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  October 2, 2000

Activities & Achievements

Articles & Chapters
Arthur Engler, Nursing, "Maternal Predictors of Grief in the Year After Newborn Death," Illness, Coping & Loss (July 2000).

Kathleen Moore, Political Science, "U.S. Immigration Reform and the Meaning of Responsibility," Studies in Law, Politics, and Society, 20 (2000), pp. 125-53.

Kent Newmyer, History, emeritus, & Law, "Chief Justice Marshall in the Context of His Times," Washington and Lee Law Review (Summer 1999); and "John Marshall as a Transitional Jurist," Connecticut Law Review (Summer 2000).

Ricardo Rozzi, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, et. al., "Three Levels of Integrating Ecology with the Conservation of South American Temperate Forests: The Initiative of the Institute of Ecological Research Chiloi, Chile," Biodiversity and Conservation, 9 (2000), pp. 1199-1217; also Rozzi et. al., "Ingenierma Genetica y Ambiental: Problemas Filossficos y Sociales de la Biotecnologma," Editorial Plaza y Valdes (2000), pp. 187-207; and Rozzi et. al., "Hotspots: Earth's Biologically Wealthiest and Most Threatened Ecosystems," Conservation International (2000), pp. 161-71.

Benjamin Sachs, Psychology, emeritus, "Contextual Approaches to the Physiology and Classification of Erectile Function, Erectile Dysfunction, and Sexual Arousal," Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 24 (2000) pp. 541-60; and "Erectile Function and Dysfunction: A Contextual View," Erectile Dysfunction (2000) pp. 409-14; and Sachs, with the Working Group for the Study of Central Mechanisms in Erectile Dysfunction, "Male Sexual Circuitry," Scientific American, 283.2 (2000) pp. 70-5.

Awards & Honors
William Berentsen, Geography & European Studies, received the Distinguished Teaching Achievement Award from the National Council for Geographic Education during its annual meeting in Chicago on Aug. 4. The award recognizes teaching excellence in geography at U.S. universities, colleges and schools. This year's awards were given to seven university educators and 36 K-12 instructors from across the country.

Robert Jensen, Nutritional Sciences, emeritus, was presented with the American Dairy Science Association Fellow Award during the ADSA/American Society of Animal Science 2000 Joint Meeting in Baltimore, July 24-28.

Patrick McKenna, Mathematics, received the Lester R. Ford Award for his article "Large Torsional Oscillations in Suspension Bridges Revisited: Fixing an Old Approximation" in The American Mathematical Monthly. The award was presented at the Summer Mathfest in Los Angeles on Aug. 4.

Julio Morales, Social Work, has been awarded the Day and Garrett Award by the Board of Trustees of Smith College School of Social Work in recognition of his contributions to the profession of social work. The award was presented to him at the annual conference at Smith College on July 21.

Alexandros Papanikolaou, Center for Molecular Medicine, has been awarded a three-year postdoctoral fellowship by the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, in support of his research on the molecular basis of breast cancer.

Martha Gibson, Political Science, Conflict Amid Consensus in American Trade Policy (Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2000).

Susan Anderson, Philosophy, presented "Pressures in Contemporary Society Discouraging People from Examining their Values," at the International Conference on Modernity and Moral Identity, at the University of Helsinki in Finland, Aug. 17-19.

Philip Marcus, Molecular & Cell Biology, convened a scientific workshop entitled, "Antivirals and Interferons" at the 19th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology held at Colorado State University, July 8-12, and presented a paper entitled, "Antiviral Activity of Chicken Interferon-Alpha on Avian Leukosis Virus-J in Vitro." At the same workshop Margaret. Sekellick, Molecular & Cell Biology, presented "Transient Resistance of Avian Influenza Virus to Interferon Action."

Stephen M. Miller, Economics, and Frank S. Russek, Congressional Budget Office, presented "The Relationship Between Large Fiscal Adjustments and Short-Term Output Growth Under Alternative Fiscal Policy Regimes," at the Bank of England, London, on Aug. 3.

Jim O'Neil, Family Studies, chaired a symposium on Gender Role Conflict in the Year 2000 - Innovative Directions; presented a paper on "Intervening with Domestic Violence Perpetrators: Curricular Issues"; and served as discussant for a symposium: "From Boyhood to Manhood - Masculinity Groups for Adolescent Boys," during the American Psychological Association's annual meeting in Washington, D.C., Aug. 4-8.

Kerry Ann Rockquemore, Family Studies, presented "Socially Embedded Identities: Theories, Typologies, and Processes of Racial Identity Among Biracials" at the American Sociological Association annual meeting, Aug. 12-16. She also presented "Negotiations on the Color Line: Phenotype, Appearances, and Biracial Identity" at the annual meetings of Association of Black Sociologists, Aug. 9-11. Both meetings were held in Washington, D.C.

R.A. Vitale, Statistics, lectured on probability in the Scuola Matematica Interuniversitaria, Perugia, Italy, during the summer.

Professional Societies
Nancy Popeleski-Smith, Mail Services, has been elected to the board of directors of the National Association of College and University Mail Services. She also is current president of the Association of College and University Mail Services, Northeast Region.