Tuesday, January 27, 2009 | Volume 26, Number 8 | PDF
Cheryl Reitan, publications director, presented "Grabbing--and keeping--the reader's attention in print and on the Web" along with Martha Coventry, U of M-Twin Cities, at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District V conference in Chicago in December.
Robert Repinski, associate professor
of art, has received a Juror’s Award of Merit for his work “Shelter
#1,” included in the exhibition “Monoprint / Monotype,”
sponsored by the Mid-America Print Council and currently on view at Quincy
University’s Gray Gallery, in Quincy, Illinois. The exhibit was
co-curated by Robert Lee Mejer, Distinguished Professor of Art at Quincy
and Robert Kennon, associate professor of art at Culver-Stockton College
in Canton, Mo.
UMD Center for Freshwater Research and Policy (CFRP) recently published
Fresh Water: Understanding and solving freshwater problems facing
the world, a publication that highlights aquatic research being conducted
at UMD and how freshwater professionals in northern Minnesota are making
a global impact. Copies of this publication can be downloaded from the
CFRP web site: http://www.d.umn.edu/cfrp/index.htm
Among the 20 most-accessed papers of the Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling in 2006 is “Combining Chemodescriptors and Biodescriptors in Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship Modeling” authored by Douglas M. Hawkins (UM, TC), Subhash C. Basak, Jessica Kraker (University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire), Kevin T. Geiss (U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, Ohio), and Frank A. Witzmann (Indiana University School of Medicine), published in Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling, 46(1) pp 9 - 16. For more info visit: http://pubs3.acs.org/journals/jcisd8/promo/most/most_accessed/2006.html.
Cindy Hale conducted a seminar entitled “Developing Management Recommendations to Limit the Continued Spread of Invasive Earthworms in Working Forests” at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies in Millbrook, New York, on Dec. 4.
Douglas Hawkins (School of Statistics, U of MN, TC campus), Jessica Kraker (University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire), Subhash Basak, and Denise Mills published the paper, “QSPR Checking and validation: a case study with hydroxyl radical reaction rate constant” in the international journal SAR and QSAR in Environmental Research, volume 19, pp. 525-539, 2008.
Zanko gave a presentation entitled “Gray is Green: Aggregate
Potential of Minnesota Taconite Industry By-products, Use of Mine and
Industrial By-products as Aggregate,” at the National Transportation
Board Meeting in Washington, D.C. in Jan.
The UMD Medical School from Dec. 6-7, was the site
of a Military Combat Healthcare Training program for military medics and
police officers. Forty-three army medics from the 34th Infantry Division,
six police officers from Duluth, and 13 instructional staff from Minnesota,
North Dakota and Wisconsin participated in the program. All of the medics
were preparing for tours of duty in Iraq or Afghanistan. Colonel Kevin
Murphy, M.D. from the Army National Guard in Duluth started this program
working with Arlen Severson, Ph.D., anatomy professor on the Duluth campus,
about 10 years ago.
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