Campus News

01.05.2014

Faculty News

Michael Weiner

Michael Weiner - Professor of East Asian History & International Studies

Dr. Michael Weiner authored a chapter (‘Myth and Reality: The Great Kanto Earthquake’) [pp. 65-100], which was published in (Richard Siddle, Ed.) Critical Readings on Ethnic Minorities and Multiculturalism in Japan, Brill Academic Publishing, Dec. 2013.

Arie Galles

Arie Galles - Professor of Painting/Drawing & Director of Creative Arts Program

On Thursday, January 2, 2014, at the Laguna Art Museum, Professor Arie A. Galles, Director of the Creative Arts Program, delivered a lecture/slide presentation as part of the Museum's monthly "Conversation With.." series of events which bring artists and other creative minds to discuss their practices. Prof. Galles spoke about his work and the metamorphosis of his career as an artist.

Robert Elliott Allinson

Robert Elliott Allinson - Professor of Philosophy

Dr. Robert Elliott Allinson participated, by-invitation-only, in the International Niels Bohr Conference in Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of Bohr’s Atomic Model: Science, Technology and Society in Light of Niels Bohr’s Thoughts, which convened at the Niels Bohr Institute, The University of Copenhagen, December 4-6, 2013. Dr. Allinson's paper presentation was entitled, "Understanding and Communicating Risk: The Importance of Openness, Performance Data and Soft Data." Dr. Allinson was one of only two philosophers invited to the conference, comprised primarily of international scientists and political decision makers. He was invited for his research in applied ethics, nuclear disasters and nuclear management. Fellow conference attendees included Secretary General of UNESCO, Directors of the Atomic Energy Commission, International Atomic Energy Agency, members of the Danish Parliament, seven Nobel Laureates in the Sciences, among others.