Tuesday, May 9, 2006 VOLUME 23, NUMBER 15

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Robert Appleton, professor, Department of Art and Design, and Anthony Rostvold, MFA design graduate, have posters that were included in an international poster project entitled “Istanbul as felt by...,” part of this year’s Grafist 10, International Istanbul Graphic Design Week. They can be viewed at http://www.istanbulasfeltby.org/afisleren.asp.

Janice Kmetz, associate professor, Department of Art and Design, has three works in a summer long exhibition “Art by Design” at the Minneapolis Foundation, IDS Center, Minneapolis. The exhibition features fine art by artists who work as graphic designers and graphic design by artists.

David McCarthy, professor, Department of Education, published “Keyboarding instruction: Teacher-tested Activities” in Media and Methods, 41(5), 11-12.

Also, McCarthy has taken a national committee/commission position with the Association of Teacher Educator’s (ATE) national organization entitled ATE Commission for Technology in Education. He made three presentations at the National ATE Conference in Atlanta Georgia in March entitled “Explore the World of Digital Cameras and Digital Imaging,” “PowerPoint A to Z: Unleash the Power of Microsoft PowerPoint,” and “Discover the Non-Traditional Uses of Microsoft PowerPoint.”

Mary Wright, assistant professor, Department of Education, presented two papers in April at the American Educational Research Association conference held in San Francisco. The papers were titled “Music and Dance as a Way of Coming to Know: An Embodied Reflection into Teacher (Self) Development” and “Arts-Based Narrative and Inquiry as a Way of Navigating Teacher (Self) Development: Weaving an Educator's Life History.”


Subhash Basak participated in the American Chemical Society’s annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, March 24-29, 2006. He also attended the Editorial Board meeting of the American Chemical Society’s Journal of Chemical information and Modeling.

D. Bielinska-Waz (Instytut Fizyki, Uniwersytet Mikolaja Kopernika in Torun, Poland), P. Waz (Centrum Astronomii, Uniwersytet Mikolaja Kopernika in Torun, Poland), and Basak, published the paper “Statistical theory of spectra: statistical moments as descriptors in the theory of molecular similarity” in The European Physical Journal, B-series, vol. 50, pp. 333-338 (2006).

Basak, Denise Mills, and Brian Gute published the book chapter entitled “Quantitative structure toxicity relationships using chemodescriptors and biodescriptors” in Biological Concepts and Techniques in Toxicology: An Integrated Approach, Jim E. Riviere, Ed., pp. 61-79 (2006).

Brian Brashaw and Bill Callas (independent consultant) presented “Lean Manufacturing Implementation for Wood Products Manufacturers” at the Northwest Wisconsin Workforce Investment Board’s 4th Annual Business Development Conference in April in Cable, WI. Brashaw was an invited presenter for this meeting.

Jennifer H. Olker, research fellow, along with Cindy Hale and John Geissler, EE Grad student, presented “Frogs of the North Shore - Spring Calling Field Tour,” to 33 people on May 7.


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