Shannon Scott, assistant professor, music, and her ensemble won third place in the 2016 American Prize in Chamber Music Performance for their CD Perennials, and released a new CD, Chimera, both via Albany Records.
Scott Blasco, assistant professor, music, utilizing a CAS External Mentorship Grant, authored the electronic work “Clouds, Light“ forthcoming in ink&coda. Another of Blasco’s compositions, Momentia-Minutia, was added to the repertoire of the Heartland Marimba Festival Academy, including an upcoming performance at the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point.
Gregory Yasinitsky, Regents professor and director, music, authored four big band compositions published by eJazzLines: “Serpentine”; “One-Two-Three”; “Singular Vision”; and “Sideways.” He also authored three forthcoming compositions: “The Big Beat” (Belwin Jazz/Alfred Music) and “Sofrito” and “Greg’s Groove” (Kendor Music).
Lawrence Hatter, assistant professor, history, authored Citizens of Convenience: The Imperial Origins of American Nationhood on the U.S.–Canadian Border (University of Virginia Press), which received the 2016 Walker Cowen Memorial Prize for “outstanding work of scholarship in eighteenth-century studies.”
Martin King, assistant professor, music, released the new CD Solitary Freedom through WSU Recordings.
Greg Yasinitsky, Regents professor and director, Brian Ward, clinical assistant professor, Brad Ard, instructor, and David Jarvis, professor, music, as members of the group Gator Tail released a new CD titled Gator Tail, and, along with other members of the WSU Jazz Big Band 2013-14 and 2014-15, directed by Yasinitsky, they released a new CD titled Singular Vision, both through WSU Recordings.
Jonathan Preszler, graduate student, and G. Leonard Burns, professor, psychology, coauthored “Trait and State Variance in Oppositional Defiant Disorder Symptoms: A Multi-Source Investigation With Spanish Children” in Assessment.
Burns also coauthored “Can Sluggish Cognitive Tempo Be Distinguished From ADHD Inattention in Very Young Children? Evidence From a Sample of Korean Preschool Children” in Journal of Attention Disorders.
Alex Spradlin and Dakota Mauzay, graduate students, and Carrie Cuttler, clinical assistant professor, psychology, coauthored “Devils, witches, and psychics: The role of thought-action fusion in the relationships between obsessive-compulsive features, religiosity, and paranormal beliefs” in Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders.
Raymond Quock, professor, psychology, authored “Brain Research: Hyperbaric oxygen treatment suppresses withdrawal signs in morphine-dependent mice” in Brain Research Journal.
Ursula Mazur, and Kerry Hipps, professors, and Morteza Adinehnia, Bryan Borders, Michael Ruf, and Bhaskar Chilukuri, graduate students, chemistry, coauthored “Comprehensive structure–function correlation of photoactive ionic-conjugated supermolecular assemblies: an experimental and computational study” in Journal of Materials Chemistry C, and earned the journal’s “Hot Papers” distinction.