w rk Pathfinders Driving the Art of Intellectual Discovery
2014 Research Collaboration Creativity at Bradley University
From the President
Bradley University has a national reputation for providing students with transformative learning opportunities in and outside of the classroom. As a mid-sized university making an impact in a variety of research arenas, we take immense pride in the spirit of collaboration practiced daily across all academic units. Our dynamic faculty are leaders, mentors, and collaborators, recognized for their excellence in teaching and dedication to student achievement. In this issue of Bradley Works, we spotlight several of our faculty members’ recent professional pursuits, which speak to the level of scholarship, research, innovation, and creativity that takes place every day on our campus. These are just a sampling of the myriad opportunities for discovery and growth occurring in our five academic colleges and The Graduate School: Foster College of Business: Professionals in our Executive MBA program are gaining vital insights and skills for improving their workplace cultures by learning from a professor who has studied the best practices at a wide range of notable organizations. Her latest book is a guide for employers seeking to build trust and camaraderie within their companies. Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts: A professor in the art department has received worldwide accolades for a unique photography collection of female hunters titled The Modern Day Diana. College of Education and Health Sciences: Students and a professor in Bradley’s Doctorate of Physical Therapy program studied angular velocity to determine the safest, most effective techniques for use in the workout regimen known as “tire flipping.” They used video and motion analysis software to complete their work. Caterpillar College of Engineering and Technology: An electrical and computer engineering professor who has survived
cancer is researching methods of improving the resolution of ultrasound images to increase doctors’ diagnostic capabilities. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: Student researchers collaborating with a biology professor on stem cell research recently played a role in two significant contributions to the field of regenerative medicine. Other research from the college you will read about includes a search for ways to identify preschool-age children at risk for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a look into adolescents with ADHD who may be especially vulnerable to substance abuse, and the collaboration between a psychology professor and undergraduate researchers at our new Stress, Emotion, and Alcohol Laboratory.
The Robert and Carolyn Turner School of Entrepreneurship and Innovation — the first of its kind in the nation established as a standalone academic unit — opened in fall 2012 and offers students from all disciplines the tools they need to become tomorrow’s savvy business leaders. Students from our business college and our engineering college now work together with faculty mentors on convergence projects to solve real-world problems for diverse clients. In the process, they enhance the depth of their knowledge, hone their leadership skills, and gain experiential opportunities employers value. Our University prides itself on the intelligent, innovative men and women who propel discovery while instilling a passion for learning in their students. Together, they inspire the world and further Bradley’s commitment to producing the next generation of gifted leaders and entrepreneurs.
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Staff Karen Crowley Metzinger, MA ’97, executive editor
Nancy Ridgeway, associate editor Bob Grimson ’81, assistant editor Clara Miles, MA ’05, assistant editor Sarah Dukes, art director
Duane Zehr, university photographer Daryl Wilson, contributing photographer
Administration Joanne K. Glasser, president David Glassman, provost and vice president for academic affairs Susan Andrews, associate vice president for university marketing and publications
02 Speech Team Best in Nation
10 Building a Better Workplace
Inspired by founder Lydia Moss Bradley’s commitment to useful learning and ethics, Bradley University educates leaders, innovators, and contributors to the well-being of all humanity.
Bradley Ranks Among Top Universities
03 Ray LaHood Honored Fulbright Recognition
04 Commemorating the Civil Rights Movement Trade Expert Earns International Award
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COVER Among the exemplary Bradley faculty included in this issue are: (1) Dr. Craig Cady, associate professor of biology; (2) Dr. Jennifer Robin, assistant professor of management and leadership; (3) Dr. José Sánchez, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering; (4) Joe Kelly, assistant professor of physical therapy and health science; (5) Margaret LeJeune, assistant professor of photography; (6) Dr. Timothy Koeltzow, associate professor of psychology; (7) Dr. Darrell Radson (left), dean of the Foster College of Business, and Dr. Lex Akers (right), dean of the Caterpillar College of Engineering and Technology; and (8) Dr. Kevin Stein, Caterpillar Professor of English at Bradley and Illinois Poet Laureate.
Postcards from Home Recognized and Abolitionist Scholar Featured 05 Historian on National TV Interning at the Olympics
06 A World-Class Gold Chapter Autonomous Boat Cited for Technical Superiority
07 Grants and External Funding Robert and Carolyn Turner School 08 The of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
12 Contemporary Neuroscience and Addiction 14 The Future of Regenerative Medicine Is Now 18 Advances in Enhanced Imaging 20 Early Diagnosis Key to ADHD Intervention 22 Athletes Flip for Motion Analysis Across Disciplines: 24 Bonding Business and Engineering
28 Hunting for the Shot the Behavioral Effects 32 Researching of Alcohol Use PERSON Poetry’s Afterlife and the 34 FIRST Aesthetic Hereafter
IN PRINT and creative productions 36 Publications of Bradley University faculty
Speech Team Best in Nation ABOVE: Bradley University’s speech team boasts 41 national championships — a record unmatched by any other forensics or academic program in the nation.
Bradley University’s speech team claimed its 40th and 41st national championships since 1978 after winning both the National Forensics Association (NFA) and the American Forensics Association (AFA) tournaments last spring. It was the second consecutive year the most successful speech team in the nation won both championships. At the NFA tournament in Huntington, W.Va., junior Kaybee Brown was crowned the individual sweepstakes champion. At the AFA tournament in Hutchison, Kan., senior Jacoby Cochran was named individual champion.
Bradley Ranks Among Top Universities Bradley was recognized as a top university in 2013 by U.S.News & World Report, The Princeton Review, and other publications and websites. In America’s Best Colleges 2014, U.S.News & World Report ranked Bradley fifth among Midwest colleges and universities that provide a full range of undergraduate and graduate programs. The report also ranked Bradley as seventh in the “Best Value” category, and the Caterpillar College of Engineering and Technology continued to receive national
recognition as one of the best undergraduate engineering programs in the country. Bradley was included in The Princeton Review’s The Best 378 Colleges. Only 15 percent of all four-year colleges in the U.S. receive this distinction. The publication praised Bradley’s extensive academic resources, personal attention to students and ideal class sizes. The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine also ranked Bradley’s undergraduate entrepreneurship program among the top 20 in the nation. For the second consecutive year, The Princeton Review named the University one of the “Top Undergraduate Schools to Study Video Game Design.” Additionally,
Speech team, LaHood, Treesara: Duane Zehr
Ray LaHood Honored
Animation Career Review listed Bradley as one of the “Top 50 Schools in the U.S. for Game Design and Development” and as number 15 for animation and game design schools in the Midwest. Bradley also has been ranked in the following lists: Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s 100 best values in private universities, Peterson’s 440 Colleges for Top Students, Forbes.com’s Top 10 percent of undergraduate colleges and universities in America, Washington Monthly Magazine’s “Best Bang for the Buck” listing, and Animation Career Review’s Top 15 animation programs in the Midwest.
Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, HON ’11 has been named the first Honorary Senior Distinguished Fellow for the Institute for Principled Leadership in Public Service (IPL) at Bradley. Through his appointment, LaHood will participate in national public policy symposiums on Bradley’s campus and guest lecture in University classrooms. LaHood is the first Bradley alumnus to serve in a presidential cabinet, a position he held from 2009 to his retirement in 2013. The first Republican in the Obama cabinet who served in elective office, he was a U.S. representative from Illinois from 1994 to 2008. IPL promotes a return to statesmanship at all levels of government. Its goal is to become a Midwestern think tank advocating for a bipartisan leadership approach to resolve America’s most pressing problems.
Fulbright Recognition The U.S. Department of State ranked Bradley sixth nationally among universities of its type for producing the most Fulbright students in 2013–14. Receiving Fulbrights were Julie Mohedano, Anna Treesara, and Nausheen Farishta, who are teaching English in Brazil, Thailand and Spain, respectively. Eleven current Bradley faculty members have been named Fulbright Scholars,
including Dr. Cecile Arquette, associate professor of teacher education. She is teaching English as a foreign language at the Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso in Chile in 2014. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program. Since its inception in 1946, the program has provided more than 325,000 participants with the opportunity to study, teach, conduct research, exchange ideas, and contribute to finding solutions to shared concerns.
TOP: Alumnus Ray LaHood, left, former U.S. secretary of transportation and U.S. representative, is the first Honorary Senior Distinguished Fellow for the Institute for Principled Leadership in Public Service (IPL) at Bradley. Brad McMillan, right, is executive director of IPL. ABOVE: Bradley ranks sixth nationally among universities of its type for producing the most 2013–14 Fulbright students. This year’s recipients are, from left, Julie Mohedano, Anna Treesara, and Nausheen Farishta, who are teaching English in Brazil, Thailand and Spain, respectively.
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Commemorating the Civil Rights Movement Leaders who have worked for racial equality and women’s rights, and against human trafficking have been visiting Bradley’s campus during the 2013–14 academic year as the University pays tribute to the civil rights movement. Focused on the campus theme “Standing Together,” the yearlong celebration marks the impressive strides made 50 years ago with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s powerful “I Have A Dream” speech, delivered in Washington, D.C., on August 28, 1963, and the passage of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964. As people throughout the nation observe these milestones, Bradley is among the many looking to the past for inspiration to help shape the future. From the University’s beginning in 1897, it maintained an open admission policy that provided for men and women, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, religion, socioeconomic level or sexual
Trade Expert Earns International Award Bradley University’s James Foley, left middle, received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Association of Trade Training Organizations. The honor recognizes his leadership and contributions to the industry. Foley is director of operations at the Turner Center for Entrepreneurship. He coordinates a training and counseling program in international business planning, marketing, logistics, and export finance through the University’s International Trade Center. Working with the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Community Affairs, he assists companies with trade-related expansion and training.
Postcards from Home Recognized Dr. Bob Jacobs, left bottom, professor of communication and director of Bradley’s John C. Hench Production Art Studios, received his sixth Telly Award last March for his Postcards from Home series. The Telly Awards are an annual international competition for professional video and television artists. In 2012, Jacobs won a Communicator Award of Excellence for Postcards from Home, a weekly TV news feature aired on WCIA (CBS) in Champaign and Springfield, Ill. This is his 17th award. Jacobs recently received a $100,000 gift from the John C. Hench Foundation for campus production studio upgrades.
Roberts: Daryl Wilson; Foley, Jacobs: Duane Zehr
ABOVE: Dr. Terrence Roberts, a member of the Little Rock Nine, shared an enlightening video and powerful reflections on the struggle for desegregation. He was among the University’s guest lecturers paying tribute to the civil rights movement during the 2013–14 academic year.
orientation. At its very roots, founder Lydia Moss Bradley and her husband, Tobias, sought to live in a “free” state. Peoria was a natural choice. In 1854, Abraham Lincoln gave one of his first major public speeches against the extension of slavery in front of the Peoria County Courthouse. Bradley’s observance featured a screening of To Kill A Mockingbird, a theater department production of Clybourne Park, a re-enactment of civil rights trials and more. In collaboration with Peoria Reads, students, faculty, and staff were encouraged to read Warriors Don’t Cry, a biography about the Little Rock Nine and the fight to desegregate Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., in 1957. Dr. Terrence Roberts, who was among the African American students known as the Little Rock Nine, visited campus to share his experiences on the front lines of desegregation and discussed its impact on today’s society. Other guest lecturers included Lilly Ledbetter, who fought for equal pay for women at Goodyear; Dr. Bernice Sandler, considered the “Godmother of Title IX,” who discussed how women are treated differently in unnoticed ways; and Janet Drake, senior assistant attorney general for the Colorado Department of Law, whose focus is raising awareness about human trafficking. A panel discussion about feminist Betty Friedan, HON ’91 and a lecture about civil rights leader Bayard Rustin also were held. The celebration will culminate in spring 2014 with an event featuring U.S. Rep. John Lewis, a member of King’s inner circle.
Deschanel: TLC; Olympics: Steve Tannock
Historian and Abolitionist Scholar Featured on National TV When cable channel TLC needed an authority on the abolitionist movement for an episode of Who Do You Think You Are?, executives turned to Dr. Stacey Robertson, Bradley’s Oglesby Professor of American Heritage and interim dean for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Robertson was among four experts on the August 13 episode of the series, which delved into the ancestry of actress and singer Zooey Deschanel. The show’s research team traced Deschanel’s ancestry to a 19th century woman involved in the abolitionist movement, an area of concentration for
Robertson for the past 25 years. She has focused on women’s roles in the movement for the past 15 years. Robertson met with Deschanel at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, where a variety of mid-19th century documents related to Deschanel’s ancestors are stored. Robertson said, “It was an honor to conduct research for this program. With so many historians available, I feel fortunate to have been selected.” Robertson has authored four books, including Betsy Mix Cowles: Champion of Equality, which was published in 2013.
ABOVE: Bradley’s Dr. Stacey Robertson, right, was featured as an abolitionist expert in an August episode of TLC’s Who Do You Think You Are? The show followed the ancestry of actress and singer Zooey Deschanel, left.
Interning at the Olympics Eighteen Bradley students earned prestigious internships with NBC for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. Six students traveled to Sochi to work at the Games, while the remaining 12 worked behind-the-scenes production jobs at the NBC Sports studios in Stamford, Conn. This year marked the second time Bradley students interned for NBC’s Olympics coverage. Ten Bradley students interned with the broadcasting company during the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London.
Dr. Paul Gullifor, the Henry Means Pindell Endowed Chair in Communication, said NBC not only hired more Bradley students for the Winter Games, but the network selected fewer interns overall for its production team. “I am thrilled 18 were selected,” he said. “Not only did our number of interns increase, our total share did, as well.”
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ABOVE: Bradley’s chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, the international honorary organization for financial information students and professionals, was named one of 12 Gold Chapters in the world. Chapter adviser Dr. Simon Petravick, chair of the accounting department, also received his second Outstanding Faculty Adviser Award. BELOW: Electrical engineering majors Zack Knoll, in pool, and Steve Blass, at right poolside, participated in the 2013 International RoboBoat Competition with their senior capstone project: a battery-powered autonomous surface vehicle. Also shown poolside is Dr. In Soo Ahn, chair of the electrical and computer engineering department.
