L. Edward Millet, Physics, had "Kinematic Equations and Quadratic Solutions" published in the September issue of The Physics Teacher.
Brock Murdoch, Accounting and Management Information Systems, had "Decisions Involving Inventory," chapter thirteen, published in Readings for Introduction to Accounting I by Sally L. Adams.
Don Chu, Physical Education and Exercise Science, has been chosen to serve on the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, Physical Education Standards Committee. The committee is charged with developing standards for identifying nationally accomplished teachers.
Terry Curtis, Communication Design, addressed the issues of organizational, economic, and policy implications of new communications technology at the October 10 President's Advisory Board meeting.
Richard Davis, Finance and Marketing, spoke on "The Role of the Vision Statement in a Start-up Venture: a Global View Simulation Experience," at the Educational Innovation in Economics and Business conference in Edinburgh, Scotland. Dennis Schlais was co-author.
Curt Deberg, Accounting and Management Information Systems, was appointed director of the West Coast Chapter of the American Accounting Association, Public Interest Section, 1997-98.
Diana Dwyre, Political Science, presented a paper with co-author Paul Herrnson of the University of Maryland, at the conference on The State of the Parties, sponsored by the Ray Bliss Institute of Applied Politics at the University of Akron on October 10. "Party Independent Expenditures and Issue Advocacy Campaigns: Setting the Table and Stuffing It Down Their Throats" analyzed the use of party-sponsored political advertisements and soft money during the 1996 congressional elections.
Samuel Edelman, Communication Arts and Sciences, delivered "Distance Learning and Jewish Studies" at the Mid-Western Jewish Studies Conference, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, September 1997, and "David Ben-Gurion as Zionist Lobbyist and State Builder," a Cooper lecture on Modern Jewish Politics, at San Diego State's Lipinsky Institute for Jewish Studies, in the Institute's New Perspectives in Judaic Studies Lecture Series.
Frank Li, co-authored with Lenore Grenoble and Lindsey Whaley, Darthmouth, English/English as a Second Language, "Revisiting Manchu-Tungusic Classification from the Bottom Up: A Comparison of Evenki and Oroqen," a paper based on data collected last summer on a field trip to Inner Mongolia and Russia and recently presented it at the Tenth Annual Conference on Non-Ethnic Languages of the Former Soviet Union in Chicago.
Lauren Wright, Finance and Marketing, was recently appointed chair of the primary professional organization in marketing, the Services Marketing Special Interest Group of the American Marketing Association, and will also serve on the provost's Task Force on Student Centered Learning for spring/fall semesters 1997.
Aiping Zhang, English, presented the paper, "New York: The Capital of Jazz Age America in F. Scott Fitzgerald's Fiction," at The Space Between: Precursors and Aftermaths (1915-1945) conference which was sponsored by the University of Nevada, Reno, October 2-4.