INSIDE Chico State
0 September 26, 2002
Volume 33 Number 3
  A publication for the faculty, staff, administrators, and friends of California State University, Chico






Briefly Noted

In The News






Weikun Cheng, History, had "The Use of Public Women: Commercialized Performance, Nation Building, and Actresses' Strategies in Early Twentieth-Century Beijing" published in Women and International Development by Michigan State University in 2002.

Larry L. Kirk, Chemistry, Larry F. Hanne, Biological Sciences, and their students, Carina M. Jung, Chris Broberg, and Jason Giuliani had "Characterization of JP-7 Jet Fuel Degradation by the Bacterium Nocardioides luteus strain BAFB" published in the Journal of Basic Microbiology, Vol. 42, No. 2, 2002.

Janja Lalich, Sociology, had "Repairing the Soul After a Cult Experience" reprinted in the Sept. 2002 issue of the Newsletter of the Minnesota Mental Health Special Interest Group.

Stephen Lewis, History, had "Ghosts and the Machine: Teaching Emiliano Zapata and the Mexican Revolution Since 1921" published in Children and War: A Historical Anthology by New York University Press in 2002.

Charles C. Turner, Political Science, co-authored "Means, Motive, and Opportunity: Politics, Community Needs, and Community-Oriented Policing Services Grants," published in American Politics Research, Vol. 30, No. 4, 2002.

Grants and Contracts

Kathy Fernandes and Adam Morgan, Instructional Media Center, received $24,000 from the CSU, Sacramento Foundation to provide instructional design, computer graphics, and computer programming for a computer-based training program on cash handling.

Chuck Nelson, Geographical Information Center, received $34,000 from the California Department of Fish and Game to assess trends in aspen/montane riparian plant communities and to map aspen and deciduous plant communities in Northern California.

Jennifer Rotnem, College of Natural Sciences, received $100,800 from the California Department of Pesticide Regulation to assess the impact of pesticides on surface waters.

Emilyn Sheffield, Recreation and Parks Management, received $122,297 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service to complete a corridor management plan for the Ebbetts Pass scenic byway with involvement of the byway's local agencies and communities.

Masami Toku, Art and Art History, received $22,865 from the Christensen Fund to organize the collaborative exhibitions "Cultural Diversity in Art: Voices from the Minority Culture of the Amami Islands in Japan."

Awards and Activities

Michael Marchetti, Biological Sciences, gave a plenary session talk about "Processes, Patterns, and Prediction: Exotic Fishes Across California" at the 2002 annual meeting of the American Fisheries Society California-Nevada Chapter. At the same meeting, he was first co-author of a talk titled "Captive Rearing Produces Changes in Brain Development in Rainbow Trout."

Charlie Urbanowicz, Anthropology, gave a 45-minute telephone guest lecture on "Living in Darwin's World" to a class at Kentucky Wesleyan College in Owensboro, Kentucky, in August.

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