Bradley’s chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, the international honorary organization for financial information students and professionals, was named one of 12 Gold Chapters in the world last August. The award, based on accomplishments and activities throughout the year, was presented at the international organization’s annual meeting in Anaheim, Calif. The honor is the highest a chapter can earn and the fourth such award for Bradley in the last five years. Chapter adviser Dr. Simon Petravick, department chairman and professor of accounting, also received his second Outstanding Faculty Adviser Award. After winning a regional competition earlier in the year to qualify, the Bradley group took part in the national finals of Beta Alpha Psi’s Best Practices competition. The students presented on chapter operations and participated in professional development events at the annual meeting. They joined 1,200 other financial information students
for a community service day focused on literacy. Beta Alpha Psi has more than 300 university and college chapters worldwide. Bradley’s chapter has about 30 students and is open to junior, senior, and graduate accounting majors who meet grade point requirements.
Autonomous Boat Cited for Technical Superiority Electrical and computer engineering majors Steve Blass and Zack Knoll entered the 2013 International RoboBoat Competition in Virginia Beach, Va., with great anticipation. They had worked tirelessly on their senior capstone project: a battery-powered autonomous surface vehicle (ASV). Blass programmed the basic shell or architecture that drove the main control device while Knoll focused on hardware fabrication and wrote substantial portions of the final software.
Boat, Beta Alpha Psi: Duane Zehr
A World-Class Gold Chapter
They were assisted by fellow electrical engineering majors Bradley Lan and Dan VanDeWater. The team tried to anticipate every potential problem and programmed the boat’s onboard computer with all the necessary fail-safe commands. The competition included an obstacle course that, once successfully navigated, advanced a team to five difficult challenge stations. “Team Bradley was the only team to successfully compete in three of these challenges during the week,” said alumnus Nick Schmidt, assistant lab director at Bradley. The event’s criteria involved 13 factors, such as the boat must be buoyant for at least 30 minutes and cannot send or receive instruction while in the autonomous mode. Bradley’s wood and plastic vehicle fared well in the qualifying run and appeared to be a strong contender. However, when a buoy drifted from its intended location and was undetected by the boat’s camera, the Bradley boat switched to challenge mode, headed for the correct GPS coordinate, and became stuck on a rope. While Team Bradley lost, the competition’s judges were so impressed by the group’s technical achievement and high performance that they gave an unprecedented fifth-place award. Schmidt said, “They produced a technically sound boat at a fraction of the cost of some of the other teams from highly competitive schools.”
Grants and External Funding During the fiscal year 2012â€“13, Bradley faculty and staff were awarded more than $2.9 million in grants and contracts from government agencies, nonprofit organizations, private foundations, corporate partners and other sources.
Foster College of Business
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
James Foley / Illinois Department of Commerce $381,500 Ken Klotz and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) / Turner Center for Entrepreneurship James Foley DCEO / Small Business Development $176,000 & Turner Center James Foley DCEO / Foster College & Turner Center $144,000 James Foley / DCEO / Turner Center $36,000 Linda Krendick Bernard Goitein Caterpillar $19,121 Robert Weinstein OSF Jump Trading Simulation Center $17,949 Bernard Goitein TerraCarbon $17,400 Total $791,970
Kelly McConnaughay Illinois State Board of Education / Illinois Math & Science Partnership Christos Nikolopoulos Caterpillar Inc. Nicholas Stover National Science Foundation Nicholas Stover National Institutes of Health Craig Cady Dr. Arthur & Bonnie Ennis Foundation Craig Cady Bohlander Foundation Edward Remsen Caterpillar Inc. Edward Remsen Cabot Microelectronics Corporation Matthew Tennyson National Science Foundation Ted Fleming SC Johnson Dean Campbell Illinois Space Grant Consortium Total
Slane College of Communication and Fine Arts Erin Zellefrow / Illinois Arts Council Diana Robb Total
College of Education and Health Sciences Melissa Peterson National Multiple Sclerosis Society $99,420 Kathleen Buchko Central Illinois Agency on Aging $34,000 Joan Sattler / William T. Kemper Foundation $27,500 Jana Hunzicker Patricia Nugent / PNC Foundation $10,000 HeljĂ¤ Antola-Crowe Kara Wolfe Heart of Illinois Hospitality Association $1,386 Total $172,306
Caterpillar College of Engineering and Technology Julie Reyer Caterpillar Inc. David Zietlow / Caterpillar Inc. Steven Gutschlag Enad Mahmoud Illinois Center for Transportation Jeries Abou-Hanna Caterpillar Inc. Kerrie Schattler Illinois Center for Transportation Shannon Timpe Illinois Space Grant Consortium Enad Mahmoud Peoria County Highway System Ye Li Iowa State University Joseph Chen Caterpillar Inc. Martin Morris Winzeler Gear Joseph Driscoll Illinois Space Grant Consortium Gary Lin Caterpillar Inc. Martin Morris Los Alamos National Laboratory Jung-Woon Yoo BTD Manufacturing Yufeng Lu Illinois Space Grant Consortium Brian Huggins City of Galena, Ill. Shannon Timpe Endotronix Total
$297,987 $146,142 $112,284 $94,200 $93,435 $79,300 $52,000 $48,985 $23,784 $11,930 $10,000 $10,000 $10,000 $6,000 $6,000 $5,000 $1,000 $1,009,047
$140,000 $100,000 $86,158 $28,191 $25,000 $21,120 $10,842 $8,542 $5,000 $1,250 $300 $426,403
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences / Foster College of Business Jiang Bo Liu / Central Illinois Radiological Bernard Goitein Associates Ltd. Total
Academic Affairs Julie Schifeling United Way Julie Schifeling Rotary Club of Peoria-North Total
$150,000 $1,000 $151,000
Business Affairs LeRoy Neilson Ameren Act on Energy Total
Continuing Education Jon Neidy Bernard Osher Foundation Total
Instructional Technology and Media Services Tom Hunt Illinois Arts Council Total
Student Affairs Dawn Koeltzow Illinois Board of Higher Education Center $46,241 Lyndsey Hawkins Illinois Board of Higher Education Center $9,000 Total $55,241 Grand Total
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“Bradley is unique in its ability to start a school of entrepreneurship and innovation. I think it’s a credit to Bradley — that collaborative nature. Everyone shared the vision that Dr. Gerry Hills put forward; the colleges embraced it, and Provost Glassman implemented it. We are just the catalysts.” — Robert Turner ’77 MBA ’78, Chairman of the Board of Trustees
The Robert and Carolyn Turner School With a plentitude of opportunities for aspiring young entrepreneurs, The Turner School of
By susan andrews
Entrepreneurship and Innovation opened in fall 2012 as the first such school established as a standalone academic unit in the nation. “The Turner School offers students a comprehensive toolbox on the path to success as entrepreneurs from opportunity recognition, to market feasibility, to business model development, to networking, to launch,” said alumnus Robert
November. More than 70 participants worked in teams to develop and pitch local tech startup ideas. Bradley students were members of all three winning teams. The first-place winner was a crowd- and social media-sourced application that will connect fans and bands with nearby venues.
Board of Trustees who, with his wife, Carolyn,
Bradley electrical engineering majors Anton
ranked among the top 20 undergraduate programs in the nation by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine, advancing four spots to the 19th position in 2013.
Volkov and William Tarply won the 2013 fall semester Brave Pitch Competition in October. Their project, an HDMI box split with two video signals on a 3-D monitor, advanced them to compete in Chicago against students from other schools.
Entrepreneurship Minor and E-Scholar Program
Entrepreneurship Program Recognition
The new minor and E-Scholar curricula were
Entrepreneurs are innovators, risk takers, and
officially launched last fall and already have students enrolled from disciplines across the University with a majority being non-business majors. The minor is composed of five entrepreneurship courses while the E-Scholar program has three.
participated in Peoria Startup Weekend in
Brave Pitch Competition
Bradley’s entrepreneurship program was
Bradley students and community members
Turner, chairman of the Bradley University endowed the school.
ABOVE: Dr. Gerald Hills, left, founding director of the Turner School of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, with Robert Turner ’77 MBA ’78 in Westlake Hall’s atrium.
leaders, but they must also do their homework. Passion alone is not enough. Research is essential in the field of entrepreneurship as a relatively new area of academic study. Dr. Gerry Hills, chair of the Turner School of
Leading the Way in Entrepreneurship
Bradley’s undergraduate entrepreneurial program has ranked among the top 25 in the nation for the past two years by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine.
Bradley is headquarters for the national Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO), with CEO student chapters at 240 universities.
Dr. Gerald Hills, founding director, received the Karl Vesper Entrepreneurship Pioneer Award in 2012 and the Babson Lifetime Award in 2011.
of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Entrepreneurship and Innovation, co-authored
hopefuls. Sharing his personal journey to the top,
an article titled “The Entrepreneurial Marketing
he suggested that students embrace hope and
Domain: A Citation and Co-Citation Analysis”
deny fear: “Hope creates amazing things in the
in the Journal of Research in Marketing and
world. It’s a passion that won’t give up no matter
Entrepreneurship, which was chosen as a
the obstacle. Fear is the lazy person who’s not
Highly Commended Award Winner at the
doing anything with his life, stares at a goal,
2013 Literati Network Awards for Excellence.
and does nothing about it. What matters is your
He and his colleagues were honored with the
ability to keep going no matter the obstacle.”
Distinguished Research Award at the Academy of Entrepreneurship 2013 Annual Conference
to all Bradley students include the new
for their quantitative study of business owners
Entrepreneur Intern Program, the Entrepreneur
and perceived network benefits.
in Residence Program, Mentors on Call, and
In addition, Dr. Eden Blair, professor of entrepreneurship, technology, and law; Ken Klotz, managing director of the Turner Hills/Turner, Hunter: Duane Zehr; DeLazzer: Daryl Wilson
Other Turner School opportunities available
the spring semester Distinguished Entrepreneur Speaker event.
School of Entrepreneurship and Innovation;
and Hills were recognized as Best Conference
Bradley served as a co-host of the annual
Workshop Finalists at the 2013 U.S. Association
Research Symposium on Marketing and
of Small Business and Entrepreneurship Annual
Entrepreneurship along with Michigan State
Conference in San Francisco.
last August in Boston. More than 30 research
The Turner School Distinguished Entrepreneur Speaker Series
presentations were given in conjunction with the American Marketing Association. Professors from 11 countries were in attendance.
Redbox co-founder Mike DeLazzer was the fall
The Turner School also served as the
2013 Turner School Distinguished Entrepreneur
Executive Office for the National CEO
Speaker, providing spirited engagement to an
Conference last November in Chicago with
audience filled with young entrepreneurial
nearly 1,300 students and 100 faculty.
TOP: Redbox co-founder Mike DeLazzer gave the second Turner School Distinguished Entrepreneur Speaker Series presentation in November. BOTTOM: Junior Maggie Hunter was a member of the winning Startup Weekend team, MuzMee.
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Building a Better Workplace An outstanding benefits package may attract
managers would say it sounds good, but they
employees, but the most integral building
can’t do it because they are too big, they are in
By NANCY RIDGEWAY
blocks toward keeping them are trust, pride
the wrong industry, or they don’t have the money
Photography by Daryl Wilson
and camaraderie, said Dr. Jennifer Robin,
or time. Our No Excuses book shows there is
assistant professor of management and
much every manager can do. Coca-Cola is huge,
leadership at Bradley.
so we wanted information from them. Teach for
Dr. Robin and co-author Dr. Michael Burchell
what you can do when you have limited resources.
and managers at 10 workplaces for their latest
Balfour Beatty is not necessarily a company you
book, No Excuses: How You Can Turn Any Workplace into a Great One. The authors chose a variety of outstanding workplaces to show that no matter what size a company is or its mission, “everything is scalable,” Robin explained. All 10 companies have appeared on national or international lists of great workplaces and represent an array of sizes and interests. Multinational Coca-Cola, nonprofit Teach for America, online shoe and clothing company Zappos, Alston & Bird law firm, Balfour Beatty construction company, Devon Energy, healthcare
OPPOSITE: Dr. Jennifer Robin and her co-author, Dr. Michael Burchell, interviewed leaders at 10 workplaces considered among the best nationally and internationally for their book No Excuses: How You Can Turn Any Workplace into a Great One.
America is a nonprofit, so we wanted to know
interviewed CEOs, human resources directors,
think of as being warm and fuzzy, and Accenture — talk about not having time,” Robin said. “We found the biggest difference between great workplace managers and not-so-great ones is that effective managers saw the challenge and decided to do it anyway. They didn’t let what they can’t do stop them from doing what they can do,” Robin noted. “We talk about the importance of that attitude. The remaining chapters take every one of the excuses we heard and knock them down.” Robin uses some of the examples in her book
leader Mayo Clinic, Whole Foods Market,
when talking about organizational culture in
consulting firm Accenture, and computer storage
undergraduate courses. However, the book
and data management company NetApp round
applies most directly to Bradley’s Executive MBA
out the list of employers featured in the book.
program: “Many of our students are faced with
A “can-do” guide for employers, the book
the challenges in the book. Either they make
was written in response to the authors’ first
excuses themselves or are surrounded by people
book, The Great Workplace: How to Build It,
who make excuses. We started with a few
How to Keep It, and Why It Matters. “When
naysayers, but by the end, most were eager to
we made presentations after our first book,
try the strategies in their own organizations.”
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Contemporary Neuroscience and Addiction By Susan Andrews Photography by Duane Zehr
In the 1970s, the same decade President
and subsequent drug usage, Koeltzow studied
Richard Nixon declared a “War on Drugs,”
rats reared in an enriched environment versus
cocaine, a powerfully addictive stimulant, gained
those reared in a standard cage. Environmental
widespread popularity and was considered the
richness may include novel objects, tunnels
champagne of illegal drugs. By the mid-1980s
and running wheels. He found the response to
and the early 1990s, crack cocaine use became
cocaine for those reared in an enriched environ-
rampant, especially in major U.S. cities. “Crack
ment was attenuated, and they were less likely to
cocaine is delivered immediately to the brain,
be addicted to cocaine versus those housed alone.
leaving people feeling as if they want and need
This situation may ultimately provide insight
more,” said Dr. Tim Koeltzow, associate
into the mechanisms by which some people show
professor of psychology at Bradley.
resilience to stress or protection from addiction.
