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July 2017 – June 2018

Professional & Scholarly Activities, July 2017 - June 2018

Chapters in Books

Chapters in Books
Dunesh Kumari, Ph.D.   Borde, S., Chauhan, H., Chauhan, D., Kumari, D., & Sharma, N.
      (2018). Solid dosage forms: formulation and characterization. In Handbook of space pharmaceuticals. Springer. (Accepted)
Ganesh Naik, Ph.D.   (2017). Role of iOS and Android mobile apps in teaching and
      learning chemistry. In Teaching and the internet: the application of web
apps, networking, and online tech for chemistry education (19-35).
Washington, D.C.: American Chemical Society.

Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals
Celeste Harvey, Ph.D.   (2018). Eudaimonism, human nature, and the burdened virtues.
      Hypatia 33(1), 40-55.
Jennifer Reed-Bouley, Ph.D.   Hudson, T., Mack, H., Reed-Bouley, J., & Rose, M. (2018). Assessing
      student learning about the Catholic social tradition: a validated rubric. Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 37(1), 127-150.
Amanda Roe, Ph.D.   LaMotte, L.R., Roe, A., Wells. J.D., & Higley, L.H. (2017). A
      statistical method to construct confidence sets on carrion insect age from development stage. Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics 22(2): 161-171.
Andrew Shim, Ed.D.   Shim, A.L., Harr, B., & Waller, M. (2018). Relationship between
      lower body power and balance scores among older adults.Permanente Journal 22, 17-20.
    Strutt, E.P., Shim, A.L., Waller, M., Jung, D., & Zajic, K. (2018). A
      four-week upper-extremity exercise program on a balance device improves power and stability in collegiate golfers. International Journal of Science Culture and Sport 6(1): 48-55.
Kathleen Zajic, Ed.D., M.S.N., R.N.   Strutt, E. P., Shim, A. L., Waller, M., Jung, D., & Zajic, K. (2018). A
      four-week upper-extremity exercise program on a balance device improves power and stability in collegiate golfers. International Journal of Science Culture and Sport 6(1): 48-55.

Scholarly Essays/Publications

Scholarly Essays/Publications
Phyllis Higley, Ph.D.   (2018). Encouraging classroom participation through in-class
      reviews. Teaching Professor 32(3), 3.
Brenda Romero, Ph.D.   (2018). Practicing Spanish with students in China. The Font 1.
      Retrieved from http://thefontjournal.com/practicing-spanishwith-students-in-china/ .
Whitney Rubin, O.T.D., OTR/L   Bahle-Lampe, A., Griffiths, Y., Lohman, H., & Rubin, W. (2018).
      Capturing narrative histories of the profession. OT Practice 23(1), 20-21.
Christine Simone, M.Ed.   Lancaster, A. & Simone, C. (2017). Changing populations, changing
      needs: considerations for the emerging population of student parents. Perspectives: Magazine of the Upper Midwest Region of the Association of College and University Housing Officers—International 53(3), 18-21.

