"What's New?" Archive
It is a sad fact that there is a limited amount of room on our homepage for news, so we classify the contents of this page as information that is "just too good to throw away." Here you will find important information about research projects, publications, appointments, awards and recognitions, and other items of interest that have been posted on the SRS website in the past. The most recent additions are at the top of the page.
Want a brief overview of some of the research projects being conducted at WT? Read this summary by Executive Director Kaaren Downey, recently published in the Canyon News.
Hats off to Dr. Keith Price for being featured in an article in the February 2012 issue of American Jails - The Magazine of the American Jail Association. The article discusses the WTAMU criminal justice curriculum which prepares students to meet the challenges presented by Latin American offenders and is a product of our Go Global initiatives in Mexico.
On November 30, 2011, Dr. Mike Brown served as an expert presenter for the American Society of Animal Science in a meeting with the Environmental Protection Agency discussing the impacts of feed management on manure composition of beef and dairy cattle, with particular focus on distiller's dried grains. This meeting is the second in a series of science based programs being offered to EPA personnel. The first program dealt with the evolution of the animal agriculture industry and the challenges of meeting global food security. Additional programs are expected in the future.
Dr. Nabarun Ghosh, professor of biology, was quoted extensively in an Amarillo Globe-News article on asthma. Read about his work with the Burkhard Spore Trap and with the development of an air purifier.
Congratulations to Dr. Gene Carlisle and WT graduate Mikail E. Abbasov. Their paper, "Effects of Carbon Nanotubes on Electro-optical Properties of Dye-doped Nematic Liquid Crystal" was accepted for publication by the Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics. Carlisle is a chemistry professor at WT and Abbasov (M.S. in chemistry) is a Ph.D. student at Texas A&M.
Dr. Leslie Dalton's work on tinnitus was featured in a recent article in the Amarillo Globe News. Read the article here.Congratulations to Jim Rogers and Musa Jafar for the publication of their paper, “Superfund Site Analysis Using Web 2.0 Technologies” published April 16, 2010 in the Journal of Information Systems Applied Research, Vol. 3, Issue 6.
Congratulations are in order for Emily Hunt and Pamela Lockwood for being featured in a news article published on TEES’s website. This article highlights their leadership in projects that have awarded more than 75 scholarships for WT students!
And Beyond the "What's New" Archive
Here are a few items that were around before the "What's New?" column. We believe them worthy of archiving.