Ten years ago, Koeltzow began investigating
Individual responses to threat, according
the increased vulnerability to substance abuse
to Koeltzow, are a function of environmental
for adolescents with ADHD. There may be three
variability times the interaction of genetics
distinct reasons why ADHD might be linked
and environment. Understanding how genes
to substance abuse: (1) individuals with ADHD
and environment interact to promote addiction
may take drugs to self-medicate the symptoms;
is a key focus of contemporary neuroscience.
(2) the drug treatment may paradoxically promote
Koeltzow cautions against the idea that
drug craving; and (3) the impulsive nature of
enrichment is always good or will be the main
those with ADHD may simply lead them to
focus of future treatment. “What we are finding
make bad decisions in terms of drug usage.
in the lab is that if rats are exposed to the
To address the second possibility, Koeltzow
novelty of an enriched environment for the first
utilized a rat model with certain features of
time when they are also exposed to cocaine,
ADHD and delivered equal doses of the drug
we see an increase in the long-term sensitivity
Ritalin either continuously or multiple times
to cocaine,” he said. “Clearly, the effect of drugs
a day. His research indicated that taking the
has something to do with the context in which
drug multiple times a day promoted subsequent
drugs are taken. We need to further study how
cocaine-seeking. “If the drug was given
novelty and the environment interact with drug
continuously, the dopamine levels were only
actions, particularly in the prefrontal cortex.”
modestly elevated but enough to block irrelevant
Koeltzow is representative of Bradley’s faculty
events from demands on attention. It appears
in his student-centered focus in building strong
that dopamine synapses adapt to the continuous
foundational skills. “The primary objective
presence of Ritalin, which actually leads to a
of my lab is to encourage students to solve
diminished sensitivity to cocaine. This finding
problems or do something that no one has ever
means that individuals taking sustained-release
done before,” he said. “That work might be
medications should actually be at reduced
designing, analyzing, or interpreting a new
risk of addiction.”
experiment and then presenting at a national
Stress is also a factor that promotes substance
conference or publishing a paper.”
abuse and relapse though Koeltzow notes there
Koeltzow’s hope for his students is to serve
may be an important distinction between good
humankind and, ultimately, all organisms to the
stress and bad stress: “Initially, something may
best of their ability. “One day, I hope that just
prove stressful, but just as we gather strength in
as we can test insulin levels to detect diabetes,
subsequent physical workout sessions, so can we
we have biological diagnostics that measure
become impervious to subsequent stressors.”
the physiological parameters indicative of
To assess the impact of stress on drug taking
OPPOSITE: Dr. Tim Koeltzow, left, with psychology major Brent Baker. Koeltzow began his neuroscience studies in the 1990s. Although he is interested in all areas of psychology, his primary focus is on the biological basis of behavior and mental processes.
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The Future of Regenerative Medicine Is Now By CLARA MILES Photography by Duane Zehr
While many researchers spend their entire careers hoping to achieve just one life-altering breakthrough, Dr. Craig Cady, associate professor of biology at Bradley, contributed to two medical advances in one year.
Cady, who is well known for his work with stem
similar appearance to an embryo), Lipovsky and Koch
cells, specializes in regenerative medicine. Whether he
only achieved limited beating on the periphery. They then
is differentiating induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells
changed their approach to a monolayer, or “sandwich,”
or assisting with a medical procedure, Cady’s research
form that is grown flat in a dish.
already is helping humankind.
Differentiating Cells to Cure Disease
expected to see maximum beating at Day 9. For 17 days,
Since bringing iPS cells to the University three years ago,
they considered starting over … until Lipovsky discovered
Cady and his student research assistants have embarked
beating on Day 26. “It’s really moving to see; it’s almost
on the challenging task of differentiating, or transforming,
emotional,” Cady said of the achievement. “Frankly, in the
the generic cells into specific functioning cells. Last spring,
laboratory, to see striking results is quite rare. We’re usually
one of the studies performed by his students Kate Lipovsky
looking at data points on a graph; this is on a different
(pictured at right with Cady) and Erin Koch resulted in his
lab’s first real success in this area — the creation of beating heart cells. After beginning with a 3-D form that cultures iPS cells in an orb-like cluster called an embryoid body (due to its
Because their monolayer protocol was based on one published at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, they
Although the cells’ synchronized beating was evidence that the team had created both human heart and pacemaker cells, a verification process confirmed that fact. The routine procedure called immunocytochemistry binds antibodies
UNDERSTANDING iPS CELLS Like embryonic stem cells, iPS cells are capable of becoming any cell in the body, allowing scientists to avoid the ethical issues traditionally associated with embryonic stem cell research because iPS cells are made from adult cells. And, because an adultâ€™s own cells could be used to generate iPS cells, an individual could have new cells made without the risk of tissue rejection. View a video of Dr. Craig Cady discussing his stem cell research and see the beating heart cells created in his lab at bradley.edu/go/works-Cady2014.
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with specific fluorescent color tags to the cells’
was blue and immediately inserted a tube from
proteins. If successful, the cells will appear with
her throat to her lungs, so she could breathe.
those specific colors when evaluated under a
A CT scan revealed she was born with tracheal
fluorescent light microscope, which is exactly
agenesis — the lack of a complete trachea.
what happened in Cady’s lab.
This condition required Warren to have both
The hope for this research is that it could one day lead to a treatment for heart failure — the leading cause of death in the United States.
FIGHTING PARKINSON’S Dr. Craig Cady heavily focuses on Parkinson’s disease research in addition to heart disease. In fact, his student research assistants plan to try differentiating iPS cells into dopaminergic neurons. Since patients with Parkinson’s have a lack of dopamine in their brains, the creation of dopamine-producing neurons would be the first step toward finding a treatment — or possibly a cure — for the devastating movement disorder.
Dr. Mark Holterman, a pediatric surgeon at Children’s Hospital of Illinois, learned of
According to Cady,
Warren’s plight while on a business trip in Seoul.
“All cardiologists can
He soon returned to meet with her parents,
do now is keep giving
Darryl and Young Mi, offering to help find a
patients drugs to
solution that might save the girl; it took him
reduce the stress on
two years to make the surgery a reality.
their hearts. Eventu-
As the only tracheal implant surgeon in the
ally, they die unless
world, Dr. Paolo Macchiarini, professor of
they receive a trans-
regenerative surgery at the Karolinska Institutet
plant.” That is until
in Stockholm, was vital to the procedure. He
the iPS differentiating
quickly agreed to lead the surgery and donate
procedure is perfected.
all his time with additional assistance by Dr. Rick
Pearl, head of pediatric surgery at the Children’s
has a heart attack.
Hospital. Keith Steffen and Margaret Gustafson,
The physician could
CEO and president at OSF Saint Francis Medical
collect some of the
Center and the Children’s Hospital respectively,
person’s skin cells and
then gave approval to move forward with the
insert the four stem
surgery in Peoria, with OSF agreeing to assume
all costs. The next challenge was finding the right
into them to produce iPS cells. Then, the iPS
nanofiber material for the trachea and obtaining
cells would be differentiated into new heart cells
FDA approval, which was granted due to
— customized to the individual’s body — that
Warren’s otherwise low hope of survival.
could be injected into the heart to repair the damage, all without the risk of rejection.
Applying Skill to Give New Hope
Cady and his lab were the final pieces of the puzzle. Applying his expertise in stem cell biology, he helped complete the trachea’s preparation. Warren was given G-CSF, a drug
Due to his experience working with stem cells,
to induce stem cell production in the blood.
Cady was recruited for a pivotal role in a
The team waited five days before collecting
groundbreaking surgery that occurred in April
and isolating the cells used to line the nanofiber
2013. He provided the technical expertise
trachea, a process that was performed inside
necessary to successfully generate a tissue-
an ultra-sterile bioreactor created specifically
engineered bioartificial trachea for transplant
for this purpose by the BioSpherix company
into 2-year-old Hannah Warren — the first
of Lacona, N.Y.
such transplant in the United States.
breathing and feeding tubes to live.
On the morning of the surgery, Feras Altwal,
When Warren was born, the doctors in her
Cady’s graduate research assistant, collected
Seoul, South Korea-based hospital noticed she
some cells from the bioartificial trachea and
delivered them to Cady in his Olin Hall
Hannah was a great inspiration to the team.”
lab for evaluation. Using a live/dead assay,
In the end, her surgery showed the world that
Cady determined the cells had attached and
using a patient’s own stem cells is now a real
were healthy and expanding, so he made the
and viable medical option.
final call to say the surgery was a go. Nine hours later, the procedure concluded,
Cady is part of a group working to establish
and the entire team waited. In the following
a regenerative medicine team in Peoria, which
weeks, Warren’s recovery was slow and steady.
he believes is the next logical step in advancing
Eventually, her parents could sleep in the same
this field. “Due to the need for multiple areas
room with her and her grandparents could touch
of advanced expertise and the high cost of the
her, all for the first time. She also tasted her first
latest medical technologies,” he explained, “the
lollipop, actually walked down the hall, and
formation of collaborative, high-performing
experienced something she never imagined —
teams is essential.”
petting a dog. Unfortunately, Warren died on July 6 due
Warren: OSF / Jim Carlson
Having learned so much in the process,
ABOVE: Two-year-old Hannah Warren was the world’s youngest recipient of a bioartificial trachea. The transplant surgery — conducted at the Children’s Hospital of Illinois in Peoria — was performed by a world-class team of doctors with an assist from Dr. Craig Cady, associate professor of biology at Bradley, and his graduate research assistant, Feras Altwal. The men helped evaluate the health and expansion of the cells implanted on the nanofiber trachea before the procedure.
Tackling New Challenges
to complications found during, but not related
Despite all his success to date, Cady continues
to, her surgery. Her passing devastated not
to seek answers to the complex questions in
only those directly involved in the transplant
medicine. He will use every technology available
but everyone who followed her story in the
to him to realize more advances right here at
international news. However, her parents, the
Bradley: “Large institutions certainly contribute
doctors, and researchers believe it was worth it,
to the field of neuroscience or heart research or
with Cady later commenting on her immeasur-
cancer, but the smaller institutions also have a
able contribution to the field of regenerative
voice and can contribute to this area … and I
medicine: “She and her family were pioneers.
think we’ve made some great progress.”
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Dr. José Sánchez, assistant professor of electrical
resolution enhancement compression (REC).
and computer engineering, explained that spatial
This approach not only increases the transmitted
resolution, or the overall detail, is a factor
energy while minimizing power but also enhanc-
affecting the quality of an ultrasonic image.
es bandwidth to improve axial resolution.
Improving that detail has the potential to improve the diagnostic qualities of ultrasound images. In ultrasound imaging, axial resolution ABOVE: In addition to his on-campus research, Dr. José Sánchez receives international assistance from colleagues at the University of Lyon in France, which has specialized arraybased imaging equipment. Noting the time difference, Sánchez said, “I wake up, and the data is waiting for me to process. This partnership gives me the opportunity to run experiments at a much quicker pace.” View a video of Sánchez discussing his imaging research at bradley.edu/go/worksSanchez2014.
before we can push this technology onto clinical scanners,” he said about the timeline for his
indicates what the minimum spacing between
work. “I am just beginning to look into REC and
two structures should be, helping distinguish
hybrid coded excitation techniques on ultrasonic
them, he added. Imaging is improved as the
array-based systems. If all goes well, an educated
ultrasound system’s bandwidth increases.
guess would be five to 10 years.”
High-frequency systems tend to have larger
Sánchez’s goal is to develop an ultrasonic
bandwidth, but as frequency increases, the
imaging system that transmits a pre-enhanced
sound intensity decreases while there also is
“chirp,” the coded excitation waveform used
a reduction in the depth of penetration.
in REC. Through senior projects with Bradley
To deal with this trade-off between spatial
students, he has worked on the platform for
resolution and penetration depth, the amplitude
coded excitation and real-time processing of data
can be increased for the excitation signal. That
with a general purpose graphic processing unit
increase in power also increases pressure that
(GPGPU). “With single-element sources, research
could have side effects, such as heating or
could take up to an hour,” Sánchez noted.
damaging body tissue.
“With a multiple-element source, it can be done
Sánchez, who holds undergraduate and
“There is still much research to be completed
instantaneously. Because we need to compress
graduate degrees from Bradley, is seeking a way
the received signal, more processing is required.
to improve image quality using coded excitation
Using a GPGPU, we are able to process the data
and a pulse compression technique known as
in real time as a conventional system would.”
Advances in Enhanced Imaging By Bob Grimson Photography by Ethan Zentz
Physicians in the future may detect tumors at earlier stages and pinpoint treatments toward specific cancers, possibly even make diagnoses without the need for biopsies.
Now, he is acquiring data and developing digital signal-processing technology to transmit amplitude- and frequency-modulated coded
but he needs to further research REC techniques in array-based systems. In the future, when REC research moves into
signals using multiple-element sources to make
the medical community, it could provide doctors
imaging equipment smaller, less expensive
with more information through better resolution
and more accurate.
of images, improved contrast and automatic
A waveform generator is used to produce electric impulses. Electric voltage is put through a transducer that converts it to a pressure
tumor delineation. “All my work up to last year was focused on using a single-element source,” Sánchez said,
wave. Then, that wave “bounces” back and
adding that these sources are the simplest way
is processed in a computer to create an image.
to test the physics of the problem but have
He works to encode those electric impulses
limitations that prevent them being used in
with a special binary code that affects the
a clinical setting.
impulses and, hopefully, results in a better ultrasound image.