Presentations at Professional Meetings

Presentations at Professional Meetings
Mindy Barna, M.S.N.   Barna, M., & Kuchta, J. (2018, January). Against the odds: strategies to
      improve retention rates. Poster session presented at Elsevier Nursing Education Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
Sally Bisson-Best, J.D.   (2017, September).Women’s legal rights. Paper presented at Nebraska
      Paralegal Association Fall Seminar, Omaha, NE.
Steven Brewer, D.B.A.   (2018, June). Integrating Catholic social teaching into the business curriculum.
      Paper presented at Mercy Business Conference, Newport, RI.
Amy Knox Brown, Ph.D.   (2017, October). Nostalgia and violence: a reading from What Is Gone.
      Is Gone. Paper presented at Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender, Omaha, NE.
    (2017, October). To save men’s lives, science invented Kotex. Paper
      presented at Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender, Omaha, NE.
Jing Chang, Ph.D.   (2018, March). Teaching statistics online versus face-to-face. Paper
      presented at International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics, Washington D.C.
Melanie Felton, Ph.D.   (2018, June). Building an interactive online learning community: personal
      reflections on practice. Paper presented at National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators Conference Session, NAEYC Professional Learning Institute, Austin, TX.
Phyllis Higley, Ph.D.   (2018, April). Treating plant blindness. Paper presented at Nebraska
      Academy of Sciences (NAS), Lincoln, NE.
Maureen Hoppe, Ed.D., M.A., B.S.O.T., OTR/L   (2018, April). Effectiveness of clinical simulation in occupational therapy level
      II fieldwork preparation. Paper presented at American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference & Expo, Salt Lake City, UT.
    Hoppe, M., Prast, J., VanOss, T., Baird, J., Herge, A., & Zapletal, A.
      (2018, April). Best practices for designing a customized clinical simulation experience in occupational therapy curriculum. Paper presented at American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference & Expo, Salt Lake City, UT.
    Hoppe, M., Prast, J., Zapletal, A., Baird, J. VanOss, T., & Herge, A.
      (2018, April). Integration of clinical simulation in occupational therapy fieldwork education. Paper presented at American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference & Expo, Salt Lake City, UT.
Jennifer Kuchta, M.S.N., M.B.A., R.N.   Kuchta, J., & Barna, M. (2018, January). Against the odds: strategies to
      improve retention rates. Poster session presented at Elsevier Nursing Education Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
Dunesh Kumari, Ph.D.   Mosbrucker, M., Gumireddy, A., Chauhan, H., Kumari, D. (2017,
      November). In vitro antioxidant evaluation and physical chemical characterization of Curcumin, Resveratrol and their combinations in various polymer matrixes. Paper presented at American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientist Annual Meeting and Exposition, San Diego, CA.
    Ternent, C., Vora, D., Chauhan, H., & Kumari, D. (2018, April).
      Curcumin and Quercetin polymeric lipid combination formulations for antioxidant activity. Poster presented at annual poster session, Summer Undergraduate Research Program, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE.
Mary Lopez, M.S.N., R.N.   Lopez, M., & Million, R. (2018, May). Bridging service learning and public
      health nursing education. Paper presented at 7th International Nurse Education Conference, Banff, Canada.
Kristin Mattson, Ph.D.   Mattson, K., Heriot, J., & Hubers, C. (2017, November). Collaborative
      Issues as a Compact: Hunger and Food Insecurity. Paper presented at Campus Compact of the Great Plains Launch, Omaha, NE.
    Mattson, K., & College of Saint Mary Students for Justice. (2018,
      February). DACA: voices from the CSM community: portraits and written personal stories, Omaha, NE.
    Mattson, K., & Sherman, A. (2018, March). Extending Catholic
      hospitality. Paper presented at AAC&U Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Democracy: The Inconvenient Truths Conference, San Diego, CA..
Shannon McMahon, Ph.D.   McMahon, S., Preisman, K., Tufano, V., & White, M. (2017,
      October). Professional development in tech-enhanced courses: does content area make a difference? Paper presented at Magna Teaching with Technology Conference, Baltimore, MD
Ganesh Naik, Ph.D.   (2018, April). Curricular & co-curricular activities to increase student
      enthusiasm in the new Environmental Sustainability minor. Paper presented at 128th Nebraska Academy of Science’s conference,Lincoln, NE.
Kristi Preisman, Ph.D.   Preisman, K., McMahon, S., Tufano, V., & White, M. (2017,
      October).Professional development in tech-enhanced courses: does content area make a difference? Paper presented at Magna Teaching with Technology Conference, Baltimore, MD.
Amanda Roe, Ph.D.   Roe, A., Higley, L., & Simmons, T. (2018, February). The American
      Board of Forensic Taphonomy (ABFTaph): A multidisciplinary approach to decomposition. Paper presented at American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Seattle, WA.
Brenda Romero, Ph.D.   Romero, B., & Lemus, J. M. (2017, October). Beyond language
      immersion: approaches to study abroad. Paper presented at Nebraska International Language Association Conference, Omaha, NE.
    Romero, B. (2018, March). El coloquio del águila y la serpiente: Cóatl y
      Cuauhtli de Felipe Galván. Paper presented at XXI Congreso Internacional de Literatura Hispánica, Quito, Ecuador.
Jennifer Rose-Woodward, Ed.D.   Rose-Woodward, J. (2017, September). Wrestling with the superwoman
      complex. Paper presented at Nebraska Women in Higher Education Leadership, Lincoln, NE.
    Rose-Woodward, J., & Wickham, C. (2018, February). A courageous
      approach to developing professional educators. Paper presented at Association of Teacher Educators Conference (ATE), Las Vegas, NV.
Alexis Sherman   Mattson, K., & Sherman, A. (2018, March). Extending Catholic
      hospitality. Paper presented at AAC&U Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Democracy: The Inconvenient Truths Conference, San Diego, CA.
Andrew Shim, Ed.D.   Shim, A.L., Harr, B., & Waller, M. (2017, October). Relationship
      between lower body power and balance scores among older adults. Paper presented at Sports Medicine Australia, Langkawi, Malaysia.
    Shim, A.L. (2018, January). How to compete with other institutions through
      collaboration, community building, and networking. Paper presented at National Association of Kinesiology in Higher Education (AKHE) National Conference, Phoenix, AZ.
    Shim, A.L. & Briscoe, R. (2018, February). Gender differences in learning
      preferences among undergraduate kinesiology students. Paper presented at Eastern Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Clearwater, FL.
    Strutt, E.P., Shim, A. L., Waller, M., & Jung, D. (2017, November).
      A four-week upper-extremity exercise program on a balance device improves power and stability in collegiate golfers. Paper presented at Mid-west American College of Sports Medicine Conference, Grand Rapids, MI.
    Waller, M., Shim, A.L., Acheampong, S., (2017, November). The
      relationship of v-pattern sport-specific test to lower body power performance. Paper presented at Coaching and Sport Science Conference Proceedings, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN.
    Waller, M., Shim, A.L., Harr, B., & Herkenhoff, P. (2017, July). Can
      6 weeks of focused hip extension training improve muscular performance?Paper presented at National Strength & Conditioning National Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
Christine Simone, M.Ed.   Simone, C., & Ching-Bush, E. (2018, February). Ultimate multitaskers:
      balancing and supporting the roles of a dual purpose department. Paper presented at Association for Student Conduct Administration, Jacksonville, FL.
    Simone, C., & Lancaster, C. (2017, November). Mothers living and
      learning on campus. Paper presented at Upper Midwest Region of the Association of College and University Housing Officers— International. La Vista, NE.
Virginia Tufano, Ed.D., M.S.N., R.N.   Tufano, V., McMahon, S., Preisman, K., & White, M. (2017,
      October). Professional development in tech-enhanced courses: does content area make a difference? Paper presented at Magna Teaching with Technology Conference, Baltimore, MD.
Mark White, Ph.D.   White, M., McMahon, S., Preisman, K., & Tufano, V. (2017,
      October). Professional development in tech-enhanced courses: does content area make a difference? Paper presented at Magna Teaching with Technology Conference, Baltimore, MD.
Claudia Wickham, Ed.D.   Wickham, C., & Rose-Woodward, J. (2018, February). A courageous
      approach to developing professional educators. Paper presented at Association of Teacher Educators Conference (ATE), Las Vegas, NV.
    Wickham, C., & Rose-Woodward, J. (2018, February). Course to course
      dispositions reflections. Paper presented at Association of Teacher Educators, Las Vegas, NV.

