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Activities and Achievements
July 27, 1998
We invite faculty (including emeriti), staff and graduate students to submit entries for Activities and Achievements. Entries must be typed and e-mail submissions are strongly encouraged. Grants received through the Research Foundation are listed separately, generally on page 6. Elizabeth Omara-Otunnu, editor, compiles this section and questions may be directed to her at (860) 486-3530.
Donna Wakeman, was appointed interim director of parking and transportation in June. She replaced Bill Barrett, who has accepted a position at California State University, Fullerton. Wakeman has been manager of central stores at UConn since 1992.
Kenneth Cutler has been named associate director of athletics for advancement, effective July 31. He joins UConn from Penn State University, where he supervised the athletic development program.
Articles & Chapters
Odvard Dyrli, Education, emeritus, "Fifty Ways to Build a Web Site," Technology and Learning (February 1998), pp. 39-44.
Diane Burgess, Pharmaceutics, gave an invited presentation on "Influence of Interfacial Properties of Span Surfactants on w/o and w/o/w emulsion stability" at a symposium on Emulsions, Foams and Thin Films at the 72nd American Chemical Society Colloid and Surface Science Symposium at Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pa.
Karyl Burns, Nursing, gave a presentation on "Generalizability Theory" at the Eastern Nursing Research Society conference in Rochester, NY, on April 23.
Robin Froman, Nursing, gave a presentation on "Use of Factor Analysis for Instrument Development in Health Care," at the Eastern Nursing Research Society conference in Rochester, NY, on April 23. Also at that conference, Froman presented a paper titled "How Confident Do Youngsters Feel About Performing Health Care Tasks?" and organized and moderated a symposium on "Measurement of Self-Efficacy for Health Care Tasks." She also was invited expert consultant on instrument development methods and chair of the special interest group on measurement methods.
William Stwalley, Physics, gave an invited presentation on "Making Molecules at MicroKelvin," during a conference on Bose-Einstein Condensa- tion at the Institute for Theoretical Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara, March 30 through April 3.
Karen Westberg, Educational Psychology and Neag Center, gave a presentation titled "Developing Curriculum for High Ability Learners: Examples Using the Multiple Menu Model" at the annual convention of the Council for Exceptional Children on April 16.
Thomas Wilsted, Dodd Center, led a two-day workshop on Managing Archival and Manuscript Repositories at the Association of Canadian Archivists Conference in Halifax, November Scotia, and gave a paper titled "Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics: Measuring Success in Archival Programs."
William Stwalley, Physics, served last winter on the review of allocations for the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.