UCA faculty news

Stephanie Vanderslice, Associate Professor of Writing, has published “Sleeping With Proust vs. Tinkering Under the Bonnet: Creative Writing in the US and the UK,” in Graeme Harper and Jeri Kroll’s book, Creative Writing in Higher Education, published by Multiligual Matters Press in the UK. Her essay, “The Imaginary Nursery,” was also just published in the anthology Knowing Pains: Women on Love, Sex and Work in our 40’s, edited by Molly Rosen. Contributors to the anthology have waived royalties and fees so that all profits from the book will go to breast cancer research; more information on the book can be found at www.knowingpains.com.

Lauren Maxwell and Joe Horton of UCA’s Department of Economics, Finance, Insurance, and Risk Management, earlier this month presented a paper on “China’s Role in the Global economy of the Twenty First Century: An Optimistic Appraisal” at the 58th Annual Meeting of the Arkansas College Teachers of Economics and Business Meeting at Ouachita Baptist University.

Barbara Clancy, an associate professor in the Biology Department, this month was invited to give a talk at the Twenty-Fifth International Neurotoxicology Conference in Rochester, NY. The conference focused on Environmental Etiologies of Neurological Disorders: Scientific, Translational and Policy Implications, and was held in conjunction with the University of Rochester Medical School’s conference on Environmental Toxicity. Clancy’s talk was entitled “Translating the Timing of Neurodevelopment Across Animal Models to Humans: What Works, What Doesn’t, and What’s Next.”