10 Mar CELEBRATE U: A SHOWCASE OF EXTRAORDINARY FACULTY ACHIEVEMENTS
The J. Willard Marriott Library and the Office of the Vice President for Research hosted the first annual Celebrate U: A Showcase of Extraordinary Faculty Achievements on March 9, 2016. The event highlighted University of Utah faculty who reached a pinnacle of professional success in 2015. Those honored were faculty who authored a book, were primary contributors to a realized creative work, or were the top-funded researchers with their college. The J. Willard Marriott Library wishes to congratulate all honorees for their stellar work and contributions to The University of Utah and beyond.
The following faculty are a representative sampling of those honored on March 9. A full list of honorees can be found here.
Barlow Bradford was the conductor for the University of Utah Chamber Choir, who won the 2015 European Gran Prix for Choral Singing.
Kim Martinez has created a cross-disciplinary mural at Esperanza Elementary. This was a community commissioned project that included art as a vehicle to create a culturally and socially empowering environment at the school.
Carol Sogard has created “Our Cross” which utilizes plastic grocery bags in weaving artworks, exploring new methods of weaving of reclaimed plastics.
Jörg Rügemer, M.Arch - School of Architecture
Erin Carraher and Jörg Rügemer won the 2015 Wood Design Award and Regional Excellence Winner for their design and construction of three cabins for the Girl Scout’s Trefoil Ranch Camp near Provo, Utah
Published, The Creation of the Common Law: The Medieval Year Books Deciphered
Published, Digital Fusion: A Society Beyond Blind Inclusion (Critical Intercultural Communication Studies) 1st Edition
Published, Family Violence Across the Life Course: Research, Policy and Prevention
- Includes recognition of the process of cultural change as well as mounting evidence of survivor resilience, even under conditions of oppression.
- Features the author’s various research projects that uncover some of the patterns of mistreatment across various populations and settings.
- Features a recognition of a continuum, with combinations of types of maltreatment that may occur simultaneously. These abusive behaviors include sexual assault, confinement, psychological harm, coercive control, financial exploitation, neglect and even human trafficking.
- Examines the intended and unintended consequences of policy, laws and methods of enforcement and stresses the importance of further evaluation to improve to ensure optimal outcomes.
American Cancer Society Research Scholar Grant entitled "Investigating DNA Recognition by Methyl-CpG Interpreters in Prostate Cancer
Toward a Better Understanding of Nature's Resiliency-Building and Restorative Power for Armed Forces Personnel, Veterans, and Their Families
Superheroes Social Skills Training, Rethinking Autism internet interventions, Parent Training, EBP classroom training, functional behavior assessment: An Autism spectrum disorder, evident based practice (EBP) training track for school psychologists.