Dr. Malinda Fitzgerald (Biology) was the subject of a feature article in Vital Signs, the alumni e-newsletter of the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center. The article, entitled “Malinda Fitzgerald Prepped for Success at Health Science Center,” discusses Dr. Fitzgerald’s research and her work at CBU, including her oversight of the MHIRT program and Alpha Chi honor society.

Dr. Pong Malasri (Packaging) has been appointed by Cloud Publications to serve as the editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Advanced Packaging Technology. His immediate task is to form an international editorial board for the journal, which includes Dr. Asit Ray (Chemical & Biochemical Engineering). In addition, Mallory Harvey (Civil Engineering/Packaging Minor ’13) serves as technical assistant due to her involvement with various Healthcare Packaging Consortium research projects.  Volume 1 (2013) of the journal, to conclude in December 2013, will feature various packaging research projects performed at the CBU Healthcare Packaging Consortium since its establishment in 2010.

Jana Travis (Visual & Performing Arts) is one of five artists included in the “RiverArtsFest
Invitational Exhibit” at ANF Architects (1500 Union) October 4-21. An opening reception will be held on Friday, October 4 at 5:30-8:30 p.m. The other artists included in the exhibit are Valerie Berlin, Carol Buckman, Jay Etkin and Annabelle Meacham.