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Brilliant! “My Lighthouse” Inspires 3d Designer To Partner With Rend Collective, Mark D. Weinstein Jun 2021

Brilliant! “My Lighthouse” Inspires 3d Designer To Partner With Rend Collective, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

This is the story of a lighthouse, a cell phone, a Christian rock band and a pandemic. And a Cedarville University student with a bright idea.


World Solar Splash: Cedarville's Streak Is Snapped, Mark D. Weinstein Jun 2021

World Solar Splash: Cedarville's Streak Is Snapped, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Cedarville University's five-year winning streak came to an end in the 27th annual World Solar Splash competition as the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez claimed the 2021 title from Cedarville. The four-day competition, held at Champion Lake in Springfield June 8-12, featured boats from nine U.S.-based colleges and universities. Cedarville has won the competition in 12 of the 27 years.


Mental Health Screening Earns Top Honors For Pharmacy Students, Mark D. Weinstein Jun 2021

Mental Health Screening Earns Top Honors For Pharmacy Students, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Students from Cedarville University’s School of Pharmacy finished third in the Healthcare Quality Innovation Challenge (HQIC), a national competition focused on using technology to improve pharmacy services.


Running For Gold: Cedarville Alum Competing For Roster Spot On Olympic Team, Mark D. Weinstein Jun 2021

Running For Gold: Cedarville Alum Competing For Roster Spot On Olympic Team, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Dan Michalski, a 2018 alumnus of Cedarville University, is heading to the U.S. Olympic track & field trials in Eugene, Oregon. The 2017 NCAA D2 national champion in the steeplechase competes in the preliminary round Monday, June 21. The finals will be held Friday, June 25. If Michalski places in the top three at the finals, he will earn a spot on the U.S. Track and Field Olympic team.


Supreme Achievement: Cedarville Alum Clerking For The Chief Justice, Mark D. Weinstein Jun 2021

Supreme Achievement: Cedarville Alum Clerking For The Chief Justice, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Cedarville University 2017 alumna Christina Kirkpatrick Gay will begin a yearlong clerkship in July with Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court John Roberts.


Legal Counsel Pivots To Serve Two Organizations, Mark D. Weinstein Jun 2021

Legal Counsel Pivots To Serve Two Organizations, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

John E. Hart, Esq, General Counsel at Cedarville University for the past nine years, has accepted the newly created position of General Counsel with the Center for Christian Virtue (CCV), Ohio’s largest Christian public policy organization based in Columbus.


Alumnotes, Summer 2021, Cedarville University Jun 2021

Alumnotes, Summer 2021, Cedarville University

Alumnotes

No abstract provided.


Cedarville Magazine, Summer 2021: A Season For Growth, Cedarville University Jun 2021

Cedarville Magazine, Summer 2021: A Season For Growth, Cedarville University

Cedarville Magazine

No abstract provided.


Public Health Agencies Outreach Through Instagram During Covid-19 Pandemic: Crisis And Emergency Risk Communication Perspective, Aqdas Malik, Laeeq M. Khan, Anabel Quan-Haase Jun 2021

Public Health Agencies Outreach Through Instagram During Covid-19 Pandemic: Crisis And Emergency Risk Communication Perspective, Aqdas Malik, Laeeq M. Khan, Anabel Quan-Haase

FIMS Publications

Background: Governmental and non-governmental institutions increasingly use social media as a strategic tool for public outreach. Global spread, promptness, and dialogic potentials make these platforms ideal for public health monitoring and emergency communication in crises such as COVID-19.

Objective: Drawing on the Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication framework, we sought to examine how leading health organizations use Instagram for communicating and engaging during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Methods: We manually retrieved Instagram posts together with relevant metadata of four health organizations (WHO, CDC, IFRC, and NHS) shared between January 1, 2020, and April 30, 2020. Two coders manually coded the analytical ...


Raj Soin College Of Business Newsletter - June 2021, Raj Soin College Of Business, Wright State University Jun 2021

Raj Soin College Of Business Newsletter - June 2021, Raj Soin College Of Business, Wright State University

Raj Soin College of Business Newsletter

A three page newsletter created by the Raj Soin College of Business at Wright State University. This newsletter includes a upcoming events, message from the dean, and more.


Splash Into Summer: Engineering Students To Compete In Solar Splash, Mark D. Weinstein Jun 2021

Splash Into Summer: Engineering Students To Compete In Solar Splash, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Cedarville University will compete in the 2021 Solar Splash June 8-13 at Champions Park Lake in Springfield, Ohio. Solar Splash brings in teams of college engineering students to the Ohio lake to test their knowledge and skill in solar-powered boat performance.


Visual Messages Of Conflict Reporting On Twitter: Visual Frames And Ethical Standards, Hasan Karademir Jun 2021

Visual Messages Of Conflict Reporting On Twitter: Visual Frames And Ethical Standards, Hasan Karademir

Theses and Dissertations

This comparative study employs the theoretical frameworks of framing and hierarchy of influences model to analyze the ethical forces affecting journalists on Twitter and simultaneously their visual frames constructed in their images on Twitter. It investigates the portrayal of the Yemen conflict in the personal Twitter accounts of Yemeni journalists who were affiliated with the United States (US) and Qatari news organizations. Several studies have pointed out the graphic war coverage of Arab news organizations whereas scholars argue that US news organizations provide sanitized coverage on war zones (Johnson & Fahmy, 2007; Silcock, Schwalbe, & Keith, 2008; Karniel, Lavie-Dinur, & Azran, 2014). This study makes an important ...


Building Resilience: An Exercise To Create Network Structures And Assess Resilience With Marshmallows And Spaghetti Noodles Or Lego® Pieces, Seungyoon Lee, Bailey C. Benedict May 2021

Building Resilience: An Exercise To Create Network Structures And Assess Resilience With Marshmallows And Spaghetti Noodles Or Lego® Pieces, Seungyoon Lee, Bailey C. Benedict

Discourse: The Journal of the SCASD

Scholars, practitioners, and society at large are becoming increasingly interested in how resilience works (Coutu, 2002). This activity gives students the opportunity to build a network structure and assess its resilience, while learning the concepts and calculation steps of basic network metrics including density, reachability, and centralization. The article provides guidelines for preparing necessary materials (e.g., marshmallows and spaghetti noodles or LEGO® pieces), detailed procedures and worksheet for the activity, and debriefing questions for connecting the experiences from the activity with real world examples of communication networks and resilience.


Encouraging Women In Stem: Cedarville Students Win Scholarships, Mark D. Weinstein May 2021

Encouraging Women In Stem: Cedarville Students Win Scholarships, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Mikayla Morris, a first-year professional pharmacy student from Xenia, Ohio, and Rebekah Porter, an incoming freshman electrical engineering student from Cedarville, Ohio, were both recently awarded the Horizons STEM Scholarship by the Greater Ohio Valley chapter of Women in Defense (WID).


Still Just White-Framed: Continued Coloniality, Hispanic Serving Institutions, And Latin@/X Students, Ilda Guzman May 2021

Still Just White-Framed: Continued Coloniality, Hispanic Serving Institutions, And Latin@/X Students, Ilda Guzman

Ed.D. Dissertations in Practice

Abstract

Throughout the Pacific Northwest there are a total of 12 Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) with an average Latin@/x undergraduate full-time enrollment rate of 33.7 percent. In order to be designated as HSIs, institutions of higher education must have an enrollment rate of 25 percent or more students who identify as Latin@/x. HSIs became recognized in the late 1980s when a small number of higher education institutions enrolled a large number of Latin@/x students, yet did not have the resources to successfully educate the students (Excelencia, 2019). Since then, HSIs have consistently and continuously risen in ...


"Airbnb Go Home:" Tourism Frictions And Short-Term Rentals In New Orleans, Madeline R. Fussell May 2021

"Airbnb Go Home:" Tourism Frictions And Short-Term Rentals In New Orleans, Madeline R. Fussell

LSU Master's Theses

This thesis examines the concerns and conflicts around short-term rental (STR) properties in New Orleans neighborhoods. Using data from collected from critical discourse analysis, semi-structured interviews and social media posts, this paper analyzes the ways the city of New Orleans, residents of the city, STR hosts, and platforms like Airbnb discuss issues of safety, displacement, rising costs of living, as well as responsible STR practices. To understand the complexities of the issues people, have with short-term rental properties, this project approaches STRs from a housing and gentrification lens to understand the role these properties play within in the daily atmospheres ...


A+: 100% Of Social Work Majors Pass Licensure Exam, Mark D. Weinstein May 2021

A+: 100% Of Social Work Majors Pass Licensure Exam, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Class averages are often a helpful tool for professors to gauge how their students are learning. And for Cedarville University’s Department of Social Work, the class of 2020’s perfect 100% pass rate on the social work licensing exam has department faculty feeling confident.


Engineering Students Win In Vehicle Competitions, Mark D. Weinstein May 2021

Engineering Students Win In Vehicle Competitions, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Led by senior mechanical engineering student Micah Zell, Cedarville’s supermileage team won a technical innovation award at the 2021 Shell Eco-Marathon Americas Off-Track Awards for its vehicle’s hydraulic brake system. Zell, from Hershey, Pennsylvania, began developing the brakes as a sophomore and implemented them this past year in accordance with Shell’s new hydraulic brake requirement.


Professor Begins Two-Year Drug Research Project, Mark D. Weinstein May 2021

Professor Begins Two-Year Drug Research Project, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Dr. McKenzie (Shenk) Grinalds, assistant professor of pharmacy practice, was recently selected to participate in the American College of Clinical Pharmacists Foundation’s (ACCP’s) Mentored Research Investigator Training (MeRIT) program. Over the next two years, Grinalds will undertake a self-designed pharmacy-related research project.


