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Activities and Achievements
January 26, 1998
Kathy Kalos joined Institutional Advancement January 21 as administrative assistant to Edward Allenby. Kalos was previously executive assistant to the regional general manager of Telecommunications Inc., TCI Cablevision of Central Connecticut.
John Murray, photographer, editor and publisher of The Waterbury Observer will offer a course on photojournalism at the Waterbury campus this semester. Murray, a graduate of UConn, has won first place awards from the New England Press Association for best serious columnist and for feature writing, and an Associated Press award for feature photography.
Cheryl Beck, Nursing, "Use of Meta-Analysis as a Teaching Strategy in Nursing Research Courses," Journal of Nursing Education, Vol. 36, 1997, pp. 87-90.
Cheryl Beck, Nursing, "Nursing Students' Experiences Caring for Dying Patients," Journal of Nursing Education, Vol. 36, 1997, pp. 408-1.
John Toedt, Molecular and Cell Biology, Ph.D. student, was cited for the quality and originality of his poster presentation describing his graduate research on a biophysical study of the molecular basis for plant resistance to certain virus infections, at the Beckman Symposium on Solution Interactions of Macromolecules, at the University of Texas Health Sciences Campus, Galveston, Texas, November 14-16. He also received a travel award covering his expenses to attend the symposium.
Wendy Wood, Center for Instructional Media and Technology, received one of three top awards in the 1997 Connecticut Film and Video Competition, sponsored by the Connecticut Commission on the Arts and Connecticut Public Television, for her documentary video, "Tiffany: Magician in Glass." The video was shot at the William Benton Museum of Art and other Connecticut locations. The award winners were featured on CPTV on November 28, 1997.
David Yphantis, Molecular and Cell Biology, received the Theodor Svedberg award and medal acknowledging an established investigator for sustained and outstanding contributions to the field of analytical ultracentrifugation at the Beckman Symposium on Solution Interactions of Macromolecules, at the University of Texas Health Sciences Campus, Galveston, Texas, November 14-16, 1997. The symposium was supported by the National Science Foundation and Beckman Instrument.
Samuel Pickering, English, The Blue Caterpillar (University Press of Florida, 1997).
Samuel Pickering, English, Living to Prowl (University of Georgia Press, 1997).
Edward Sembor, Institute of Public Service, Division of Extended and Continuing Education, presented a paper on "Study Circles and the Re-Emergence of Civic Discourse in American Communities: The Transformation of Local Public Policy," at National Sun Yat-sen University at Kaohsiung, Taiwan, as part of the Second Annual Conference on Study Circles, January 1-5.