Relethford Named to Editorial Board

John Relethford, Anthropology, has been named for a five-year term to the Editorial Board for the Yearbook of Physical Anthropology, an annual journal consisting of review articles from across the field of biological/physical anthropology. This is the second time he has served on this journal’s editorial board, the first being 2003-2007.

Cynthia Falk Moderated a Preservation Roundtable

Cynthia Falk, Cooperstown Graduate Program, and Anna Andrzejewski of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, moderated a Preservation Roundtable at the annual meeting of the Vernacular Architecture Forum in Salt Lake City, Utah, on June 3. The roundtable included James Buckley, University of Oregon; Luis Hoyos, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona ; Brent Leggs, National Trust for Historic Preservation; and Eugenia Woo, Historic Seattle. It explored new trends in the field of historic preservation and avenues for training the next generation of professionals.

New location for pick-up/drop-off of Hertz vehicle keys and packets

The on-campus location for Hertz renters to obtain and turn in keys under the vehicle pickup/drop-off program will change from UPD to Morris Complex effective Monday, June 12.   Renters should note the following:

·         Keys and rental packets will be available for pickup at the customer service window located in the main Morris Complex lobby area

·         A picture ID is required to pick up the keys and packet; only the renter of the vehicle may pick up the keys

·         Key pickup is available during regular business hours at Morris Complex, 8am-4:30pm, M-F.  Arrangements may be made for pickup outside regular hours under extraordinary circumstances, by calling x2079 or x2184

·         Renters may pull up to the curb next to Morris and leave their vehicle while picking up or dropping off keys and packets

·         The location for rental pickup and parking of personal vehicles will remain the “Banana Lot” across from Higgins Hall

·         Keys and rental packets must be returned to the lockbox located on the exterior wall to the right of the Morris Complex main entrance

·         A call to Hertz to report the return of the vehicle remains a requirement

There are no changes to the reservation process.  Please contact Betty Tirado at x2583 if you have questions or concerns about this change.

Lee Publishes Book Chapter

Richard Lee, English/Arts and Humanities, published a book chapter in George Saunders: Critical Studies (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017: pp. 77-104): “Hanging by a Thread in the Homeland: The Four Institutional Monologues of George Saunders”. Lee also gave two national conference presentations on Saunders this spring—at the College English Association (CEA) in Hilton Head (April) and the American Literature Association (ALA, May) in Boston, where he also served as panel chair/discussant. The first of those two presentations, “George Saunders’ ‘Floating Island(s)’: The Four Institutional Monologues as Sequence and Exemplary Lens“

Was awarded the Best in Section Presentation Award and has been solicited for publication in their journal, The CEA Critic.