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Activities and Achievements.... November 17, 1997

Entries Welcome

The Advance invites faculty, staff and graduate students to submit entries for this section, under the headings articles and chapters, awards, books, grants (other than those received through the Research Foundation, which are published elsewhere in the paper), journals, presentations, and professional societies.

Entries typed in Advance style are welcome and will be published as space permits, in the order in which they are received. Elizabeth Omara-Otunnu, editor, compiles this section and questions may be directed to her at (860) 486-3530.

Lynn Z. Bloom, English and Aetna Chair in Writing, Forbidden Family: A Wartime Memoir of the Philippines, 1941-1945, by Margaret Sams, edited with an introduction by Lynn Z. Bloom (Madison, Wis.: University of Wisconsin Press, paper cover, 1997).

Donna K. Hollenberg, English, Between History and Poetry: The Letters of H.D. and Norman Holmes Pearson (Iowa City, Iowa: University of Iowa Press, 1997).

Diana Tietjens Meyers, Philosophy, Feminist Social Thought: A Reader (New York: Routledge, 1997).

Joseph Glaz, Statistics, has signed a five-year contract to become Editor-in-Chief of a new international journal in applied probability, Methodology and Computing in Applied Probability, to be published by Kluwer Academic Publishers. The first issue is planned for 1999. Applied probability is a research area of interest to scientists in diverse disciplines, including anthropology, biology, communication theory, economics, linguistics, meteorology, operation research, psychology, quality control, reliability theory, sociology and statistics.

Dipak Dey, Statistics, has become the new editor of The Institute of Mathematical Statistics Bulletin for three years, effective January 1998.

Jeffrey von Munkwitz-Smith, Registrar, "Contrafactive and Past Habitual in the South Asian Linguistic Area," at the 26th Annual Conference on South Asia, at the University of Wisconsin, on October 18.

Jeffrey von Munkwitz-Smith, Registrar, "Distance Education from a Record-Keeping Point of View," at the New England Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers annual conference, in Nashua, N.H., on November 5.

Professional Societies
Alan Gelfand, Statistics, has become a member of the National Science Foundation Review Panel in Statistics.

Lynn Kuo, Statistics, has become treasurer of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis.

Sandy Schulte, Research Foundation, has been named one of the first seven fellows of Connecticut United for Research Excellence Inc. (CURE), for her dedicated promotion of science education and nurturing of the CURE organization and staff as a founding member of the coalition.

Robert Smith, Research Foundation and Graduate School, has been elected member director of Connecticut United for Research Excellence Inc. (CURE).

Richard Vitale, Statistics, has been elected member of the International Statistical Institute.

James Walter, Health Center, has been elected director-at-large of Connecticut United for Research Excellence Inc. (CURE).