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Dr. Peter Dedek Received Fulbright Award

Congratulations are in order. Dr. Peter B. Dedek has been selected as a recipient for a 2016-17 Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant to Chile. The Fulbright Program aims to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries, and it is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. 

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Dr. Raphael Travis Publishes Book

Dr. Raphael Travis' book, entitled "The Healing Power of Hip Hop" was recently published.

The publication announcement can be viewed at:

http://www.abc-clio.com/ABC-CLIOCorporate/product.aspx?pc=A4284C

Urban Horticulture

Explore the Importance of Horticulture to Urban Populations

Dr. Tina Marie (Waliczek) Cade, professor in the Department of Agriculture recently published Urban Horticulture. This book explores the importance of horticulture to the lives, health, and well-being of urban populations. Including contributions from experts in research and practice from across the United States, it discusses selected topics in urban horticulture. It examines types of public and private communities as well as state and federal programs to promote urban horticulture, including their history, management and administration, programming, evaluation, funding, and the benefits they provide to individuals and communities. Dr. Ronald Hagelman, assistant chair in Geography and James Buratti, a Ph.D. student in Geography were contributors for the chapter topic on local food.

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