Frank Burk, Mathematics and Statistics, had his book Lebesgue Measure and Integration published by Wiley-Interscience, 1998. He focuses on the fundamental concepts involved with Lebesgue measure for R and integration for extended real-valued functions on R and explains the historical context prior to its development.

Patrick McCaffrey, Speech Pathology and Audiology, had "Listener Ratings of the Intelligibility of Tracheoesophageal Speech in Noise," accepted for publication in the Journal of Communication Disorders, fall 1998.

Michael Perelman, Economics, had Class Warfare in the Information Age, St Martin's Press, published in 1998. He examines the reality of the information revolution amid the conflicting and often exaggerated claims of its benefits.


Eddie Bankston, University and Housing Service, accepted a two-year term to serve on the Housing Proposal Review Committee of the CSU,which reviews proposed housing capital outlay projects and selects them as recommendations for development.

David Colson, Music, has been invited to conduct a workshop presentation of a new opera, Ash Wednesday, by composer Jay Wiegel and librettist Richard Barton, in conjunction with The Faulkner Festival in New Orleans. He has also been asked to guest conduct the Redding Symphony and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music's New Music Ensemble on January 29, 1999. Colson will be a guest composer at the Festival of New American Music at Sacramento State in November, where the Sun Quartet will do a live radio broadcast and a concert performance of his new string quartet. He will also be a guest composer at the University of Iowa's Center for New Music in April.

Al Jackson, Recreation and Parks Management, received a service and excellence in programming award from the U.S. Armed Services. This summer's award was from the U.S. Navy for the establishment of the Camp Adventure, Wildcat Division, programs at Camp Coutney in Okinawa, Japan. Jackson previously received awards from the U. S. Army at Camp Zama in Japan and in Darmstadd, Germany.

Michael Magliari, History, donated his personal collection of Mono Lake papers to the Water Resources Center Archives at UC, Berkeley, July 24, 1998. The papers reflect his work, since 1977, as a member of the Mono Lake Committee working with Senator John Garamendi and includes legislature creating the Mono Lake Tufa Reserve, restoration of Mono Lake's water levels, and protection against diversions to Los Angeles.

Patrick McCaffery and Linda Boone, Speech Pathology and Audiology, presented a mini-seminar, "Neuroanatomy of Speech, Swallowing and Language on the Web," at the California Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Conference, San Jose, March 28, 1998.

Leslie Wright, Center for Regional and Continuing Education, was awarded the 1998 J.O. Grantham Award as a member of the National University Telecommunications Network for her leadership in the organization and in educational technologies, including administrative oversight of all distance education programs using telecommunications.

CSU, Chico's Student in Free Enterprise team received a total of $12,000 in prize money and placed first, second, or third in eight out of fourteen special competitions at the 1998 Hallmark Cards/Students in Free Enterprise International Exposition May 10-12 in Kansas City, Missouri. The team competed against 110 international collegiate teams representing more than 1500 students. They were judged by a panel of over 330 of the nation's top business and community leaders and were honored as one of the top ten teams to advance to the final rounds, bringing home a total of nine awards. They were accompanied by faculty adviser Curt DeBerg and President Manuel Esteban, who was honored as the International Best College President of the Year.

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