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0 September 21, 2000
Volume 31 Number 3
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Charles Cambridge, Management, had "Compassion Versus Competitiveness: An Industrial Relations Perspective on the Impact of Globalization on the Standards of Employee Relations Ethics in the USA" accepted for publication in Ethics and Behavior.

George Keithley, professor emeritus, English, has poems appearing in current issues of The Sewanee Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, Mobius, The Edge City Review, and Ekphrasis and in forthcoming issues of Volt, The New Renaissance, and The Sewanee Review. His poems appear in the anthologies Urban Nature and Poetry Comes Up Where It Can. He also read from his fiction and taught four classes at the Foothill Writers' Conference in Los Altos Hills in June.

Duane Knudson, Physical Education and Exercise Science, had "Trunk Muscle Activation in Open and Square Stance Tennis Forehands" published in the International Journal of Sports Medicine, Vol. 21, July 2000, and had an invited review "Current Issues in Flexibility Fitness" published in the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Research Digest, June, 2000.

Matt Meuter, Finance and Marketing, coauthored "Self-Service Technologies: Understanding Customer Satisfaction with Technology-Based Service Encounters" published in the Journal of Marketing, Vol. 64, No. 3. He also coauthored "A Comparison of Attitude, Personality, and Knowledge Predictors of Service-Oriented Organizational Citizenship Behaviors," accepted for publication in the Journal of Applied Psychology, and he coauthored "The Influence of Technology Anxiety on Consumer Use and Experiences with Self-Service Technologies," accepted for publication in the Journal of Business Research.

Joe Wills, Public Affairs, had his master's thesis, "Picking the Experts: The Effect of ProfNet on News Media Choosing Sources Provided by University Public Relations Offices," published in Media Insider, a Web-based publication on public relations, in August. It was accompanied by an article in the Trade Talk section titled "To Maximize ProfNet Results, Speed and Frequency Count, Study Finds."

Grants and Contracts

Joe Greene, Mechanical Engineering and Manufacturing, received $11,309 from the Granite Rock Company for research on the feasibility of using granite dust as filler for plastic materials.

Michael C. Reinschmidt, Anthropology, received grants totaling $15,000 from the Pacific Rim Research Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation for on-going research on the Rice in Korean Cultural Contexts project.

Awards and Activities

Julie Indvik, Management, and Noele Winans, Career Planning and Placement, participated in an invitational College Career Recruiting event at Mervyn's in San Francisco in August.

Jeff Livingston, History, was a member of a panel on "America's Cold War at Home and Abroad" at the annual conference of the Cold War History Group at UC, Santa Barbara in May, and he was a member of a panel on "Banquo's Ghost: The Politics, Diplomacy, and Aftermath of the Vietnam War" at the June conference of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations in Toronto, Canada.

Matt Looper, Art and Art History, presented his paper "Design Interpretation in Mann Textile Histories" at the International Congress of Americanists in Warsaw, Poland, in July.

Paul Lopez, Sociology and Social Work, presented "Chicanas, Mexicanas, and White Women: A Study of Ethnic and Gender Stratification in Los Angeles, 1980-1990" at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association in Washington, D.C., in August.

Ted Singelis, Psychology, presented "Social Beliefs across Regions and Ethnic Groups in the USA" at the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology conference in Pultusk, Poland, in July. He also presented "Ethnic and Regional Differences in Self-Construal" at the Language and Social Psychology conference in Cardiff, Wales, and gave invited talks at Sussex University in Brighton, England, and at Birkbeck College, University of London.


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