McMurry University Faculty/Staff/Student/Alumni News

  Gary Ellison
  Tuesday, February 17, 2015 9:47 AM
  Archives 2014 - 2015

Abilene, TX

Attached are news items of interest from McMurry University faculty, staff and students.

McMurry Student Foundation Presents at CASE Conference

The McMurry Student Foundation was invited to speak at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education Affiliated Student Advancement Programs (CASE ASAP) District IV Conference on February 7 at the University of North Texas. The McMurry Student Foundation president, Shelby Wattenbarger ’15, and vice president, Sara Wickenheiser ’15, presented about an event the group has facilitated each of the last three years called Student Engagement and Philanthropy Day.

The presentation, titled Little Wallet – Big Voice, educated participants about how students at McMurry University are given a voice in philanthropic endeavors by the McMurry Student Foundation, even if they are unable to give direct financial support.

Sociology Faculty and Students to Present Papers

This semester several members of the McMurry University Department of Sociology are presenting papers at professional meetings:

Democracy’s Promise: Deisolating Gendered Experiences   (March 27)

Center for Diversity and Gender Studies at Texas State University in San Marcos, TX

Brianna Brown, “Colorism, Self-Esteem, and Social Identity”

Dr. Robert Wallace and Samantha Derden, “Gender and the Experience of Exoneration”

Southwestern Social Science Association (April 8-11) in Denver, CO:

Dr. Robert Wallace and Candace Boehm, “The Innocent Men: Social Psychological Adjustment after Exoneration”

Dr. Robert Wallace and Kimberly Tribou ’04, “Organizational Drift: From Arthur Andersen to the Veterans Affairs”


McMurry Professor Publishes Article

McMurry Philosophy Professor Dr. Jeffery Kinlaw's article “Self-Determination and Immediate Self-Consciousness in the Jena Wissenschaftslehre” has appeared in a volume of essays edited by Dan Breazeale and Tom Rockmore. The title of the volume is *Fichte and Transcendental Philosophy* and includes an international cast of contributors.

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