Category Archives: Books and Lunch

Chew on This: Fe y Alegria: Bolivia and SJU Partnership

WHAT: Dr. João Neiva de Figueiredo, Associate Professor, Management; Ann Marie Jursca-Keffer, Associate Director, Service Learning Coordinator, Faith-Justice Institute; and Miguel Angel Marca Barrientos, Fe y Alegria: Bolivia, will discuss their recently co-authored work, “A Robust University-NGO Partnership: Analyzing School Efficiencies in Bolivia with Community-Based Management
Techniques.”
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WHEN: April 14th 12:30-2:00 PM

WHERE: Post Learning Commons, Wachterhauser Seminar Room

Please plan to join us for this engaging presentation! Cookies and drinks will be provided.

*J. Neiva de Figueiredo, A.M. Jursca-Keffer, M.A. Marca Barrientos, and S. Gonzalez. “A robust University-NGO partnership and CBR: Analyzing school efficiencies in Bolivia with community-based management techniques, ” Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement, 6:93-112.

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Chew on This: Ginger Hoffman, Ph.D., Ph.D.

Ginger HoffmanWHAT:  Ginger Hoffman, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, will present on “The Self-Disrespect Objection to Bioenhancement Technologies: A Feminist Analysis of the Complex Relationship Between Enhancement and Self-Respect” published in the Journal of Social Philosophy.

WHEN:  February 18, 2016 12:30 – 2:00 PM

WHERE Post Learning Commons, Wachterhauser Seminar Room, 2nd Floor

Cookies and drinks will be provided. Please plan to join us for this
engaging presentation!

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Chew on This: John YI

John Yi1WHAT:  John Yi, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Decision and System Sciences will present “Physician Prescribing Behavior Study to
Improve Sales Operations in New Prescription Drug Launch”.  Co-authored with E. Rhee, this article is currently in press with Journal of Supply Chain and Operations Management.

WHEN:  November 12th, 12:30 PM

WHERE:  Wachterhauser Seminar Room

Cookies and drinks will be served. Please plan to join us for this
engaging presentation!

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Yi, J. & Rhee, E. (in press). Physician prescribing behavior study to improve sales operations in new prescription drug launch. Journal of Supply Chain and Operations Management.

Chew on This: Suniti Sharma

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WHAT:  Suniti Sharma, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Graduate Teacher Education, will be presenting from a book she co-edited, Internationalizing Teacher Education for Social Justice: Theory, Research, and Practice (Research for Social Justice).

WHEN:  October 7th, 12:30PM

WHERE:  Post Learning Commons, Wachterhauser Seminar Room

Cookies and drinks will be served. We anticipate this to be an engaging presentation touching on mission-related themes.

Please plan to join us!

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Robert Repino ’00 — Reading and Book Signing

morteWHAT:  Robert Repino ’00 will read from his book, Morte.  From the publisher: The “war with no name” has begun, with human extinction as its goal. The instigator of this war is the Colony, a race of intelligent ants who, for thousands of years, have been silently building an army that would forever eradicate the destructive, oppressive humans.

WHEN:  April 21st 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

WHERE:  PLC, Wachterhauser Seminar Room

WHO:  All are invited. Hope to see you there!
Bring your lunch. Cookies and drinks will be provided.

 

 

Faculty Reading and Book Signing

WHO:  Concha Alborg, Professor Emerita from SJU Modern Languages Department, will read from her latest work, Divorce after Death. A Widow’s Memoir. Books will be available for purchase and signing after the presentation.

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WHEN:  April 15th, 12:30 PM

WHERE:  Post Learning Commons, Wachterhauser Seminar Room

WHO:  All are invited. Please plan to join us for this engaging talk!
Light refreshments will be served.

 

Emily Moscato: Transformative Photography

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Emily Moscato, Assistant Professor in Food Marketing, will discuss her article “Transformative Photography: Evaluation and Best Practices for Eliciting Social and Policy Changes”, from the Journal of Public Policy and Marketing.

WHEN:  Thursday, Feb. 19th NOON

WHERE:  Wachterhauser Seminar Room, 2nd Floor Post Learning Commons

Bring your lunch — we’ll provide cookies and drinks. Hope to see you there!

Melissa Chakars: The Socialist Way of Life in Siberia, 9/17/14

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Melissa Chakars:
The Socialist Way of Life in Siberia


Chakars, professor of Russian history, explores the effects of socialism and modernization on the Buryats, a minority group of the Mongolian population. All invited!

When: September 17th, 12:30pm
Where: Wachterhauser Seminar Room 2nd Floor, Post Learning Commons

 

For more about our Chew on this Book series see our flyer.