Professor Proposal: Two New Faculty Members Find Love, Mark D. Weinstein May 2021

Professor Proposal: Two New Faculty Members Find Love, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

All educators know that the first year of teaching is the hardest. But for two recent Cedarville University hires, that first year struggle has also come with a life-changing perk.


Ironman Soccer Coach Finishes Strong For Young Friend With Muscular Dystrophy, Mark D. Weinstein May 2021

Ironman Soccer Coach Finishes Strong For Young Friend With Muscular Dystrophy, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Faro wore this motivational statement on his suit and lived it out in his heart during this past Sunday’s Ironman Tulsa triathlon. His 4-year-old friend Fritz Krieger, who is battling Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), embodies what has become Faro’s battle cry.


Analyzing The Media's Representation Of Refugees And Asylum Seekers In The Uk: A Frame Analysis Of The Guardian And The Times, Blair Braxton May 2021

Analyzing The Media's Representation Of Refugees And Asylum Seekers In The Uk: A Frame Analysis Of The Guardian And The Times, Blair Braxton

Master's Theses

This research study analyzes the media’s representation of refugees and asylum seekers in the UK during the European ‘refugee crisis’ between 2015 and 2016. The research question guiding the study was: during the European refugee crisis between 2015 and 2016, how were refugees and asylum seekers framed by British news media, both textually and visually? The study is guided by the theory of framing, which assumes that the media chooses which information to report on and how to present it to a mass population. A content analysis was performed on online news articles published in two UK quality newspapers ...


Can Organization And Word Choice Affect You?, Lexi A. Schmiesing May 2021

Can Organization And Word Choice Affect You?, Lexi A. Schmiesing

WRIT: Journal of First-Year Writing

This study is about how communication and word choices that a doctor or physician uses may affect how the patient reacts to the directions given by the doctor or physician.


M.S.N. Grad Equipped To Train African Nurses, Mark D. Weinstein May 2021

M.S.N. Grad Equipped To Train African Nurses, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Anyone pursuing a remote graduate degree program expects to encounter challenges. But for Michael Cole, a missionary nurse in Africa, those obstacles were exacerbated by poor international internet connection, a demanding full-time job and a four-hour time zone difference.


Music Videos Put Digital Spotlight On Worship Talent, Mark D. Weinstein May 2021

Music Videos Put Digital Spotlight On Worship Talent, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

If you have a band or choir, and because of, oh, let’s say a global pandemic, you have less opportunity to perform for an audience, what do you do? In the modern digital age, the answer is obvious — share music videos online!


Walk-In Covid Vaccine Clinic At Cedarville University, Mark D. Weinstein May 2021

Walk-In Covid Vaccine Clinic At Cedarville University, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Greene County Public Health will host a walk-in COVID vaccination clinic at Cedarville University on Tuesday, May 18, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. in the Stevens Student Center (SSC) Event Rooms. Registration is not required. Please enter the clinic through the upper-level University Welcome Center doors and proceed to SSC Room 240. Ample parking is available near the entrance.


Ouachita Honors 364 Graduates During 134th Commencement, Rachel Gaddis, Ouachita News Bureau May 2021

Ouachita Honors 364 Graduates During 134th Commencement, Rachel Gaddis, Ouachita News Bureau

Press Releases

Ouachita Baptist University celebrated 364 graduates from the class of 2021 during its 134th Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 8. University officials conferred Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Music Education and Associate of Arts degrees, with seven students receiving Ouachita’s first ever post-baccalaureate certificates for dietetic internship.

The ceremony was held outdoors at Cliff Harris Stadium on Ouachita’s campus, with Dr. Ben Sells, Ouachita president, presiding over the commencement exercises. The ceremony also was livestreamed at www.livestream.com/obu for those unable to attend.


Portraits Of Whitelaw Reid's Parents Are "Back Home", Mark D. Weinstein May 2021

Portraits Of Whitelaw Reid's Parents Are "Back Home", Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Portraits of Robert and Marion Reid, parents of the village of Cedarville's most prominent newspaper editor and political leader, Whitelaw Reid, have been returned to their homestead in Cedarville.


New Graduate Program, Faculty Hires Highlight Trustees Meeting, Mark D. Weinstein May 2021

New Graduate Program, Faculty Hires Highlight Trustees Meeting, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Cedarville University continues to grow, with record enrollments for 14 consecutive years and new facilities that will transform the campus for the growing student body.


Multisensory Approach Helps Struggling Readers, Mark D. Weinstein May 2021

Multisensory Approach Helps Struggling Readers, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

Two new courses, offered as electives in the fall of 2021 and spring of 2022, will help change the way Cedarville University students are able to help teach and tutor individuals with reading difficulties.