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0 March 9, 2000
Volume 30 Number 15
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Kenny Chan and Richard Ponarul, Finance and Marketing, coauthored "Marketing Fixed-Rate Mortgages in Hong Kong," published in the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Conference February 2000 Proceedings.

Julie Indvik and Pamela R. Johnson, Management, had "American Bar Association Commission on Domestic Violence" accepted for publication in the Academy for Studies in Business Law Journal. They also had "Managerial Communication Technologies for Resolving Employee Disruptions" accepted for publication in the Academy of Managerial Communications Journal.

Duane Knudson, Physical Education and Exercise Science, had "What Can Professionals Qualitatively Analyze?" published in Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Vol. 71, No. 2, 2000, and "Validity and Reliability of Visual Ratings of the Vertical Jump" published in Perceptual and Motor Skills, Vol. 89, 1999. He also coauthored "A Model of Tennis Stroke Accuracy Relative to String Tension," published in the International Sports Journal, Vol. 4, 2000.

Mark Levine and Scott Sibary, Management, had "Team-Based Work Systems Design and Legal Issues in Unionized Settings" accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences. They presented the paper at the annual meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, in February.

Grants and Contracts

Diana Dwyre, Political Science, received $7,600 from Brigham Young University to investigate campaign spending patterns involving outside money, in both presidential and congressional elections.

Bruce Grelle, Religious Studies, Michael Kotar, Devon Metzger, and Maggie Payne, Education, received an award of $5,000 per year for three years, funded by the Stuart Foundation, to take part in the Well-Educated Teacher Initiative. The project will integrate the Agenda for Education in a Democracy into the undergraduate and postbaccalaureate preparation of teachers at CSU, Chico.

Dale Steiner, History, received $5,000 from the University of California President's Office for the North State History-Social Science project to provide computers and substitute teachers for Verde Vale Elementary School.

Awards and Activities

Paul A. Feldhaus, professor emeritus, Art and Art History, had his linocuts "Guess Who Gets the Last Piece of Cake?" in Print Types at Highland Community College, Highland, Kansas, and "Confrontation in the Desert" in American Print Survey at Wayland Baptist University, Plainview, Texas.

Susan Gardner and Kathryn Lewis, Management, presented their paper on "Employment Investigations: A Portrait of Contradictions" at the annual meeting of the Pacific Southwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business in Palm Springs, in February.

Carol Huston, School of Nursing, was the keynote speaker for a conference in Grand Junction, Colorado, in February. She spoke on "The Downsizing of Professional Nursing."

Steve Lewis, History, presented "Imaginando al 'Estudiante Indigena': Los Exitos y Fracasos de la Casa del Estudiante Indigena" at the seventh Encuentro Nacional de Historia de la Educacion en Mexico in Toluca, Mexico, in July and "Rural-Urban Indigenous Migration and the Casa del Estudiante Indigena" at the tenth Conference of Mexican and North American Historians in Ft. Worth, Texas, in November.

Diane Schmidt, Political Science, presented a paper on "Politicization and Responsiveness in the Regional Offices of the NLRB" at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association in Atlanta, Georgia, in August. She also presented a paper on "A Conceptual Model of the Politics of Place" at the annual meeting of the American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences in Las Vegas, Nevada, in January.

Graham Thurgood, English, spoke on "Linguistic Evidence for the Origins of the Northern Roglai" at the winter meeting of the Linguistics Society of America in Chicago, Illinois, in January, and he spoke on "Vowel Quality and Voice Quality: Towards an Acoustic Account of Phonation-Influenced Vowel Realignments" at the Berkeley Linguistics Society meeting in February.


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