UCA faculty news

Joe Cangelosi, professor of Marketing Research and Associate Dean at UCA, had his article, “Who is Making Lifestyle Changes Due to Preventive Health Care Information? A Demographic Analysis,” will be published in Health Marketing Quarterly, vol. 26, no. 2, to be printed in December. In addition, Cangelosi will attend the Writer’s Colony in Eureka Springs during the month of May, with the goal of writing an academic article in the area of preventive health care.

Debra L. Burris, Assistant Professor of Physics at UCA, was a panelist for the Science Cafe LR discussion on Space Science in Arkansas. The panel was held in conjuction with the first “birthday” of the Science Cafe series in Little Rock, which meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Other panelists included Ed Wilson (Harding), Ann Wright (Hendrix) and Tillman Kennon (ASU). Panelists gave a ten-minute overview of their field of research expertise then fielded many questions from the audience. More info on Science Cafe can be found at www.sciencecafelr.com.

Adriian Gardner, Instructor in UCA’s Department of Speech and Public Relations, has been selected to serve as a research paper reviewer for the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) during its national conference in August. His duties will include reviewing research papers which were submitted for the AEJMC schoarly research competition. The reviewers will make comments about the strengths and weaknesses of the papers, and they will determine if the papers will be accepted, rejected or not applicable for the research competition presentations.