Ali Riaz, POL, participated in the webinar “Vulnerable Populations and COVID-19: Bangladesh During a Global Pandemic,” organized by the Institute for South Asia Studies and the Center for Bangladesh Studies of the University of California, Berkeley. 

Anu Gokhale, TEC, published “Framework for Visualization of GeoSpatial Query Processing by Integrating MongoDB with Spark” in Data Science. 

Isaac Chang, TEC, published “Can Virtual Reality Enhance User Performance and Experience by Reducing an Individual’s Cognitive Workload?” in the Engineering Design Graphics Journal and “Designing a Practical Lab-based Assessment: A Case Study” for the Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology.  

Sarah Boesdorfer, CHE, co-authored Using criteria-based digital badging in high school chemistry unit to improve student learning with undergraduate student Jeremy Daugherty in the Journal of Science Education and Technology 

Jun-Hyun Kim, CHE, co-authored “Assembly of Short-Chain Amphiphilic Homopolymers into Well-Defined Particles” along with undergraduate student Stephanie Swan and graduate student Franklin Egemole in the Langmuir. 

Oguzhan Dincer, ECON, co-authored Shelter in Place? Depends on the Place: Corruption and Social Distancing in American States with SSRN.

Roberta Trites, MQM, is co-editor of a new book out by the Modern Language AssociationTeaching Young Adult LiteratureShe is joined in editing by alumnus Dr. Mike Cadden and Professor Emerita of English Karen Coats.  

L.J. ZigerellPOL, published “U.S. Public Perceptions of an Intelligence Quotient Test Score Gap Between Black Americans and White Americans” in the Political Studies Review. 

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