William Korte, Chemistry, has co-authored a research paper with Ming Shih, U.S. Army, titled "Multicomponent Spectroscopic Assay for Hemoglobin and Ferrihemoglobin Species in the Methemoglobin Treatment of Cyanide Poisoning," which was published in the December 1997 issue of Analytical Toxicology.

Kathryn Silliman, Nutrition and Food Science program in the Department of Biological Sciences, with Ann Morrissey, Student Health Center, had "Evidence of Nutritional Risk in a Population of Homeless Adults in Rural Northern California" accepted for publication by the Journal of the American Dietetic Association.

Michael Kotar, Cris Guenter, Devon Metzger, and Jim Overholt, Education, have had their article, "Curriculum Integration: A Teacher Education Model," published in the February 1998 issue of Science and Children (National Science Teachers Association). The article is based on the interdisciplinary course they developed in 1991 and team teach for student teachers in the Department of Education and Multiple Subject Program.

Gwen Sheldon, Social Science, co-authored an article, "Applicability of the Engineering Design Process Theory in the Apparel Design Process," published in the winter 1998 volume of Clothing and Textiles Research Journal.


Paul A. Feldhaus, Professor emeritus, Art, exhibited Wave Wear, a mixed-media print, in the 85th Anniversary Exhibition of the California Society of Printmakers, Academy of Art College Gallery, San Francisco, March 2-27.

Lori Holcombe, Mathematics, gave a presentation, "Doing It Right—the Chico Way," at the annual CSU AMP (Alliance for Minorities Program) conference in Los Angeles on January 10, 1998.

James Luyirika-Sewagudde, Jr., coordinator of the National Student Exchange program, has been elected to a three-year term as the Southwest Region's representative to the NSE Council. This spring, there are twenty-five exchange students from other NSE institutions at Chico and sixteen Chico students on an exchange elsewhere. In fall 1998, thirty students plan to attend institutions located in eighteen states.

The Society of Physics Students has been nationally recognized for the tenth year with an Outstanding Chapter Award. The CSU, Chico SPS received this award for their record of accomplishment in bringing science to the attention of the community. SP students present the Annual Pumpkin Drop, which illustrates the principles of physics to hundreds of local school children and CSU, Chico students. They also provide judges for the Chico Science Fair and free tutoring for physics students.

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