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0 October 21, 1999
Volume 30 Number 6
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Charles Geshekter, History, had his commissioned article "Affirmative Action in Principle, Nondiscrimination in Fact: Higher Education after Proposition 209" published in the Stanford Law and Policy Review, Vol. 10, No. 2, spring 1999.

Greg Naber, Mathematics and Statistics, had his book Topology, Geometry, and Gauge Fields: Interactions accepted for publication by Springer-Verlag.

Sara Trechter, English, had her paper "Contextualizing the Exotic Few: Gender Dichotomies in Lakhota" published in the first volume of the New Oxford University Press Studies in Language and Gender series, Reinventing Identities: The Gendered Self in Discourse, in September.

Charles Urbanowicz, Anthropology, authored "Mnemonics, Quotations, Cartoons, and a Notebook: 'Tricks' for Appreciating Cultural Diversity" in Strategies in Teaching Anthropology to be published by Prentice-Hall in 2000.

Grants and Contracts

Frank Bayham and Mark Kowta, Anthropology, received $7,500 from the U.S. Department of the Interior for support of the Northeast Archaeological Information Center to acquire, maintain, and disseminate a complete set of archaeological site records and historical property records, USGS maps, historical property directories, archaeological and historical reports, and a Professional Referral List for Butte, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Sutter, Tehama, and Trinity Counties.

Fred Brooks, Recreation and Parks Management, received $5,000 from the City of Yuba City to develop a Master Plan for Kingswood Park in Yuba City.

Awards and Activities

Kenny Chan, Finance and Marketing, was appointed Honorary Research Fellow for a two-year term in the Hong Kong Institute of Business Studies where he will utilize their facilities to continue his study of customer satisfaction and consumer rights in China.

Bill Korte, Chemistry, presented a poster presentation on "The Reactions of Sulfides with S-330, a Potential Decontaminant of Sulfur Mustard in Formulations" at the spring 1999 national meeting of the American Chemical Society.

Irene Morgan, School of Nursing, received the Carol A. Lindemann Award as outstanding new researcher of 1999. She presented her dissertation research on "Health Promotion in Midlife Women: A Grounded Theory of Influencing Processes" at the Western Institute of Nursing Conference in San Diego in April.

Neil Schwertman, Mathematics and Statistics, presented "Determining Analysis of Variance Sample Size for Detecting Specified Trends or Interactions," previously published in Communications in Statistics Theory and Methods, at the meeting of that organization in Seattle, Washington, in June.





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