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DuBose Receives Grant through Kays Foundation

A project proposed by Dr. Cheryl DuBose, associate professor of magnetic resonance imaging and department chair, has been approved for funding by the Kays Foundation. With the $14,944 grant, the Department of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences (MIRS) will purchase two GE Vscan portable sonography machines. Their goals include increasing diagnostic medical sonography (DMS) student and faculty collaboration with community health fairs and various research projects.

DuBose Receives Grant through Kays Foundation
 
Shew Studies Impact of Heat on Wheat Yields Shew Studies Impact of Heat on Wheat Yields

An article co-authored by Dr. Aaron Shew, assistant professor and R.E.L. Wilson Chair of Agricultural Economics, has been published in Nature Communications. In the article, the researchers investigated the impact of increases in climate warming on wheat crop yields in South Africa. Their results also show various heat exposure responses by cultivar, which illustrates the potential for adaptation to heat through breeding efforts. The article is online.

 
Hill Named to Sales Alliance's Board

Dr. Katie Hill, assistant professor of marketing and director, R.M. ‘Bob’ Wood Sales Leadership Center, has been named to the board of the University Sales Center Alliance (USCA). The USCA is an international consortium of sales centers connecting university faculty members who advocate for continuing advancement of the sales profession. Hill will be responsible for prospecting new members for the alliance, along with other special projects.

Hill Named to Sales Alliance's Board
 
Reaves Becomes President of PMJA Board Reaves Becomes President of PMJA Board

The board of the Public Media Journalists Association has unanimously voted to appoint Johnathan Reaves, news director for KASU radio, as president of the board, after a vacancy was created. Reaves will serve as president until June 2021, when the position will be open in PMJA's annual election. He was elected to the board as small station representative in 2017 and was reelected in 2019. Details are online.

 
Pace-Glover Addresses Summer Bridge Academy

Dr. Tamara Pace-Glover, assistant professor of social work, made a presentation at the Summer Bridge Academy, sponsored by Student Support Services. This academy hosts incoming freshmen students who are either first generation college students, students with disabilities, students from low socioeconomic income families, or students aging out of the foster care system. Pace-Glover discussed the importance of diversity and inclusion on college campuses.

Pace-Glover Addresses Summer Bridge Academy
 
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