March 3, 2009 ENMU briefs

Employee and alumni briefs

Manuel Varela, professor of biology, and his laboratory people have had an article accepted for publication in refereed journal Archives of Microbiology. Co-authors are post-doctoral fellow Sanath Kumar, collaborator from India Ammini Parvathi, graduate student Ricardo Hernandez and undergraduate student Kathleen Cadle.

Jordan Kobritz was recently interviewed on the “Papa Joe Chevalier Show,” a nationally syndicated sports radio talk show from Las Vegas, and on “Leading Off,” a baseball talk show on WVAM-Altoona, Penn., on the business of sports and the steroids issue in baseball.

Michael F. Shaughnessy and Susan Fulgham of West Texas A&M have two articles appearing in the latest issue of Educational Technology.

Chris Taylor, an assistant professor in the College of Business, just had a peer-reviewed empirical study accepted for publication in the Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Education.

Michael Sitton, dean of the College of Fine Arts, has accepted an appointment as dean of the Crane School of Music at the State University of New York at Potsdam beginning in July 2009.

Shaughnessy and Christian Ambler, a neuropsychologist, have had a paper accepted for publication in the North American Journal of Psychology.


ENMU Hosting Jazz Fest

Eastern New Mexico University’s Jazz Fest will be at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday at First United Methodist Church.