Activities & Achievements
Scott Ruchik has been appointed assistant professor of urology in the Department of Surgery. He received his medical degree from Albert Einstein Medical School in New York City and completed his residency at Case Western University in Cleveland, Ohio. He served as attending urologist and residency instructor at the Ochsner Clinic in Louisiana and was a faculty member at Louisiana State University School of Medicine.
Articles & Chapters
Linda Pescatello, Allied Health, "Managerial Perspectives on Health Care Service Delivery," Physiotherapy theory and Practice, 16 (2000), pp. 203-9.
Awards & Honors
Kay Davidson, Social Work, has been elected a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine. She was welcomed to the Academy during the annual meeting of the Academy's Voting Fellows on Dec. 15.
Gerald Dunne, Physics, was a Visiting Professor at the Universidad de Santiago de Chile for two weeks in November, giving research lectures in the physics department there, and a plenary lecture "Maxwell in Flatland: New Phenomena and New Gauge Theories," at the XII Simposio Chileno de Fisica.
Peggy Jablonski, Dean of Students Office, received the Continuous Service Award at the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Region I conference in Maine in November. At the same conference, Sally Sundquist, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, formerly Dean of Students Office, received the Outstanding Graduate Student Award.
Samuel Wheeler, Philosophy, Deconstruction as Analytic Philosophy (Stanford University Press, 2000), 293 pp.
James Knox, Molecular & Cell Biology, presented a talk "Enzymes of Vancomycin and ß-lactam Resistance: A Stereo Slide Presentation of Crystallographic Structures," at Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago on Oct. 17.
Rick Vitale, Statistics, lectured on "Intrinsic Volumes and Gaussian Processes" at the University of California-Berkeley on Nov. 7 and Stanford University on Nov. 8, and at three universities in Germany: the University of Karlsruhe, on Dec. 5, the University of Ulm on Dec. 6, and Albert-Ludwigs University on Dec. 8.