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Activities and Achievements
January 25, 1999

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, ed., compiles this section and questions may be directed to her at (860) 486-3530.

John Paul Roczniak, Foundation, has been promoted to prospect management associate, effective January 4. Other Foundation appointments include Jodie Coleman Marzialo, appointed administrative assistant, and Rebecca Burnett, secretary.

Articles & Chapters
Lynn Allchin-Petardi, Nursing, "Weathering the Storm: Persevering Through a Difficult Time," Nursing Science Quarterly, 11.4 (1998), 172-77.

Lawrence Armstrong & Carl Maresh, Sport, Leisure & Exercise Sciences, "Urinary indices During Dehydration, Exercise and Rehdyration," International Journal of Sport Nutrition, 8.4 (1998), 345-55.

Richard Bleiler, University Libraries, "Edgar Wallace," in Mystery and Suspense Writers: The Literature of Crime, Detection and Espionage, Robin W. Winks ed. (New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1998). Bleiler also has published "Thomas Burke," in Late Victorian and Edwardian British Novelists, Second Series, George M. Johnson, ed., Dictionary of Literary Biography, vol. 197 (Detroit, Mich.: Gale Research, 1998).

Karyl Burns, Nursing, "Beyond Classic Reliabiliity: Using Generalizability Theory to Access Dependability," Research in Nursing and Health, 21 (1998), 83-90.

Peggy Chinn, Nursing, "Response to 'The Comforting Interaction: Developing a Model of Nurse-Patient Relationship," Scholarly Inquiry for Nursing Practice, 11.4 (1998), 345-7, and "Response: Poststructuralist Feminist Analaysis in Nursing, in R. Sr. Callista and D.A. Jones, eds.,.Knowledge Impact Conference II: 1997 Proceedings (Chestnut Hill, Mass.: B.C. Press, 1998), 71-5.

Carmen Cirincione, Political Science, "Analysis of Variance," in Gerald J. Miller and Marcial L. Whicker, eds., Handbook of Research Methods in Public Administration, (NewYork: Marcel Dekker, 1998).

Carolyn DAvanzo, Nursing, and S. Barab, "Depression and Anxiety Among Cambodian Refugee Women in France and the United States," Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 19 (1998), 541-56.

Crawford Elder, Philosophy, "Essential Properties and Coinciding Objects," Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 58 (1998), 317-31.

Margaret Gilbert, Philosophy, "Collective Belief and Scientific Change " (in Italian translation as "Credenze collettive e mutamento scientifico",) Fenomenologica e Societa, 21 (1998), 32-45; "In Search of Sociality," Philosophical Explorations, 1.3 (1998), 233-40; review of Russell Hardin, One for All, in Philosophical Review (1998); review of R. Tomuela, The Importance of Us, in Ethics (July 1998).

Wendy Holmes, Nursing, doctoral student, "Hyperleukocytosis in Childhood Cancer," in B. Chernecky and B. Berger, eds., Advanced and Critical Care Oncology Nursing: Managing Primary Complications (Philadelphia, Pa.: W.B. Saunders, 1998), 283-97.

Carie Klima, Nursing, doctoral student, "Emergency Contraception for Midwifery Practice," Journal of Nurse Midwifery, 43.3 (1998), 182-9.

Leonard Krimerman, "Worker Ownerships Uncertain Future," pp. 28-33, and "How to Get Capital? Canada Shows the Way," p. 47, in joint issue of Dollars & Sense and the GEO Newsletter (Sept./October 1998).

Jeanne LaVasseur, Nursing, doctoral student, "Plato, Nightingale and Contemporary Nursing," Image, 30.3 (1998), 281-5.

Diana Meyers, "Tropes of Social Relations and the Problem of Tropisms in Figurative Discourse," in Norms and Values: Essays in Honor of virginia Held, Mark Halfon and Joram Haber, eds., (Rowman and Littlefield); and review of Diemut Bubecks Care, Gender and Justice, in Utilitas, 10.2 (July 1998).

