• Bardwell Smith article

    May 16, 2006 at 12:04 pm

    Bardwell Smith, John W. Nason Professor of Religion and Asian Studies, Emeritus, recently had an article titled "Identity Issues of Sinhalas and Tamils" published in a volume edited by Mahinda Deegalle, Buddhism, Conflict and Violence in Modern Sri Lanka (London and New York: Routledge 2006), in a series titled Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism.

  • Sonja Maki, senior research scientist, Heidi Mullen, greenhouse coordinator and technical research assistant, and Susan Singer, professor of biology, recently presented their work on "Legume Inflorescence Architecture: Roles of Determinacy and Specification of Meristem Identity" at the International Legume Genomics and Genetics Conference in Brisbane, Australia. Adam Willamson '06, Julie VanderMeer, Tenzin Desa '07 and Anjuli Mishra '07 were student co-authors of the presentation.

  • Nathan Grawe and Jenny Wahl talk

    May 16, 2006 at 11:27 am

    Nathan Grawe, assistant professor of economics and Jenny Wahl, professor of economics, recently presented their talk titled "Blacks, Whites, and Brown: The Effect of School Desegregation Cases on Intergenerational Earnings Elasticity" at the Midwest Economics Association Meetings.

  • Marion Cass article

    May 16, 2006 at 11:19 am

    Marion Cass, Charles "Jim" and Marjorie Kade Professor of the Sciences, and her colleage Henry Rzepa from Imperial College, London, had an article published in Inorganic Chemistry titled "A Computational Study of the Non-dissociative Mechanisms that Interchange Apical and Equatorial Atoms in Square Pyramidal Molecules."

  • Lance McCready and Terah Venzant paper

    May 16, 2006 at 11:09 am

    Lance McCready, assistant professor of educational studies and Terah Venzant, pre-doctoral fellow, will present a paper on "Making Space for Diverse Identities: Black Students Critical Responses to Accountability Reform" at the 2006 annual meeting of the Association of Black Sociologists in Montreal.

  • Cathy Yandell lecture

    May 16, 2006 at 10:58 am

    Cathy Yandell, W.I. and Hulda F. Daniell Professor of French, recently delivered the Isidore Silver lecture titled "Ronsard's Subversive Mentor" at Washington University, St. Louis. As part of the lectureship, she also met with graduate students in early modern French studies to discuss their work. In March she chaired a session on French Renaissance women writers at the Renaissance Society of America meeting in San Francisco, where she also gave a talk devoted to growing old in early modern Europe: "Vicissitudes of an Aging Humanist: Marc-Antoine Muret's Roman Exile."

  • Michael McNally article

    May 16, 2006 at 10:51 am

    Michael McNally, associate professor of religion, recently had an article titled "The Indian Passion Play: Contesting the Real Indian in Song of Hiawatha Pageants, 1901-1965" appear in American Quarterly (March 2006).

  • David Liben-Nowell paper

    May 16, 2006 at 10:48 am

    David Liben-Nowell, assistant professor of computer science, recently co-authored a paper titled "Finding Longest Increasing and Common Subsequences in Streaming Data" that appeared in the March 2006 issue of the Journal of Combinatorial Optimization.

  • Naran Bilik presentation

    May 16, 2006 at 10:20 am

    Naran Bilik, Jane and Raphael Bernstein Professor of Asian Studies and Anthropology, recently organized a panel titled "Local Knowledge and the State in Chinese Inner Asia" and presented a paper titled "Words Have Memories: Semantic Identity and Conflict in Mongolian and Chinese" at an AAS Conference held in San Francisco. Bilik also recently presented a paper titled "Culture, History, and Power: Preferential Policies in China" and chaired a panel debate on "China's Positive Policies" at the International Symposium on China's Positive Policies in Minority Education: Plural Perspectives, held at Dickinson College, Harrisburg, Penn.

  • Roger Lasley presents session

    May 15, 2006 at 12:54 pm

    Roger Lasley, registrar, co-presented a session on "Implementing Change at a Small College: How to Sell Your Online Services as Services" at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) in San Diego in April.

  • Jim Fisher on NPR

    May 15, 2006 at 12:51 pm

    Jim Fisher, John W. Nason Professor of Asian Studies and Anthropology, recently spoke live on National Public Radio's "Talk of the Nation" with Neil Conan regarding the turmoil in Nepal.

  • David Musicant, assistant professor of computer science, and Deborah Gross, associate professor of chemistry, recently presented their paper titled "Adapting K-Medians to Generate Normalized Cluster Centers" at the 2006 SIAM Conference on Data Mining.