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Worth Sharing: Downing Collaborates with His Students in ‘Wine Industry Advisor’

The front of Kendall Hall is seen on a wintry, December day.
Jason Halley / University Photographer

The front of Kendall Hall is seen on a wintry, December day.

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Publications, Presentations and Exhibits

Doris Schartmueller, Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice, authored “How Long is Life? Comparing the Processes of Release for Life-Imprisoned Offenders in Denmark, Finland, and Sweden,” published in the European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research in May 2018. Read more here.

James Downing, Entrepreneurship and Strategy; Damon Aiken, Department of Finance Marketing; David McCoy, Communication Sciences and Disorders; M.E. Matthews, Department of Mathematics and Statistics; Kasey DeAtley, College of Agriculture co-published an article “Collaborative course development: A comparison of business and non-business students’ perceptions of class experience” in the publication The International Journal of Management Education. Read more here.

Downing and students in his family business course (MGMT 454) collaborated to publish the article in Wine Industry Advisor titled, “Napa Storytelling: Why So Serious? A Research Study.” Read more here.