Marie Roos, assistant professor, Department of History and acting
director, UMD Honors Program had the following articles published: Astrology,
the Academy, and the Early Modern Newspaper, in Astrology and the
Academy, edited by Michael York, Patrick Curry and Nick Campion, 2004;
Martin Lister (1638-1712) and Fools Gold in Ambix, the
Journal for the Society of Alchemy and Chemistry, 51, 1 (March 2004).
The latter article was also been accepted for presentation at the Fifth
British-North American Joint Meeting of the British Society of the History
of Science, The Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science,
and the History of Science Society in August 2004 at University Kings
College, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Sarah Bauer, assistant professor, Department of Art and Design,
received the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council Career Development Grant
to help alleviate costs for her exhibit (with Minneapolis artist David
Hamlow) at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, scheduled for November 2004
- January 2005.
Dalibor Froncek, assistant professor, Department of Mathematics
and Statistics, presented the lecture Factorizations of Complete
Graphs into Spanning Trees at the Winter Meeting of the Canadian
Mathematical Society in Vancouver, BC.
Gloria DeFilipps Brush, professor, Department of Art and Design,
had work presented at Span Galleries in Melbourne, Australia, from February
3 - 15 as part of the SIGGRAPH 01 traveling exhibition.
Catherine Ishino, assistant professor, Department of Art and Design,
had the most recent oral history DVD project on her familys internment,
WW2: Voices of Re-remembrances, 12 family stories accepted
into the San Diego Historical Society archives for exhibition and educational
purposes by archivist/oral historian Dennis Sharp.
Jo Mackiewicz and Kathryn Rileys
article, The Technical Editor as Diplomat: Linguistic Strategies
for Balancing Clarity and Politeness has won one of two awards for
Distinguished Technical Communication in the Society for Technical Communications
2003 Frank R. Smith Outstanding Journal Article competition. The authors
are with the Composition Department and Linguistics Program.
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Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI), Economic
Geology Group has released the following reports. The complete reports
are available for download on their Web site (www.nrri.umn.edu/egg).
Platinum Group Elements (PGEs) and Platinum Group Minerals (PGMs) in the
Duluth Complex by Mark J. Severson and Steven A. Hauck -
Oxidized Taconite Geological Resources for a Portion of the Western Mesabi
Range (West Half of the Arcturus Mine to the East Half of the Canisteo
Mine), Itasca County, Minnesota - A GIS-based Resource Analysis for Land-Use
Planning by Lawrence M. Zanko, Mark J. Severson, Julie A. Oreskovich,
John J. Heine, and Steven A. Hauck, NRRI and Richard W. Ojakangas,
UMD Department of Geological Sciences.
Comparative Geology, Stratigraphy, and Lithogeochemistry of the Five Mile
Lake, Quartz Hill, and Skeleton Lake VMS Occurrences, Western Vermilion
District, NE Minnesota by George J. Hudak, John J. Heine, Trent Newkirk,
Jason Odette, and Steven Hauck.
A Comparative Economic Analysis of the Impact of Taxes and Royalties on
Potential Non-Ferrous Mining Projects: Minnesotas Rank - Nationally
and Internationally at the Start of the 21st Century: Interim Report
by Larry Zanko.
Required Metallic Exploration, Mining, Processing Permits in Minnesota
- The Who, What, Where, and When to Non- Ferrous Metallic Mine Permitting
by Mark J. Severson.
Needleboy Lake-Six Mile Lake Geological Mapping Progress Report: June
2003 by George Hudak, John Heine, Stephanie Hocker, and Steven
Re-Os Systematics of Cr-PGE Mineralized Zones in the Partridge River and
South Kawishiwi Intrusions and the Layered Series at Duluth, Duluth Complex,
Northeastern Minnesota by Paula Shafer, Steven A. Hauck, and
Mark J. Severson.
Sedimentary Exhalative (SEDEX) Potential of the Cuyuna North Range, Cuyuna
South Range, Emily District, and Portions of Aitkin County - Old Drill
Log Searches by Mark J. Severson and John J. Heine.
Exploration Drill Hole Lithology, Geologic Unit, Copper-Nickel Assay,
and Location Database for the Keweenawan Duluth Complex, Northeastern
Minnesota by Richard Patelke.
Observations on Cu-Ni Mineralization in the Giants Range Batholith Footwall
to the South Kawishiwi Intrusion, Duluth Complex, Northeastern Minnesota
by Steven T. Hovis.
National Underground Science and Engineering Laboratory (NUSEL): Geological
Site Investigation for the Soudan Mine, Northeastern Minnesota by Dean
Peterson and Richard Patelke.
Properties and Aggregate Potential of Coarse Taconite Tailings
From Five Minnesota Taconite Operations by Larry Zanko, Harlan B. Niles,
and Julie A. Oreskovich.
Mustafa alAbsi, associate professor,
Department of Behavioral Sciences, is traveling to Orlando, Florida, to
attend the annual meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society this month.
As the 2004 winner of the Herbert Weiner Career Award, alAbsi will
give a presentation titled Altered Psychoendocrine Responses to
Stress and Pain: CNS-Related Mechanisms and Hypertension Risk. He
will also give a separate presentation titled Effects of Baroreflex
Stimulation on Pain Perception and Nociceptive Flexion Reflex in Men and
Women with Parental History for Hypertension.
Joseph R. Prohaska, professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular
Biology, was an invited speaker at the University of Wisconsin, Nutritional
Sciences Department, Madison, WI in February, 2004. He presented a seminar
entitled Does Copper Regulate Mammalian Cuproprotein Metabolism?
Edward L. Perkins, assistant professor, Department of Biochemistry
and Molecular Biology and Duluth Clinic Chair of Molecular Medicine, was
awarded a $15,372 grant from the Whiteside Institute for Clinical Research
for his research entitled Cyclin A1 mediated events in ovarian and
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