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News Briefs

Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies Wanda Rivera-Rivera was invited to be a member of the external editorial board of Revista Cayey, an interdisciplinary academic journal hosted by the University of Puerto Rico in Cayey.

Two Massachusetts high school students who were sponsored by the Confucius Institute and the Chinese Consulate in New York placed second in the world in the fi rst annual “Chinese Bridge” World High School Student Chinese Contest, held in Jinan City in China.

Professor Emerita of Community Planning Marie Kennedy has been appointed visiting professor in the Urban Planning Department at the University of California Los Angeles.

A paper co-authored by Management and Marketing Professors Leon Zurawicki and Mohsin Habib, titled “Corruption and Foreign Direct Investment: What Have We Learned?” received the Best Paper Award at the Economics and Business Research Conference, held in Salzburg, Austria, in June.

Associate Professor of Art Nancy Stieber spent the spring semester as a fellow in residence at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in Wassenaar, the Netherlands, working on a book about Dutch modern architecture commissioned by Reaktion Books (London).