INSIDE Chico State
0 November 13, 2003
Volume 34 Number 5
  A publication for the faculty, staff, administrators, and friends of California State University, Chico






Briefly Noted

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Teresa Bergman, Communication Design, had "A Critical Analysis of the California State Railroad Museum's Orientation Films" published in the Western Journal of Communication, Vol. 67, No. 4, 2003.

Weikun Cheng, History, had "Women in Public Spaces: Theater, Modernity, and Actresses in Early 20th-Century Beijing" published in the Asian Journal of Women's Studies, Vol. 9, No. 3, 2003.

Jonathan Day, Biological Sciences, co-authored "Seven cDNAs Enriched Following Hippocampal Lesion: Possible Roles in Neuronal Responses to Injury," published in Molecular Brain Research, Vol. 117, 2003.

Christine Goulding and Cindy Jorth, Foreign Languages and Literatures, had their interactive murder mystery for intermediate German, Mord in Mainz, published by Heinle & Heinle in 2003.

Michael Marchetti, Biological Sciences, co-authored three articles currently in press: "Alien Fishes in California Watersheds: Characteristics of Successful and Failed Invaders" in Ecological Applications; "What's on the Menu?: Evaluating a Food Availability Model with Young-of-the-Year Chinook Salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) in the Feather River of California" by the Transactions American Fisheries Society; and "Does Size, Taxa, or Color Matter?: Evaluating Fish-Larvae Light Trap Efficiency in the Northern Sacramento River System" by the Transactions American Fisheries Society.

Matt Meuter, Finance and Marketing, co-authored "Online Waiting: The Role of Download Time and Attitudinal Variables on Attitude Toward E-Tailers," accepted for publication in Psychology and Marketing.

Graham Thurgood, English, had a review of Ewa Dabrowska's Cognitive Semantics and the Polish Dative published in Word, Vol. 1, 2003.

Grants and Contracts

Lee Altier, College of Agriculture, received $17,960 from the Council for International Exchange of Scholars to formalize an international online educational collaborative program in agricultural globalization between CSU, Chico and Chiang Mai University.

Jonathan Day, Biological Sciences, received a $93,926 Academic Research Enhancement Award from the National Institutes of Health for a project involving novel lesion-induced genes in synaptogenesis.

Tatiana Fassieux, Passages-Adult Resource Center, received $1,500 from the California Department of Corporations to recruit volunteers for a fraud prevention program.

Kathy Fernandes and Adam Morgan, Instructional Media Center, received $40,000 from Western Video Market to provide media services for livestock auctions.

Janelle Gardner, Nursing, received $22,304 from the Hospital Council of Northern and Central California to increase recruitment and retention of minorities in nursing.

Kristina Schierenbeck, Biological Sciences, received $46,000 from the National Science Foundation for an investigation of the fate of duplicated genes in an invasive polyploidy species.

Dawn Wilson, Biological Sciences, received $13,405 from The Nature Conservancy to monitor yellow-legged frog and bullfrog population trends for two years in the Dye Creek Preserve.

Gordon Wolfe, Biological Sciences, received $181,108 from the National Science Foundation for a collaborative investigation of a phytoplankton DMSP-based chemical defense system active against protist grazers.

Awards and Activities

Kristin Cooper-Carter, College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology, has delivered presentations about "State and Federal Grant Application Strategies" to California watershed and resource-orientation nonprofit organizations. The first was at the Moss Landing Marine Laboratories in October.

Susan Green, History, presented "The Capemen Cometh: The Impacts and Incarnations of Zoot Suit" at the University of Southern California History Department speaker series in December.

Catherine Jennings, Art and Art History, is the first artist in residence in a new program for the Whiskeytown National Recreation Area sponsored by the National Park Service. Her paintings were displayed at Turtle Bay from Sept. 26 through Oct. 12.

Michael Leitner, Recreation and Parks Management, won the Oahu Tennis League advanced men's singles championship in the spring and the advanced men's singles championship in the Hignell & Hignell fall tennis tournament in Chico in October.


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