CNHS SUMMER NEWSLETTER

 

In the background is a photo of unbroken old-growth forest in Braulio Carillo National Park, from the biological science departments spring trip to Costa Rica.

Meet Dr. Meredith McGinley

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    Dr. Meredith McGinley joined the UW-Parkside community in Fall 2017 as an assistant professor in the psychology department. In her faculty role Dr. McGinley teaches undergraduate courses in Introduction to Psychological Science, Introduction to Human Development, Infant Development, and Adolescent Development. She will be teaching Lifespan Development in Counseling in the new Masters (MS) in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program. Dr. McGinley has been collaborating with students on quantitative research projects focusing on the social, emotional, and moral development of adolescents and emerging adults.

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PARKSIDE NATURALISTS IN COSTA RICA

Image of a pink, yellow and red orchid type flower in Costa Rica

The exquisite zygomorphic flowers of a ginger relative at Arenal Observatory Lodge.

SPIDER MONKEYS, RED-EYED TREE FROGS, AND SCARLET MACAWS, OH MY!


As Darwin wrote in the Voyage of the Beagle, “nothing can be more improving to a young naturalist than a journey in distant countries”, and so, from May 14th to 22nd this year 13 young naturalists from Biological Sciences 330 Field Biology journeyed to the distant, tropical, country of Costa Rica. 

 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Anna Maria Williams Trail Rededication

August 28, 2018  |  11 AM-12 PM
The Alumni Garden

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CNHS 4th Annual Alumni Celebration

October 18, 2018  |  5:30 pm
Student Center Ballroom

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SUMMER FELLOWSHIP RECIPIENTS

Dr. Ann Friesema
 Assistant Professor of Psychology 

Experiences of homeless high school students in Racine Unified School District

Dr. Meredith McGinley
Assistant Professor in Psychology 

Exploring Profiles of Prosocial Behaviors and Conscience Development across Adolescence: A Latent Class Analysis Approach.

Kevin Sterns
Dr. Sandra Underwood
(Faculty Mentor)
Nursing Professor 

Exploratory Study of Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Needs of Working-age Adults in S.E. Wisconsin: Community Scan and Needs Assessment. 

Dr. Hom Kandel
Assistant Professor in Physics

Synthesis & electronic transport studies of metals doped (110)-oriented PrBa2Cu3O7 thin films. Funding was made possible by the Modine Science Research Stipends and Lectureships Fund, Modine Mfg. Co. 

Faith Adekunle
Dr. Francis Mann
(Faculty mentor)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Characterizing enzyme Rv2173 of Mycobacteria tuberculosis.   

Dr. Ranis Ibragimov
Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Semi-analytical correlation between equatorial waves and the polar vortex:  Improvement of the existing seasonal predictability of weather patterns.

Mark Hrpcek
Dr. Rachel Headley (Faculty mentor)
Assistant Professor of Geosciences

Variation in Laurentide Ice Sheet Deposition and Provenance across Racine County. Funding was made possible by the Racine Community Foundation Richard S. Johnson II Research Fellowship Fund.

Richard Caldwell
Dr. Meredith McGinley
(Faculty Mentor)
Assistant Professor of psychology

Exploring Profiles of Prosocial Behaviors and Conscience Development across Adolescence: A Latent Class Analysis Approach.   

Sarah Thornborough
Drs. Hom Kandel and Paul Mohazzabi

(Faculty Mentors)

Shimadzu-UW-Parkside Internship.  Funding was made possible by Shimadzu Scientific Instruments.

INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS

Seema Malaka Temple, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Dean Otu visits American International Campus (AIC Campus) for the 2+2 launch in Colombo Sir Lanka.

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