The work of Gloria DeFilipps Brush, professor,
Department of Art and Design, is part of the A Creative Legacy:
A History of the National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artists
Fellowships Program archive which has just been completed in collaboration
with the Smithsonian. The archive is available to curators, scholars,
and the public at the Museum. Brush is a past NEA Photographers
James H. Fetzer, McKnight Professor of Philosophy, presented a
keynote lecture to the First Annual New Conference on Unconscious Cognition
and Evolution under the title, Unconscious Selection: The Very Idea!
The meeting, which was held in Portland, Maine, was sponsored by the New
England Institute for Cognitive Science and Evolutionary Psychology of
The University of New England, Biddeford, Maine. Selected papers from
the conference will appear in Cognition and Evolution.
Cecilia Giulivi, associate professor, Theresa Sarkela, assistant
scientist, Department of Chemistry; and Sarah Elfering, medical student
at UMD School of Medicine, published an article entitled Biochemistry
of Mitochondrial Nitric-oxide Synthase in the Journal of Biological
Chemistry (2002). Giulivi, Nathaniel Traaseth, undergraduate
student in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Chemistry, and Kelvin
J. A. Davies, professor, University of Southern California and editor
of the journal Free Radicals in Biology and Medicine, authored
a review article entitled Tyrosine Oxidation Products: Analysis
and Biological Relevance that was published in the Journal Amino
Karen L. Heikel, director of UMD Summer Term and Continuing Education
Student Support Services, has been elected vice president of the North
American Association of Summer Sessions (NAASS). The organization represents
colleges and university summer session programs from 14 states in the
north central region of the US and Canada. She is also currently serving
as president of the North Central Conference on Summer Schools.
Paul Kiprof and Peter Kebbekus, Department of Chemistry, faculty
co-advisors, and Jeremy Peterson, Chemistry Club president, have been
recognized by the American Chemical Society (ACS) as part of the local
Student Affiliates Chapter with a commendable award for their work in
2001/2002. All recognized chapters will be honored at the ACS national
meeting in New Orleans in March.
Janice Kmetz, professor, Department of Art and Design, exhibited one
of her digitally imaged wearable art works from the Widows
Weeds Series at Whitcock Gallery in Minneapolis. This work was made possible
through a grant from UMDs VDIL.
J. Clark Laundergan, professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology,
and Don McTavish, professor emeritus, Department of Sociology - Twin Cities,
have authored a chapter entitled Prevalence of gambling and problem
gambling among low and moderate-income senior residents of the Minneapolis-St.
Paul, Minnesota metropolitan area, in Marotta, J. J., Cornelius,
J. A. & Eadington, W. R. [Eds.], The Downside: Problem & Pathological
Gambling, Reno, NV: Institute for the Study of Gambling and Commercial
Gaming. The research was supported by the Minnesota Department of Human
Services, Division of Mental Health.
Jo Mackiewicz, assistant professor, and Kathryn Riley, professor,
Department of Composition, presented a paper on Balancing Clarity
and Politeness in Editing Sessions with Nonnative Speakers at the
IEEE International Professional Communication Conference, in Portland,
Oregon. Their paper also appears on pp. 410-422 of the conference proceedings.
Both authors have reviewed books recently in IEEE Transactions on Professional
Communication. Mackiewicz reviewed Language and the Internet
in the June 2002 issue and Professional and Technical Writing Strategies
in September 2002. Riley reviewed Language and Communication: Essential
Concepts for User Interface and Documentation in March 2002 and
Designing Effective Web Sites in September 2002.
Tom Zogg, reference librarian, published a review of the 24 volume
set, Encyclopedia of World Geography in the July 2002 issue of Choice.
His Map and Geography Round Table Representative column will
appear in the October 2002 issue of Geoscience Information Society Newsletter.
See next issue of Currents.
SEA GRANT NEWS
Douglas Jensen, Exotic Species Information Center coordinator,
co-hosted a regional workshop, Aquatic Nuisance Species Hazard
Analysis and Critical Control Point Training Workshop for federal
and state hatchery operators, natural resource management agencies, and
private hatchery and aquaculture businesses, in Bozeman, Montana. This
ANS-HACCP workshop was co-hosted by Mike Klepinger, Michigan Sea Grant
Program, and Tina Proctor, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service-Region 6 ANS
coordinator. Jensen also attended the New Zealand Mudsnail Workshop,
held in conjunction with the workshop at Montana State University.
Jensen gave an invited presentation, Preventing the Spread
of Aquatic Nuisance Species Through Public Outreach: Best Approaches to
Get the Word Out, at the annual meeting of the Western Regional
Panel on Aquatic Nuisance Species, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Marie Zhuikov, communications coordinator, received a $28,000 grant
from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Lake Superior
Coastal Assistance Grants Program for a Superior Science for You
speaker series. Minnesota Sea Grant will host eight speakers who will
deliver a total of 16 talks covering the latest scientific research on
Lake Superior to residents and visitors in Duluth, Grand Marais, and Grand
Portage, MN. The talks will be broadcast over the Internet and will be
compiled for a book.
Richard Leino, senior research associate, Department of Anatomy and
Cell Biology, attended the Scandinavian Electron Microscopy Conference
in Tampere, Finland where he presented a paper on The Contractile
Mechanism and Holocrine Secretion in Teleost Rodlet Cells.
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