Vince NETHERY, clinical physiology, and chair, Nutrition, Exercise, and Health Sciences, was invited to present a keynote lecture, “Type 2 Diabetes: A National Crisis Links to Obesity, Sedentarianism, and Health-Care Costs,” to the Northwest Regional American College of Sports Medicine Meeting.
The Department of Nutrition, Exercise, and Health Sciences (NEHS) was selected to host the 2014 American College of Sports Medicine Northwest Annual Meeting. The theme is “Translating Science—Integration and Application.” Vince NETHERY, department chair of Nutrition, Exercise, and Health Sciences is conference chair for the meeting.
Dion RIVERA, chemistry, presented an invited talk titled “Use of Ultraviolet Visible Spectroscopy and Multivariate Least Squares Analysis to Understand the Interactions of Polyelectrolyte/Surfactant Complexes with Organic Guest Molecules in Solution and at Interfaces” at AnalytiX-2013 in Suzhou, China. AnalytiX-2013 is an international analytical chemistry conference that was held in March.
Christopher SCHEDLER, English, and president of the Pacific Northwest American Studies Association, organized the annual PNASA conference on the theme “Technology & Communication” at the Watertown Hotel in Seattle, in April. Two graduate students in the MA English Literature program presented papers at the conference: Matthew MONTOYA, “Tres, Tres Gentile: Politeness in Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises,” and Trevor PENLAND, “Hollywood’s Doing the Mess Around: The American Dream Myth, Celebrity Lives, and Ray.”