Meet Westmont’s Newest and Tenure-Track Professors
Last spring Westmont welcomed six new accomplished professors to the tenure-track faculty: Anna Aboud (mathematics), Ogechi Nwaokelemeh (kinesiology), Barbara DeVivo (economics and business), Adam Goodworth (kinesiology), Carolyn Mitten (education) and Bruce Wydick (Westmont in San Francisco).
John Blondell, Bruce Wydick, Paul Willis, Nathan Huff, and Brandon Haines featured for their exemplary work.
Consultant Advises Westmont on Its New Bachelor of Science in Engineering
Dan Jensen, a former professor of engineering at the Air Force Academy, has joined Westmont as an adjunct professor and as a special consultant as the college develops its new engineering program.
Research Seeks a Cure for Alzheimer’s Disease
A new high-tech tool is helping Westmont researchers understand human neurological disorders, such as Alzheimer’s disease. Yi-Fan Lu, assistant professor of biology, has used the new microelectrode array, purchased through the Westmont Provost’s Office, to detect and record the response of neurons to genetic mutation or toxins.