Professional Notes for Oct. 21, 2014

Sarah Christopher Faggioli, Modern and Classical Languages Department, College of Arts and Sciences, is the author of “Di un’edizione del 1542 della 'Dichiaratione’ di Rinaldo Corso alle Rime Spirituali di Vittoria Colonna," published in Giornale Storico della Letteratura Italiana, 634 (2014): pp. 200-221.

J. Thomas Ippoliti

J. Thomas Ippoliti

Dr. J. Thomas Ippoliti, Chemistry Department, College of Arts and Sciences, gave an invited talk Oct. 2 at Union College in Schenectady, New York. The title of the presentation was “Synthesis of Novel Blood Sugar Lowering Compounds.” The talk presented the synthesis of 12 new compounds synthesized by undergraduate students. The research was performed over the summers of 2013 (two compounds) and 2014 (10 compounds) by undergraduate students Becca Kummer, Olga Zamulko, Danielle Hinckley, Abigail Heuer and Jacob Goodwin. The results of the project are the basis of a provisional patent filed by St. Thomas. Ippoliti also met individually with many of the faculty at Union and a group of students after the talk.

Dr. David Kelley

David Kelley

Dr. David Kelley, Geography Department, College of Arts and Sciences, is the author of an article, “U.S. Highpointer Clubs Tap Into Web GIS,” published in summer issue of ArcUser (ESRI Press). ArcUser articles address the specific needs of GIS managers, developers, technicians and those who use GIS to improve business processes or perform research. It has an international audience of 450,000 subscribers. Kelley and Catherine Hansen, Geography Department, College of Arts and Sciences, attended the 2014 GIS/LIS Consortium annual conference, Oct. 2 to 3, in Rochester, Minnesota, with seven geography students. Senior Mitch Schaps received an Outstanding Student Representative award and won second place and $200 in the undergraduate student research competition. Juniors Rani Mohanty and Nate Bettin presented their poster: "Collecting St. Paul's Accessible Pedestrian Signals (APS): Learning Together." Kelley, who serves on the consortium’s Scholarship Committee, served as judge for the graduate student research competition. Kelley also presented a talk: "U.S. County Highpoints: Mapping America's Roof with ArcGIS Online.”

Peter Young, Ph.D.

Peter Young

Dr. John Wendt

John Wendt

Dr. Peter Young, 3M Endowed Chair in International Business, and Dr. John Wendt, Ethics and Business Law Department, Opus College of Business, are the co-authors of “Protecting Spectator Rights: Reflections on the General Law of the Cup,” which has been accepted for publication by the International Sports Law Journal.  The journal is the official journal of the ASSER International Sports Law Centre and the Centre for International and European Law.