Achievements


Publications

Simon Goberstein, Mathematics and Statistics, had his paper entitled, "Inverse Semigroups with Isomorphic bundles of i-Correspondences," published in the Journal of Algebra.

Cris Guenter, Education, has illustrated Test Smart! , a book for the Center for Applied Research in Education. Over 140 illustrations, addresses, test-taking strategies, and activities for grades 5-12 are published in this book, which was authored by Gary Abbamont and Antoinette Brescher.

Greg Naber, Mathematics and Statistics, published his fifth book, Topology, Geometry, and Gauge Theory.

Silvia Pellarolo, Foreign Languages and Literatures, published her book, Saintecriollo/democracia/representacion. El caso de Nemesio Trejo (Buenos Aires: Corregidor), this summer. The work focuses on the representation of the prominent demographic, political, economic, and cultural changes that the society of Argentina went through during modernization (1890-1916). This transformation was portrayed in an admirable way in the popular/ethnic theatre of that time.

Neil Schwertman, Mathematics and Statistics, has had two published items in the January issue of Journal of Quality Technology; they are entitled: "Optimal Limits for Attributres Control Charts" and a computer program, "Implementing Optimal Attributes Control Charts."

Aiping Zhang, English, had his article, "Timothy Mo: His Life and Work," accepted by British Novelists since 1960s, a new volume of Dictionary of Literary Biography. It will be published December 1997.

Activities

Diana Dwyre, Assistant Professor, Political Science, has been named the 1997-98 William A. Steiger Congressional Fellow by the American Political Science Association. She is the ninth recipient to receive this annual award as an outstanding political scientist or journalist. She will participate in APSA's Congressional Fellowship Program acting as a legislative assistant for members of Congress and congressional committees and attending frequent lectures by experts on the political process.

Dennis Hampton, Education/Public Service, has received a $38,497 grant from the CSUC-CA Department of Education for his participation in FFA Leadership Development Training.

Stafford Thomas, Political Science, gave the keynote address at the annual convention of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators in San Antonio, April 17. His presentation, "The Paradox of International Relations," was given to nearly 500 executive and diplomatic professionals.

Aiping Zhang, English, presented a paper and chaired the panel, "The E(Re)masculinization of Asian American Men in American Literature" during the First International Conference on Ethnic Studies, which was sponsored by the Society for the Multi-Ethnic Literatures in the Untied States and held at the East-West Center, University of Hawaii, April 17-20.

Linda Zorn, director of the Pacific Wellness Institute at CSU, Chico, has received the 1997 Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutritionists Achievement Award. SCAN is the largest dietetic practice group of the American Dietetic Association of which Zorn has been a member for the last fourteen years. She was recognized at the SCAN Symposium held April 11-14 in St. Louis, Missouri, for her outstanding contributions and significant role in the evolution of the SCAN practice group.


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