President David Adamany was one of 14 non-African Americans included in The Philadelphia Tribune’s ranking of Philadelphia’s “People with Influence in the Black Community” on Jan. 30. “If you want to get something of significance done in the African-American community, these are the people you’ll have to work with,” said Tribune publisher Robert W. Bogle.
Sharad Asthana, accounting professor in The Fox School, has been nominated to the editorial board of the International Journal of Accounting Auditing and Performance Evaluation.
David Baron, professor and chairperson of psychiatry and behavioral medicine at the School of Medicine, has been elected to chair a new section on exercise psychiatry and sport for the World Psychiatric Association. Baron will present on his section at the Global Sections Congress in Athens, Greece, in March.
Mike Bognanno, economics professor in the Fox School, was named an IZA Research Fellow in June. IZA is an institute for labor studies in Europe and focuses its research activities on national and international exchange. He also was awarded a Marie Curie Host Fellowship for the transfer of knowledge by the European Union.
Patience Etim, international business major, was awarded a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for study abroad. Etim will participate in the Temple CIBER/CEFAM study abroad in Lyon, France, during the spring semester.
Roberta A. Newton, professor of physical therapy in the College of Health Professions and associate director of the Institute on Aging at the School of Medicine, was recently named a fellow of the Gerontological Society of America. Newton, also a fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, was recently invited to attend the National Council on Aging National Action Plan Summit in Washington, D.C., where experts will develop a nationwide strategic plan to reduce falls in older adults.
William Stull, economics professor at The Fox School, helped organize and chair the Temple University Economic Education Center’s annual Hot Topics seminar for teachers in late October. The seminar was held at the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank.