Tuesday, February 14, 2006 VOLUME 23, NUMBER 10

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Robert Appleton's posters “Hanan Ashrawi” and “Rigoberta Menchu” from his “International Women of Hope” series have travelled through Finland as part as an exhibition that will continue to tour European countries ending in the worldwide convention of Soroptimist International in Glasgow, Scotland in July of 2007. The Poster Exhibition also promotes the project “Women Survivors of War.”

Matt Andrews, professor, Department of Biology, and his team, had their research on ground squirrels and hibernation featured in USA Today (1/24/06) and in the cover story for the magazine New Scientist (1/21/06).

Linda and Jim Belote, retired faculty members contributed the chapter “Que hacen dos mil saraguros en EE.UU y España?” to La migracion ecuatoriana: transnacionalismo, redes e identidades edited by Gioconda Herrera, Maria Cristina Carrillo and Alicia Torres and published by Facultad Latino Americano de Ciencias Sociales del Ecuador in January in Quito.

Randall Hicks, professor, Department of Biology, was featured in a February 7, Minnesota Public Radio story on contaminated beaches. Hicks and his colleagues are working to match the DNA fingerprints of bacteria collected in water with bacteria from known sources.

Jerry Pepper, associate dean, College of Liberal Arts, has recently published “Cultural identity tensions in a post-acquisition organization” by Gerald Pepper and Gregory Larson in Journal of Applied Communication Research 34(1), 49-71.

Tom Zogg, reference librarian and member of the Geoscience Information Society, reports that the winner of the 2005 Best Geoscience Reference Book Award is Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences, published by Academic Press. The award was presented by his committee at the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting last October in Salt Lake City.


Chris Burdett and Ron Millen (University of Minnesota Twin Cities) recently published “Critical habitat in the balance: science, economics, and other relevant factors” in Minnesota Journal of Law, Science and Technology, 2005, 7(1):227-300.

J. M. Hanowski, R.W. Howe, D. R. Marks, G.J. Niemi, and S. J. Price recently published “The importance of spatial scale for conservation and assessment of anuran populations in coastal wetlands of the western Great Lakes, USA” in Landscape Ecology 20:441-454, 2005.

C.A. Johnston, Niemi, and P. T. Wolter recently published “Mapping submergent aquatic vegetation in the US Great Lakes using Quickbird satellite data” in the International Journal of Remote Sensing 26:5255-5274, 2005.


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