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Laurels: August 2011

Published: August 15, 2011

Joanne Tortorici Luna, Advanced Studies in Education and Counseling, presented on the panel, “Keeping the Horse Before the Cart: Strategies for Implementing Ethical EAGALA Model Practices,” on March 10 at the Annual Conference of the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association in Layton, Utah. She also presented a paper May 19 in Mayer, Ariz., at Prescott College’s 8th Annual Gathering on Equine Assisted Learning and Equine Assisted Mental Health Best Practices titled, “Horses as Mental Health Therapy Partners: On Love, Lies, and a Fair Shake.”

Ingrid Martin, Marketing, presented two research papers at the Marketing and Public Policy Conference held in Washington, D.C., June 1-4. The first paper, titled “Managing Risk and Recovering from Natural Disasters: The Role of Public Policy in the Disaster Policy,” was co-authored with Wade Martin (Economics). The second paper, titled “Prospective Supplement Users and Risk-Benefit Information,” was co-authored with Sayantani Mukherjee (Marketing).

Shira Tarrant, Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, was invited to deliver the plenary talk at the Annual Conference for the Colorado Coalitions Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence held June 28 in Vail, Colo. Her speech was titled “Decoding the Pop Culture Message: Gender Justice and Preventing Violence Against Women.”