October 2008

School of Education Announces Mentor Monday Events

October 31, 2008 Campus Life

The School of Education will host a series of five presentations to help teachers be successful in the classroom. The Mentor Monday event schedule will begin on Monday, November 3 at 4 p.m. with the topic “Building Bridges, Breaking Down Walls: The Power of Partnerships,” presented by Dr. Illana Lane and Dr. Virginia Batchelor. The series continues in [...]

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Medaille Media Day Schedule Finalized

October 28, 2008 Campus Life

Medaille’s Media Day 2008 will be held on Friday, November 7, 2008 at Medaille’s Main Campus. Following an 8:30 a.m. proclamation by Susan Sizemore, Executive Director of the Commission on the Status of Women for Erie County, the day will continue with seven panel discussions across three sessions: crisis communication, production/web development, non-profit communications, sales and [...]

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Sport Management Sports Forum on November 10

October 28, 2008 Campus Life

The Sport Management Assist Team is coordinating a forum on local and national sports on Monday, November 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Building Lecture Hall on the Buffalo Campus. Featured panel participants are scheduled to include: John Murphy, WIVB Channel 4/The Voice of the Bills Jerry Sullivan, Buffalo News Chris “Bulldog” Parker, WGR55 [...]

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Dr. Riniolo Interviewed on Center for Inquiry Podcast

October 28, 2008 Faculty News

Dr. Todd Riniolo is featured on the October 24 podcast Point of Inquiry with D.J. Grothe, produced by the Center for Inquiry. He discussed his recent book, When Good Thinking Goes Bad: How Your Brain Can Have a Mind of Its Own. Listen to the podcast as an MP3 from the Point of Inquiry web site. [...]

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Dr. Bowker Presents at Annual Conference of the Association for the Psychoanalysis of Culture and Society

October 28, 2008 Faculty News

Dr. Matt Bowker, Adjunct Instructor in the Interdisciplinary Studies department, recently returned from South Asia where he was visiting assistant professor in philosophy at the Singapore Institute of Management for the summer of 2008. While there, Bowker traveled, taught, and conducted interview-based research on the experience of absurdity. He will present preliminary findings of this [...]

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Dr. Bigelow Exhibits Digital Works at Freewaves Hollywould Festival, Hyperrhiz

October 24, 2008 Campus Life

In October 2008, Dr. Alan Bigelow, Professor of Humanities, had his digital story “What They Said” exhibited as part of the Freewaves Hollywould festival in Los Angeles. Two other works, “Deep Philosophical Questions” and “Lord’s Prayer, The,” appeared in Hyperrhiz, a peer-reviewed online journal specializing in new media and net art. Bigelow’s story “When I [...]

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Dulski Reviews Chapters for Management: Current Practices and New Directions

October 20, 2008 Faculty News

Dr. Richard Dulski, adjunct professor in the School of Adult and Graduate Education, was listed as a reviewer/advisory board member for Management: Current Practices and New Directions, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. He reviewed several chapters for the publisher in 2007. Dulski has previously reviewed articles submitted to the Journal of Chemical Education, Journal of School [...]

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Hammon to Speak on Abuse in Polygamous Communities

October 17, 2008 Campus Life

Sara Hammon, an outspoken critic of abuse in polygamous communities, will speak at Medaille College on October 22 at 12:30 p.m. in the Lecture Hall, Main Campus. According to Dr. Ross Runfola, professor of social sciences, Hammon “is a genuine heroine, who has provided testimony before the U.S. Senate and appeared on Larry King Live, [...]

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Write Thing Reading Series Continues with Poet Christopher Schmidt

October 16, 2008 Campus Life

The Write Thing Reading Series at Medaille College continues on Thursday, October 23 with poet Christopher Schmidt at 7 p.m. in the Huber Hall Library on Medaille’s Main Campus at Rt. 198 and Parkside in Buffalo. Schmidt is a poet and doctoral candidate in English literature at CUNY Graduate Center in New York City. His [...]

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Medaille Prelude Establishes Online Presence

October 16, 2008 Campus Life

Medaille Prelude, the student journal of visual and literary arts, has created a web site to continually publish student work. “I think the direction in which the students will take Prelude is exciting. As an online journal, it gets to evolve as the year progresses,” said Ethan Paquin, associate professor of humanities. “The new incarnation [...]

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