Faculty and Staff Resources

Scholarship

Barry Minemyer

Barry Minemyer, Ph.D., assistant professor of mathematical and digital sciences, will have a research paper published in "London Mathematical Society Lecture Note Series," October 2018. According to Cambridge University, "This volume consists of eleven peer-reviewed papers on some of the most recent developments at the interface of topology and geometric group theory. The authors have given particular attention to clear exposition, making this volume especially useful for graduate students and for mathematicians in other areas interested in gaining a taste of this rich and active field."

Brian C. Johnson

Brian C. Johnson, Ph.D., instructor of academic enrichment, Frederick Douglass Scholars Fellow, recently had his latest book, “Reel Big Bullies: Teaching to the Problem,” with James Vines published by Brill. Using clips from Hollywood blockbusters like Knocked Up, The Emperor’s New Groove, The Benchwarmers and others, Reel Big Bullies is designed to help students, administrators, teachers and counselors create a safer school environment for all students. It’s also intended to help all students understand the terrible toll bullying can take on its targets, and to encourage students to stand up for their classmates who are being bullied.

Kathy Kollar-Valovage

Kathy Kollar-Valovage, MS, MSIT, CCEP, BU Testing Center coordinator, co-presented an educational session, “Creating Your Ideal Test Center” at the National College Testing Association Annual Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz.. Presenters were chosen based on experience with facility renovation and relocation. This past summer the Testing Center was appointed to serve on the NCTA’s test center certification committee. As part of the Professional Services Division of NCTA, this committee focuses on the promotion of professionalism and quality in the administration of testing services and programs.