INSIDE Chico State
0 April 18, 2002
Volume 32 Number 14
  A publication for the faculty, staff, administrators, and friends of California State University, Chico





Calendar of Events







Christine Hsu, Finance and Marketing, had “Standardized Unexpected Earnings in the U.S. Technology Sector” published in the Proceedings of the International Applied Business Research Conference in March.

Carolyn Ringer Lepre, Journalism, co-authored “Victims and Villains: The Framing of Health Care Systems Issues in Daily Newspaper Stories,” to be published in the fall 2002 Newspaper Research Journal.

Michael Perelman, Economics, had Steal This Idea: The Corporate Confiscation of Creativity and Pathology of the U.S. Economy Revisited published by Palgrave in 2002.

Rick Sheridan, Health and Community Services, had “Nine Terrific Ways to Overcome Writer’s Block” published in the February 2002 issue of the journal Teaching for Success.

Grants and Contracts

Carol Burr, English, received $8,600 from the Noyce Foundation to provide student tutors to mentor high school students of color and encourage them to pursue college or university educations.

Alberta Dooley, School of Social Work, received $28,461 from the John A. Harford Foundation to prepare social work students in serving the needs of an aging community.

Karin Hoover, Geosciences, received $49,587 from Tehama County for a Thomes Creek sediment evaluation.

Sandra Machida, Psychology, and Melissa Groves, Child Development Program, received $12,000 from the Butte College Office of Education for a School Readiness Task Force to assess perceived needs, barriers, and solutions for the optimal transition of children into school.

Awards and Activities

Ira Latour, professor emeritus, Art and Art History, has three photographs in the Elder Arts 2002 exhibition at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco through April 21. The Victoria and Albert Museum in London and the Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée National d’Art Moderne, in Paris purchased several of his prints for their permanent collections.

Laura Sederberg and Kathy Fernandes, Academic Technologies, were invited by WebCT to give a presentation on how CSU, Chico uses WebCT for online and distributed learning to visiting Japanese educators in San Francisco in February. Japan is considering a national license to offer online learning to the country.

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