Crime and Justice
Dr. Carla Miller, assistant professor of sociology, was selected to participate in the Crime and Justice Summer Research Institute: Broadening Perspectives and Participation that will take place at The Ohio State University from July 8-26. Sandra Olanitori, faculty/advisor/recruiter for nursing and allied health,
was appointed by the Chesapeake City Council to the Chesapeake Commission for the Prevention of AIDS. Her term runs through January 27, 2014. Dr. Messaoud J. Bahoura, associate professor of engineering, organized the 2013 NanoDays, a unique, nanotechnology educational outreach event held at the Children’s Museum of Virginia in Portsmouth. The event included 25 hands-on activities for children. Dr. Khadijah O. Miller, associate professor and chair of interdisciplinary studies; Dr. Karen Y. Holmes, associate professor of psychology; and Dr. Ernestine A.W. Duncan, assistant professor and chair of psychology; presented “The Impact of Popular Culture’s Strong Black Woman Image on Black Women Faculty at Historically Black Colleges and Universities: A Multidisciplinary Analysis” at Virginia State University.