Jamie Kneitel一道本不卡免费高清, Biological Sciences, presented the talk "The effects of fire retardants in Mediterranean aquatic ecosystems" at the Annual California Aquatic Bioassessment Workgroup (CABW) and California Chapter Society for Freshwater Science Meeting at UC Davis. Part of this project, which focused on fire-retardant effects on mosquitos, was also recently accepted for publication in Ecological Entomology.This research was a collaboration with Israeli researchers conducted during Dr. Kneitel's sabbatical.
Dr. Marie Lorraine Mallare-Jimenez一道本不卡免费高清, J.D., LL.M., S.J.D., Ethnic Studies, presented at a Symposium entitled "Asian American Studies: The Field and It's Future, held on November 16, 2019 at UC Davis' California Hall on the topic of Ethnic Media. Sponsored by UC Davis' Asian American Studies and The Bulosan Filipino Studies Center.
Dr. Kazue Masuyama一道本不卡免费高清, World Languages and Literatures, was invited to conduct a one-day professional development workshop on language assessment and innovative curriculum design for the Illinois Association of Teachers of Japanese (IATJ) on October 19, 2019, Elk Grove, Illinois. She was also invited to conduct a half-day professional development on AP Japanese Languages and Culture Exam for the Association of Northern California Japanese Language Teachers (NCJLT) on November 10, 2019 at University of California, Berkeley. She also presented “Transformative Teaching: 7 inspiring activities empower learner and teacher” (With Mieko Avello) at the 53rd Annual American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Conference in Washington DC, on Nov. 23, 2019. In addition, as the Chief Reader for Japanese AP Exam, Dr. Kazue Masuyama participated in AP Japanese Exam development on October 4-6 at Princeton, NJ.
Dr. Jessica Moreno, LMFT, Assistant Professor, Counselor Education Program, was awarded a grant by the Sacramento Family Unity Education and Legal Network (FUEL) to provide free mental health services for undocumented individuals through the Center for Counseling and Diagnostic Services (CCDS). Housed in the College of Education, the CCDS provides the broader Sacramento region affordable counseling and educational testing.
George I. Paganelis一道本不卡免费高清, curator, Tsakopoulos Hellenic Collection, University Library, presented a paper entitled "The Greek Agricultural Experience in California's Central Valley" at the 26th Biennial Symposium of the Modern Greek Studies Association (MGSA) in Sacramento from Nov. 7-10, hosted by the campus Hellenic Studies Program. In addition, he participated in a special session panel on the Greek Digital Journal Archive, a consortial project to digitize and make freely available historic journals and newspapers in Modern Greek Studies.
Dr. Bita Rivas, NCC, MAC, ACS, Counselor Education, served as lead for the department’s arduous national reaccreditation process with the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs, commonly known as CACREP. This specialized accrediting body assures graduate counseling programs throughout the United States meet standards within the counseling profession. Benefits of graduating from a CACREP-accredited counseling program include access to more employment opportunities, streamlined consistency with the state counseling licensing application process, and an advantage when applying to doctoral degree programs.
Mark Stoner, Profesor Emeritus, Communication Studies, has published the revised and extended edition of his book, Making Sense of Messages: A Critical Apprenticeship in Rhetorical Criticism, 2nd ed. with Routledge, 2020. Stoner's book offers student critics new theoretical models for analyzing messages categorized as the rhetoric of ignorance and for analysis of the complex and fragmented messages that are ubiquitous in social media. Interested faculty can get link for examine copies on Stoner's homepage: www.annonces-ecommerce.com/indiv/s/stonerm.
Dr. Jian-Zhong “Joe” Zhou, Library Research, was invited to the 15th Annual Comparative Education Conference held at East China Normal University campus and was the co-presenter for “What is in their GE Curriculum: Three California Universities v. Three Chinese Universities,” Shanghai, China, Nov. 16-18, 2019.
Dr. Jian-Zhong “Joe” Zhou, Library Research, was invited to the International Conference on Minority Education at National Minzu (Minority) University campus and was the co-presenter on “A Comparative Study on College Admission Policies for Minority Students and Interventions to Reduce the Graduation Gap,” Beijing, China, Nov. 23-25, 2019.