editing for the Salem Press.

 

Pace en Cuba

With one foot in the ‘50s and the other in the future, students in MCVA’s Producing the Documentary course capture a historic moment in U.S./Cuba relations.

 

Zuleen Chang, Cheryl Frye Pioneering Research Award Winner

Zuleen Chia Chang ’16, a Biology major, won the 2016 Cheryl Frye Pioneering Research Award for her research “Studies of a PQ type Calcium Channel Truncation Mutant associated with Epilepsy.” The award was given at the annual Northeast Under/graduate Organization for Neuroscience (NEURON) conference held at Quinnipiac University.