July 28, 2003
Activities and Achievements
We invite faculty (including emeriti), staff and graduate students
from all campuses of the University to submit entries for
Activities & Achievements. Items must be typed and
e-mail is strongly encouraged. Send to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A.C. Bagtzoglou, Civil & Environmental
Engineering, "Perched Water Bodies in Arid Environments and
their Relevance as Hydrologic Constraints for Recharge Rate
Estimation: A Modeling Methodology," Environmental
Forensics, 4.1 (2003), pp. 39-46; and "Perched Water
Bodies in Arid Environments and their Relevance as
Hydrologic Constraints for Recharge Rate Estimation: The
Case of Yucca Mountain," Environmental Forensics,
4.1 (2003), pp. 47-62.
Karen Bullock, Social Work, with Sybil
Crawford and Sharon Tennstedt, "Employment and Caregiving:
Exploration of African American Caregivers," Social
Work, 48.2 (April 2003), pp. 150-62.
Edmund Dickerman and Anita
Walker, History, emeriti, "The Top of the Slippery
Pole: Chancellor Cheverny's career under Henry III and
Henry IV," Proceedings of the Western Society for
French History: Selected Papers 29 (2003), pp. 186-95.
Carole Henry, Residential Life and Food
Services, "The History of Campus Housing in the United
States," in Campus Housing Construction (The
Association of College and University Housing
Awards & Honors
Albert Alissi, Social Work, emeritus,
received the "Lifetime Achievement Award" for 2003 from the
National Association of Social Workers, Connecticut
chapter, during an annual awards dinner on June 17. At the
same event, Sheila Amdur, Social Work,
alumna, received "Social Worker of the Year" award for
2003; and Lucy Brakonieck, Social Work,
recent graduate, received the "Student Social Worker of the
Dr. Martin Cherniack, Ergonomics
Technology Center, Health Center, received the Irving J.
Selikoff award for his accomplishments in the field of
occupational and environmental health from the Connecticut
Council on Occupational Safety and Health, during
ceremonies June 13 in New Britain.
William D'Antonio, Sociology, emeritus,
received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters Degree from
St. Michael's College, Colchester, Vt., on May 11.
D'Antonio also received the Morris Rosenberg Award for
Recent Scholarly Achievements from the District of Columbia
Sociological Society on May 15.
Pamela Allen Brown, English, Stamford
Campus, Better a Shrew than a Sheep: Women, Drama, and
the Culture of Jest in Early Modern England (Cornell
University Press, 2003). The book was reviewed in The
Times Literary Supplement (London), on March 9.
Roger Buckley, History and Asian American
Studies Institute, I Hanuman (Writers Workshop,
Calcutta, India, 2003).
Lawrence Armstrong, Kinesiology, presented
two invited lectures during May: "Thermoregulation and Heat
Strain in Children: Physiological and Biophysical
Concepts," at the annual conference of the American College
of Sports Medicine in San Francisco; and "Measuring
Hydration Status" at the International Life Sciences
Institute in Washington, D.C.
Nelson Orringer, Modern & Classical
Languages, gave two talks about Argentinean novelist and
poet, Jorge Luis Borges, at the University of Haifa in
Bonnie Rosen, Athletics, was named to the
2003-04 U.S. Elite Team by U.S. Lacrosse, the national
governing body of men's and women's lacrosse. Rosen is head
coach of the University's women's lacrosse team.