Archive for October, 2011

Emmanuelle Chaulet presented in France; ran workshop

EMMANUELLE CHAULET, lecturer of theatre, presented “Managing Stress from Inside-Out” on June 23 at the House of Communication in La Rochelle, France.  Chaulet also ran a weeklong workshop on “Sophrologie,” which is a mindfulness and stress management technique.

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Paul Christiansen presented paper in Dublin, Ireland

PAUL CHRISTIANSEN, associate professor of music, presented a paper entitled “Morning in America: Manipulating Public Opinion with Music in the 1984 U.S. Presidential Campaign” at the annual Conference of the Society for Musicology, held at the Royal Irish Academy of Music in Dublin, Ireland in June.

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Andrew Clearwater publishes article

ANDREW CLEARWATER, fellow at the Center for Law and Innovation, had his article, “The New Ontologies: The Effect of Copyright Protection on Public Scientific Data Sharing Using Semantic Web Ontologies,” published in the John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law.  The article was recently posted on the Social Science Research Network.

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David Cluchey publishes Top 10 article

DAVID CLUCHEY, professor of law, recently had his article, “The Financial Crisis and the Response of the United States: Will Dodd Frank Protect Us from the Next Crisis,” published on the Social Science Research Network (SSRN).  The article has been featured on several of SSRN’s Top 10 lists, such as: Household Finance E-Journal Top 10; Legislation & Statutory Interpretation E-Journal Top 10; Insurance Law, Legislation & Policy E-Journal Top 10; Journal of CGN: Governance Law & Arrangements Top 10; Regulation of Financial Institutions E-Journal Top 10; Journal of CGN: Securities Regulation Top 10; and the Journal of ERN: Positive Analysis of Policy-Making & Implementation.

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Lucinda Cole presents in Ontario and at Bowdoin College

LUCINDA COLE, associate professor of English and Women and Gender Studies, presented “The Plagues of Egypt and Providential Ecology” at the Society for Literature, Science and the Arts in Ontario, Canada on September 23.  Cole also recently presented “What Happened to the Rats? Crusoe’s Island Ecology” at Bowdoin College on September 29.

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Clare Bates Congdon part of NIH Center of Biomedical Research Excellence grant

CLARE BATES CONGDON, associate professor of computer science, has been awarded $1.2 million over five years as part of an $11 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) grant led by Dartmouth Medical School.  Congdon’s project, “Machine Learning for the Inference of Cis-Regulatory Modules,” will develop computational models to investigate how environmental toxins, such as arsenic, interact with genes and influence genetic expression.

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Wayne Cowart, Dana McDaniel and two students presented in Montreal and Torun, Poland

WAYNE COWART, professor of linguistics, DANA McDANIEL, professor of linguistics, and linguistics undergraduates Kathryn Thompson and Tatiana Romanchishina, presented “How to Merge Abruptly, Silently, and Successfully” at the Biolinguistics Network Conference at the University of Quebec, Montreal on September 26.  On September 19, they attended the Protolang conference at Nicholas Copernicus University in Torun, Poland, where they presented their work on “Proto-Combinatorics.”

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Christine Davik interviewed by MPBN

CHRISTINE DAVIK, professor of law, was recently interviewed by MPBN regarding a lawsuit filed by the United States Olympic Committee against the “Red Neck Olympics” located in Hebron, Maine.

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Orlando Delogu publishes two articles

ORLANDO DELOGU, professor emeritus of law, had his article, “Funding the Judicial Department at a Level the Supreme Judicial Court Deems ‘Essential to Its Existence and Functioning as a Court’ is Required by Doctrines of Comity and Duties Imposed by Maine’s Constitution,” was recently published in the Maine Law Review (Vol. 62, p. 453, 2012).  Delogu also published “Friend of the Court: An Array of Arguments to Urge Reconsideration of the Moody Beach Cases and Expand Public Use Rights in Maine’s Intertidal Zone” in the Ocean and Coastal Law Review (Vol. 16, p. 47, 2010).

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James Friedman published article in the Jurist

JAMES FRIEDMAN, professor of law, had his article, “The Anti-Boycott Law and Free Speech in Israel,” published in the University of Pittsburgh’s law journal, Jurist.

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