INSIDE Chico State
0 September 12, 2002
Volume 33 Number
  A publication for the faculty, staff, administrators, and friends of California State University, Chico






Briefly Noted

New Appointments

In The News






Louis Buchholtz, Physics, had "Aspects of the Quasi-Classical t-matrix Boundary Condition" accepted for publication in the fall 2002 issue of the Journal of Low Temperature Physics.

Yao-Yi Fu, Recreation and Parks Management, had "Service Recovery: An Exploratory Study of the Supplementary Effect of Offering Compensation" published in Tourism Today, Sept. 2002.

Chris Gaffney and David Kagan, Physics, had "Beats in an Oscillator Near Resonance" accepted for publication in The Physics Teacher, Vol. 40, Oct. 2002.

Michael Magliari, History, had his review of William Robbins and James Foster's Land in the American West: Private Claims and the Common Good published in the summer 2002 issue of Pacific Northwest Quarterly.

Grants and Contracts

Frank Bayham and Amy Huberland, Anthropology, received $1,200 from the CSU Trustees to conduct record searches for the Department of Water Resources.

Julie Buck, Community Action Volunteers in Education, received $107,984 from the California Department of Education to provide English language and civics education to adults in our service area who have limited English proficiency.

Georgia Fox and Stacy Schaefer, Anthropology, received $22,852 from the California Department of Parks and Recreation to install a Maidu exhibit at the Oroville Visitor Center.

Luisa Garza, Housing and Food Service, received $1,800 from the California Collegiate Recycling Council to put recycling bins in the Konkow and University Village kitchens.

Richard Narad, Health and Community Services, received $87,500 from the Mountain Valley Emergency Medical Service to develop a trauma system for them.

Chuck Nelson, Geographical Information Center, received $3,750 from North State Resources to provide labor, materials, tools, permits, and incidentals necessary to complete the Upper Sacramento River Creel Survey during the 2002 angling season.

Susan Place, Graduate and International Programs, received $7,599 from the University of Nevada, Reno to fund Stephen Lewis, History, as a visiting professor abroad for fall 2002.

Dawn Wilson, Biological Sciences, received $24,000 from California State University, Dominguez Hills to study female desert tortoises, Gopherus agassizii, at the Fort Irwin, California, study sites to see how they choose nesting sites and how that decision influences the sex of offspring.

Awards and Activities

James Patrick Mace, School of Social Work, has been elected to a two-year appointment beginning July 1, 2002, on the board of directors of the California Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, representing 32 counties of Central and Northern California.

Bill McGinnis, Business and Finance, presented "Pursuit of Excellence: Managing Quality by Community College Trustees" at the conference of the Southeastern Association for Community College Research in Hot Springs, Arkansas, in July. He also presented "Rights and Privileges of Student Trustees" and "Ethics, Protocols, and Practices for Community College Trustees" at the California Community Colleges' Student Trustees Conference in Sacramento.

Scott Roberts, Physical Education and Exercise Science, received a Creating Healthier Communities Fellowship for a project that will focus on developing innovative physical activity programs for college students and explore past and present models of community resource allocation for promoting increased physical activity within local communities.

Ann Schulte, Education, presented "'Do As I Say': A Teacher Educator Reflects on Her Practice" at Herstmonceux IV, the fourth international conference on self-study of teacher education practices in Sussex, England, in August.

Ela Thurgood, English, presented "The Recognition of Geminates in Ambiguous Contexts in Polish" at the international conference on Speech Prosody in Aix-en-Provence, France, in April. She also presented "Perception and Production of Word-Initial Long Fricatives in Polish" at the 143rd meeting of Acoustical Society of America in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in June.


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