INSIDE Chico State
0 November 6, 2001
Volume 32 Number 6
  A publication for the faculty, staff, administrators, and friends of California State University, Chico




Academic Senate

Calendar of Events








Robert Cottrell, History, had Blackball, the Black Sox, and the Babe: Baseball’s Crucial 1920 Season accepted for publication by McFarland Press in 2001.

Susan Gardner and Pam Johnson, Management, published “The Leaner, Meaner Workplace: Strategies for Handling Bullies at Work” in the summer 2001 issue of Employee Relations Today.
Pam Johnson and Julie Indvik, Management, had their presentation “The Organizational Benefits of Helping Employees with Adversity” published in the Proceedings of the International Allied Academies of Management conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, in October. Johnson and Susan Gardner, Management, also had their presentation “‘Lex Mentis’—The Law of Mind: Does the ADA Cover Depressed Workers?” published in the Proceedings.

Mark Levine, Management, had his presentation “Activity-Based Learning in a Freshman ‘Understanding Global Business’ Course” published in the Proceedings of the International Business and Economics Research Conference in Reno, Nevada, in October.

Michael Magliari, History, published “Producerism’s Last Gasp: G. B. DeBernardi and the Labor Exchange Movement, 1889–1901” in the 2001 anthology Italian Americans: A Retrospective on the Twentieth Century.

James Morgan, Management, published a review of Norman F. Cantor’s Imagining the Law: Common Law and the Foundations of the American Legal System in the Journal of Legal Studies Education, Vol. 18.

Charles Price, Political Science, had “Battle over Ballot Signatures” published in the Sept. 2001 issue of the California Journal; he is also co-editor of the California Government and Politics Annual 2001–2002.

Ann Schulte, Education, co-authored “What We Know and Don’t Know from Peer-Reviewed Research About Alternative Teacher Certification Programs,” published in the Journal of Teacher Education, Vol. 52, No. 4, Sept./Oct. 2001.

Steven Shive, Health and Community Services, published “The Effects of Licensing and Inspection Enforcement to Reduce Tobacco Sales to Minors in Greater Philadelphia, 1994–1998" in Addictive Behaviors: An International Journal, Vol. 26, No. 5, Sept. 2001.

Michele Shover, Political Science, published “John Bidwell, Civil War Politics, and the Indian Crisis of 1862” in the Sept. 2001 issue of Dogtown Territorial Quarterly.

Grants and Contracts

Sarah Blakeslee and Kris Johnson, Library Instruction Program, received $7,200 from the CSU Information Competence Committee to incorporate information competence into the learning outcomes of UNIV001C, the university’s first-year-experience course.

Dan DeWayne, Chico Performances, received $37,725 from the City of Chico Transit Occupancy Tax Program for the Chico World Music Festival, the Children’s Program, the Presidential Speaker Series, and the Field Trip/Adopt a Class Program.

Sam Edelman, Communication Arts and Sciences, received $30,000 from the Jewish Community Foundation for two CSU, Northridge faculty to develop courses for the Masters in Education with emphasis on Jewish education and Holocaust education.

Bill Fisher and Eliza Berry, Mathematics and Statistics, received $74,100 from the University of California Office of the President for eight professional development institutes for K–12 teachers.

James Fletcher, Recreation and Parks Management, received $63,906 from the California Department of Fish and Game to survey 1,000 licensed California deer hunters.

Beverly Marcum, Biological Sciences, received $195,000 from the University of California Office of the President to provide summer institutes and professional development activities for K–12 science teachers.

Emilyn Sheffield, Recreation and Parks Management, received $10,000 from the Bureau of Land Management to prepare research methods and projects.

Nan Timmons, Community Action Volunteers in Education, received $100,420 from the Higher Education Learning Partners (HELP) AmeriCorps Education Award Program for 38,250 hours of service to the community by students in the HELP program.

Pete Tsournos, Economics, received $21,022 from the U.S. Forest Service for an assessment of growth and development paths for resource abundant regions.

Greg White, Anthropology, received $7,332 from the Adobe Road Partnership to conduct a cultural resources report on Adobe Road and I-5 in Red Bluff.

Awards and Activities

Charles Cabb, College of Agriculture, received a Bautzer Faculty UniversityAdvancement Award for 2001 and a scholarship to attend the Council for Advancement and Support of Education District VII Assembly in San Diego in December.

Michael Magliari, History, presented “Free Soil, Unfair Labor: Cave Johnson Couts and the Binding of Indian Workers in California, 1850–1865” in a panel on “Indian Slavery in the Pre-Civil War American West” at the annual meeting of the Western History Association in San Diego in October.

James McManus, Art and Art
History, presented “Mimicking
Mechanical Reproduction: Duchamp’s Box in Valise and Warhol’s MOTTS Apple Juice Box” at CSU, Hayward in the Bay Area in October.

Turhon Murad, Anthropology, attended the California Department of Justice’s annual instructors conference in Palm Springs in August. He received the Teaching Award for Excellence in Instruction from the Robert Presley Institute of Criminal Investigation for introducing death investigators to a unique field exercise that requires students to apply appropriate archaeological techniques in the exhumation of buried remains.

W. Ray Rummell, professor emeritus, Mechanical Engineering and Manufacturing, was selected as the 2001 Educator of the Year for Region 13 of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers for his service as an international director and his leadership to the Chico State Student Chapter.

Xueli Zou, Physics, participated in and presided at the National Science Foundation Chautauqua “Teach Physics by Replicating the Process of Science” in Memphis, Tennessee, in June. She also presented a poster with Orion Davies, undergraduate student, on “Investigative Science Learning Environment in the Introductory Lab” at the National Physics Education Research Conference in Rochester, New York, in July.

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