Michael Gizzi, CJS, received the honor of Best Poster for his presentation “Harnessing the Power of MAXQDA for Conducting Judicial Impact Research” at the MAXQDA International Conference in Berlin, Germany.

Virginia Walker, SED, was honored with the 2018 Ted Carr Initial Researcher Award from the Association for Positive Behavior Support (APBS).

Olcay Akman, BIOMAT, co-authored “A model for cross-institutional collaboration: How the intercollegiate biomathematics alliance is pioneering a new paradigm in response to diminishing resources in academia” for Letters in Biomathematics.

Kim Astroth, Wendy Woith, Cynthia Kerber, and Sheryl Jenkins, MCN, published “Lessons from the homeless: Civil and uncivil interactions with nurses” in Nursing Forum.

Ali Riaz, POL, published a new book titled Undying Issues: Critical Debates About Contemporary Challenges.

Glen Sagers, Aslihan Spaulding, and James Wolf, IT, along with alumnus Andrew Geil, authored “Cyber security on the farm: An assessment of cyber security practices in the United States agriculture industry” for International Food and Agribusiness Management Review.

David Collier, MUS, performed as principal timpanist with the Heartland Festival Orchestra, the Peoria Symphony, and the Illinois Symphony.

Amy Gilreath, MUS, and the Stiletto Brass ensemble performed a concert tour at schools in Florida.