Tuesday, October 28, 2003, Volume 21 number 5

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Dalibor Froncek, assistant professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, presented a contributed talk entitled “Magic Type Labelings and Tournament Scheduling” at the Fifth Slovenian International Conference on Graph Theory this summer in Bled, Slovenia.

Cecilia Giulivi, associate professor, Department of Chemistry, was an invited speaker at the Department of Pathophysiology, University of Florence, Italy in September; University of Rome, Italy in June and the “Mitochondria in Physiology 2003 meeting,” in Schröken, Austria, in September where she was nominated co-chair of the next meeting.

Jim Klueg, professor and acting head, Department of Art and Design, will participate in an International Invitational Tea Bowl Exhibition at the Northern Arizona University Art Museum, November – January. Klueg’s teabowl will become part of the university’s collection and will be used in tea ceremonies at the NAU’s Japanese Garden and Tea House.

Gilles Muller, assistant professor, Department of Chemistry, recently presented posters at the 226th ACS National Meeting in New York City, in September and the 5th International Conference on f-Elements, Geneva, Switzerland, in August.

Yongcheng Qi, assistant professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, presented an invited paper entitled “Limit Distribution of the Sum and Maximum
from Multivariate Gaussian Sequences” at the August 2003 Joint Statistical Meetings in San Francisco. The paper described work done collaboratively with professors Kang and Barry James, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, who also attended the conference.


Jeffrey Gunderson, assistant director, recently received a $245,762 grant from the Great Lakes Protection Fund for a two-year project entitled, “ANS-HACCP Training Initiative: To Prevent the Spread of Biological Pollution.” The goal of the project is to minimize the chance for spreading aquatic nuisance species through fisheries management and baitfish farming operations. Minnesota Sea Grant is leading this project, which involves Sea Grant programs throughout the Great Lakes states.

Gunderson presented “The ANS-HACCP approach to prevent the spread of aquatic nuisance species by aquaculture and baitfish operations,” at an aquaculture effluents workshop in Ames, IA in October.


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