The work of Gloria DeFilipps Brush, professor,
department of Art and Design, was selected by Philip Brookman, senior
curator of photography and media arts at the Corcoran Gallery of Art,
Washington, D.C., for the 2003 International Photography exhibition at
the Fraser Gallery in
Bethesda, Maryland, running from March 14 - April 9. Her work also is
in a group show at CEPA Gallery in Buffalo, New York which opened February
7 and runs through March.
William Fleischman, professor of sociology, was recently appointed
by Mayor Doty and the Duluth City Council to a three-year term as a representative
of the City of Duluth on the Miller Creek Joint Powers Board.
Cecilia Giulivi, Department of Chemistry, published a review article
entitled Characterization and function of mitochondrial nitric-oxide
synthase in a special issue of the journal Free Radical Biology
and Medicine (Vol 34, 2003) dedicated to mitochondria bioenergetics.
among that of others in this field, has been cited on Science regarding
the role of mitchondrial nitric oxide on cellular respiration (See Perspective
by G. Brown, Science 299, 777).
Giulivi, in collaboration with Merry Jo Oursler, Biology Department,
has a chapter entitled Role of mitochondrial oxygen and nitrogen
reactive species in signaling which has been published in Signal
Transduction by Reactive Oxygen and Nitrogen Species: Pathways and Chemical
Principles. (M. Torres, J. Fukuto, and H. J. Forman, eds. Kluwer Press,
Giulivi was an invited speaker at the 2003 Gordon Conference on Nitric
Oxide (February 10-15, Ventura, CA). Her talk entitled Nitration
of Mitochondrial Proteins included the presentation of the mitochondrial
proteome under conditions of nitrative stress and its biological implication
for the aging process.
Faculty members Tim Holst, Scott Freundschuh, Raj Karim, Steve Sternberg,
and Steve Hedman will accompany a group of UMD research students
to the University of Utah for the National Conference on Undergraduate
Research (NCUR), in March. The program focus is on helping to build communities
of student and faculty scholars spanning the academic disciplines ranging
from sciences to creative arts. The UMD students attending and presenting
are: Stephanie Newland SBE, Kara Christenson CEHSP, Nitika
Malik CLA, and from CSE Rachel Beukema, McKenzi Burmeister,
Amanda Hodgson, Krishanthi Jayathilaka, Nichole Klatt, Eric Mislivec,
David Olsen, Sarah Pollema, and Jody Welty.
Janice D. Kmetz, professor, Department of Art and Design, won a
Addy Award at the Lake Superior Ad Club Award competition in February
for the design of the catalogue, Discontinuum: The Photographs of Jane
Calvin, designed for Tweed Museum of Art.
Jo Mackiewicz, assistant professor, and Kathryn Riley, professor,
Department of Composition and Linguistics Program, published The
Technical Editor as Diplomat: Linguistic Strategies for Balancing Clarity
and Politeness in Technical Communication 50: 83-94 (2003). Riley
was also recently elected a Senior Member of IEEE.
George Rip Rapp, geological sciences and archaeometry
lab, has the following recent publications: the book, Sotira Kaminoudhia:
an early Bronze Age site in Cyprus, S. Swiny, G. Rapp, and E. Herscher,
published by the American Schools of Oriental Research; chapters in the
book Archaeology in the 21st Century, G. Rapp, pp. 37-39 in
Chinese Archaeology and World Archaeolgy in the 20th Century, in Chinese,
edited by the Institute of Archaeology, published by China Social Science
Press; Chapter 5, The Coastal Evolution of the Ambracian Embayment
and its Relationship to Archaeological Settings, Z. Jing and G.
Rapp, and Chapter 6, The Lower Acheron River Valley: Ancient Accounts
and Changing Landscape, M. Besonen, G. Rapp, and Z. Jing. in
Landscape Archaeology of Southern Epirus, Greece, edited by J. Wiseman
and K. Zachos, published by the American School of Clasical Studies in
Athens; article, Harbor areas at ancient Troy: Sedimentology and
geomrphology complement Homers Iliad J. Kraft, G. Rapp, I.
Kayan, and J. Luce, pp. 163-166 in the journal Geology.
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Endowed Taconite Chair Iwao Iwasaki at the NRRI Coleraine Laboratory
has been awarded the 2002 Taggart Award from the Society for Mining Metallurgy
and Exploration (SME). The award is given to Iwasaki and his co-authors
for outstanding work on their research and published paper on Extraction
of copper from chalcopyrite concentrates without sulfuric acid generation
via chlorination. He will receive the award at the SME Annual Meeting
in Cincinatti, Ohio, in February. Iwasakis
research on mineral crushing, grinding and flotation systems is well used
by the taconite industry. He has published 250 articles in international
journals, has been awarded 14 patents and has presented 39 invited lectures
around the world.
SEA GRANT NEWS
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Robert T. Cormier, assistant professor, Department of Biochemistry
and Molecular Biology, was recently awarded a $15,000, one-year grant
from the Minnesota Medical Foundation to support his study, Further
Analysis of the Mom1 Locus.
Anabela P. Rolo, Carlos M. Palmeira, and Kendall B. Wallace,
professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology published
a manuscript entitled Mitochondrially mediated synergistic cell
killing by bile acids in Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 1637
Kendall B. Wallace, professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular
Biology, was recently elected President of the Mitochondria Research Society,
which is a non-profit professional organization of international research
scientists and physicians devoted to discovering a cure for mitochondrial
related diseases, whether they be genetically inherited or acquired through
environmental exposures. The Society sponsors numerous scientific meetings,
fosters public education and provides a platform for communication and
exchange of knowledge among scientists, physicians, patients and others
interested in mitochondria-based diseases.
Wallace also presented a seminar entitled Molecular Mechanisms
of Chemical-induced Cardiac Injury at the University of Louisville,
KY in November as well as a seminar entitled Multiple Mechanisms
of Drug-induced Mitochondrionopathy at Merck and Co., Inc., West
Point, Pennsylvania in December.
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