INSIDE Chico State
0 September 13, 2001
Volume 32 Number 2
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Chet Cotton, Management, and Matthew Meuter, Finance and Marketing, published “Action and Reaction in the Evolution of Business School Missions” in Management Decision, Vol. 39, No. 3.

Kathleen Fountain, Library Reference, had “Perceptions of Acceptance: Evaluating World Wide Web Projects in Performance Reviews” published in the May 2001 issue of College and Research Libraries.

Madeline Keaveney, Communication Arts and Sciences, and Makiko Ishikawa, graduate student in the department, had their competitively selected article “A Modern Meeting of the Egg and the Sperm: A Neo-Classical Analysis of Egg Donation/Surrogacy Web Sites” accepted for a special issue of the Electronic Journal of Communication/La Revue Electronique de Communication focused on technology and health communication.

Duane Knudson, Physical Education and Exercise Science, co-authored “Change in Strength and Dexterity after Open Carpal Tunnel Release,” published in the International Journal of Sports Medicine, Vol. 22. He also co-authored a chapter in World-Class Tennis Technique, published by Human Kinetics, that features 28 internationally known tennis experts.

Tal Nahir, Chemistry, and Jeffrey Gerbec, chemistry major, had “Linear Programming of Inlet Pressure or Flow-Rate in Isothermal Gas Chromatography with Near-Vacuum Outlet Pressure” published in Journal of Chromatography A, No. 915, 2001.

Ela Thurgood, English, had “Language Contact as Reflected in Baba Malay Forms of Address and Reference” published in Papers from the ninth annual meeting of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society.

Kate Transchel, History, edited and co-translated Our Daily Bread: Socialist Distribution and the Art of Survival in Stalin’s Russia, 1927-1941, published in the New Russian History Series by the University of North Carolina Press in 2001.

Greg White, Anthropology, had Cultural Diversity in Archaic Clear Lake Basin: Final Report of the Anderson Flat Project published by the University of California, Center for Archaeological Research at Davis in 2001.

Grants and Contracts

Mary Jensen and Lisa Churchill, Professional Studies in Education, received $300,000 from the U.S. Department of Education to recruit, prepare, and support 125 special education teachers for pupils with low-incidence disabilities in high poverty rural schools.

Dan Ripke, Center for Economic Development, received $4,800 from the CSU Chancellor’s Office to conduct a statistical background study for CalTrans’ Office of Transportation Economics on a proposed Chico-Sacramento freeway through the Butte County corridor.

Awards and Activities

Chet Cotton, Management, presented “The Curriculum in Business Ethics: Is There Less Here Than Meets the Eye?” at the meeting of the Allied Southern Business Association in November.

Peter Cruise, Health and Community Services, presented “Ethics Standards as Accreditation Standards: An Alternative Approach for Health Care Organizations” at the Global Virtue Ethics Review/University of Athens Joint Conference on Ethics in Greece, in July.

Jim Dwyer, Library Collection Management and Technical Services, received the Library Journal Reviewer of the Year Award for Fiction at the American Library Association annual conference in San Francisco in June. He also organized and served as master of ceremonies for an Online Poetry Salon at the conference.

Cris Guenter, Education, was selected as Outstanding Visual Arts Educator of 2001 by the California Art Education Association.

Benjoe Juliano and Renee Renner, Computer Science, were local organizing chairs for the 2001 International Conference on Computational Science in San Francisco in May. They coordinated the event with the University of Reading in the United Kingdom and Queens University of Belfast.

Alexander King, Anthropology, received a summer research stipend from the National Endowment of the Humanities to return to Kamchatka, Russia, for linguistic fieldwork among Koryak speakers. During academic year 2001–02, he will be a research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle, Germany, researching property relations and cultural property in Siberia and the Russian North.

Leo Kirchhoff, Education, was elected as a California Faculty Association higher education delegate to the National Education Association annual convention in Los Angeles in July. He was also selected as an official observer representing NEA at the third World Congress of Education International in Kathmandu, in July

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