Robert Appleton and Catherine Ishino,
associate professors, Departments of Art and Design, have had their articles
on teaching published. Is Learning Stealing? and Hybrid
Teaching: from Practitioner to Professional, are included in the
second edition of Steven Hellers book, The Education of a Designer,
published by Allworth Press and the School of Visual Arts. In addition,
Appleton also has had three projects selected by Mirco Ilic and Steven
Heller to be featured in the book Anatomy of Design an analysis
of influence in Graphic Design, to published by Rockport in 2006.
Additionally, Appleton has been Podcasting his Graduate Seminar
classes in Graphic Design Education globally, with the help of graduate
student Anthony Rosvold. View Podcasts at
Appleton had two pieces selected for ExperimentaDesign 2005 - the
Lisbon Biennale, from September to November this fall. His work
was selected by Dutch design curator Max Bruinsma, and guest curator American
designer Erik Adigard of M-A-D, San Francisco for the show Catalysts!
The Cultural Force of Communication Design at Centro Cultural de
Belem. The show will tour. Other presenters included Rudy Vanderlans, Stefan
Sagmeister and Philippe Starck.
Eve Browning, professor, Department of Philosophy, and Ron Marchese, professor,
Department of Sociology and Anthropology, directed the fourth annual Study
of Greece with 24 UMD and UMTC students. Next years plans include
a student package during the January interim session as well as a May
session to the Greek islands.
Dalibor Froncek, associate professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics,
constructed optimal schedules for the 2006-2008 seasons of the NCC football
Ishino has been invited to submit an article on her recent video
oral history project, Chinese Designers: 3 Generations, for
a special issue of The Journal of Design History, published by
Oxford University Press.
Marchese recently presented a paper in Orlando, Florida at the Second
International Conference on Social Science. The paper featured the unpublished
geo-physical survey Marchese, Andreas Konecny of the Austrian Institute
of Archaeology, University of Vienna, and Micahel Boyd of the Fitch Laboratory,
now of the University of Sheffield, and others, conducted in October.
Marcheses chapter, Archaeological Perspectives in an Ethnographic
Context appeared in the recently published second volume of Ethnoarchaeological
Investigations in Rural Anatolia (2005). He also presented More
than the Name of a Famous Battle: Recent Archaeological Investigations
at the Ancient town of Plataiai, Greece at the Minneapolis Institute
of Art in January.
Bill Tezla, professor emeritus, Department of English, has been
awarded the Order of Merit the Hungarian Republics Commanders
Cross by the President of the Hungarian Republic for his many contributions
to the advancement of the Knowledge of Hungarian culture in the English-speaking
Rich Axler presented Water on the
Web: Lake and Stream Data-Rich Teaching Resources at the USDA-CSREES
Tribal Water Quality Facilitation Grant Summit last October in Polson,
Axler and Elaine Ruzycki presented related papers at the
Annual NALMS International Symposium Lake Effects conference last November
in Madison. One was entitled Duluthstreams to Lakesuperiorstreams:
Making stormwater and stream data come alive for limnologists, citizens,
students, resource agencies and decision-makers and was authored
by Axler, Marnie Lonsdale (Duluth Stormwater Utility), Cindy Hagley
(MN Sea Grant), George Host, Jane Reed, Jesse Schomberg
(MN Sea Grant), Norm Will, Elaine Ruzycki, Jerry Henneck,
Todd Carlson (Duluth Stormwater Utility), and Bruce Munson (UMD
Department of Education). Also presented was Estimating sediment
and nutrient loads in three Western Lake Superior streams: Continuous
turbidity monitoring versus spot sampling and modeling authored
by Ruzycki, Axler, Host, Henneck, Will and Joe Mayasich (WLSSD).
Ron Moen, assistant professor, Department of Biology, gave a presentation
on Biology of Canada Lynx in Minnesota at the 5th Annual Forest
and Wildlife Research Review, held in January 2005 at the University of
Larry Zanko gave a presentation NRRI Taconite Aggregate Program:
A status report in January 2005 at the Minerals Coordinating Opportunity
Meeting on Construction Aggregates.
The Great Lakes Information Network named
LakeSuperiorStreams.org its Site of the Month for December. LakeSuperiorStreams.org
(formerly DuluthStreams.org) includes information about watersheds in
the Duluth-Superior area of western Lake Superior, water quality and what
people can do to protect their streams and the lake. It is expanding to
include the Minnesota north shore streams. The site is sponsored by NRRI,
Minnesota Sea Grant and the City of Duluth in collaboration with the Western
Lake Superior Regional Stormwater Protection Team.
SEA GRANT NEWS
Sea Grant and the UMD Department of Education received $295,000 from the
National Science Foundation as part of a $2.5 million grant for a regional
Center for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence (COSEE) project. Personnel
involved include Bruce Munson, head of the department of education,
Nick Zlonis, Sea Grant communication designer, and Cindy Hagley,
Sea Grant environmental quality extension educator. Through COSEE grade-school
students, teachers, and citizens will have new opportunities to explore
the Great Lakes and their connection to the worlds oceans. Great
Lakes scientists will also have chances to meet educators and the public.
COSEE Great Lakes is a collaborative effort of the Great Lakes Sea Grant
Network and includes programs in Minnesota, Michigan, Illinois-Indiana,
New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. Activities planned include
lake exploration workshops, tools and educational materials using the
Great Lakes Observing System, Great Lakes curriculum enhancement and integration
with ocean topics, and interactive learning events linking researchers
with educators, students and the public.
Douglas Jensen, aquatic invasive species program coordinator, gave
the presentation, Aquatic Invasive Species: Its Not Just About
Ballast Water Anymore, to 125 members of the Rotary Club of Duluth
#25 at their meeting in January.
Zlonis was elected chair of the National Sea Grant Web Developers
MEDICAL SCHOOL-DULUTH NEWS
Greene, A.L. (research associate, Department of Biochemistry and
Molecular Biology), Rutherford, M.S. (associate professor, Department
of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota-St. Paul), Regal, R.R.
(professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics), Flickinger, G.H.,
Hendrickson, J.A. (assistant scientist, Veterinary Biosciences,
University of Minnesota-St. Paul), Giulivi, C., Mohrman, M.E. (assistant
scientist, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology), Fraser,
D.G., and Regal, J.F. (professor, Department of Biochemistry and
Molecular Biology) published a manuscript entitled Arginase activity
differs with allergen in the effector phase of ovalbumin- vs. trimellitic
anhydride-induced asthma in the journal Toxicological Sciences
88: 420-433, 2005.
Yien-Ming Kuo, Anna A. Gybina (Ph.D. graduate student in Biochemistry,
Molecular Biology and Biophysics), Joshua W. Pyatskowit (Ph.D.
graduate student in Toxicology), Jane Gitschlier, and Joseph R. Prohaska
(professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) published
a manuscript entitled Copper Transport Protein (Ctr1) Levels in
Mice Are Tissue Specific and Dependent on Copper Status in the Journal
of Nutrition 136: 21-26, 2006.
OF PHARMACY, DULUTH
Michael Gulseth, assistant professor, presented
a management case study platform, How Can Pharmacists Improve the
Safety of Warfarin Use in the Hospital at St. Marys/Duluth
Clinic in December.
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