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0 September 30, 1999
Volume 30 Number 4
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Ian Barnard, English, published his article "Queer Race" in Social Semiotics, Vol. 9, No. 2, 1999.

Stuart Bartholomew, Construction Management, had his textbook Estimating and Bidding for Heavy Construction recently published by Prentice Hall.

David Kistner, professor emeritus, Biological Sciences, coauthored "A New Genus and Species of Termitophilous Osoriinae from Thailand (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) with Notes on Its Behavior and That of Associated Termitophiles" with Alfred F. Newton and "A New Genus, New Species, and New Records of Termitophilous Corotocini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae, Aleocharinae) from Australia and the Orient with a Discussion of Their Relationship to Others in the Australian, New Guinean, and Indo-Malayan Areas" with Herbert R. Jacobson, published in Sociobiology, Vol. 34, No. 2, 1999.

Irv Schiffman, Political Science, wrote the chapter "The Limits of Ideology: The Fight for Open Space in Israel" in the Handbook of Global Environmental Policy and Administration recently published by Marcel Decker.

Grants and Contracts

Robert Jackson and Diana Parks, School of Graduate, International, and Sponsored Programs, received $63,754 from the Academy for Educational Development for Irrigation Management Transfer Program. Twenty-three policymakers, irrigation managers, and water user association presidents from Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan participated in a two-week program that included visits to water districts and farms throughout Northern California and seminars in economic and institutional aspects of irrigation management.

Awards and Activities

Paul Friedlander, Music, spoke on Buddy Holly's legacy in rock music at the Grand Opening of the Buddy Holly Center in Lubbock, Texas, over Labor Day weekend. Also attending the event were original Crickets members Sonny Curtis, Joe B. Mauldin, and Jerry Allison with newer members Tommy Allsup and Carl Bunch, musicologists Alan Munde and Ken Logsdon, Jimmy Rogers' biographer Nolan Porterfield, and Holly biographer John Goldrosen.

The Orion was named National Newspaper of the Year for university non-dailies by the Associated Collegiate Press in February 1999 for the second straight year. The Orion also received the first place award for general excellence from the California Newspaper Publishers Association in June 1999 for the fourth time in five years.




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