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Activities and Achievements.... October 6, 1997

Gim Seow, Accounting, will spend a year with the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) as a faculty fellow.

Robert Gilmour, Political Science, and Holly Sellers, Ph.D. student, Political Science, "Legal Authorities and Administrative Actions," in Handbook of Public Law and Administration, Phillip J. Cooper and Chester A. Newland eds. (Jossey-Bass 1997).

In Transition.....

Activities and Achievements is a new section, replacing Campus Chronicles. In order to increase the number and range of faculty, staff, and graduate student accomplishments we are able to publish, the Advance invites you to submit your own entries. Style guidelines are available from the Advance. Entries typed according to these guidelines are welcome and will be published as space permits and in the order in which they are received. E-mail submissions are encouraged and can be sent to: Elizabeth Omara-Otunnu, editor, compiles this section and questions may bedirected to her at (860) 486-3530.

Fred Ogden, Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Bahram Saghafian, "Green and Ampt Infiltration with Redistribution," American Society of Engineers Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Vol. 123, No. 5 (Sept./Oct. 1997), pp. 386-93.

John Walko, Ph.D. student, Political Science, "Isolationism: How would we know if we saw it? Reopening the case of the 1930s" The Public Perspective, (Aug./September 1997).

Evvie Becker, Psychology, and Annette Rickel, Keeping Children From Harm's Way: How National Policy Affects Psychological Development (American Psychological Association, 1997).

Nitis Mukhopadhyay, Statistics, M. Ghosh, and P.K. Sen, Sequential Estimation (John Wiley Inc., New York, 1997).

Mark Boyer, Political Science, $20,000 from the Summer University Board of Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, to create a unit "Teaching Negotiation across the Internet," to be offered during the 1998 program.

Roger Buckley, History and Institute for Asian American Studies, $5,000 from the Civil Liberties Public Education Fund, for "Executive Order 9066: Lessons of the Journey East."

Carmen Cirincione, Political Science, Thomas Darling, and Timothy O'Rourke presented "Does the Supreme Court Have It Right? Toward a Quantitative Standard for Evaluating Congressional Redistricting Plans After Shaw v. Hunt and Bush v. Vera," at the American Political Science Association conference, in Washington, DC, in September.

Professional Socities
Dipak K. Dey, Statistics, has been named a fellow of the American Statistical Association for outstanding contributions to research in statistical decision theory, reliability, and Bayesian topics, and for excellence in teaching and service to the profession.