Detecting Tumors Earlier
He said his interest in this research was piqued while earning his doctorate in electrical and computer engineering in 2010. “I pursued this field because of my passion with signal
Sánchez also researches quantitative ultrasound
processing and its potential to improve medical
techniques (QUS), which are used to study the
technology,” said Sánchez, who survived a
microstructure of tissue and may allow doctors
rare form of testicular cancer. “My mentality
to detect some cancers, usually those that are
going in, and as a cancer survivor, was any
not too deep in the body such as breast,
contribution that could impact people’s lives
thyroid, prostate, cervical and testicular tumors.
is critical. Add signal processing, and you have
Differentiating between tumors might be
a match made in heaven.”
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Dr. Derek Montgomery administers the day-and-night task, a test that may help identify preschoolers at risk for later ADHD diagnoses. Early intervention may help children learn strategies to pay attention and focus on self-control before they have difficulties in school.
Early Diagnosis Key to ADHD Intervention Professor and Chair of Bradley’s Psychology
Children who showed variable response times
Department Dr. Derek Montgomery hopes his
also did poorly on the day-and-night task. “This
research will prove to be effective in identifying
connection is meaningful,” he explained. “It
By NANCY RIDGEWAY
preschoolers at risk for later attention deficit
could be response variability is an objective way
Photography by Duane Zehr
hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnoses, a step
to determine if a child is at risk for inhibition
that would ultimately help them as they enter the
problems and ADHD. The younger the child,
classroom. Symptoms of the disorder in children
the easier it is to intervene. If we can identify
include overactivity and difficulty staying focused
preschoolers at risk, it is much easier to help
and controlling behavior.
train them than when they are 12 or 15.”
“I have always wondered why a subset of
Montgomery said training methods are already
children have difficulty with our tests. When they
in place for young children: “Many innovative
walk into a room, I see no obvious differences,”
preschool programs suggest ways to help
Montgomery said. “I think the roots of later
children learn strategies to pay attention and
problems children have in school may lie in those
learn self-control. These programs are time-
subtle task difficulties some kids experience.”
consuming and expensive, so it makes sense
Montgomery’s research involves administering a day-and-night task in which preschoolers are asked to say the opposite of what they see when shown pictures of stars and the sun. “This tests their inhibition and self-control,”
to identify children who are at risk and make sure they are included in them.” Recent graduate Alexandra Bluell and current students Kristine Nichols and Klaudia Pajor assisted Montgomery with his research, which
he said. “The children have to stop themselves
was presented in April 2013 at the International
from saying what they would typically say.
Conference of the Society for Research and
Inhibition is a key issue for children with
Child Development (SRCD) in Seattle.
The next step in his research will be to
“One of the strongest predictors of ADHD
determine if there is a link between children with
is response variability,” he added. “When we
highly variable responses and behavior problems
administer a task to children, we notice that
during the preschool years. “This link has been
every now and then, some children have a rather
studied with older children, but nobody has
long lapse between a stimulus and the response.
looked at younger children,” Montgomery
These slow responses reflect inattention. Nobody
noted. “Researchers are starting to develop
has closely studied the relevance of these subtle,
exciting new ways to objectively assess individual
periodic lapses in preschoolers before.”
differences in preschoolers’ attention and control. Our research contributes to these efforts.”
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Athletes Flip for Motion Flipping an oversized tire weighing as much
the DPT curriculum, and our students are
as 500 pounds has become a popular exercise
expected to complete a research project with
among athletes. Now, the workout technique is
the assistance of a faculty member. The bar
the subject of a research project for two students
is set high with the expectation to disseminate
in Bradley’s Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT)
their findings at either a state or national level.
program. Incorporating Dartfish motion analysis
In fact, 12 students from the third-year class
software, the students’ research compares the
presented their research in February at the
stance typically used when flipping tires to an
APTA Combined Sections Meeting in Las Vegas,
alternate stance developed by Bradley alumnus
the most well-attended conference for the
profession of physical therapy.”
The owner of the Human Performance Lab in Metamora, Ill., Terry hopes the research will
An Innovative Approach
show that the method he advocates for flipping
Joe Oloffson and John Zegar, both second-year
tires is safer than the technique commonly used.
students in the three-year DPT program, have
Terry had attended a continuing education
undertaken Terry’s proposed research project.
course at Bradley in which physical therapy
Using a high-speed camera, they took videos
graduates were encouraged to submit research
of 18 athletes using two tire-flipping methods.
ideas. “As clinicians in the field, we were asked
“With Dartfish video technology, we are
what questions we have that aren’t being
analyzing joint angles used during lifts,” Zegar
answered,” Terry said, noting he brought the
said. “We can see the amount of angular velocity
research idea to Physical Therapy and Health
athletes are able to produce during lifts and can
Science Assistant Professor Joe Kelly.
determine the effectiveness of the lifts. We are
“Evidence-based clinical practice begins with researching current trends,” Kelly said. “Fresh
that produces more angular velocity is better.
ideas from clinicians, such as Joe Terry, create
We’re also looking at whether one technique
wonderful learning opportunities for our DPT
is safer than the other.”
students. Clinical research is a strong thread in
working from the hypothesis that the technique
Oloffson and Zegar are sifting through data
By NANCY RIDGEWAY Photography by Duane Zehr
and making correlations. “We are trying to
take videos of people engaging in
paint a picture, and right now, we don’t know
large, dynamic movements such as
what it will look like,” Oloffson said. “We’re
swinging a baseball bat or a tennis
hoping to learn which is the best form with the
racquet, or punting a football.
least possibility of incurring injury and which
“Students can compare a novice
is best for strength and conditioning.”
and an expert,” Kelly added.
The students noted Dartfish video technology has many applications in educational, corporate and individual settings. For instance, it is used
“They can look at differences in technique by comparing angles and postures.” Students analyze the videos, watching for
during Olympics coverage to show two athletes
indicators such as a weakness in a muscle group.
on an overlapping screen as they progress
“We can see impairments in technique and
through a competition such as skiing. In
connect that to exercise to help correct the faulty
some running stores, customers are videotaped
movement. On a larger scale, it’s what we would
running, so they can buy the shoes that fit their
instruct for physical therapy students,” Kelly said.
running styles. The software can be used in
Kelly began using Dartfish in undergraduate
coaching, sports performance and physical
and graduate classes in spring 2012 with positive
response. While the software has been available
An Undergraduate Advantage
commercially for several years, it entered academia toward the end of 2011.
Kelly also uses Dartfish when teaching a motion
“This is a fresh approach,” Kelly noted.
analysis class, the final course for health science
“Students can have access on their personal
majors. “In health science, we look at human
laptops, which takes the learning opportunity
movement as being a biological marker to
out of the classroom. I am pleased by our
health,” Kelly said. “How well we move reflects
students’ acceptance of it. We are using equipment
how well we manage our day-to-day activities or
at the undergraduate level that is usually utilized
how we can perform from an athletic perspective.”
only at the graduate level.”
TOP: Mike Holloway, a second-year student in Bradley’s Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) program and a strength and conditioning coach, demonstrates a new method for flipping tires developed by alumnus Joe Terry. A motion analysis of the method includes (from left) Phase 1: safe posture protecting the lower back; Phase 2: primary force production; Phases 3 and 4: transition of hand placement to push the tire and maintain momentum; and Phases 5 and 6: final execution to complete the tire flip. ABOVE: From left, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy and Health Science Joe Kelly and second-year DPT students John Zegar and Joe Oloffson discuss research using a camera and Dartfish software to determine if the new technique is safer.
Using their cell phone cameras, students can
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Bonding Across Disciplines: Business and Engineering When three teams of motivated students — engineering and business majors — joined forces in the inaugural convergence capstone projects By KAREN METZINGER Photography by Duane Zehr
to solve problems for high-profile clients, they did not disappoint. Seeds were planted for the success of future integrated projects within the Foster College of Business and the Caterpillar College of Engineering and Technology.
“The concept of convergence has been talked
it happen. We blur the academic lines, and our
about on this campus and many other campuses
students work together for an extended amount
for a number of years,” said Dr. Darrell Radson,
dean of the Foster College of Business. “The
Dr. Lex Akers, dean of the Caterpillar College
underlying concept is that both business and
of Engineering and Technology, noted that much
engineering students will be more highly
has been learned through the convergence
educated when they learn to collaborate on
projects, which he compared to “designing an
projects here and then take those skills into the
airplane in flight.” Coursework is being prepared
workplace. But talk is only talk; action is where
for a series of classes during junior year that will
it really lies, and at Bradley, we are able to make
equip students with the skill sets necessary to
LEFT: Dr. Marty Morris, left, professor of mechanical engineering and Bradley alumnus, works on the solar photovoltaic system with James Stout, Kelsy Schmidbauer, alumnus Darrin Johnston, Kyle Palmer, Daniel Kopec and Alec Gialamas. The senior business and engineering majors combined their knowledge and skill sets to deliver a cost-effective mounting system for the solar panels and marketing recommendations to their client. Not pictured are team members Wayne Bowdish and Greg Fehlau. MIDDLE: Junior Kaitlyn Sliwski, clients Jeff Green and Dave Finn, junior Ben Knippel, and seniors Jeffrey Shen, Adriana Duron, and Tori Scotti review the radiant heater redesign the convergence team developed for Green Global LLC. Originally patented by a European company, the students were tasked with redesigning the heater to meet U.S. building codes. Not pictured are team members Alex Wilson and Jeffrey Smith. RIGHT: Seniors Emily Schaefer, Daniel Romane, Bradley Krafft, and Bradley LaFary demonstrate with Dr. Kalyani Nair, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, the hemodialysis catheter they designed for ELGCo, an LLC specializing in medical device innovation. The project is in the patent process. Not pictured are team members Josh Ray, Eric Winterton, Jesse Rieker and Michael Sotiros.
launch into the projects much faster. “Bonding
would benefit from the cost-effective measures
the teams a year earlier also will enhance
and include PV as part of their power-generation
rapport,” he added. “Five new capstone projects
solution. The client charged the team with
are well under way from the fall semester.
analyzing the PV industry and market segments,
Students are working together, enhancing their
estimating market potential, identifying future
leadership skills, and solving real-life problems
obstacles, benchmarking top competitors and
analyzing their business models, interviewing
Both deans agreed that their respective
selected and potential customers to define needs,
students learned the value of their peers’
creating and evaluating alternate business
knowledge as they broke down stereotypical
models, and recommending a course of action
barriers, demystified their majors, and learned
and implementation plan.
each other’s unique terminology to foster clear
The overall objective of the PV project
communication. Professors, college advisory
was to cut the cost of generating electricity.
board members, and clients were impressed with
The driving forces in the industry analysis were
the depth and level of skill the undergraduates
rising fuel prices, technological advancements,
honed during the yearlong process on the
and government mandates and incentives.
following three convergence projects.
The team determined the outlook for PV
ONLINE Visit bradley.edu/go/worksConvergence2014 to view a video about the convergence of engineering and business.
is positive as petroleum prices are driving
Solar Photovoltaic System Engineering advisers: Dr. John Engdahl and
Dr. Marty Morris
customers to the PV market. Both the engineering and business students interviewed a sampling of dealers in the network
Business advisers: Ken Klotz and Carey Novak
who would be selling the product and learned
Due to explosive growth in the solar photo-
need to consider when designing and marketing
voltaic panel (PV) market over the past five
the solar panel. Overall profitability and
years, a client wanting to incorporate PV into
a three- to seven-year return on investment
its electric power generation portfolio set a goal
for this convergence team: design a significantly lower-cost PV-mounting system so customers
of the wide diversity of requirements they would
“We worked toward an understanding of the product and each other’s language in
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terms of business students communicating
factories and warehouses. However, the technology
with engineering students,” business major
was created in Europe, and when installed here,
Kelsy Schmidbauer said. “We also learned
some of the components and fittings were not
to balance client expectations in a timeline.”
compatible with U.S. building codes. They were
Initially, they designed and analyzed three prototypes of solar panel mounting systems: the fixed vertical tube, the fixed tilted tube,
tasked with redesigning the heater to eliminate defects in the original model. Radiant heating units work by warming
and the one-axis tracking panel. They evaluated
stainless steel tubes that emit infrared heat. The
each model in terms of installation and structural
tubes are positioned to radiate heat toward the
component cost as well as the levelized cost of
floor and can present an energy cost savings of
generating energy over a 25-year period.
30 to 75 percent, depending on the application.
After several iterations, the team recommended
The team worked together to determine
the fixed vertical tube design for the client.
how to maintain product differentiation while
They simplified the structure, kept the costs
reducing costs since the original heater, although
relatively low, and improved its performance.
highly differentiated, is expensive and complicated
Understanding that one design will not work
for every customer in every location, they also
The business students researched the
created a system evaluator tool to help facilitate
commercial heating industry in terms of
the answer to two critical questions: Can the PV
building size for potential clients nationwide.
produce customer value? If so, in what locations?
They examined branding and product differen-
The system evaluator tool is basically
tiators, conducted an industry and competitor
a spreadsheet that takes into account many
analysis, and produced a financial pro forma.
engineering and business inputs to produce
They also reviewed climate and population
an output for a given system. It offers solutions
density maps to determine target markets for
in four metrics: payback period, net present
the heater and gave the clients an estimate
value, internal rate of return, and levelized
for the radiant heating market.
cost of electricity. Keeping cost as a key component, they
However, compiled feedback from potential clients “became the most critical component
also made marketing recommendations based
in the project,” explained marketing major
on research of 100 countries to determine which
Tori Scotti. “Our interviews proved that up-front
locations are most feasible and financially
costs were critical to consumers, and we worked
attractive for the product.
side-by-side with the engineering students to make sure we were speaking the same language.”
