Tuesday, February 9, 2010 * Volume 27, Number 9 | PDF
Tricia Bunten, Senior Development Director, was recently elected to serve as Chair-Elect for the Minnesota Planned Giving Council for the 2010 year.
John Hamlin, Department of Sociology/Anthropology, presented the paper “Repression, Pre-emption, and the Policing of Dissent” at the the Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association in San Francisco. Co-authored with Daniel Martin, the paper is a product of Martin and Hamlin's project, "The State Suppression of Dissent", a project supported through a VCAA special funding grant.
Ahmed Heikal, associate professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences (Adjunct), was an invited speaker at the 7th Advanced Imaging Methods Workshop, January 20-22, Berkeley, CA. The workshop was organized by the University of California -Berkeley, in collaboration with Becker & Hickl GmbH and Boston Electronics Corporation. Heikal's invited talk was entitled, "Fluorescence Dynamics Imaging of MHC Class I Proteins in Mouse Fibroblast Cells"
Daniel Martin, Department of Sociology/Anthropology, presented the paper “The Staging of Protest,” at the national meetings of the Association for Humanist Sociology held in New Orleans. The paper, co-authored with John Hamlin, presented data from the RNC protests in St. Paul in 2008. The paper is a product of Martin and Hamlin's project, "The State Suppression of Dissent" – a project supported through a VCAA special funding grant.
Daniel Martin's article, "Identity Management of the Dead: Contests in the Construction of Murdered Children," will appear in the Winter 2010 issue (Vol. 33, 1) of Symbolic Interactionism. The article looks the postmortem identity-contests that take place in the aftermath of street-shootings.
Martin also presented the paper “The Drama of Dissent,” at the the Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association in San Francisco. Co-authored with John Hamlin, the paper is a product of Martin and Hamlin's project, "The State Suppression of Dissent", a project supported through a VCAA special funding grant.
Eric Musselman, assistant professor, Department of Civil Engineering, attained his Professional Engineer license in January 2010.
Janelle L. Wilson, Department of Sociology/Anthropology, recently had her essay, "Nuances of Nostalgia: An Essay on the Relationship among Memory, Nostalgia, and Identity," published in Sociology of Memory: Papers from the Spectrum, edited by Noel Packard and published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Minnesota Sea Grant and its partners will host a booth at the Boat, Sport & Travel Show Feb. 17 – 21 at the DECC in Duluth. Check it out at: http://www.seagrant.umn.edu/news/2010/02/17.
The international conference, Ecology of Lake Superior: Integrated Approaches & Challenges in the 21st Century, will be held May 3 - 5 in Duluth. Sponsored by the Lake Superior Binational Program and the Great Lakes Research Information Network. The conference is open to the public. Those interested in presenting sessions at the conference may still apply. To obtain a flier or response form, log on to: http://www.seagrant.umn.edu/news/2009/12/09.
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