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Notes of Distinction: August 2016


Wednesday Jul 20, 2016


Whether it’s a published article or book, a prestigious award, or speaking engagement, members of Indiana University Northwest’s faculty and staff continue to share their wealth of expertise. Here are the most recent top achievers that have made a name for themselves and IU Northwest.

Frederick Chary, Emeritus Professor of History, recently returned from the Bulgarian Studies Association-Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BSA-BAN) 10th conference in Sofia, Bulgaria, where he read a paper, "The Account of the 1941 Sabotage on the Ruse Fuel Depot." The BSA-BAN conferences began in 1973 and have continued roughly every five years since then. Chary was one of the original founders of the BSA and served in a number of offices including president in the 1980s.

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Linda Galocy, Clinical Assistant Professor of Health Information Administration, has been placed on an election ballot for the Council for Excellence in Education. This is a national council through the American Health Information Management Association. This council has the overall responsibility to continue to enhance health information management education at all degree levels. It consists of practitioners and educators. If Galocy wins the election, which takes place August 1 – 15, she will be on the board for three years.

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Adrián García, Associate Professor of Spanish, published an article on the acclaimed Cuban author Leonardo Padura in the March volume of MLN, a journal published by Johns Hopkins University. The article is titled, “Food and the Fantastic in Leonardo Padura’s Las cuatro estaciones.”

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Jennifer Greenburg, Associate Professor of Fine Arts, is currently exhibiting her latest works, “Revising History,” at Klompching Gallery in Brooklyn now through August 6. She joins three other artists in the show, FRESH 2016. Her exhibit, Revising History, is a series of manufactured images created by replacing individuals in vintage found-negatives with images of herself. The work addresses issues of identity and our connection to – and constant redefining of the historical past.

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Tin-Chun Lin, Associate Professor of Economics, had his paper, “Effects of Different Types of Quizzes on Student Effort Investment Behavior and Learning Outcomes,” accepted for publication in the International Journal of Education Economics and Development, a refereed journal that is indexed by the Journal of Economics Literature (JEL).

In addition, another of his papers, “Building a Theoretical Framework to Link Local Taxes and Parental Choice of Education,” was accepted for publication in the Theoretical Economics Letters, which is a refereed journal that is indexed by the Journal of Economics Literature (JEL)

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