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0 December 7, 2000
Volume 31 Number 8
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Judy Bordin, Child Development, published "Analyzing Course Reading in Small Groups: A Process Approach" in the Journal of Cooperation and Collaboration in College Teaching, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2000.

Juri Brilts, Graduate, International, and Sponsored Programs, had an article on the work of Ira Latour, professor emeritus, Art and Art History, published in B&W, a Magazine for Collectors of Fine Photography, No. 10, December 2000. The article includes a recent portrait of Latour by Sharon Smith, Art and Art History.

Lisa Emmerich, History, wrote "Managing the Gold Rush: California Indians and California History," published in California: A Topical History by Harlen Davidson. She also had "Right in the Midst of My Own People" reprinted in American Nations: Encounters in Indian Country, 1850 to the Present by Routledge Press.

Julie Indvik, Management, co - authored "Values-Based Transformational Leadership: An Integration of Leadership and Moral Development Models," accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the Allied Academies of Management International Conference.

Pamela Johnson, Virginia Heimann, and Karen O'Neill, Management, had "The Wolf Pack: Team Dynamics for the 21st Century" and "The 'Wonderland' of Virtual Teams" accepted for publication in The Journal of Workplace Learning.

William Loker, Anthropology, published "Sowing Discord, Planting Doubts: Rhetoric and Reality in an Environment and Development Project in Honduras" in Human Organization, the journal of the Society for Applied Anthropology, Vol. 59, No. 3, Fall 2000.

Tedd McDonald, Psychology, coauthored "The Impact of Gender on the Quality and Content of E-mail Advice on Applying to Graduate School," published in the Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, Vol. 6, and coauthored "Social Influence as Stimulus Control" in Behavior and Social Issues, Vol. 9.

James Morgan, Management, had "Legal Studies in Business at Year 2000: A Report Card and Call for Action" accepted by the Proceedings of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business, August 2000.

Keith Rose, History, will have One Nation Underground: A History of the Fallout Shelter published by New York University Press in 200l.

Grants and Contracts

David L. Brown, Geosciences, received $183,732 from Butte County Water and Resource Conservation for contract completion of the Little Chico Creek Watershed Management Strategy, and $30,000 from the UC, Davis Marine Pollution Studies Laboratory to analyze taxonomic samples from the Salinas River.

Cindy Daley and Patricia Delwiche, Agriculture, received $65,865 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for a program to systematically integrate biotechnology information into the curriculum of the College of Agriculture.

Brad Dodson, Agriculture, received $6,500 from the California Association of Future Farmers of America to coordinate 20 Greenhand conferences throughout California.

Donald Holtgrieve, Geography and Planning, received $59,083 from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to develop a plan for Butte Creek to protect habitat for Chinook salmon and steelhead trout.

Amy Huberland and Greg White, Archaeological Research, received $33,617 from the California Department of Forestry for archaeological investigations in the Latour Demonstration State Forest.

Robert Jackson and Diana Parks, Graduate, International, and Sponsored Programs, received $55,100 from the Academy for Educational Development to conduct a program in association - building and advertising and marketing skills for 14 advertising representatives from Russia.

Awards and Activities

Weikun Cheng, History, presented "Mobilizing Women for the Nation: Female Societies in Early-Twentieth-Century Beijing" at the annual meeting of the Western Conference of the Association for Asian Studies in Long Beach in October.

Paul Friedlander, Music, presented "It's the End of the World As We Know It: Digital Distributionmon vs. Record Labelmon in the Virtual Marketplace" at the Toronto 2000: Musical Intersections conference in Toronto, Canada.

Karen Gust, Brian Oppy, and Neil H. Schwartz, Psychology, presented "The Role of Configurational Knowledge in Learners' Comprehension of Information in a Hypermedia Environment," and Schwartz presented "Using Prior Knowledge and Spatial Displays -- Comprehension and Retention of Text" at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association in Montreal, Quebec. Schwartz and Gust presented "Factors of Configurational Knowledge That Control Web-Based Learning," and Schwartz presented "Metaphorical Graphics and the Comprehension of Science Text" at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Jon Hooper, Recreation and Parks Management, served on the Committee on Critical Needs for Interpretation/Education for the California Department of Parks and Recreation.

Linda Kline and Tedd McDonald, Psychology, presented the posters "College Students' Perceptions of Punishment for Date Rape" and "Perceptions of Sexual Harassment: The Influence of Language and Gender," and McDonald presented the poster "Behavioral Confirmation to Gender-Role Stereotypes: The Power of Expectancies" at the Western Psychological Association's annual meeting in Portland, Oregon, in April. McDonald also presented the poster "The Impact of Gender on Non-Face-to-Face Advising" at the American Psychological Association's annual meeting in Washington, D.C., in August.

Kristina Schriver, Communication Arts and Sciences, presented "Sexy Is As Sexy Does: Rhetorical Reframing of Healthy Women's Body Images" at the October conference of the Organization for the Study of Culture, Language, and Gender in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in October.

Graham Thurgood, English, spoke on "Learnability and Direction of Convergence in Cham: The Effects of Long-Term Language Contact on Linguistic Structures" as an invited speaker at the Western Conference on Linguistics at CSU, Fresno in October.

The CSU, Chico chapter of the Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society was recognized as a commendable chapter for the sixth year.

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