PhD student David Liu has been awarded a Getty Foundation Fellowship to attend the California Association of Museums (CAM) 2017 conference in Sacramento, March 29-31. The 2017 conference theme is "Influence and Action." Attendees will explore the “responsibility individuals and museums take as leaders in their shared communities.” Mr. Liu, whose doctoral research centers on informal, out-of-school, and afterschool learning, is an alumnus of the Getty Foundation’s Multicultural Undergraduate Internship program. While working in afterschool programs, he completed his Getty Foundation internship at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) in Art of the Ancient Americas.
Ph.D. candidate Hansol Lee's article, "Reassessment of Sentence Combining and Decombining: The Effects of Sentence Manipulation Activities on Reading Comprehension", has been accepted for publication by English Teaching: Practice and Critique. His research examined the effects of sentence combining (SC) and sentence decombining (SD) activities on fostering reading comprehension ability among college students learning English as their second language (L2) in the context of a 6-week English language learning program. Mr. Lee also has been notified that he has been promoted to Major in the Republic of Korea Army. Abstract