December4, 2001, Volume 19 number 7
Kent Brorson, assistant professor, Department
of Communication Sciences and Disorders, gave an instructional presentation
entitled "An Internet Solution to Creating, Distributing, Collecting,
Analyzing, and Reporting Research Surveys" at the 2001 American Speech-Language-Hearing
Association Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana, in November.
Helen L. Carlson, professor of education,
presented "Community Dialogue, Portfolios, and Scoring Rubrics: Refining
Performance Assessment" at the National Association of Early Childhood
Teacher Educators professional development component of the National Association
for the Education of Young Children. The conference was held in Annaheim,
California in October. Co-author was Lorraine Mitchell, instructor of
Aydin Y. Durgunoglu, professor, Department
of Psychology, presented an invited talk at the International Dyslexia
Association meetings at Albuquerque, New Mexico on using cross-language
transfer as a possible diagnostic tool for the difficulties of second
language readers. She was also invited to participate in a two-week NATO-Advanced
Study Institute in Italy. At that meeting, individuals from 30 countries
discussed issues of literacy development in different languages, comparing
the orthography, phonology and morphology of languages and discussing
the implications for literacy. She presented a talk on Turkish literacy
development as a function of its linguistic characteristics.
Ehsan H. Feroz, professor of accounting,
has published an article entitled, "Institutional Theory and Accounting
Rule Choice: An Analysis of the Four U.S. State Governments' Decisions
to Adopt Generally Accounting Principles" in the Accounting Organizations
Kathryn Fuller, social sciences and government
documents librarian, earned a doctorate in history from Indiana University
last May. Her dissertation is "Cool and Calm Inquiry: Women and the
American Social Science Association, 1865-1890."
Amy Meredith, assistant professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, presented a poster session entitled "The Effects of Articulatory Accuracy on Prosody in Children With Developmental Apraxia of Speech" at the 2001 American Speech-Language-Hearing Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana, in November.
Mark Mizuko, professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, along with Rudolph Chmelik, undergraduate student, presented a poster session entitled "Utilizing Computer Dictation for Language Sample Transcripts" at the WebNet 2001 World Conference on the Internet in Orlando, Florida, in October.
Angela C. Nichols, director Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Services, presented a workshop entitled "Creating Change in Higher Education" at the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Conference in November in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Nichols also participated on a panel entitled "Assessing Campus Climate: NGLTF 2000-2001 Study" sponsored by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and the National Consortium of Directors of LGBT Resources in Higher Education. Nichols is a four-year member of the Consortium.
Edward K. Stauffer, associate professor of physiology, presented a poster entitled "Does AHP Predict a Spinal Neuron's Peak Firing Rate?" at the 31st Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience held in San Diego in November. The poster data was from Stauffer's collabortive research efforts with the University of Arizona and was supported in part by funds from the Edwin Eddy Foundation's grant to the School of Medicine.
Veronica Wajda, graduate student, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, co-presented a poster session entitled "Referrals for Speech & Language Services: Are Medical Students/Residents Prepared?" with Kent Brorson, assistant professor, at the 2001 American Speech-Language Hearing Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana, in November.
Roman Duelli, former postdoctoral associate, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, and recipient of a Lynen Award of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation; Bradley E. Enerson, Ph.D. graduate student in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Biophysics, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, David Z. Gerhart, scientist, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; and Lester R. Drewes, professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; presented a paper entitled "Large amino acid transporter LAT1 is expressed at the blood-brain barrier" at the 20th International Symposium on Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism in Taipai, Taiwan (2001).
M. Kent Froberg, assistant professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, David Z. Gerhart; Bradley E. Enerson, C. Manivel, M. Guzman-Paz, Nicole Seacotte, senior laboratory technician, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and Lester R. Drewes, published the manuscript entitled "Expression of monocarboxylate transporters MCT1 and MCT2 in normal and neoplastic human CNS tissues" in the journal NeuroReport 16:761-765 (2001).
Mike Cousino has been hired as graphic designer
at Minnesota Sea Grant. Mike has a breadth of experience in both print
and web site design. He previously worked as graphic designer and art
director at Granite Gear, a nationally and internationally known outdoor
gear company based in Two Harbors. Before that, Mike had his own freelance
design business where he served local, national, and international clients
and won several design awards. He also worked for the College of St. Scholastica,
coordinating their graphic design projects and as part of their website
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