achievements Publications Robert Britton, professor emeritus, Computer Science, had MIPS Assembly Language Programming published by Prentice Hall in 2004. Michael Leitner, Recreation and Parks Management, co-authored the third edition of Leisure Enhancement, published by Haworth Press in 2004. Scott McNall, provost and vice president of Academic Affairs, had "Alcohol and Drugs: Making Choices" reprinted in the Dec. 2003 issue of the Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Development Center Newsletter and online by Leadership to Keep Children Alcohol Free at The article originally appeared in the Dec. 4, 2003, issue of Inside Chico State. Cynthia Siemsen, Sociology, had Emotional Trials: The Moral Dilemmas of Women Criminal Defense Attorneys published by Northeastern University Press in 2004. Graham Thurgood and Frank Li, English, had their review of New Found Minority Languages in China Series, edited by Sun Hongkai, published in Language, Vol. 79, No. 4. Sun Hongkai is a visiting scholar at CSU, Chico during the spring semester. Grants and Contracts Kathy Fernandes and Adam Morgan, Instructional Media Center, received $25,000 from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection to edit and remaster the Rings of Fire video on VHS and DVD and add a multimedia slide show to the instructional CD-ROM. Rick Narad, Health and Community Services, received $241,359 from the San Joaquin County Health Services Agency to develop an exclusive operating area plan for ambulance service in the county. Chuck Nelson, Geographical Information Center, received $103,850 from the California Department of Fish and Game to supply aerial photographs and analysis of vernal pools and other wetland complexes around Redding for development of a habitat conservation plan for south Shasta County. James Postma, Chemistry, received $2,000 from M & H Erickson Ranch to test olives in a variety of preservation solutions for vitamin C content. Greg White, Anthropology, received $16,000 from the Far Western Anthropology Group, Inc., to inventory human remains found near Vacaville. The project will include osteological analysis, reconstruction of fragmentary remains, and a report of probable age, sex, ancestry, stature, and health of the individuals. Awards and Activities Bruce Grelle, Religious Studies, was a panelist for "Preparing Teachers to Teach About Religion: Current Practices and Models" at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion in Atlanta, Georgia, in November. He was also an invited panelist for "Teaching About Religions in Public Schools: Where Do We Go from Here?" a colloquy sponsored by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life and the First Amendment Center in Arlington, Virginia, in May 2003. Cris Guenter, Education, has been elected president of the California Art Education Association for 2004 and 2005. James Owens, Glenn Gomes, and James Morgan, Management, attended the Oxford Round Table on Employment Rights and Duties by invitation at Lincoln College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England, in March. Their paper "Implementing the EU's New Sexual Harassment Directive: Are Employers Entitled to a Defense?" was selected for panel discussion. Correction: In the Feb. 5 issue, Matthew Looper was incorrectly listed in Anthropology instead of Art and Art History. We apologize for the error.