Activities and Achievements
Articles & Chapters
Jeremy Pressman, Political Science, "If Not Balancing, What? Forms of Resistance to American Hegemony," BCSIA Discussion Paper 2004-02, International Security Program, March 2004, has been published by the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. See http://bcsia.ksg.Harvard.edu/.
Awards & Honors
The Connecticut State Museum of Natural History and Connecticut Archaeology Center received the Connecticut Silver and Blue Rosette in recognition of educational excellence at the 2004 Connecticut Flower and Garden Show in Hartford, for the exhibit "Ethnobotany - The Use of Plants by People." The exhibit explained the properties of plant fibers and demonstrated the use of plant fibers by human cultures worldwide, from prehistory to the present. The award was received on Feb. 26.
Sabrina Noel and Gary Gianetti, Allied Health, graduate students, have been recognized for their community service activities by the Connecticut chapter of the Cardiovascular Partnership Program. Each received a certificate during an advisory board meeting at the Mansfield Community Center on Feb. 26.
Uzay Sezen, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, graduate student, has been awarded a fellowship in ecological restoration by the Garden Club of America.
Janice Thibodeau, Nursing, alumna, received the School of Nursing's Beverly Koerner Outstanding Alumni Award for Education in Nursing.
Ronald Rohner, Family Studies, received the 2004 American Psychological Association's Award for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology.
An article by Patricia Neafsey, Juliette Shellman, both of Nursing, and Virginia Chartier, graduate student, Nursing, and Zoe Strickler, Psychology, "An Interactive Technology Approach to Educate Older Adults about Drug Interactions Arising from Over-the-Counter Self-Medication Practices, Public Health Nursing, 19.4 (2002), pp. 255-62, has been selected by an international board appointed by the International Medical Informatics Association as one of the "best of medical informatics articles over the preceding year." The article was cited for both the scientific content and the quality of 'medical informatics'.