Achievements


Publications

Michael Magliari, History, had his book review on Los Angeles: Struggles Toward Multi-Ethnic Community, by Edward Chang and Russell Leong, published in Journal of the West, July 1997.

Charles M. Price, Political Science, published an article, "Direct Democracy Works," in State Government News, a publication of the Council of State Governments. In addition, he is the co-editor of California Government & Politics Annual, 1997-98, published by State Net and the California Journal.

Activities

Paul A. Feldhaus, Art Emeritus, currently has works in three shows: "Eighteen," a monotype selected for the second Janet Turner National Print Competition, which is divided into two exhibition areas: "Cocoon," a monotype in the 1078 Gallery Invitational, on 5th Street; "Stumping Around," a watercolor now in the Chico Art Center on Orange Street.

Jon Hooper, Recreation and Parks and Management, taught several workshops over the summer. These included "Train the Trainers" workshops held in Sacramento and Long Beach for the U.S. Coast Guard, California Department of Fish and Game, and ARCO Marine employees. The workshops aimed at enhancing the teaching effectiveness of participants, primarily regarding oil spill prevention and recovery efforts; "Effective Presentations," June 24 for Lassen Volcanic Park naturalists fine-tuning their speaking skills for campfire programs and slide talks; "Verbal Victories: A System for Surviving Difficult Communication Situations," also in June in Placerville, for U.S. Forest Service professionals from the El Dorado National Forest and Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, who will be better prepared to negotiate public concerns over experimental wilderness use fees, a first-time charge in the Desolation Wilderness.

Bonnie Johnson, Education, was an invited presenter for a two-day faculty workshop, "Facilitating Cooperative Learning in the University Classroom," held May 8-9, at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Canada.

Lou Nevins, coordinator, Instructional Development, and Jeff Layne, telecommunications specialist, Center for Regional and Continuing Education, were presenters of "Teleconferencing: Tools and Trends." This panel was part of the eleventh annual Government Technology Conference held at the Sacramento Convention Center May 12-16. Among other topics, Nevins and Layne highlighted future aspects for video-conferencing in government.

Sara Trechter, English, and Justine Cassell, MIT, co-organized and conducted a series of workshops "Survival Skills in Academia" as part of the Linguistic Society of American's Summer institute at Cornell University, June 23-August 1; she followed this with a presentation on "Comparative Gender Morphology in Siouan Languages," a paper for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of America Conference, July 4-5.


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