|October 11, 2001
Volume 32 Number 4
|A publication for the faculty, staff, administrators, and friends of California State University, Chico|
Kenneth Chapman, Finance and Marketing, published Creating Positive Group Project Experiences: An Examination of the Role of the Instructor on Students Perceptions of Group Projects in the Journal of Marketing Education, Vol. 23, No. 2, Aug. 2001.
Wendy Diamond and Barbara Pease, Library Reference, had Digital Reference: A Case Study of Question Types in an Academic Library published in Reference Services Review, Vol. 29, No. 3, Sept. 2001.
Susan Gardner and James Morgan, Management, had their presentation Hobsons Choice: Employee Seniority Rights or Reasonable Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act published in the Proceedings of the Hawaii Conference on Business in June.
Mike Graf, Education, authored 10 books to be released in winter 2002 by Capstone Press. Continents of the World Series includes Asia, Europe, South America, and Africa; National Parks of the United States Series includes Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Yellowstone, Rocky Mountain, Olympic, and Great Smoky Mountains.
Janja Lalich, Sociology, had Pitfalls in the Sociological Study of Cults published in Misunderstanding Cults: Why the Experts Never Seem to Agree by the University of Toronto Press in 2001.
Cristina Sanicky, Foreign Languages and Literatures, had El
Comportamiento de /r/ Final en el Habla Dialectal de Misiones, Argentina
published in the April issue of the Bulletin of Hispanic Studies.
Grants and Contracts
Greg White, Anthropology, received $43,924 from the California
Department of Transportation District 3 to complete field and laboratory
cultural resource studies for the proposed Highway 70 Marysville-Oroville
bypass and $15,000 from the California Department of Forestry to provide
professional cultural resource services on timber harvest plans.
Awards and Activities
Matt Bumpus, Child Development Program, presented Mechanisms Linking Work-to-Family Spillover and Parents Knowledge of Their Childrens Daily Lives at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in April.
Wendy Diamond, Library Reference, presented Consumers into Customers: Commercial Sources of Demographic Information at the American Library Association conference in San Francisco in June.
Melissa Groves, Child Development Program, co-presented a poster on Transitional Object Use in Children of Attachment Parents at the Society for Research in Child Development in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in April.
Mina Hector, Chemistry, is the associate director of education for the California State University Program for Education and Research in Biotechnology.
William Korte, Chemistry, received funding from the U.S. Army for his research project Analysis of Toxic Agents Bound to Proteins.
Sandra Machida, Child Development Program, presented a poster on Parent-Peer Connections: Parenting Practices and Peer Play Among Head Start Children at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in April.
Rick Sheridan, Health and Community Services, won the Orchid Award for Page Excellence on June 1 and the Excellent Page Award of the Harmony Group on August 20 for the Web page he designed for Health and Community Services 60, Computer Applications in Health Education, at www.csuchico.edu/~csu/course/intro.html.
Xueli Zou, Physics, gave five presentations at the national meeting of the American Association of Physics Teachers in Rochester, New York, in July: Investigative Science Learning Environment: Science and Cognition Combined, Part 1: Description, Investigative Science Learning Environment: Science and Cognition Combined, Part 1: Assessment, Student Homework Experiment Designs and Their Evaluation, Experiment Designing and Hypothesis Testing in the Introductory Laboratory, and What Is It That I Learned and How Did I Learn It?
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