Artistic Works, Exhibits, Performances

Artistic Works, Exhibits, Performances
Phyllis Higley, Ph.D.   (2018, February). That’s Modern., Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE.
Sarah Klocke, M.F.A.   (2018, June). Guys and Dolls Scenic Design, Highlands, NC.
Shari Prior, Ph.D.   (2017, September). Selected original works, exhibited at College of Saint Mary Community Art Show, Omaha, NE.
Daniela Rojas Florez, B.A.   (2017, September). Selected original works, Exhibited at College of Saint Mary Community Art Show, Omaha, NE:
  • Immigrant journey [Acrylic on canvas]
  • Untitled [Watercolor and paper]
  • Untitled [Watercolor and paper]

Funded Research Grants or Proposals

Funded Research Grants or Proposals
Dunesh Kumari, Ph.D.   Kumari, D., & Chauhan, H. National Institutes of Health
      Developmental Research Project Program grant to research novel binary and ternary phytochemical-biodegradable polymer complexes: preparation, stability and their anti-oxidant. $43,552 annually. 2017- 2020.
Amanda Roe, Ph.D.   NASA Nebraska Space Grant for CSM Elementary Science Teacher
      Workshop. $3,000. 2017-2018.
    NASA Nebraska Space Grant for CSM Elementary Science Outreach
      Project. $4,000. 2017-2018.

Professional Reviewer

Professional Reviewer

Professional Conferences Attended

Professional Conferences Attended

Consultations

Consultations

Leadership in Professional Organizations

Leadership in Professional Organizations

Non-Professional Publications

Non-Professional Publications

Awards and Honors

Awards and Honors

Continuing Education and Training

Continuing Education and Training

Regional/Community Presentations

Regional/Community Presentations

Professional/Community Service

Professional/Community Service

Other Activities

Other Activities