Green Global Energy Radiant Heater Engineering adviser: Dr. Marty Morris
After the business students provided the engineering students with market research that
Business adviser: Ken Klotz
affected the heater’s redesign, the engineering
In 2012, the clients bought the assets of a failed
existing heater, allowing the clients to go into the
business and set up a new company with the
program and make adjustments. The analytical
intent to market an improved product. They gave
model predicts temperature, distance along the
this convergence team patented technology for
pipe, and heat output, helping to drive the design
a low-intensity infrared radiant heating system
of a superior reflector while lowering material
used to warm large, open spaces such as
costs. The team also furnished the clients with
students developed an analytical model like the
a thermodynamic model of a radiantly heated
procedure for kidney-failure patients, and,
space, so the clients could compare the efficiency
according to research, 50 percent of traditional
of forced-air heating and radiant heating to
catheters fail within 12 weeks. With a goal
prove cost savings to customers.
of designing a catheter that does not damage
They redesigned the heater with an M-shaped
the vein nor reduce blood flow, accounting/
stainless steel reflector for increased efficiency
economics major Bradley Krafft noted,
and corrosion resistance. The team decided
“We had to get up to speed understanding
to incorporate a device to preheat the incoming
hemodialysis itself because one of the most
air to increase energy-saving efficiency and
important tools is learning the client’s business.”
provide a simple, inexpensive and persuasive
During their first semester on the project,
product differentiator. While reducing material
students concentrated on understanding the market
costs by 20 percent, part count by 30 to 40
and identifying customer needs by conducting
percent, and reflector material costs by 45
in-depth interviews with local nephrologists
percent, the redesigned system increased
and others in the medical field, including
the radiation reflected by 83 percent.
business managers and a dialysis center’s director
The students’ research showed that
of operations. Their professional input was
performance contracts are popular with
factored into the product design and business
schools as well as companies, so the team
model. These experts affirmed that fibrin buildup
recommended that Green Global Energy
and cutting costs are major concerns, and the
partner with corporations such as Honeywell,
statistics they provided helped with the market
Johnson Controls and Chevron.
research. The team also reviewed current patents that are not on the market and compared their
ELGCo Hemodialysis Catheter
design process against current standards. They
Engineering adviser: Dr. Kalyani Nair
found no design that centers the catheter in the
Business adviser: Ken Klotz
vein and off the vein wall.
An internationally renowned interventional
recommended the engineers develop a catheter
radiologist, inventor, and founder of ELGCo
with NiTinol, a shape-memory alloy used
challenged this convergence team to design a
in stents. Following his suggestion, the team
cost-effective hemodialysis catheter. With an
designed and developed two 3-D models
average annual cost of $80,000, a single dialysis
and 2-D drawings with dimensions and specs.
Toward the end of the process, the client
patient’s treatment is a significant incentive
The project is now in the patent process and
for the medical community to find ways to
is positioned as a cost-saving device that combats
reduce expenses. A specialist in medical device
fibrin sheath buildup for improved blood flow
innovation and development, the client tasked
the team with designing a device that can be
By extending the catheter’s lifespan, the
positioned off the vein wall to reduce fibrin
number and frequency of invasive procedures
sheath buildup. He also gave them a size
dialysis patients experience will be reduced.
limitation to ease the catheter’s insertion.
If patented, the business model expectation
Focused on a project development business
is for ELGCo to be acquired by a major
model, his intent is to sell the concept
to a mature device company. The team learned that hemodialysis is a
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“Charlye,” Batesville, Arkansas
“Besida,” Rochester, New York
Hunting for the Shot For an art professor who had no experience with
to view the images her students submitted for
guns, Margaret LeJeune discovered a new world
their critique. “I was shocked to see the majority
of photographic inspiration rooted in women
of students took photos of themselves hunting
hunters in Batesville, Ark., in 2007.
or posed with guns,” said the Bradley assistant
During her first year teaching at Lyon
professor of photography. “It was from this
College in Batesville, LeJeune assigned her
experience that the seed of my Modern Day
Photo I class to take self-portraits. Born and
Diana series was planted.”
raised in Rochester, N.Y., she wasn’t prepared
By KAREN METZINGER Photography by Margaret LeJeune
Realizing that a photographic exploration
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“Cindy,” Bethesda, Arkansas
of hunting might be a way to connect with her
socioeconomic backgrounds, as well as the genre
students and the community, the project “became
of hunting they participated in, such as big-game
a way for me to explore, analyze, and visually
hunting or hunting for food,” explained LeJeune.
communicate my intellectual curiosity.” The Modern Day Diana series, named
to four hours. Photographed with a 4-by-5 view
after the Roman goddess of the hunt, evolved
camera, each scene was composed under a dark
over several years, depicting formal portraits
cloth, and LeJeune informally interviewed each
of female hunters in their home environments.
woman about her experiences in the sport
“By examining their domestic spaces, I showed
the diversity of the hunters, including their
The portrait sittings would usually last two
LeJeune said she has received accolades
ABOVE: Margaret LeJeune, assistant professor of photography at Bradley, earned a BA in studio art at Nazareth College of Rochester, N.Y., and an MFA in photography/visual studies from Visual Studies Workshop, also in Rochester. She has had international teaching experiences in Egypt, France and the Netherlands. A member of the Society of Photographic Education, the College Art Association, and the National Museum of Women in the Arts, LeJeune plans to continue her Modern Day Diana series, specifically targeting women hunters in the Midwest.
“Rose and Robin,” Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
for the work and was invited to give an image-
who hunt (DIVA) has helped me reach a wider
makers presentation at the 2012 Society for
audience, and I continue to receive emails and
Photographic Education (SPE) conference in
calls from women who would like to be part
San Francisco. The series also was recognized
of the series,” LeJeune added. “These intimate
by the curator of photographs at New York
portraits question the relationship between
City’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) with
the home — traditionally a woman’s place —
a Curator’s Choice Award at the Center, Santa Fe
and the hunting world — typically a masculine
competition. The Modern Day Diana has been
featured on Slate.com and Actuphoto.com. “An international network of females
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Researching the Behavioral Effects of Alcohol Use
Dr. Amy Bacon, assistant professor of psychology, oversees Bradley’s new Stress, Emotion, and Alcohol Laboratory (SEA Lab) designed to study college students’ drinking habits and factors influencing that behavior through both laboratory and survey research.
Nationally, alcohol use, abuse, and dependence
students drink, to improve treatments for
are among the biggest health problems and are
destructive drinking behaviors, and to identify
major research priorities.
students who will struggle with post-college
Bradley is one of about 15 universities in the country to have a lab that investigates
The pre-screened study participants are served
this topic in a setting that resembles an actual
alcohol in the simulated bar based on varying
drinking atmosphere. “Most universities that
scenarios that elicit behavioral responses. These
have research bar labs are larger state schools,”
responses are recorded by the student research
Bacon said. “We are the smallest institution
assistants and monitored by Bacon.
that I am aware of to have such a facility.”
One of the primary reasons college students
Unlike most larger institutions, Bacon’s
drink is to cope with stress due to social situations
lab assistants are undergraduates who observe
and relationships, depression and internal bad
and gather data. Six students worked with
feelings. “These students are different from
her last spring, learning complex protocols
students who drink to be social, to feel good,
associated with the study that will prepare
or who may believe drinking is integral to college
them for advanced research in competitive
life as portrayed in movies such as Animal
House,” Bacon said. “The latter group will likely
Participants in these studies must be 21
Bacon: Duane Zehr
mature out of their college drinking habits while
years old and have completed a comprehensive
the others may be at greater risk of having
interview process that includes information
lifelong drinking problems.”
about medical history, medications, age and
OPPOSITE PAGE: Drinking in college is often glamorized in the movies. College students, the heaviest-drinking demographic group, may experience undesirable outcomes from binge and other drinking behaviors. Dr. Amy Bacon and her student researchers focus their studies on participants who drink to cope with major life challenges versus those who drink socially.
The research findings will assist Bacon in
other factors. Bacon’s chief priority is to ensure
collaborating with colleagues who are engaged
a safe and monitored environment while working
in the treatment and prevention of alcohol abuse
to better understand why and how college
in college students.
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Poetry’s Afterlife and the Aesthetic Hereafter By KEVIN STEIN
Illinois Poet Laureate Photography by Daryl Wilson
While I understood well how poetry animated
had dragged him first to Denny’s for Thursday’s
students in my classroom, I wasn’t prepared
fried chicken special, then for some poetry.
He shook my hand, summoning, “Buddy, that
If poetry is dead, the word had not yet reached Mendota, Ill., this prairie burg. On
Decoded, what he’d said meant the experience
the night of my poetry reading in the village’s
wasn’t as painful as he’d expected, that he’d
Carnegie Library, more than 200 folks arced
followed at least some of what I’d read, that
around the room on chairs and carpet, spilling
for him poetry always had been foreign language
into the hallway. They’d come not so much
from a distant land but now at least he knew
for me but for the announcement of the town’s
enough of its strange tongue to order a suitable
poetry contest winners, participants ranging
beer. This momentary society of self, art, and
from schoolkids to the blue-haired set.
other — poetry’s afterlife — tendered scent of
Stillness settled ankle deep about the room. The audience harbored reverence for the notion
plowed dirt and green shoots’ sudden coming.
of poetry, something they considered a private
Poetry Is Dead?
matter of public import. That scene, both
Like most poets writing today, I grew up with
Rockwellian and surreal, evoked poetry as
the notion that poetry is knock, knock, knocking
cultural happening. Men in ill-fitting Sunday
on heaven’s door. My teachers, my peers, and
suits and guys in overalls puddled beside their
many literary journals reminded me that I am
wives, dutiful husbands hauled out on an
merely bloodying my knuckles.
April evening better suited for planting corn. Gushing parents photographed their award-
While such notion has its allures, it is beguiling hooey. Poetry today enjoys a spirited
winning kid beside me holding the certificate
afterlife. Its aesthetic hereafter has come despite,
suitable for framing. Destined to sleep dust-
or perhaps because of, decades of commentary
bunnied under the bed, that photo marked
diagnosing American poetry as gravely moribund
the child’s achievement with a Kodak moment.
if not already deceased. For a fated art supposedly
Poetry still carried societal street cred in this
pushing up aesthetic daisies, poetry these days is
community, where writing a winning poem
up and about in the streets, schools, universities,
merited accolade equal to jacking the game-
clubs and online.
winning home run.
wasn’t half bad.” A Midwesterner’s compliment.
A gaggle of factors has contributed to poetry’s
As I trundled to my car, a fellow in overalls
visibly invisible renaissance. The first is the
sidled up, ball cap in hand. He admitted the wife
sociocultural phenomenon of the Internet.
The era’s proliferation of online literary journals,
extend beyond the historical range of written
poetry blogs, and digital publishing opportunities
verse. Don’t forget, in ancient Rome one
enacted a democratization of American poetry.
“published” one’s work by reading it aloud
So much poetry is available via the Web that
readers regard it as the postmodern Norton Anthology. Another contributive factor is our era’s restive
What’s more, even the newspaper, that hoary mode of artistic distribution, has re-emerged to champion poetry. Now there’s former U.S. Poet
aesthetic anarchy. The age lacks a monolithic
Laureate Ted Kooser’s “American Life in Poetry”
authorial figure, so poets as well as readers
operate free of aesthetic handcuffs. That’s just
Our burgeoning culture of coffeehouses and
the point. Remember, Plato himself warns that
homegrown poetry clubs proffers the humanistic
poetry is not welcome within an orderly republic.
benefits of artistic community. Writers find
Often subversive, poetry benefits from this
fellow writers, and readers find them, too.
benevolent chaos fueling the ovens of artistic
Most don’t make the proverbial dime from it,
experimentation and risk.
not enough to pay for Subway’s $5 Footlong
Such life-giving innovation bristles through
let alone a month’s groceries. Poetry’s rewards,
current digital and new media poetries. Here,
though, are best imagined as intellectual and
the poem as artifact is unchained from the
emotional as opposed to pecuniary.
printed page readers have come to know in the
ABOVE: Dr. Kevin Stein, Caterpillar Professor of English at Bradley, has published eight poetry collections and chapbooks, three scholarly books, and two poetry anthologies, and has had numerous poems and essays included in journals and anthologies. Visit bradley.edu/ go/works-Stein2014 to hear him speak about his role as the fourth Poet Laureate of Illinois.
These dynamics — converging one evening
more than 500 years since Gutenberg. Poetry’s
in Mendota, Ill. — arrived like spring’s first
exodus from the page has also given fresh life to
greenery to redeem my faith in poetry and
the oral pleasures of spoken word, performance,
what she and I might make together.
and Slam poetry whose origins indisputably
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InPrint Religion and the Body Dr. Robert C. Fuller, Caterpillar Professor of Religious Studies. (2013). The body of faith: A biological history of religion in America. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. As the first new work to appear in the Chicago History of America series in decades, The body of faith brings a crucial new perspective to the study of American religion. In the book’s preface, Fuller details his principal argument that “new information about the human body can enrich historical description and sharpen historical explanation.” Referencing some of the body’s genetically evolved systems — pain responses, sexual passion, and emotions like shame and fear — Fuller builds the case for looking beyond traditional postmodern views focused on cultural constructs to gain insight into how human thought and experiences shape our relationships with nature, society and God. He later makes the connection between the biological and cultural for readers: “The goal of inquiry is to explain complex expressions of human thought, feeling and behavior. The richest historical narratives must recognize that human beings are at once biological and cultural. Slighting either impoverishes our understanding of why we think and feel as we do.” Although Fuller’s approach challenges long-held beliefs about American religious life, he does not ask readers to simply replace traditional methods with his. Instead, he suggests blending them for a more comprehensive and accurate picture. According to Amanda Porterfield, author of Conceived in doubt: Religion and politics in the new American nation, “Fuller’s even-handed treatment of scientific explanation complements his mastery of historical sources in a forceful testament to religion’s importance in American life.” A faculty member at Bradley since 1978, Fuller has written numerous articles and more than a dozen books, including five published by the Oxford University Press. He is considered one of the top authorities on American religious thought and regularly serves as a resource to the news media.
Accounting Lange, E. A., & Kerr, S. G. (2013). Accounting and incentives for sustainability in higher education: An interdisciplinary analysis of a needed revolution. Social Responsibility Journal, 9(2), 210–219.
Art Cavanaugh, S. (2013). Forest; Branches. Midwest Center for Photography, Wichita, KS. LeJeune, M. (2012). The Modern Day Diana. Workspace Gallery, Lincoln, NE.
Campbell, D. J., Baliss, M. S., Hinman, J. J., Ziegenhorn, J. W., Andrews, M. J., & Stevenson, K. J. (2013). Simple methods for production of nanoscale metal oxide films from household sources. Journal of Chemical Education, 90, 629–632.
