In The News
Janet Brown, Nursing, had “Using Lidocaine for
Peripheral IV Insertions: Patient’s Preferences and Pain Experiences”
selected as a continuing education article for the April 2003 issue of
Michael Gillis and Michael Magliari, History,
had John Bidwell and California: The Life and Writings of a Pioneer,
1841–1900 published by Arthur H. Clarke in 2003, volume 30
in Clark’s Western Frontiersman series. They also had “John
Bidwell and the California Trail” published in the fall 2002 issue
of Overland Journal.
Frank Li, English, had “Contact, Attrition, and
Structural Shift: Evidence from Oroqen” published in a special issue
of the International Journal of the Sociology of Language, subtitled
Language Endangerment in the Sinosphere.
Grants and Contracts
Victoria Bernhardt, Professional Studies in Education,
received $30,000 from Battle Creek Public Schools for analysis and consultation
to Post Elementary and Wilson-Edison Elementary schools in Battle Creek,
Paul Maslin and Jennifer Rotnem, Natural
Sciences, received $20,000 from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
to support growing salmon eggs to fry stage for release into the Feather
River and for restoration and ecological education projects.
Chuck Nelson, Geography and Planning, received $11,510
from EDAW, Inc., to support the Bidwell Sacramento River State Park project
and to create a Geographical Information System for the California Department
of Parks and Recreation.
Dan Ripke, Center for Economic Development, received
$7,900 from Pacific Gas and Electric to analyze the economic impact of
increasing Pit River flows. He also received $2,800 from Calpine to determine
the economic impact of their Sutter County gas-fired electricity generation
Emilyn Sheffield, Recreation and Parks Management, received
$14,400 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Winema National Forest
for promotion of volcanic legacy and Yuba-Donner scenic byways in regional
Mark Stemen, Geography and Planning, received $24,000
from the County of Butte to extend the operation of an interactive museum
on consumption and waste located on Highway 99 south of Chico.
Awards and Activities
Peter Cruise, Health and Community Service, presented
“Medical Treatment and Religious Beliefs: An Examination of Compliance
Among African Americans with HIV/AIDS in the South” at the Southeast
Conference on Public Administration in Columbia, South Carolina, in October.
Teresa Davis, Professional Studies in Education, is on
a national committee to organize the International Center for Service
Learning at Clemson University. She was also recognized at the national
conference of the American Association for Colleges of Teacher Education
in New Orleans, Louisiana, in January for creating one of six national
models for service-learning pedagogy in teacher preparation being replicated
at several U.S. universities.
Education faculty presented papers at the North Coast Education Summit
at Humboldt State University in February. Anne Rene Elsbree
and Anita Fernandez presented “Beyond It’s
Elementary: Educational Practices to Disrupt Homophobia”; Mark
Keegan presented “Toward More Life-Like Learning”;
and Mimi Miller and Ann Schulte presented
“Integrating Thematic Instruction and Democratic Ideals at the Middle
Byron Wolfe, Communication Design, is a finalist in Duke
University’s Center for Documentary Studies/Honickman Foundation
First Book Prize for American photographers who use cameras for creative