INSIDE Chico State
0 March 14, 2002
Volume 32 Number 12
  A publication for the faculty, staff, administrators, and friends of California State University, Chico





Calendar of Events







Richard Demaree and Richard Critchfield, Biological Sciences, co-authored “Galactosomum stelleri, n. sp. (Trematoda: Heterophyidae), from the Northern Sea-Lion, Emetopias jubatus (Carnivora: Otariidae),” published in Comparative Parasitol, Vol. 69, 2002.

Tom McCready and Neil Schwertman, Mathematics and Statistics, had “The Statistical Paleontology of Charles Lyell and the Coupon Problem” accepted for publication in American Statistician.

Jennifer Meadows, Communication Design, co-authored “E-Commerce: Going Shopping with QVC and AOL” in Communication Technology and Society, published by Hampton Press.

Helga Ruge, alum (B.A., German, ‘73,) and former lecturer in Foreign Languages and Literatures, had Flashbacks of a Diplomat’s Wife accepted for publication by Clay and Marshall in March 2002.

Stacy Schaefer, Anthropology, co-authored “Traditional Dye Plants of the Huichol Indians of Mexico,” published in issue 67 of The Herbarist.

Fu Yao-Yi, Recreation and Parks Management, had “Older Workers’ Communication Satisfaction in the Lodging Industry” accepted for publication in the Journal of Human Resources in Hospitality and Tourism, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2002.

Grants and Contracts

Vickie Bernhardt, Professional Studies in Education, received $19,500 from Marion Community Schools to provide school climate surveys for the community schools in Marion, Indiana. She also received $53,500 from the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction to work with three pilot schools in North Dakota to develop a vision plan, build a school portfolio, and provide for local technical assistance.

Curt DeBerg, Accounting and Management Information Systems, received $22,500 from Applied Materials, Inc., for a team of SIFE students to introduce the entrepreneurial spirit to students in at least 30 California high schools.

Jon Hooper, Recreation and Parks Management, was named the Raymond F. Dasmann Professional of the Year for the Western Section of the Wildlife Society. The award is given to a professional in the field who has made an outstanding contribution to wildlife management and understanding.

Dan Ripke, Center for Economic Development, received $20,000 from the U.S. Department of Commerce to conduct an economic development analysis for the Herger-Feinstein Quincy Library Group in Lassen, Plumas, and Tahoe National Forests.

Lal Singh, Agriculture, received $245,400 from the California Olive Committee for research and improvement of the Korvan machine to harvest olives.

Paul Villegas, Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement Program, received $72,114 from the Regents of the University of California to recruit into and support the engineering students’ programs.

Awards and Activities

Michael Leitner, Recreation and Parks Management, presented “Leisure Education Perspectives Worldwide” on behalf of the World Leisure Association Commission on Education at the Pacific-Rim Conference on “Leisure Education” in Honolulu, Hawaii, in January.

Jeff Livingston, History, chaired two panels on “Atomic Culture” at the Southwest Popular Culture Association meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in February.

Sharon Ross and Rapti de Silva, Mathematics and Statistics, received funding from the CSU Institute for Teaching and Learning to hold an April 2002 retreat for mathematics education specialists in the CSU system.

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