UMD faculty members were selected to present at the 115 annual meeting
of the Geological Society of America (GSA) in Seattle. It is the largest
annual meeting in GSA history and approximately 7,200 geoscientists are
expected to attend.
Alison Aune, assistant professor, education/museum education, Department
of Art and Design, received the Museum Educator of the Year Award from
the Art Educators of Minnesota at the fall conference at St. Cloud State
University. A solo exhibition of Aunes paintings, Faces
of Earth, will be displayed at Central Gallery, University of Massachusetts
Amherst, from November 16 - December 9, 2003. She will give an artist
talk of her work in Amherst on November 25. In addition, this fall, Aune
exhibited her work in two shows, the Womens Art Registry of Minnesota
show entitled, Inspired by a Woman, in Minneapolis; and the
Art Educators of Minnesota Membership Exhibitionin St. Cloud.
Sarah Chokyi Bauer, assistant professor, Department of Art and Design
was selected to attend the Vermont Studio Center, and offered a $1,000
scholarship, for a one month artists residency in May of 2004. Her artwork,
20/100,000 Refuge Prostrations, was chosen for the Second
Juried Exhibition of the Organization of Independent Artists. She was
also selected to be apart of a two-person exhibition at the Minneapolis
Institute of Art in Minneapolis as a part of the Minnesota Artists Exhibition
Program. This exhibition will run from December 2004 through February
Froncek, assistant professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics,
presented a plenary talk Non-compact and incomplete round robin
tournaments this summer at the International Mathematical Conference
on the occasion of 50 anniversary of the foundation of the University
of Zilina, Slovakia.
Two works of art created by Stephen Hilyard, assistant professor,
Department of Art and Design, have been bought by Reid MacDonald, a collector
of contemporary art based in Minneapolis. MacDonald purchased King
Wave (Babyland) while it was on display in a group
exhibition at SOO Visual Arts Center in Minneapolis, he subsequently ordered
a second piece from the same King Wave series.
Latterell, Department of Mathematics, had her article Can we
reach definitive conclusions in mathematics education research?
published in Phi Delta Kappan, November 2003.
Richard Leino, senior research associate, Department of Anatomy
and Cell Biology, was invited to participate at the Organization for Economic
Cooperation and Development- and EPA-sponsored international workshop
in October in Paris on the use of laboratory fish for the study of
ecotoxological effects of endocrine disrupting chemicals.
Cheryl Reitan, UMD publications director,
was awarded a two-week writing residency at the Hambidge Center for the
Arts in Rabun Gap, Georgia in October.
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