Patricia Neafsey, Nursing, "Immediate and Enduring Changes in Knowledge and Self-Efficacy Following Home-Study by Computer of the Pharmacology of Alcohol," The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 29.4 (1998), 173-81. Neafsey also coauthored with S. Chaplik "Pre-Existing Variables and Outcome of Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation in Hospitalized Patients," Dimensions in Critical Care Nursing, 17.3 (1998), 200-11.

Linda Pescatello, Allied Health, coauthored "High Frequency of Luteal Phase Deficiency and Anovulation in Recreational Women Runners: Blunted Elevation in Follice-Stimulating Hormone Observed During Luteal-Follicular Transition, Journal of Clinical Endocrinological Metabolism, 83 (1998), 4220-32. In October this paper was presented at the World Congress on Fertility and Sterility and the annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine in San Francisco and was awarded first place poster prize for Outstanding Contribution to the Advancement of Knowledge for the Delegates to the Congress.

Carol Polifroni, Nursing, "Development of a Statewide Communication Network for Nurses in Connecticut," Computers in Nursing, 16.3 (1998), 145-6, 149.

Helen Shah, Nursing, and D.S. Sullivan, "Evaluation of the Acute Care Nurse Practitioners Role," in R.M. Kleinpell and M.P. Mariann, eds., Practice Issues for the Acute Care Nurse Practiitioner (New York: Springer Publishing Company, 1998), 111-13.

Bruce Stave, History and Center for Oral History, "A Conversation with Charles M. Haar: Urban History and the Great Society," Journal of Urban History, 25.1 (November 1998), 75-93. Staves article, "The Chinese Puzzle: In Search of Oral History in the Peoples Republic of China," previously published in the International Journal of Oral History, was translated into Chinese and published in Contemporary History Studies in China, 1 (1998).

Richard Thornton, Art & Art History, reviewed the book Tanaka Ikko: Graphic Master, for Print magazine, a graphic design publication, November/December 1998.

X. Jerry Yang, Animal Science, "Life on the Bio-Pharm: Therapeutic Proteins From Transgenic Organisms," Molecular Medicine Today (October 1998), 424-5; "Differential Inactivation of Maturation-Promoting Factor and Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Following Parthenogenetic Activation of Bovine Oocytes," Biology of Reproduction, 59 (1998), 537-45.

Awards & Honors
The Museum of Natural History has received a partnership award from the Quinebaug-Shetucket Heritage Corridor Inc. for a Connecticut Native Trees exhibit, an exhibit demonstrating the environmental value of 12 species of trees, that will travel throughout the state.

Robert Thorson, Geology & Geophysics, and Kristine Thorsons recent book, Stone Wall Secrets has been selected as a Smithsonian Notable Book for Children, 1998; a review was published in Smithsonian Magazine in November, and the book will be sold at the Smithsonian bookstore. The book also has won an award from the Bookbuilders of Boston, a New England trade organization for the printing and publishing industry. In addition, the Geological Society of America published in its membership magazine, GSA Today, a two-page article by Thorson on how the book an be used as a basis for classroom education.

Martin Bloom, Social Work, Joel Fishcher and John Orme, Evaluating Practice: Guidelines for the Accountable Professional (Allyn and Bacon, third edition, 1998).

Peggy Chinn, Nursing, Theory and Nursing: An Integrated Approach to Knowledge Development (St. Louis: C.V. Mosby, 1998, 5th edition).

Ian Mayo-Smith, Institute for Public Service International, emeritus, The Childrens Aviary (poems) (West Hartford: Kumarian Press, 1998).

Carol Polifroni, Nursing, and M. Welch, eds., Perspectives on Philosophy of Science in Nursing: Historical and Contemporary Anthology (Philadelphia: Lippincott Raven, 1999).

Lawrence Armstrong, Sport, Leisure & Exercise Sciences, has been appointed to the editorial review board of the International Journal of Sport Nutrition.

Lawrence Armstrong, Sport, Leisure & Exercise Sciences, presented a seminar titled "Factors Affecting the Hypothalamic-Sudorific Relationship During Exercise," at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, on November 30.

Michael Borrero, Social Work and Center for Violence Reduction, was the invited speaker at the pediatric grand rounds at New York Medical College on November 18. Borrero spoke about the problems of violence and effective community-based means of reducing aggressive behavior among adolescents.