INSIDE Chico State
0 November 2, 2000
Volume 31 Number 6
  A publication for the faculty, staff, administrators, and friends of California State University, Chico




Provost's Corner


Thriving Under Pressure


Calendar of Events








Margaret Bierly, Warren Coleman, and Linda Kline, Psychology, published "Exercise and Trait Anxiety Are Associated with Sleep Quality during Final Examinations" in the 2000 International Journal of Psychology.

Michael Bumpus, Child Development, published "Parental Anatomy-Granting during Adolescence: Exploring Gender Differences in Context" in Developmental Psychology.

Richard Davis and Dennis Schlais, Finance and Marketing, published "Learning and Technology: Distributed Collaborative Learning Using Real-World Cases" in Journal of Educational Technology Systems, Vol. 29, No. 2, 2000.

Melissa Groves, Child Development, published "Understanding Assessment: A Critical Need in Early Childhood Teacher Preparation" in the Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education.

Margin Megibow, Psychology, published "Assessing and Addressing Prejudice-Based and Hate-Motivated Incidents in the Schools and in the Workplace" in the 2000 International Journal of Psychology.

Michael Perelman, Economics, had Transcending the Economy: On the Potential of Passionate Labor and the Wastes of the Market published by St. Martin's Press and The Invention of Capitalism: The Secret History of Primitive Accumulation published by Duke University Press. His The End of Economics was also published in Chinese translation.

Michele Shover, Political Science, published "John Bidwell and the Rancho Chico Indian Treaty of 1852: Seduction, Betrayal, Redemption" in the Aug. 2000 issue of Dogteam Territorial Quarterly.

Tony Waters, Sociology and Social Work, had Bureaucratizing the Good Samaritan: The Limits of International Humanitarian Relief Operations accepted for publication by Westview.

Grants and Contracts

Richard Holman, Construction Management, received $98,239 from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to study erosion and water quality on the upper meadows of Deer Creek. He also received $173,961 from the California Department of Water Resources Urban Streams Program for Brickyard Creek restoration.

Annette Levi, College of Agriculture, received $33,926 from Uni.Versus CSEI Consorzio Universitario per la Formazione e l'Innovazione for an educational tour program about the fruit and vegetable processing industry and agricultural marketing in Califor- nia for Italian postgraduate agribusiness students.

Paul Maslin, Biological Sciences, and Jennifer Rotnem, College of Natural Sciences, received $6,346 from the California Department of Fish and Game to develop Kids 'n' Creeks, a riparian restoration project for students in grades 2 - 12.

Mark Stemen, Geography and Planning, received $4,680 from Butte County for a recycling education outreach program for Durham and Paradise elementary schools.

Awards and Activities

Doug Alexander, Biological Sciences, presented an invited talk on "Landscape Management and Vernal Pools" to an informational forum on the UC, Merced Lake Yosemite site at UC, Davis in June.

Michael Gillis, History, presented "Native American Forest Management Practices in the Lake Tahoe Basin" at the California Council for the Promotion of History in September.

Michael Magliari, History, presented "The State of Public History Education in California" and chaired a panel on "The History of Logging in the Lake Tahoe Basin" at the California Council for the Promotion of History in September.

Miriam Monges, Sociology and Social Work, presented "African Americans and Spirituality" at a conference on "Integrating Culture and Complementary Medicine: Challenges to the Biomedical Paradigm" at the Association for the Behavioral Sciences and Medical Education conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in October. She is also included in the Millennium Edition of Who's Who of American Women.

Joyce L. Norman, Psychology, gave a poster presentation on "Vagal Tone and Shyness in College Women" at the Western Psychological Association in Portland, Oregon, in April.

Keith Sheldon, Journalism, received the 2000 Communication Achievement Award from the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce.



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