Achievements....October 13, 1997
Usha R. Palaniswamy, Ph.D. student, Plant Science, has received
a University of Minnesota Teaching Leadership Award and a UConn
Institute for Teaching and Learning small grant. The grant will
enable her to attend the Sixth Annual National Conference on the
Education and Employment of Graduate Teaching Assistants, in
Minnesota in November, where she will present a paper entitled
"Group Mentoring of Teaching Assistants and its Potential Application
to International Teaching Assistants" with co-author Caroline
Miner, Ph.D. student, Psychology.
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may bedirected to her at (860) 486-3530.
Deborah Calloway, Law School,
is a co-editor of Zimmer, Sullivan, Richard, and Calloway, Cases
and Materials on Employment Discrimination, fourth edition (New
York: Aspen, 1997).
Mark Janis, Law School, is co-author of Janis,
Kay and Bradley, European Human Rights Law, now published in Russian
(Moscow: Human Rights Press, Budapest: Institute for Constitutional
and Legislative Policy, 1997).
Robert Whitman, Law School, is
a co-author of Barnes, Frolik, and Whitman, Counseling Older
Clients, (Philadelphia: American Law Institute - American Bar
Nicholas Wolfson, Law School, Hate Speech, Sex
Speech, Free Speech (Westport, Conn.: Praeger Press, 1997).
Krisch, Political Science, presented an invited paper on "Electoral
Mobilization: The East German PDS, 1994-98," at a conference held
at the University of Reading, England, September 11-14, 1997.
Anderson, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, is currently serving
as president of the American Society of Plant Taxonomists.
and Evolutionary Biology, has been elected
president of the Association of Tropical Biology, the international
organization for promoting the study of the tropics.
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, is currently serving as president
of the American Society of Naturalists.
Larry Hightower, Molecular
and Cell Biology, has been named a fellow of the American Association
for the Advancement of Science, for distinguished contributions
to basic research on thermotolerance and heat shock (stress)
Howard L. Reiter, Political Science, spent four weeks
in May and June teaching courses on American political parties
and American public opinion at the University of Tartu, Estonia,
part of an ongoing USIA-sponsored exchange between UConn and the
University of Tartu, Estonia. He also gave a talk on media and
polling in American politics at the USIA library in Tallinn, Estonia.