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Articles & Chapters
Olga Church, Nursing,
"Mary Adelaide Nutting" and "Sophia F. Palmer," in
J.A. Garraty and M.C. Carnes, eds.,
American National Biography (Cary,
N.C.: Oxford University Press, 1999).
Debbie McDonald, Nursing,
and R. Sterling, "Acute Pain Reduction Strategies
Used By Well Older Adults,"
International Journal of Nursing Studies,
35 (1998), pp. 265-70.
Sheila Orbanic, Nursing,
graduate student, "The Heideggerian View of Person:
A Perspective Conducive to the
Therapeutic Encounter," Archives of Psychiatric
Nursing, 13.3 (1999), pp. 137-44.
Cheryl Beck, Nursing,
received the 1999 Distinguished Alumna Award from
Yale University, and the 1999 Distinguished
Researcher of the Year Award from the Eastern Nursing
Research Society. Beck also received the most prestigious award
given by the Eastern Nursing Research Society for her
outstanding contribution to nursing research, that includes a
Postpartum Depression Screening Scale to accurately
screen for postpartum depression.
Donna Clemens, Nursing,
graduate student, received a grant from Sigma Theta
Tau National Nurses Honor Society for
her research on postpartum depression in adolescent mothers.
Sound Facts: Fun Facts About Long Island
Sound, a publication created by Peg
Van Patten, Connecticut Sea Grant, with
Milton Moore and Edward Monahan,
Sea Grant and Marine Sciences, won Best Educational
Publication Award in a
competition held by the Sea Grant Association at its
national meeting in Portland, Ore. The facts and graphics in the
publication originally appeared in the The Day
Harold Spencer, History of Art,
emeritus, Wilson Henry Irvine and the Poetry of Light
(Old Lyme: Florence Griswold
Louise Lewis, Ecology &
Evolutionary Biology, has been elected to the editorial
board of The Phycological Society of
America. The PSA publishes the premier journal in the field,
the Journal of Phycology.
Gregory Acevedo, Social Work,
presented "Caribbean Trans-Nationalism and Social
Policy Formation" at the fourth
Conference of Caribbean and
International Social Work Educators, at the University
of West Indies, Mona-Kingston,
Jamaica, June 2-5. At the same conference
Michael Borrero and
Claudette Crawford-Brown, "The
Impact of Violence
in the Caribbean: A Case Study of Caribbean Society;"
Edna Comer, "How a Group
Intervention May Be Used to Treat
Depression in Caribbean People with Sickle Cell Disease;"
Barbara Dicks, "Evaluating
Social Work Practice: A Caribbean
Perspective" and "HIV/AIDS and the Caribbean:
Challenging Social Workers to Action;" and "The Impact of HIV on the
Jamaican Child;" Diane Drachman, "
Caribbean Immigrants and United States Immigration
and Immigrant Policies;"
Catherine Havens, panel on
Progress in Implementing the Rights of Children;
Nancy Humphreys and
Stephens Cauley, Cathy Holahan, Kate Kelly, Sue
Peck, Tanya Rhodes Smith, "Political
Empowerment of Social
Service Clients: An International Comparison;"
Barris Malcolm, "Why
Jamaicans Tend to Respond Negatively top
Mandated Treatment for Substance Abuse: An Exploratory
Qualitative Research;" Ruth Martin,
"Utilizing the Tradition
of Oral History in Contemporary International Social
Work Education;" Lirio Negroni-Rodriguez
and Martin Bloom,
"Primary Prevention in Caribbean Societies:
Towards a Strengths-Oriented Mental Health Promotion;"
Barbara Pine and
Lynne Healy, "Tools and
Strategies for Improving Program Planning and Evaluation."
Cora Lynn Deibler, Art
and Art History, gave a slide presentation of her
professional illustration works at the Pratt
Institute, School of Art and Design in Brooklyn, New
York, on April 12.
Lyle Scruggs, Political
Science, presented a paper, "Divergent Fates? The
Ghent System and Unionization in Western
Europe 1970-1995," at the German-American Frontiers
of Social Science Symposium in Berlin, Germany.
William Stwalley, Physics,
gave invited lectures at the University of Zagreb, the
University of Rhode Island, and the
University of Rochester, titled "Making Molecules at
MicroKelvin." He also gave an invited lecture at the workshop on
Bose-Einstein Condensation and Degenerate Fermi Gases,
February 10-12, at the University of Colorado, Boulder, titled
"Ultracold Molecules and Potential Molecular Bose-Einstein
Condensation." Stwalley gave an invited lecture at the
Workshop on Cold Atomic Collisions: Formation of Cold
Molecules, March 1-5, at the Centre de Physique des Houches,
Les Houches, France, titled "The Prospect for Bose-Einstein
Condensation Molecules." At the same meeting, Phillip
Gould, Physics, gave an invited lecture titled "Formation
and Detection of Ultracold Ground State Potassium Diatomic
Linda Pescatello, Allied
Health, was elected to the American College of
Sports Medicine Administrative Council in
Seattle, Wash., on June 5.
Linda Drake, Cooperative
Extension, has been named by Agriculture Secretary
Dan Glickman as community food security
liaison for Connecticut. She will serve as a single point
of contact and resource coordinator for all USDA-associated
community food security and anti-hunger activities
within the state.
Harold Spencer, History
of Art, emeritus, served as guest curator of the Florence
Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, Conn.,
from 1996-1998. He is currently vice president of the
Weir Farm Trust, Weir Farm National Historic Site, in Wilton, Conn.