Terri Davis, Professional Studies in Education, developed
a Web site for the California State University to introduce service-learning
pedagogy to future K–12 teachers. The online course is free to any
college or university student or faculty member at http://www.calstate.edu/csl/programs/servlearn_teacher_chico.shtml.
Diana Flannery, Mary Portis, Health and Community
Service, and Mark Stemen, Geography and Planning, had
“Outdoor School: Creating a Passion for the Environment” published
in Californian Journal of Health Promotion, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2003.
Portis also had “TEAM Chapman: Lessons from Community Building”
published in the same issue.
Duane Knudson, Physical Education and Exercise Science,
had Fundamentals of Biomechanics published by Kluwer Academic/Plenum
Publishers in 2003. Details are available at http://www.wkap.nl/prod/b/0-306-47474-3.
Stacy Schaefer, Anthropology, authored the chapter “El
Telar Como Objecto de Poder Sagrado en la Cultura Huichola” (The
Loom As a Power Object in Huichol Culture) in Flechadores de Estrellas
(Archers of the Stars), published by the Instituto Nacional de Antropología
e Historia and the Universidad de Guadalajara in 2003.
Grants and Contracts
Frank Bayham, Anthropology, received $19,000 from the
Natural Resources Conservation Service to conduct a record search for
the Klamath Basin project.
Ken Derucher, Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology,
received $24,000 from Eagle Creek Ranch to study plans for a potential
research park and preserve.
Jon Hooper, Recreation and Parks Management, received
$2,250 from the U.S. Forest Service to conduct a three-day communication
training workshop for their staff in Redding.
Patty Hunter, Social Work, received $1,500 from the Chico
Unified School District to provide three undergraduate interns for Citrus
Robert Jackson and Diana Parks, Graduate,
International, and Sponsored Programs, received $192,301 from the American
Councils for International Education to conduct a six-week summer institute
for Eurasian secondary English and American studies teachers.
Dan Ripke, Center for Economic Development, received
$5,400 from the Napa Valley Economic Development Corporation to amend
an economic and demographic statistical abstract of Napa County.
Jennifer Rotnem, Natural Sciences, received $35,544 from
the U.S. Forest Service to develop an index of biotic integrity based
on bioassessment data for the Southern California Province. She also received
$19,000 from the Wildlife Conservation Board to improve the restored riparian
habitat at the mouth of Cottonwood Creek Wildlife Area in Shasta County
by irrigating the site and aggressively controlling deer browse and weeds.
Awards and Activities
Peter Cruise, Health and Community Service, was elected
to a three-year term on the Executive Committee of the American Society
for Public Administration’s section on Health and Human Services
Administration at the national meeting in Washington, D.C., in March.
Janja Lalich, Sociology, has been invited to speak to
1,500 doctors about “From the Stockholm Syndrome to Bounded Choice:
Cultic Attachments and Their Consequences” at the Encino-Tarzana
Regional Medical Center in Tarzana in May.
Tom Patton, Art and Art History, had his digital photographs
included in the exhibition National Works on Paper, juried by
Francis Colpitt, at McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana,
March 27–April 18. His piece Hot Dog from the series Icons
and Artifacts was selected as a Purchase Award for the university’s