University Collective

University Collective Fall 2014

Nov 14th, 2014 | By
Moore, Mary Ruth

Rosenberg School of Optometry (RSO) Library Director Vasilios (Basil) Aivaliotis officially retired from the university on July 1, 2014. A retirement farewell was held in his honor. Aivalitos worked at UIW for 37 years and earned an MBA in 1999 and BBA in 1981 from the university. Dr. David Campos, professor of teacher education, co-authored

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University Collective Summer 2014

Jul 9th, 2014 | By
Buzzelli, Andrew

UIW bids farewell to Dr. Andrew Buzzelli, dean of the Rosenberg School of Optometry (RSO), as he leaves the university to assume the role of founding dean of the Kentucky College of Optometry at the University of Pikeville this July. Buzzelli joined the university in June 2011. He was presented with the Educator of the

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University Collective Spring 2014

Mar 15th, 2014 | By
Cortinas, Miguel 2

Miguel Cortinas, associate professor of art, spoke in October to the adult faith formation class of St. John’s Episcopal Church in New Braunfels, Texas, about what it is to have mercy and how this act can often be found in the work of artists who address the theme of social justice. Additionally, one of his

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Nov 18th, 2013 | By
Ambrose, Adrienne

Dr. Adrienne Ambrose, assistant professor of religious studies, received a research grant from the Wabash Center for her project “Made in the USA: Marian Holy Cards, 1930-1950.” The grant funded a week-long visit to study the holy card collection at the Marian Library at the University of Dayton, as well as time to begin drafting

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UNIVERSITY COLLECTIVE

Jul 15th, 2013 | By
(Pictured L-R) Sr. Sally Mitchell, UIW Online instructor; Dr. Louis
Agnese, UIW president; and Patricia Davis, superintendent,
Department of Catholic Schools on May 3 at the Outstanding
Leaders in Catholic Education dinner held at the Omni Hotel.

Dr. Louis J. Agnese, Jr., UIW president, was named a 2013 Legacy Leader by the San Antonio Business Journal. He is one of 10 men and women selected who have made significant contributions to local businesses and the community in the last 25 years. On May 3, Agnese was also honored by the Archdiocese of

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Mar 14th, 2013 | By
Bellanger, Renee

Dr. Renee Bellanger, associate professor of pharmacy practice, has published an article “Migraine in Women: The Role of Hormones” in “U.S. Pharmacist,” volume 37(9): 29-32, September. Dr. Rebecca Attridge, assistant professor of pharmacy practice at the Feik School of Pharmacy, published “Internal Medicine: A Guide to Clinical Therapeutics,” in January 2013. Her book is a

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Nov 16th, 2012 | By
McNeill, Jeanette

Dr. Jeanette McNeill, nursing professor at the Ila Faye Miller School of Nursing & Health Professions, is among distinguished nurse educators who will join the National League for Nursing’s Academy of Nursing Education when she will be inducted as fellow at the 2012 NLN Education Summit this fall in Anaheim, California. The 2012 fellows and

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Jul 16th, 2012 | By

Dr. Christy MacKinnon, professor of biology, was accepted as one of 17 undergraduate educators into the 2012 American Society of Microbiology (ASM) and Joint Genome Institute (JGI) Bioinformatics Residency. MacKinnon was also accepted in the week-long ASM/JGI Functional Genomics Workshop held at Hiram College in July 2011. She hosted a companion workshop, “Intergraded Microbial Genomes/Annotation

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Mar 27th, 2012 | By

Dr. Pat LeMay Burr, distinguished chair in international business, was invited to participate in the U.S. FBI Citizens’ Academy, a group of community leaders in various cities that convenes on an annual basis to educate about the many FBI departments and what they do at the local level. Burr’s Academy traveled to Quantico, Va., where

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Nov 29th, 2011 | By

  Dr. Javier Arjona, professor of physics and engineering, has instituted a new format for the Senior Design course in engineering management, where students provide consulting and problem solving to industry customers, with rigorous timelines and decision gates. He wrote a journal article on this structured approach, which is employed across Monterrey, Mexico, and he

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