Moinpour, M., Wayman, A. E., Rawat, A., Carver, C. T., & Remsen, E. E. (2013). Surface adsorption of CMP slurry additives on abrasive particles. Electrochemical Society Transactions, 52(1), 489–494.
Kamiti, M., Boldridge, D., Ndoping, L. M., & Remsen, E. E. (2012). Simultaneous absolute determination of particle size and effective density of sub-micron colloids by disc centrifuge photosedimentometry. Analytical Chemistry, 84(24), 10526– 10530.
Slater, K. A., Andersh, B., Flint, E. B., & Ferrence, G. M. (2013). 6-Phenyloxane-2,4-dione. Acta Crystallographica Section E Structure Reports Online, 69(1), 069.
Lowery, B. A., Andersh, B., & Isbell, T. A. (2013). Synthesis of chloro alkoxy and alkoxy derivatives of methyl oleate. Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society, 90(6), 911–917.
Swart, E. C., Bracht, J. R., Magrini, V., Minx, P., Chen, X., Zhou, Y., Khurana, J. S., Goldman, A. D., Nowacki, M., Schotanus, K., Jung, S., Fulton, R. S., Ly, A., McGrath, S., Haub, K., Wiggins, J. L., Storton, D., Matese, J. C., Parsons, L., Chang, W. J., Bowen, M. S., Stover, N. A., Jones, T. A., Eddy, S. R., Herrick, G. A., Doak, T. G., Wilson, R. K., Mardis, E. R., & Landweber, L. F. (2013). The Oxytricha trifallax macronuclear genome: A complex eukaryotic genome with 16,000 tiny chromosomes. PLOS Biology, 11(1), 1–29. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1001473
Challenging Conventional Thought Dr. Isaac W. Oliver, assistant professor of religious studies. (2013). Torah praxis after 70 CE: Reading Matthew and Luke-Acts as Jewish texts. Tübingen, Germany: Mohr Siebeck. In Torah praxis after 70 CE, Oliver
Chemistry and Biochemistry Andersh, B., Nguyen, E. T., Van Hoveln, R. J., Kemmerer, D. K., Baudo, D. A., Graves, J. A., Roark, M. E., & Bosma, W. B. (2013). Investigation of the mechanism for the preparation of 6-phenyldihydro-2H-pyran-2,4(3H)-diones by the potassium carbonate promoted condensation between acetoacetate esters and benzaldehyde. Journal of Organic Chemistry, 78, 4563–4567.
Boudreau, B. A., Larson, T. M., Brown, D. W., Busman, M., Roberts, E. S., Kendra, D. F., & McQuade, K. L. (2013). Impact of temperature stress and validamycin A on compatible solutes and fumonisin production in F. verticillioides: Role of trehalose-6-phosphate synthase. Fungal Genetics and Biology, 57, 1–10. doi:10.1016/j.fgb.2013.06.001
Turner, D. K., Wayman, A. E., Rolando, C. N., Dande, P., Carter, P. W., & Remsen, E. E. (2013). Reduction of artifacts in fluorescence correlation spectroscopy (FCS) due to sample adsorption on optical glass surfaces. Applied Spectroscopy, 67(6), 692–698.
challenges conventional views of the Gospels of Matthew and Luke as well as the Acts of the Apostles. He reads the works not only against their Jewish “background” but also as early Jewish literature. In doing so, he questions Luke-Acts traditional classification as a “Greek” or Gentile-Christian text and claims that Luke, who is normally seen as a Gentile, was a Jewish author. To support his assertions, Oliver’s historical investigation explores the question of Torah praxis in each book, citing evidence that suggests several ritualistic Jewish practices remained fixtures in the Jesus movement and that Jewish followers of Jesus played key roles in forming the ekklesia well into the first century CE.
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In Print A Subconscious Debate Dr. Kevin Stein, Caterpillar Professor of English and the Illinois Poet Laureate. (2013). Wrestling Li Po for the remote. Chicago, IL: Fifth Star Press. In his latest collection of poetry, Wrestling Li Po for the remote, Stein juxtaposes ancient Chinese poet Li Po’s quest for lyrical detachment against his own urge for communal engagement. “It’s a lovely idea, getting away from the self,” Stein has noted. “But I think it’s equally important to be grounded among your brothers and sisters.” The result of this opposition is a refreshing examination of modern America’s skewed notions of social and aesthetic value. Touching on subjects as varied as night shift factory workers, guitarist Les Paul, toilet paper, and league bowlers, Stein brings to his poems both empathy and an astute eye for cultural foibles. Said to pull no punches, the compilation poses fundamental questions of self and art in the modern era.
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Asolekar, S. R., Kalbar, P. P., Chaturvedi, K. M., & Maillacheruvu, K. Y. (2013). Rejuvenation of rivers and lakes in India: Balancing societal priorities with technological possibilities. In S. Ahuja (Ed.), Comprehensive water quality and purification (Vol. 4, pp. 181–229). Waltham, MA: Elsevier Press.
Lee, Y. S. (2012). Structural health monitoring system: With live-load bridge analysis software and advanced data management system. Saarbrücken, Germany: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing.
Ibrahim, A., Mahmoud, E., Khodair, Y., & Patibandla, V. (2013). Fresh, mechanical, and durability characteristics of self-consolidating concrete incorporating recycled asphalt pavements. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. doi:10.1061/ (ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0000832 Khodair, Y., & Hassiotis, S. (2013). Numerical and experimental analyses
Lee, Y. S. (2012). Use of CFRP in strengthening steel girder bridges: Strengthening with carbon fiber reinforced polymers composite materials. Saarbrücken, Germany: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing. Lee, Y. S., & Phares, B. M. (2013). Monitoring corrosion resistance in bridge deck reinforcing steel: Field investigation. International Journal of Advance Research in Science and Engineering, 2(8), 79–87.
Lee, Y. S., Phares, B. M., Wipf, T. J., & Malhas, F. (2013). Structural health monitoring with an active data management system for secondary road bridges. In B. Glisic, N. Suksawang, & F. Malhas (Eds.), SP-292 Structural health monitoring technologies [CD]. Farmington Hills, MI: American Concrete Institute.
Rietgraf, A., & Schattler, K. L. (2013). Behavior of left-turning drivers during permissive interval of protected-permissive operation: Effect of signal display. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2384, 35–44. Schattler, K. L., Lund, J. A., Lorton, W. B., & Burdett, B. (2013). Effects of flashing yellow arrow signal display on driver comprehension and operations. In Transportation Research Board 92nd annual meeting compendium of papers. Washington, D.C.: TRB.
Communication Benoit, W. L., Glantz, M. J., Phillips, A. L., Rill, L. A., Davis, C. B., Henson, J. R., & Sudbrock, L. A. (2011). Staying “on message”: Consistency in content of presidential primary campaign messages across media. American Behavioral Scientist, 55(4), 457–468. doi:10.1177/ 0002764211398072 Benoit, W. L., Henson, J. R., Davis, C. B., Glantz, M. J., Phillips, A. L., & Rill, L. A. (2013). Stumping on the Internet: 2008 presidential primary candidate campaign webpages. Human Communication, 16(1), 1–12.
Seeking Safer Bridges Dr. Yoon-Si Lee, assistant professor of civil engineering and construction. (2012). Structural health monitoring system: With live-load bridge analysis software and advanced data management system. Saarbrücken, Germany: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing. Lee’s text Structural health monitoring system provides an overview of the
Brown, K. A., Dickhaus, J., & Long, M. C. (2012). LeBron James and “The Decision”: An empirical examination of image repair in sports. Journal of Sports Media, 7(1), 149–175.
development of an autonomous,
Davie, W. R., Dick, S. J., Bashri, M., Galander, M., & Hamdy, N. N. (2013). The Arab spring and the U.S. response: American and Middle Eastern students speak out. Global Media Journal (American Edition), 12(22), 1–23.
two key features that help owners manage
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management system that tracks usage
Dickhaus, J. (2013). Bobby Jones. In M. R. Nelson (Ed.), American sports: A history of icons, idols, and ideas (Vol. 2, pp. 638–640). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO/Greenwood. Dickhaus, J. (2013). John Madden. In M. R. Nelson (Ed.), American sports: A history of icons, idols, and ideas (Vol. 3, pp. 743–745). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO/Greenwood. Dickhaus, J. (2013). Rocky. In M. R. Nelson (Ed.), American sports: A history of icons, idols, and ideas (Vol. 3, pp. 1095–1096). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO/Greenwood.
continuous structural health monitoring (SHM) system for typical girder bridges. In his description of the system, Lee notes their bridge assets — integration and identification. First, the system can be integrated into an active bridge and structural changes, while identification assists with determining occurrences of overload, damage, deterioration, and vehicle collisions with the structure. Dr. Yoon-Si Lee, assistant professor of civil engineering and construction. (2012). Use of CFRP in strengthening steel girder bridges: Strengthening with carbon fiber reinforced polymers composite materials. Saarbrücken, Germany: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing. In Use of CFRP in strengthening steel girder bridges, Lee examines the strengthening process used in two different structurally deficient bridges. In the first case, the live-load carrying capacity was improved using carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP) bars that were post-tensioned in the positive moment region. The other bridge was reinforced through the installation of CFRP plates to the bottom flange of its girders, also in the positive moment region.
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In Print Frazier, J. (2013). Beyond the Aussies and the roos: J.C.’s adventures in the Outback (Vol. 11). Peoria, IL: Frazier Press. Gabor, E. (2012). In praise of El Sistema. Classical Music, 49(979), 7. Gabor, E. (2013). Radio misunderstandings in wildland firefighting. In R. L. Fox (Ed.), Proceedings of 12th international wildland fire safety summit. Sydney, Australia: International Association of Wildland Fire. Gabor, E. (2013). ‘Tuning’ the body of the classical musician: An embodied approach to vocational anticipatory socialization. Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management: An International Journal, 8(3), 206–223. Kim, J. Y., & Hammick, J. K. (2013). Corporate communication on Twitter: Relationship effects on audience behavior. Prism, 9(1), http://www.prismjournal.org/ fileadmin/9_1/Kim_Hammick.pdf. Kim, J. Y., & Kiousis, S. (2012). The role of affect in agenda building for public relations outcomes. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 89(4), 657–676. Kim, J. Y., Painter, D. L., & Dunton Miles, M. A. (2013). Campaign agenda-building online: The effects of online information source and interactivity on affective evaluations and the salience of election. Journal of Information Technology & Politics, 10, 326–340. Phillips, A. L., & Benoit, W. L. (2012). Functional analysis of 2008 primary radio spots. Human Communication, 15(1), 13–21. Pratt, A. N. (2013). Integrated impression management in athletics: A qualitative study of how NCAA Division I athletics directors understand public relations. International Journal of Sport Communication, 6(1), 42–65. Schauster, E. E. (2013). Putting problems into context: An organizational approach to advertising ethics. In M. E. Drumwright (Ed.), Ethical issues in communication professions: New agendas in communication (pp. 131–152). New York, NY: Routledge, Taylor and Francis.
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Computer Science and Information Systems Schoeneman, L., & Liu, J. B. (2013). Integrating behavior driven development and programming by contract. In B. Murgante, S. Misra, M. Carlini, C. M. Torre, H. Q. Nguyen, D. Taniar, B. O. Apduhan, & O. Gervasi (Eds.), Computational science and its applications — ICCSA 2013: 13th international conference Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, June 24–27, 2013 proceedings, part V, lecture notes in computer science (pp. 590–606). New York, NY: Springer.
Economics Gretz, R. T., & Basuroy, S. (2013). Why quality may not always win: The impact of product generation life cycles on quality and network effects in high-tech markets. Journal of Retailing, 89(3), 281–300.
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English Moloney, C. M. (2013). Anne Enright’s family gathering: Lies, secrets and silence. In J. Countryman & K. Mathews (Eds.), The country of the young: Interpretations of youth and childhood in Irish culture (pp. 103–119). Dublin, Ireland: Four Courts Press.
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Entrepreneurship, Technology and Law Campbell, E. A., & Marcum, T. M. (2013). Judicial review under review: A study of recent court pronouncements. Mustang Journal of Law and Legal Studies, 4(1), 29–56. Kraus, S., Filser, M., Eggers, F., Hills, G. E., & Hultman, C. M. (2012). The entrepreneurial marketing domain: A citation and co-citation analysis. Journal of Research in Marketing and Entrepreneurship, 14(1), 6–26. doi:10.1108/14715201211246698 Luczak, C., Mohan-Neill, S., & Hills, G. (2013). A quantitative study of business owners and perceived network benefits: Collectivist vs. individualist based cultures.
Transforming Good Workplaces into Great Ones Dr. Jennifer Robin, assistant professor of management and leadership, & Burchell, M. (2013). No excuses: How you can turn any workplace into a great one. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, a Wiley brand. In this follow-up to The great workplace, Robin and Burchell poke holes in excuses managers use for why they can’t create a great workplace. Filled with stories, tips, and tools for managers who want to transform their organizations, No excuses also features an extensive set of case studies on leading companies such as Accenture, Coca-Cola, Mayo Clinic and Zappos. Ultimately, the authors expose the self-defeating mindset that can stand in the way of a great workplace and offer a path for change — leading people properly.
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Marcum, T. M., & Blair, E. S. (2012). In search of a unique identity: The L3C as a socially recognized brand. Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law, 14(1), 79–93.
Kechter, A., Davidson, J. A., & Randall, G. K. (2013). Efficacy of individual nutrition counseling on resting energy expenditure, oxygen consumption, fat-free mass and percentage fat of body weight. Undergraduate Research Journal for the Human Sciences, 12, http://www. kon.org/urc/undergrad_research.html.
Family and Consumer Sciences Dallmeyer, M. A., Davidson, J., Randall, G. K., & Newell, A. (2012). College student snacking behavior pilot study. International Journal of Home Economics, 5(2), http://www.ifhe.org/47. html.
