INSIDE Chico State
0 October 5, 2000
Volume 31 Number 4
  A publication for the faculty, staff, administrators, and friends of California State University, Chico





Calendar of Events







Judy Bordin, Child Development Program, and Rebecca Lytle, Physical Education and Exercise Science, published "The IEP Meeting: All Together Now...?" in Exceptional Parent.

Jim Owens, Management, coauthored the textbook California Business Law, recently published by the Educational Textbook Company.

Charles M. Price, Political Science, published "Reapportionment 2001: New Twist to an Old Game" in the August 2000 issue of State Government News.

Steven Shive, Health and Community Services, published "A Comparative Analysis of Perceived Risks and Substance Abuse among Ethnic Groups" in Addictive Behaviors, Vol. 25, No. 3, June/July 2000.

Ted Singelis and Edward Vela, Psychology, had Study Guide/Activities Manual, an accompaniment to the text Understanding Culture's Influence on Behavior by Richard Brislin, published by Harcourt College Publishers in fall 2000.

Grants and Contracts

Tibor Banathy, University Farm, received $152,035 from Washington University in St. Louis to develop a model ordinance for on-site wastewater treatment and management for use by jurisdictions throughout California.

Joe Greene, Mechanical Engineering and Manufacturing, received $14,994 from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers to investigate the manufacturing requirements of thermoplastic materials reinforced with nanocomposites.

Duane Knudson, Physical Education and Exercise Science, received $18,982 from the U.S. Tennis Association to study the large type 3 tennis ball and risk of injury to tennis players.

Awards and Activities

Margaret Bierly, Warren Coleman, and Linda Kline, Psychology, presented "Exercise and Trait Anxiety Are Associated with Sleep Quality during Final Examinations" at the 27th International Congress of Psychology in Stockholm, Sweden, in July.

Bill Evans, Technology and Learning Program, presented "Transitioning Satellite-Based Academic Programs to a Live-Internet and Web-Enhanced Format" and "Enhancing Curriculum and Community with MERLOT: A Peer-Reviewed Col-lection of High-Quality Online Learning Materials" at Syllabus 2000 in San Jose in July.

Joyce Kirkland, User Services, received the 2000 Governor's Employee Safety Award for her outstanding coordination of the Communications Services Safety Program.

Marvin Megibow, Psychology, presented "Assessing and Addressing Prejudice-Based and Hate-Motivated Incidents in the Schools and in the Workplace" at the 27th International Congress of Psychology in Stockholm, Sweden, in July.

James Pushnik, Biological Sciences, presented an invited research paper, "Within and Among-Provenance Variability of Pinus Ponderosa Seedling Response to Long-Term Elevated CO2 Exposure," at the 21st International Union of Forest Research Organizations World Congress in Malaysia in August.


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