March 18, 2003, Volume 20 number 13

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Dalibor Froncek, assistant professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, presented a contributed talk “Packing Trees into Complete Graphs” at the Sixteenth Midwest Conference on Combinatorics, Cryptography and Computing at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois in November.

Kathryn Riley, professor, and Jo Mackiewicz, assistant professor, Composition Department and Linguistics Program, published “Resolving the Directness Dilemma in Document Review Sessions with Nonnative Speakers” in IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, vol. 46 (March 2003), pp. 1-16.
Riley also gave a keynote address on “Linguistics and the Creative Class” at the 29th annual Deseret Language and Linguistics Society Symposium, in March at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.

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MEDICAL SCHOOL


Mustafa al'Absi, associate professor, Department of Behavioral Sciences, presented three sessions at the Ninth Annual Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco in New Orleans in February: He co-chaired a session with Elaine Gritz, entitled “Gender and Smoking: Initiation, Effects, and Treatment.” He presented a seminar entitled, “Attenuated Cortisol Responses to Acute Stressful Challenge are Associated with Enhanced Desire to Smoke,” with co-authors; Angie Harju, junior scientist, and Larry Wittmers, associate professor of medicine and molecular physiology. He also presented, “Pituitary-Adrenocortical Responses to Sress and Negative Affect as Predictors of Smoking Relapse in Men and Women,” with co-authors; Deanna Ellestad, research nurse, Larry Wittmers, and Gary Davis, behavioral sciences head.



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