Olds, D. A., Roberts, K. R., Sauer, K. L., Sneed, J., & Shanklin, C. W. (2013). Efficacy of cooling beef taco meat and steamed rice in United States school foodservice operations. Food and Nutrition Sciences, 4(7), 735–740. doi:10.4236/fns.2013.47094
Dublin, C., Choi, C., & Randall, G. K. (2013). The mediating role of credit card misuse on collegiate compulsive buying:
Olds, D. A., & Shanklin, C. W. (2013). An analysis of food defense management perceptions and practices in private
country clubs. In Proceedings of the 2013 annual International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education summer conference (pp. 194–210). Richmond, VA: ICHRIE. Randall, G. K., & Bishop, A. J. (2013). Direct and indirect effects of religiosity on valuation of life through forgiveness and social provisions among older incarcerated males. The Gerontologist, 53(1), 51–59. doi:10.1093/geront/gns070 Randall, G. K., Martin, P., Bishop, A. J., Johnson, M. A., & Poon, L. W. (2012). Social resources and change in functional health: Comparing three age groups. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 75(1), 1–29. doi:10.2190/ AG.75.1.c
Roberts, K. R., Olds, D. A., Shanklin, C., Sauer, K., & Sneed, J. (2013). Cooling of foods in retail foodservice operations. Food Protection Trends, 33(1), 27–31.
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In Print Study Guide for Future Teachers Dr. D. Antonio Cantù, professor and chair of teacher education; Dr. Patricia M. Nugent, associate professor of teacher education; & Dr. Sherrie C. Pardieck, associate professor of teacher education. (2014). ILTS test of academic proficiency (TAP). Piscataway, NJ: Research & Education Association. Before individuals may be licensed to teach in Illinois, they must pass several content-area tests, including the Illinois Licensure Testing System (ILTS) Test of Academic Proficiency (TAP). To help prospective educators pass the TAP, Cantù, Nugent, and Pardieck developed ILTS test of academic proficiency to serve as a complete study package. The book includes an extensive examination of each of the specific competency components — reading comprehension, language arts, mathematics, and writing — that are covered on the four subtests. It also features online diagnostic tools and full-length practice tests with timed formats, instant scoring, and feedback to help pinpoint strengths and weaknesses, as well as detailed explanations of the answers. Because the authors are Illinois teacher educators, they possess a unique appreciation for the importance of succeeding on the exam. For this reason, they designed their study program to guide any user toward building the requisite fundamental knowledge and understanding necessary to prepare for and excel on the TAP, a fact that is explained in the introduction: “What’s best for you depends on how much time you have to study and how comfortable you are with the subject matter. Our book has a plan that you can customize to fit both your lifestyle and study style.”
Trudeau, L., Mason, W. A., Randall, G. K., Spoth, R. L., & Ralston, E. (2012). Effects of parenting and deviant peers on early to mid-adolescent conduct problems. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 40(8), 1249–1264. doi:10.1007/s10802-0129648-1
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Wolfe, K., & Kim, H. (2013). Emotional intelligence, job satisfaction and job tenure among hotel managers. Journal of Human Resources in Hospitality & Tourism, 12(2), 175–191.
Horvath, P. A., & Sinha, A. K. (2013). Is hyperbolic discounting really evidence of irrational behavior? Quantitative Finance, 13(5), 665–770. doi:10.1080/146 97688.2012.746790
Chen, X., Sinha, A., & Chen, X. (2012). Two proxies for shareholder influence: A case of payout policy. Corporate Ownership and Control, 10(1), 573–585.
Foreign Languages Chen, X. (2013). Journal article retrieval in an age of open access: How journal indexes indicate open access articles. Journal of Web Librarianship, 7(3), 243–254. Chen, X., & O’Kelly, K. (2013). Taking issues: Cross-Examining Google Scholar. Reference & User Services Quarterly, 52(4), 279–282.
Hertich, A. (2012). Fuir: L’Absence de la présence et présence de l’absence chez Jean-Phillipe Toussaint. Euresis: Romanian Journal of Literary and Cultural Studies, 2011, 207–213.
Gates, R. (2013). Meiji diplomacy in the early 1930s: Uchida Yasuya, Manchuria, and post-withdrawal foreign policy. In M. Kimura & T. Minohara (Eds.), Tumultuous decade: Empire, society, and diplomacy in 1930s Japan (pp. 189–214). Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press.
Bakken, J. P., Obiakor, F. E., & Rotatori, A. F. (Eds.). (2013). Advances in special education: Learning disabilities: Identification, assessment, and instruction of students with LD (Vol. 24). Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
Toxqui, A. (2013). Cervecería CuauhtémocMoctezuma. In D. M. Fahey & J. S. Miller (Eds.), Alcohol and drugs in North America: A historical encyclopedia (Vol. 1, pp. 152–154). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.
Bakken, J. P., Obiakor, F. E., & Rotatori, A. F. (Eds.). (2013). Advances in special education: Learning disabilities: Practice concerns and students with LD (Vol. 25). Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
Toxqui, A. (2013). Fruit liqueurs. In D. M. Fahey & J. S. Miller (Eds.), Alcohol and drugs in North America: A historical encyclopedia (Vol. 1, pp. 274–275). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.
Brigham, F. J., & Bakken, J. P. (2013). Assessment and LD: Determining eligibility, selecting services, and guiding instruction. In J. P. Bakken, F. E. Obiakor, & A. F. Rotatori (Eds.), Advances in special education: Learning disabilities: Identification, assessment, and instruction of students with LD (Vol. 24, pp. 55–74). Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Limited. Simpson, C. G., Rose, C., & Bakken, J. P. (2013). Placement of students with learning disabilities. In J. P. Bakken, F. E. Obiakor, & A. F. Rotatori (Eds.), Advances in special education: Learning disabilities: Identification, assessment, and instruction of students with LD (Vol. 24, pp. 75–93). Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Limited. Simpson, C. G., Rueter, J. A., & Bakken, J. P. (2013). Effective inclusion strategies for elementary teachers: Reach and teach every child in your classroom. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.
History Brown, B. C. (2012). Louis-Philippe before the throne: Masculine virtue and the métier of an enlightened prince. Journal of Historical Biography, 12, 1–59.
Toxqui, A. (2013). Grupo modelo. In D. M. Fahey & J. S. Miller (Eds.), Alcohol and drugs in North America: A historical encyclopedia (Vol. 1, pp. 289–290). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO. Toxqui, A. (2013). Pulque. In D. M. Fahey & J. S. Miller (Eds.), Alcohol and drugs in North America: A historical encyclopedia (Vol. 2, pp. 575–580). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.
Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering and Technology Yoo, J. J., & Aryasomayajula, A. (2012). Branch-and-bound algorithm for interface-based modular product design. In Proceedings of the ASME 2012 international design engineering technical conferences & computers and information in engineering conference (Vol. 2, Parts A and B, pp. 287–296). doi:10.1115/DETC2012-70712 Yoo, J. J., Aryasomayajula, A., & Moon, S. K. (2013). An efficient branchand-bound algorithm for interface-based modular product design and performance evaluation. Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, 13(4), 044502. doi:10.1115/1.4025403
Interactive Media McGill, M. M., Settle, A., & Decker, A. (2013). Demographics of undergraduate students in game degree programs in the U.S. and UK. In Proceedings of the ACM SIGITE annual conference on information technology education (pp. 43–49). New York, NY: The Association for Computing Machinery. McGill, M. M., Settle, A., & Decker, A. (2013). Demographics of undergraduates studying games in the United States: A comparison of computer science students and the general population. Computer Science Education, 23(2), 158–185.
Settle, A., McGill, M. M., & Decker, A. (2013). Diversity in the game industry: Is outreach the solution? In Proceedings of the ACM SIGITE annual conference on information technology education (pp. 171–176). New York, NY: The Association for Computing Machinery.
Leadership in Education, Human Services and Counseling Lucas, C. M., Sherman, N. E., & Fischer, C. (2013). Higher education and nonprofit community collaboration: Innovative teaching and learning for graduate student education. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 25(2), 1–9. Tripses, J., Shestopalyuk, O. V., Kuzmina, S., Yamchynska, T., & Noe, M. (2013). International social justice: AmericanUkrainian partnerships on school leadership. In C. A. Mullen & K. E. Lane (Eds.), Becoming a global voice: The 2013 yearbook of the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (pp. 75–84). Ypsilanti, MI: NCPEA Publications.
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In Print Management and Leadership Robin, J., & Burchell, M. (2013). No excuses: How you can turn any workplace into a great one. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, a Wiley Brand.
Marketing Johlke, M. C., & Iyer, R. (2013). A model of retail job characteristics, employee ambiguity, job attitudes, and sales performance. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 20(1), 58–67.
Jiang, X. L., & Szeto, G. (2012). The separable subalgebras of an Azumaya algebra and Galois extensions. South Asian Journal of Mathematics, 2(3), 268–273. Nelson, A., & Szeto, G. (2013). When is the ring of 2x2 matrices over a ring Galois? International Journal of Algebra, 7(9), 439–444. Sterling, M. J. (2013). 1,001 Algebra I practice problems for dummies. Hoboken, NJ: Jon Wiley & Sons Inc. Sterling, M. J. (2013). 1,001 Algebra II practice problems for dummies. Hoboken, NJ: Jon Wiley & Sons Inc. Xue, L. (2013). On Hirata-Azumaya Galois extensions. International Mathematical Forum, 8(23), 1103–1110.
Mathematics Jiang, X. L., & Szeto, G. (2012). On composition series of a general Azumaya Galois extension. South Asian Journal of Mathematics, 2(1), 11–15.
Jiang, X. L., & Szeto, G. (2012). On the injective Galois map. International Journal of Algebra, 6(5), 219–225.
Fakheri, A. (2013). Intermediate heat transfer. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.
Kalihari, V., Timpe, S. J., McCarty, L., Ninke, M., & Whitehead, J. (2013). An automated high throughput tribometer for
adhesion, wear, and friction measurements. Review of Scientific Instruments, 84(3), 035104. doi:10.1063/1.4794908 Macuk, A. L., & Timpe, S. J. (2013). Effect of galvanic corrosion-induced roughness on sidewall adhesion in polycrystalline silicon microelectromechanical systems. Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 22(2), 259–261. Thourson, S. B., Marsh, C. A., Doyle, B. J., & Timpe, S. J. (2013). Quartz crystal microbalance study of bovine serum albumin adsorption onto self-assembled monolayer-functionalized gold with subsequent ligand binding. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 111, 707–712. Timpe, S. J., & Kuo, T. C. (2013). Surface property development in polymeric coating systems. Tribology Letters, 52(1), 105– 112. doi:10.1007/s11249-013-0197-8
Music Henry Liebenow, M. (2013, February). Violinist. Concordia String Trio at the Temple for the Performing Arts, Des Moines, IA.
Approaches to Advanced Heat Transfer Dr. Ahmad Fakheri, professor of mechanical engineering. (2013). Intermediate heat transfer. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group. Featuring an emphasis on solving heat transfer problems using numerical methods with the aid of spreadsheets and computational fluid mechanics software, Intermediate heat transfer is tailored for use in advanced undergraduate and first-year graduate courses. In the book, Fakheri covers convective, conductive, and radiative heat transfer as well as mass transfer and chemically reactive flows in an easy-to-understand manner, beginning with basic concepts and building to more complex topics to foster greater understanding by readers of all skill levels. In addition to stressing nondimensionalization as a tool for simplifying the governing equations and generalizing results, it also is the first text to cover the concept of efficiency for the design and analysis of heat exchangers.
Improving Special Education Dr. Jeffrey P. Bakken, associate provost for research and dean of The Graduate School, Obiakor, F. E., & Rotatori, A. F. (Eds.). (2013). Advances in special education: Learning disabilities: Identification, assessment, and instruction of students with LD (Vol. 24). Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Limited. The first of two new volumes in the Advances in Special Education series examining learning disabilities (LD), Identification, assessment, and instruction of students with LD begins with an analysis of the historical development of the LD field. It then provides best practices for assessing and placing students with LD before delving into issues such as cultural and linguistic diversity among students with LD. Written by leaders in the discipline, the book concludes with thorough discussions of various instructional issues, including differentiation, interventions and positive behavior supports. Dr. Jeffrey P. Bakken, associate provost for research and dean of The Graduate School, Obiakor, F. E., & Rotatori, A. F. (Eds.). (2013). Advances in special education: Learning disabilities: Practice concerns and students with LD (Vol. 25). Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Limited. As noted in the preface of this and the previous volume of the Advances in Special Education series, Practice concerns and students with LD is “an excellent supplementary text for advanced undergraduate special education majors and graduate students who are looking for detailed, comprehensive, and current information for their research papers or theses.” The book opens with a strong ideological rationale and convincing research arguments for the inclusion of students with LD in general education classes. It then provides knowledge base components for general and special educators related to effective practices and interventions such as reading, written instruction, mathematics, and social skills training, followed by thorough discussions of response to intervention and the use of assistive technology with students with LD. Simpson, C. G., Rueter, J. A., & Dr. Jeffrey P. Bakken, associate provost for research and dean of The Graduate School. (2013). Effective inclusion strategies for elementary teachers: Reach and teach every child in your classroom. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press. Written in a reader-friendly style with many examples and suggestions, Effective inclusion strategies for elementary teachers deals with key issues elementary teachers face when instructing students with LD. According to its introduction, “This book helps teachers understand common characteristics of students with specific special needs and provides specific strategies they can employ in the classroom setting to meet the needs of these learners.” From an overview of disability laws and a definition of inclusion to coverage of specific disabilities and references to Web-based resources, elementary-level educators are sure to view this guide as a vital tool for their classrooms. Bradley Works 2014
In Print Building Algebra Knowledge Mary Jane Sterling, mathematics lecturer. (2013). 1,001 Algebra I practice problems for dummies. Hoboken, NJ: Jon Wiley & Sons Inc. A companion text to the instruction and guidance provided in Algebra I for dummies, Sterling’s 1,001 Algebra I practice problems for dummies offers users 1,001 opportunities to practice solving algebra problems. The book opens with basic operations then transitions to algebraic properties, polynomials, and quadratic equations before concluding with graphing. With step-by-step explanations of each solution, it also includes a one-year free online subscription to every problem plus personalized progress reports to help identify strengths and weaknesses. Mary Jane Sterling, mathematics lecturer. (2013). 1,001 Algebra II practice problems for dummies. Hoboken, NJ: Jon Wiley & Sons Inc. Similar to Sterling’s other 2013 publication, 1,001 Algebra II practice problems for dummies offers both high school and college students extra practice on major algebra topics. Featuring the same online access and customizable practice as the prior volume, this book starts with a review of algebra basics and ends with sequences, sets and counting techniques. The problems cover a range of difficulty and styles, ultimately helping students prepare for probability and statistics.
