Tuesday, February 24, 2004, VOLUME 21 NUMBER 10
Belote and Jim Belote, faculty members, Department of Sociology
and Anthropology, along with Luis Macas are authors of an article entitled
Indigenous Destiny in Indigenous Hands published in Millennial
Ecuador: critical essays on cultural transformations and social dynamics,
by University of Iowa Press, 2003.
Minnesota Sea Grant hosted a Great Lakes Fishery
Leadership Institute workshop in Ashland, WI, in January along with Sea
Grant programs in Michigan and Wisconsin. The workshop focused on fishery
issues in Lake Superior and is designed to provide interested citizens
from around the basin with knowledge they need to become effective leaders
on fishery issues. Similar workshops have been held across the Great Lakes
as part of a Great Lakes Sea Grant Network project.
Subhash Basak gave an invited lecture entitled, Use of mathematical biodescriptors and chemodescriptors in predicting toxicity of chemicals at the International Symposium on Water: Crisis and Strategies. The Symposium was organized jointly by the International Institute of Bengal Basin and Center for Ground Water Studies, organized in Kolkata (Calcutta) India. Basak also chaired a session at the symposium and participated in a panel discussion.
Mustafa alAbsi, associate professor,
Department of Behavioral Sciences, is traveling to Seattle, WA, to attend
the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of
Science (AAAS). He was invited to participate on a symposium titled Biology
and Behavior: New Pathways to Cancer Control, sponsored by the National
Cancer Institute. Professor alAbsi will give a presentation about
his research on stress and nicotine addiction, titled Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenocortical
Responses to Stress and Negative Affect Predict Smoking Relapse.
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