UCA faculty news

Tim Thornes, Assistant Professor of Linguistics in the Department of Writing, will present his paper “Detransitivization and relative clauses in Northern Paiute” at the annual Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas in San Francisco in January. His paper will focus on the grammatical and discourse interactions of voice and relative clause formation in a Uto-Aztecan language.

Roger Wainwright, a Lecturer in the Biology Department, was recently included as a contributing author for the 6th Ed. of the McGraw-Hill textbook Microbiology: A Human Perspective, by Nester et al. His revision work over multiple chapters refined material in the text on spontaneous and induced mutations in DNA. This text is widely used, and used at UCA in the Microbiology for the Health Sciences (BIOL 2411) course.

Alma Corley, assistant professor in the Speech and Public Relations Department, recently presented The Log Cabin Democrat: A success story now but how shall we go forward? at the National Newspaper Association’s 122nd annual convention in St. Paul, MN. Log Cabin Democrat managing editor Waylon Harris was co-author of the case study.