Henry Liebenow, M. (2013, February). Violinist. Concordia String Trio at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE. Henry Liebenow, M. (2013, March). Violinist. Concordia String Trio at the University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. Henry Liebenow, M. (2013, June). Violinist. Red Lodge Music Festival, Red Lodge, MT. Henry Liebenow, M. (2013, July). Violinist. Birch Creek Festival Orchestra for six concerts at the Birch Creek Music Performance Center, Egg Harbor, WI. Henry Liebenow, M. (2013, August). Violin master classes. Summer institute at the Aria International Summer Academy, Mount Holyoke College, MA.
Jost, J. (2013, May 18–28). Directed the Bradley Chorale at the Santuario de Nuestro Señora del Perpetuo Socorro, Granada; Iglesia de la Magdalena, Seville; Iglesia Prioral de Santa Maria de la Asunción, Cordoba; and Iglesia de Santiago, Cadiz, Spain. Jost, J. (2013, May 28). Haitian chamber music. Violinist at the Nuevo Casino Hall, Pamplona, Spain. Jost, J. (2013, July 28 and August 4). Directed the Orchestre Philharmonique Sainte Trinité at the Eglise Bon Sauveur, Cange, Haiti. Jost, J. (2013, August 4). Ti Fi. Orchestrator for premiere by the
Orchestre Philharmonique Sainte Trinité at the Eglise Bon Sauveur, Cange, Haiti. Orfe, J. (2012, November 18). A New Beginning. Composed for and premiered at the First Federated Church, Peoria, IL. Orfe, J. (2013). Journeyman. Composed for and performed with Alarm Will Sound at The Sheldon, St. Louis, MO; Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York, NY; Missouri Theatre, Columbia, MO. Orfe, J. (2013, March 2). Leviathan. New composition for two alto saxophones and piano premiered at North American Saxophone Alliance national conference, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.
Orfe, J. (2013, April 21). Stellar Wind. Composed for Dr. Erin Lesser and Lawrence University; premiered at the New Music Ensemble concert, Appleton, WI. Orfe, J. (2013, May 4). Infinite expectation of the dawn: Settings of Thoreau. Composed for and premiered at Choral Arts Ensemble, Rochester, MN. Orfe, J. (2013, September 20). Dowland Remix and Jynweythek Ylow. Arranged for and performed with Alarm Will Sound at the Sacrum Profanum Festival, Krakow, Poland.
Nursing Erickson, D. (2013). Barriers to physical activity in people with type 2 diabetes enrolled in a worksite diabetes disease management program. The Diabetes Educator, 39(5), 626–634. doi:10.1177/ 0145721713492565 Erickson, D., Bernat, A., Fisher, M., & Vottero, B. (2014). Effective staffing. In P. Kelly & J. Tazbir (Eds.), Essentials of nursing leadership & management (3rd ed., pp. 235–259). Clifton Park, NY: Delmar, Cengage Learning.
Philosophy and Religious Studies Fuller, R. C. (2013). The body of faith: A biological history of religion in America. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. Oliver, I. W. (2013). Forming Jewish identity by formulating legislation for Gentiles. Journal of Ancient Judaism, 4(1), 105–132. Oliver, I. W. (2013). Simon Peter meets Simon the Tanner: The ritual insignificance of tanning in ancient Judaism. New Testament Studies, 59(1), 50–60. Oliver, I. W. (2013). Torah praxis after 70 CE: Reading Matthew and Luke-Acts as Jewish texts. Tübingen, Germany: Mohr Siebeck.
Physical Therapy and Health Science Sparks, C., Cleland, J., Elliott, J., & Strubhar, A. (2013). Supraspinal structures may be associated with hypoalgesia following thrust manipulation to the spine: A review of the literature. Physical Therapy Reviews, 18(2), 112–116.
ceria studied with ambient pressure X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. American Chemical Society Nano, 6(10), 9305– 9313. doi:10.1021/nn303901q
Political Science Gizzi, M. C., & Curtis, R. C. (2013). What is a landmark case? Ranking search and seizure cases using Shepard’s Citations. Criminal Law Bulletin, 49(2), 236–273.
Sparks, C., Cleland, J., Elliott, J., Zagardo, M., & Liu, W. C. (2013). Using functional magnetic resonance imaging to determine if cerebral hemodynamic responses to pain change following thoracic spine thrust manipulation in healthy individuals. The Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 43(5), 340–348. doi:10.2519/jospt.2013.4631
McEvilly, K. D., & Hall, W. K. (2013). Illinois District 17 race (Schilling v. Bustos): A carefully constructed gerrymander dooms an incumbent. In S. D. Foreman & R. Dewhirst (Eds.), The roads to Congress 2012 (pp. 129– 141). Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
Hong, L., Kaifei, L., Mengling, X., & Wang, P. W. (2013). Synthesis and optical properties of Pr3+-doped ZnO quantum dots. Journal of Non-crystalline Solids, 383, 176–180. doi:10.1016/ j.jnoncrysol.2013.04.028
Bacon, A. K., & Thomas, S. E. (2013). The presence of social anxiety in individuals with alcohol dependence does not affect stress reactivity to or alcohol consumption following an acute psychosocial stressor. Journal of Dual Diagnosis, 9, 107–114. doi:10.1080/15504263.2013.778775
Wang, C. Y., Shi, F., Ren, C. S., Pang, S. H., Tao, Y., & Wang, P. W. (2013). Glass coating removal by atmospheric oxygen plasma. Advanced Materials Research, 629, 19–24. doi:10.4028/www.scientific. net/AMR.629.19 Wang, C. Y., Shi, F., Ren, C. S., Tang, H. J., Tao, Y., & Wang, P. W. (2012). Investigation of sol-gel TiO2 films after atmospheric pressure oxygen plasma treatment. Journal of Rare Earth Metal Materials and Engineering, 41(S3), 326–330. Wang, P. W., Chen, Y. Y., Hsu, J. C., & Wang, C. Y. (2013). Structural, optical and electrical properties of aluminum doped ZnO films annealed in air and hydrogen atmosphere. Journal of Non-crystalline Solids, 383, 131–136. doi:10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2013.03.001
Wen, C., Zhu, Y., Ye, Y., Zhang, S., Cheng, F., Liu, Y., Wang, P. W., & Tao, F. (2012). Water-gas-shift reaction on metal nanoclusters encapsulated in mesoporous
Bluell, A., & Montgomery, D. E. (2013). The influence of stimulus discriminability on young children’s interference control in the Stroop-like happy-sad task. Journal of Cognition and Development. doi:10.1080/ 15248372.2013.767261 Etaugh, C. (2013). Midlife career transitions for women. In W. Patton (Ed.), Conceptualising women’s working lives: Moving the boundaries of our discourse (pp. 105–117). Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense Publishers. Etaugh, C. (2013). Women’s sexuality in the middle and later years. In D. Castaneda (Ed.), An essential handbook of women’s sexuality (pp. 125–139). Westport, CT: Praeger.
Ham, L. S., Zamboanga, B. L., Bridges, A. J., Casner, H. G., & Bacon, A. K. (2013). Alcohol expectancies and alcohol use: Does drinking context matter? Cognitive Therapy and Research, 37, 620–632. doi:10.1007/s10608-012-9493-0
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In Print Hermann, A. D., & Arkin, R. M. (2013). On claiming the good and denying the bad: Self-presentation styles and selfesteem. Individual Differences Research, 11(1), 31–43.
Thomas, S. E., & Bacon, A. K. (2013). Stress and affective induction in addiction research. In J. MacKillop and H. de Wit (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell handbook of addiction psychopharmocology (pp. 411–434). Chichester, West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell.
Teacher Education Britner, S. L., Williams, B. A., Pecore, J. L., Gagne, P., Demetrikopoulos, M. K., Poh, R., Carruth, L. L., Goode, C. T., DeHaan, R. L., & Frantz, K. J. (2012). Portraits of science self-efficacy: Four undergraduate women in a summer research experience. Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, 18, 273–293.
and Social Science: The Special Issue on Contemporary Issues in Social Science, 3(4), 35–45. Olson, P. C. (2013). Investigating the comparative effectiveness of fluency building techniques during peer tutoring. Perspectives in Peer Programs, 24(1), 3–13. Pardieck, S. C., & McMullen, D. W. (2012). Best practice: Integrating Library of Congress primary sources in secondary social studies education. In D. A. Cantù, History/Social studies education in the digital and standards-based classroom. El Cajon, CA: National Social Science Press. nsspress.com Pardieck, S., McMullen, D., & Cantù, D. (2013). Praxis of online learning and digital historical thinking: The museum curator approach. ICSS Quarterly, 2(1), 12–20.
Entrepreneurship, Technology and Law; Management and Leadership Marcum, T. M., Perry, S. J., & Robin, J. J. (2013). How to lower costs and get more commitment from your employees who travel: Tax and managerial implications of employer travel reimbursement policies. Journal of Legal Issues and Cases in Business, 2, 1–11.
Nursing; Family and Consumer Sciences Oates, E. N., Cluskey, M., & Randall, G. K. (2012). Healthy Tazewell County initiative: Implementation of the MAPP process and survey findings. Undergraduate Research Journal for the Human Sciences, 11, http://www.kon. org/urc/undergrad_research.html.
Cantù, D. A., Nugent, P. M., & Pardieck, S. C. (2014). ILTS test of academic proficiency. Piscataway, NJ: Research & Education Association.
Pedersen, J. E., Finson, K. D., Spector, B. S., & Jablon, P. (Eds.). (2013). Going back for our future: Carrying forward the spirit of pioneers of science education. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Finson, K. D., & Farland-Smith, D. (2013). Applying Vosniadou’s conceptual change model to visualizations on conceptions of scientists. In K. D. Finson & J. E. Pedersen (Eds.), Visual data and their use in science education (pp. 47–76). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Scott, J., & Pardieck, S. (2013). Technology assisted homebound instruction: A conceptual framework. In G. Trentin & V. Benigno (Eds.), Network technology and homebound inclusive education (pp. 15–40). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers Inc.
Finson, K. D., & Pedersen, J. E. (Eds.). (2013). Visual data and their use in science education. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Antola-Crowe, H., Brandes, K., Davison Aviles, R., Erickson, D., & Hall, D. (2013). Transdisciplinary teaching: Professionalism across cultures. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 3(13), 194–205.
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Hunzicker, J. L. (2013). Attitude has a lot to do with it: Dispositions of emerging teacher leadership. Teacher Development, 17(4), 538–561. Lukowiak, T. R., & Hunzicker, J. L. (2013). Understanding how and why college students engage in learning: A phenomenological self-study. Journal of Effective Teaching, 13(1), 44–63. Nugent, P. M., Antola-Crowe, H., & Evens-Pierce, V. (2013). Vignettes of a caring culture in an urban school. International Journal of Humanities
Nicklaus, L. E., Caffaro, M. A., Fuessle, R. W., & Taylor, M. A. (2013). Magnesium deterioration and lead stabilization/solidification using the toxicity characteristic leaching procedure. Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy. doi:10.1002/ep.11806
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Wolffe, R., Antola-Crowe, H., Evens, W., & McConnaughay, K. (2013). Portfolio as a teaching method: A capstone project to promote recognition of professional growth. Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 10(1), 1–6.
Examining Science Education — Past, Present and Future Dr. Kevin D. Finson, professor of teacher education and co-director of the Center for STEM Education, & Pedersen, J. E. (Eds.). (2013). Visual data and their use in science education. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. Building on their previous work, Finson and Pedersen define the meaning of visual data as it relates specifically to science education in Visual data and their use in science education. Containing contributions from individuals actively researching and teaching with visual data, the book examines brain function associated with the processing of visual data as well as conceptual learning and change. It also addresses the use of visual data in science classrooms from elementary to college. Pedersen, J. E., Dr. Kevin D. Finson, professor of teacher education and co-director of the Center for STEM Education, Spector, B. S., & Jablon, P. (Eds.). (2013). Going back for our future: Carrying forward the spirit of pioneers of science education. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. Today’s science teachers owe a debt to the educators who came before them — who shaped and reshaped the face of science education. The new Pioneers of Science Education series strives to recognize those trailblazers beginning with its first volume, Going back for our future. Explained as “an attempt to capture and record memories from the pioneers themselves or from those who worked closely with them,” the book recognizes both well- and lesser-known pioneers who held significant roles as mentors and teachers. It also reveals the extensive network connecting these individuals and how it fostered their development then and continues to support educators now.
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Historic Westlake Hall Earns LEED Gold Following a $24 million renovation and expansion, iconic Westlake Hall earned LEED Gold certification in December 2013, offering a healthy learning and working environment for Bradley’s students, faculty and staff. One of the two original academic buildings on Bradley’s campus, Westlake was the second University structure recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The Hayden-Clark Alumni Center earned LEED Silver certification in January 2013. Westlake’s select sustainable features include: 1 Natural lighting from the open atrium
and windows of the original exterior affect 90 percent of spaces 2 Auto-controlled interior lighting
3 A controlled HVAC system, heat
recovery wheel, and chilled beam technology with CO2 sensors add cooling by monitoring carbon dioxide levels in the building
4 Water use is reduced by more than
35 percent 5 A rapidly renewable resource, bamboo
plants adorn the building’s walls
Visit bradley.edu/go/works-WestlakeLEED to read about more sustainable features and Westlake’s recognition as one of five projects noted for outstanding design for adaptive reuse in American School and University magazine’s 2013 architectural portfolio.