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Activities and Achievements
October 19, 1998

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. We also appreciate notification news and feature articles in various media for our Newsmakers column.

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.

John Bailey joined University Communications as a graphic designer on October 9.

Articles and Chapters
Cheryl Beck, Nursing, "Panic Disorder in New Moms," Connecticut Nursing News, 71 (1998), p. 24; "A Review of Research Instruments for Use During the Postpartum Period," The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 23 (1998), pp. 254-61; and "Postpartum Onset of Panic Disorder," Image: Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 30 (1998), pp. 131-5.

J. Li, J. Zhang, graduate students, H. Wang, research scientist, J.T. Kim, former postdoc, and W.C. Stwalley, Physics, "Observation of the 51Pu, 61 Su+ and 71 Su+ States of Na 2 through a Franck-Condon Window by All-Optical Triple Resonance Spectroscopy," Journal of Chemical Physics, 109 (1998), pp. 102-107.

Anthony Philpotts, with Jianyang Shi and Caroline Brustman, graduate students, Geology and Geophysics, "Role of Plagioclase Crystal Chains in the Differentiation of Partly Crystallized Basaltic Magma," Nature, September 24, 1998. The article was also mentioned by the editor of Nature in the News and Views section.

P.S. Julienne, K. Burnett, Y. Band and W.C. Stwalley, Physics, "Stimulated Raman Molecule Production in Bose-Einstein Condensates," Physical Review, A58 (1998), R797-R800.

X.T. Wang, graduate student, H. Wang, research scientist, P.L. Gould, W.C. Stwalley, Physics, E. Tiesinga and P.S. Julienne, "Observation of the Pure Long-Range 1 u State of an Alkali Dimer by Photoassociative Spectroscopy," Physical Review, A57 (1998), pp. 4600-4603.

Stephen Anderson and Ronald Sabatelli, Family Studies, Family Interaction: A Multigenerational, Developmental Perspective, second edition (Allyn & Bacon: 1999).

Roger Buckley, History and Asian American Studies Institute, The British Army in the West Indies: Society and the Military in the Revolutionary Age (University of Florida Press, 1998).

Richard Hiskes, Political Science, Democracy, Risk and Community: Technological Hazards and the Evolution of Liberalism (London: Oxford University Press, 1998).

Herbert Spirer, Stamford campus MBA program, emeritus, and Louise Spirer, UConn alumna, translations of Data Analysis for Monitoring Human Rights (Washington: AAAS, 1993) into Russian (Moscow: Izdatelstvo "Prava Cheloveka," 1998), Indonesian (Bandung: Penerbit ITB, 1997) and French (Washington: AAAS, 1997).

Allen Ward, History, emeritus, and others, A History of the Roman People, third edition (Prentice Hall, 1998).

Susan Anderson, Philosophy, gave a presentation on "The Cloning of Human Beings," at the 20th World Congress of Philosophy in Boston, in August. At the same conference, Donald Baxter, gave a paper on "A Humean Temporal Logic;" Margaret Gilbert, presented "Sociality, Unity, Objectivity;" Joel Kupperman, presented "Learning From Asian Philosophy;" Diana Meyers, presented "Authenticity for Real People;" Riccardo Rozzi, graduate student, presented "The Dialectical Links between Environmental Ethics and Sciences" and "Ecological-Evolutionary Concepts of Nature and their Relation to Environmental Ethics;" and Elise Springer, graduate student, gave a presentation on "Linguistic Turnings and Ethical Bearings: Contextualist and Naturalist Approaches to Value." All are from the philosophy department.

Kent Holsinger, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, gave a presentation on "The Scope and the Limits of Plant Population Genetics" and a plenary lecture titled "Hierarchical Analysis of Genetic Diversity in Geographically Structured Populations: A Bayesian Approach," to the Scandinavian Association of Geneticists, August 20-23. He also gave an invited lecture on "Biology of Reproduction," at the III Cycle Romand en Sciences Biologiques in La Sage, Valais, Switzerland, on September 9-12.

William Stwalley, Physics, gave an invited lecture on "Determination of Long-Range Interactions from Ultracold Photoassociative Spectroscopy," at the Gordon Research Conference on Atomic and Molecular Interactions at Colby-Sawyer College, New London, N.H., June 28-July 3. He also gave an invited lecture on "Making Molecules at MicroKelvin," at the 21st International Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics in Marseilles, France, July 26-31.

Rutherford Witthus, Dodd Center, presented a paper on "Creating an Ongoing Relationship: Archivists and Rare Book/Manuscript Dealers," at the 1998 Society of American Archivists' meeting in Orlando, Florida.

Other Activities
Henry Krisch, Political Science, was a foreign observer for the German elections in September, at the invitation of the German Federal Press and Information Office.

A politics teaching simulation developed for use in undergraduate classes by Richard Vengroff, Political Science, "Local Development: The Simularia Integrated Rural Development Case," has been published by Kumarian Press of West Hartford.