Librarian at Large
Steve Lewis, History, had “¿Patria (chica)
o muerte? Tres episodios de lucha por la ‘soberanía’
chiapaneca, 1914–1940” published in Chiapas: sociedad,
economía, interculturalidad y política by the Universidad
Nacional Autonoma de México in 2001.
Frank Li, English, co-authored “The End of Nomadism:
Oroqen History, Migration, and Current Distribution,” published
in Trends in Tungusic and Siberian Linguistics, Vol. 2, by Harrassowitz
Grants and Contracts
Deanna Berg, Community Action Volunteers in Education,
and Dennis Rothermel, Academic Affairs, received $8,000
from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill to pilot a project
to enhance service-learning courses addressing literacy issues, and disseminate
models for campus-based literacy programs that use service learning.
David L. Brown, Geosciences, received $107,134 from Butte
County to assess the water quality in the Cherokee Creek watershed.
Patricia Delwiche, Agriculture, received $40,000 from
the U.S. Department of Interior Bureau of Land Management to provide routine
maintenance to the 25 acres of riparian habitat previously planted at
Jelly’s Ferry; to provide educational and outreach opportunities
for CSU, Chico students as well as local, state, and national agencies;
and to demonstrate restoration methods and highlight the benefits of riparian
forests to ranchers and landowners.
Jim Fletcher, Recreation and Parks Management, received
$20,571 from ENTRIX, Inc., for the Big Creek hydro project that will assist
with angling and general recreation surveys.
Jon Hooper, Recreation and Parks Management, received
$780 from the California Department of Fish and Game to conduct a one-day
workshop about “Verbal Victories” for their staff.
Beverly Marcum, Sam Beattie, Biological
Sciences, and Linda Montes, Professional Studies in Education,
received $29,091 from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
to develop and implement a one-semester liberal studies biology course
each semester as a special section of the biology for nonmajors course.
Jennifer Rotnem, Natural Sciences, received $2,016 from Garcia
and Associates for a bioassessment of the Pit River watershed.
Mark Stemen, Geography and Planning, received $16,560 from Aspire
Homes to plant and provide long-term maintenance of four blue elderberry
Paul Villegas, Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement
Program, received $58,000 from Yuba Community College for a program of
field trips and other events to encourage junior high school students
in the Colusa County and Chico areas to plan for and attend college.
Lori Weber, Political Science, received $17,404 from
Carnegie Mellon University to create and test a high-telepresence virtual
agora for broad political participation.
Awards and Activities
Weikun Cheng, History, presented “Nationalism,
Feminism, and Organization of Women: An Analysis of Female Societies in
Early 20th-Century Beijing” at the eighth international conference
of the Association of Chinese Professors of Social Sciences in the United
States, in San Jose in October, and presented “Women in Urban Public
Space” on a panel titled “Chinese Historiography in the Post-Mao
Era: A Retrospective and Prospective” at the 17th annual meeting
of the American Historical Association in Chicago, Illinois, in January.
Mark Keegan, Education, presented “Let Children
Change the World?” at the Hawaii International Conference on Education
in Honolulu, Hawaii, in January.