INSIDE Chico State
0 November 4, 1999
Volume 30 Number 7
  A publication for the faculty, staff, administrators, and friends of California State University, Chico




In The News










Armeda Ferrini, Health and Community Services, recently had the third edition of her textbook Health in the Later Years, coauthored with her daughter Rebecca Ferrini, published by McGraw Hill Higher Education Company.

LaDawn Haws, Mathematics and Statistics, and Felix Wolfe, College of Natural Sciences, contributed to The Cheap Book II, a collection of "recipes" for building inexpensive interactive exhibits for science museums. The paperback booklet, distributed by the Association for Science and Technology Centers, was published in spring 1999.

Carol Huston, School of Nursing, had her article "Outcomes Measurement in Health Care: New Imperatives for Professional Nursing Practice" published in the July/August issue of Nursing Case Management.

Robert O'Brien, English, had his transcription and translation of "The Bride, the Devil, and the Warrior," a Solomon Islands folktale, with an introduction and commentary published in Marvels and Tales: A Journal of Fairy-Tale Studies, Vol. 13, No.1, 1999.

Robert Olsen and George Troughton, Finance and Marketing, had their article "Back to the Future: Are Risk Premium Anomalies Caused by Ambiguity" accepted for publication in the Financial Analysts Journal.

Grants and Contracts

Teresa Davis, Professional Studies in Education, received $20,000 from the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education for a third year of the Service Learning and Teacher Education Project.

Orlando Madrigal, Computer Science, received $46,192 from IBM for continuation of IBM Global Chiron 2000, the IBM/CSU, Chico student fellowship program.

Awards and Activities

Jim Dwyer, Library Bibliographic Services, presented a paper titled "From Gold Rush to Ecotopia: The Greening of the California Dream" at the Western Literature Association Conference in Sacramento in October.

Charles Geshekter, History, presented a paper titled "AIDS, HIV Seroprevalence and Breastfeeding: A Reappraisal of the WHO Guidelines" on a panel with Dr. David Newburg of Harvard University at the annual conference of La Leche League International in Orlando, Florida, in July.

Ira Latour, professor emeritus, Art and Art History, has his print White Glove, Paris, 1952 in the current exhibition of "Photographs from the Permanent Collection" at the Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art.

The Student Employment Office received a $1,000 Recruitment Recognition award from Harvey’s Hotel and Casino in Lake Tahoe, Nevada. CSU, Chico was one of only five universities nationwide to meet all or part of the eligibility criteria. It is the first time our campus has received such an award.





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