Jean Gallagher, Art, has had her electronic media installation art, "Kam e flazh," published in Frank Popper's latest book, Art of the Electronic Age (1997, Thames and Hudson, New York).
Ira Latour, professor emeritus, Art History, had an article, "Ansel Adams, the Zone System, and the California School of Fine Arts," published in the summer 1998 Oxford University quarterly History of Photography.
Jennifer Meadows, John Long, and John Roussell, Communication Design, had chapters published in the book Pay Television Services. Long's chapter was on distance learning and Rousell's on digital audio. Meadows served as assistant editor for the book's 4th and 5th editions.
Jim Overholt, Education, had Big Math Activities for Young Children published by Delmar Publishers/International Thomson Publishing. Co-authors were Jackie White-Holtz, Pine Grove School, and Sydney Dickson, Early Childhood Education, emerita.
Silvia Pellarolo, Foreign Languages and Literatures, had "La espectacularidad de las tangueras" published in Reescribir la escena, edited by Laura Borras Castanyer, Madrid: Fundacion Autor, 1998.
Dan DeWayne, University Public Events, and Christine Meyers, both of Maple Creek Presents, were awarded the Mayor's Award for Advancement of the Arts for their efforts in bringing international talent to Chico. DeWayne and Meyers established the Chico World Music Festival, the California World Music Festival, and Shakespeare in the Park. The award was presented during a ceremony in October, 1998.
Jean Gallagher, Art, has a solo exhibition of new mixed media paintings,Growth Chart III, at the Laredo Center for the Arts, Laredo, Texas, through November.
KCHO/KFPR, Northstate Public Radio, was rated number eight in the United States for its percentage of market listeners in the latest Arbitron, a publication that nationally ranks non-commercial radio stations. Of all people listening to radio in this area 7.1 percent listen to KCHO/KFPR.
George Keithley, English, emeritus, was a guest speaker at the 1998 Robinson Jeffers Festival in Carmel in October reading his own poems as well as those by Robinson Jeffers. He spoke on Jeffers' poetry and the writing of narrative poetry. Keithley has poems forthcoming in New York Quarterly, Windhover, and The Sewanee Review.
Ira Latour, professor emeritus, Art History, was given the Mayor's Award for Achievement in the Arts for his dedication and contributions to the arts through his work as an art historian, teacher, photographer, and filmmaker. The award was presented during a ceremony in October 1998.
Michael Leitner, Recreation and Parks Management, was an invited speaker at the 1998 European Group for Research into Elderly and Physical Activity's 6th International Congress,"Aging and Physical Activity: Application to Functional Capacity and Health," held in September at The Wingate Institute in Israel. Leitner presented the results of his research on the effects of intergenerational recreational activities on the attitudes of Israeli Arabs and Jews toward each other, and taught a workshop on adapted dance for elders.