Achievements


Publications

Chet Cotton, Jack McKenna, Management, Stuart VanAuken, Finance and Marketing, and Matthew Meuter, Arizona State University, had their paper "Action and Reaction in the Evolution of Business School Missions" accepted for publication in the peer-refereed e-journal Journal of Management History. The paper deals with conflicting pressures facing business schools, the historical methods by which business schools have dealt with these pressures, the problems with the historical methods, and the authors' recommended approach.

Michael J. Gillis, History, had his article titled "The 1841 Trans-Sierra Route of the Bidwell-Bartleson Party" published in the Winter 1998-99 issue of Overland Journal by Oregon-California Trails Association. Six photographs by Jeanette Alosi, Institutional Research, were also published in the article.

John McDonald, University Services, had an article titled "Meeting Diverse Needs" published in NACUBO Business Officer.

Patrick Willey, Anthropology, Douglas D. Scott, and Melissa Connor, National Park Service, had They Died with Custer: Soldiers' Bones from the Battle of the Little Bighorn published by the University of Oklahoma Press in 1998.

Awards and Activities

Patrick McCaffrey, Communication Arts and Sciences, presented a paper titled "Magnitude Estimation of the Intelligibility of Tracheoesophageal Speech in Noise" at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Conference in San Antonio in November 1998. At the same conference, McCaffrey, Robert Blackmon, and Linda Boone, Communication Arts and Sciences, presented "Neuroscience of Communication Disorders on the World Wide Web."

Madeline M. Keaveney, Communication Arts and Sciences, presented three papers at the Third North American Conference on the Learning Paradigm in San Diego in January: "Using `Culture Puzzles' on the Web and `Culture Quizzes' to Teach Language Skills and Increase Intercultural Understanding Among College Students," a competitively selected paper with Stephen K. Clark, Chukyo University, Nagoya, Japan; "Teaching Effective, Personalized Large Lecture Classes"; and "Dealing with Disruptive Behavior in the Classroom."

Frank Li, English, presented a paper, co-authored with Lindsay J. Whaley of Dartmouth College, titled "Birth-Death-Resurrection: the Grammaticization Path of Causatives in Oroqen" at the annual conference of the Linguistic Society of America in Los Angeles in January.

Greg Naber, Mathematics and Statistics, gave ten lectures on "Seiberg-Witten Monopoles on Flat Space" to the mathematics and physics faculty at California State University, San Bernardino in January.

Jim Owens, Management, Sarah Blakeslee, Library Instruction Service, and Lori Dixon, Construction Management, presented "The First-Year Experience: Changing Curriculum for Changing Times" at the Fifth National Conference of Students in Transition.


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