On Nov. 14, President Edward Burger will speak and participate in a panel discussion at a Texas STEM summit, “Harnessing Human Energy for STEM Success,” sponsored by Chevron. Only President Burger and two other academics - from Rice University and the Rochester Institute of Technology - were chosen to speak to this important topic.
Associate Professor of Communication Studies Davi Thornton’s article “Transformations of the Ideal Mother: The Story of Mommy Economicus and Her Amazing Brain” was published in Women’s Studies in Communication 37(3) 2014. In addition, this article was awarded the Top Article Award of 2014 by the Organization for Research on Women and Communication.
Assistant Professor of Religion Molly Hadley Jensen wrote an article, “Cultivating a Sense of Place in Religious Studies,” for the January issue of “Teaching Theology and Religion.”
Professor of Psychology Fay Guarraci, Professor of Chemistry Maha Zewail-Foote, and a group of scientists in Singapore have a new manuscript accepted for publication in the journal, “Biology of Reproduction.”