Behind the Scenes
Benjoe Juliano, Computer Science, co-authored “Modifying
XCS for Size-Constrained Systems,” published in Neural Network
World, Vol. 12, No. 6, 2002, a special issue on soft computing systems
and applications by the International Journal on Neural and Mass-Parallel
Computing and Information Systems.
Roland Lamarine, Health and Community Service, had “Dehydration,
Rehydration, and Hyponatremia” published in the spring 2003 issue
of the California Journal of Health Promotion.
Steve Shive, Health and Community Service, and Michelle
Neyman, Biological Sciences, had “Prevalence and Predictors
of Fruit Intake Among Community College Women in the Extended Opportunity
Program and Services” published in Californian Journal of Health
Promotion, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2003.
Kathryn Silliman, Biological Sciences, John Parry,
nutritional science graduate student, and Larry Kirk,
Chemistry, had “Pycnogenol Does Not Impact the Antioxidant or Vitamin
C Status of Healthy Young Adults” published in the Journal of
the American Dietetic Association, Vol. 103, No. 1, 2003.
Ela Thurgood, English co-authored “Reduplication
As Echo: Evidence from Bontok and Chumash,” published in Perspectives
in Linguistics: Papers in Honor of P. J. Mistry by the Indian Institute
of Language Studies in 2003.
Sara Trechter, English, had “A Marked Man: The Contexts
of Gender and Ethnicity” published in The Handbook of Language
and Gender, Handbooks in Linguistics Series by Blackwell Publishers.
She also had a review of Marianne Mithun’s The Languages of
Native North America published in Diachronica, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2002.
Tom Wilder and Harish Bahl, Accounting
and Management Information Systems, had “The State of Fundamental
Office Tool Skills Among Business Students” published in the California
Journal of Operations Management, Vol. 1, No. 1.
Grants and Contracts
Renee Renner, Computer Science, received $4,000 from
the National Science Foundation to provide travel funds for her to collaborate
with a colleague in the Czech Republic to formulate a heterogeneous agent
architecture for modeling complex systems.
Cindy Wolff, Biological Sciences, received $177,025 from
the California Department of Health Services to support Overweight Prevention
and Treatment for Fit Kids and promote expansion of services to additional
Awards and Activities
Roy Crosbie, Electrical and Computer Engineering, gave
the keynote address, “High-Speed Real-Time Simulation,” at
the sixth International Conference on Computer Simulation and Industrial
Applications in Tijuana, Mexico, in February. His lecture was based on
research funded by the Office of Naval Research.
Graham Thurgood, English, presented “The Causatives
in Sun Hongkai’s Anong: Language, Death, and Rapid Restructuring”
at the 29th annual meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society at UC Berkeley
Randy Wonzong, Theatre Arts, received an Excellence
in Education award from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival,
the national organization for theatre education in American universities,
at the United States Regional Festival in Logan, Utah, in February. The
award is based on work as a theatre artist and involvement in American
College Theatre Festival activities.