Spotlight 8-12-2009

  • Donelle Ruwe, associate professor of English, published an essay about early children’s dramatic monologues and the first novel-in-verse for children in the peer-reviewed journal Lion and the Unicorn. The essay was titled “Dramatic Monologues and the Novel-in-Verse: Adelaide O’Keeffe and the Development of Theatrical Children’s Poetry in the Long Eighteenth Century.”
  • Bill Wiist, professor and special assistant to the executive dean of the College of Health and Human Services, has been elected to the governing council of the American Public Health Association. The council establishes policy, elects the officers and board and establishes membership sections of the association, the world’s oldest and largest public health organization with 50,000 members.
  • Matt A. Casado, professor in the Hotel and Restaurant Management program, presented a refereed paper at the International Council of Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education Conference in San Francisco.