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.
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will be published as space
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editor, compiles this section and questions may be directed to
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Articles & Chapters
Cheryl Beck, Nursing,
"A Checklist to Identify Women at Risk for Developing Postpartum
Depression," Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal
Nursing, Vol. 27, pp. 39-4.
Nitin Padture, Metallurgy and Materials Engineering,
and Paul Klemens, Physics, "Low Thermal Conductivity in Garnets,"
Journal of the American Ceramic Society, Vol. 80, 1997, pp. 1018-2.
Shaw, Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, "Measurement of Fracture
Energy of Interfaces in Composites through Sandwich-Type Chevron-Notched
Specimens," Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Vol. 25, 1997,
Arnold Dashefsky, Sociology and Center for Judaic
Studies, is coauthor with Bernard Lazerwitz, J. Alan Winter, and
Ephraim Tabory of Jewish Choices: American Jewish
(State University of New York Press, 1998), 216 p.
Gell, Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, was awarded U.S. patent
no. 5,687,679, titled "Multiple Nanolayer Coating System," on
November 18, 1997.
Clyde Jones, Family Studies, emeritus, presented
a paper "Helping Teachers Deal with their Concerns in the Present
Art Program," at the National Association for the Education of
Young Children, Anaheim, Calif., in November.
Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, presented an invited lecture
on "Structural Ceramics: Challenges, Opportunities, and Basic
Research Needs," at a workshop organized by the National Science
Foundation to assess the fundamental research needs in advanced
ceramics for the coming decade, at NSF headquarters in Arlington,
Va., in June 1997.
Donald Tepas, Psychology, presented an invited
lecture on "Shiftwork: Effects on Health and Performance," at
the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, on September 17, 1997.
Dennis Pierce, Dining Services, hosted the 1997 annual forum
for heads of the major noncommercial food service associations
at the Barney House last fall. Pierce is 1997 president of the
National Association of College and University Food Services.
Kendall, Molecular and Cell Biology, has been asked to serve
on a peer review panel for the National Institutes of Health.