Dane S. Claussen, Ph.D., has been named the new Professor of Communication and Pedas Endowed Chair in Communication, effective July 15. He will also be the executive director of the James Pedas Communication Center.
Thiel College Assistant Professor of Biology Delbert Abi Abdallah, Ph.D., and student apprentice researcher Beverley Kozuch are cloning genes of a parasite that puts more than 200 million people globally at risk for the potentially fatal disease Leishmaniasis.
Thiel College announces the addition of Kelly Sanzari ’13 to the Career Development Center staff as a career counselor. She joined the staff July 1 and will work with Associate Dean of Career Development Martin Black on strengthening the Career Center’s programs, growing internship opportunities for students and increasing post-graduation career placement for alumni.
Thiel College Assistant Professor of English Jared Johnson, Ph.D., is traveling to Washington, D.C. to do research at the Folger Shakespeare Library as part of his project for the Greenville Neuromodulation Center (GNC) Faculty/Student Research Institute this summer.
Thiel College Assistant Professor of Performing Arts Pete Rydberg, Ph.D., and rising junior Austin Hall are collaborating on a research-based literary project. It will ultimately yield a historical stage drama exploring the events that led to the Nazi Party’s rise to power in post-World War I Germany.
Thiel College Assistant Professor of Chemistry Chris Stanisky, Ph.D., and student apprentice researcher Amber Martin are building a device to measure chemical reactions that take place in a microsecond. Once built, they will conduct experiments with the new equipment this summer.
Thiel College announces its inaugural summer media camp for high school students is July 13-17. Camp attendees will work with Thiel College’s high-definition television equipment and editing software in the new, state-of-the-art James Pedas Communication Center to produce television and radio public service announcements.
Thiel College Assistant Professor of Psychology Shannon Deets, Ph.D., is researching the effect dance that incorporates authentic movement has on the brain. The research is part of the first set of projects taking place this summer through the new Greenville Neuromodulation Center (GNC) Faculty/Student Research Institute.
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