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Activities and Achievements
August 30, 1999

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Articles & Chapters
Norman Bender, Cooperative Extension, "Enhancing Tourism Development Through Partnerships," in Proceedings of the Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium, (USDA, Forest Service, 1999), NE-255.

Thomas Brewer, Nursing, with J.A. Schwartz, N.M. Speed, J.A. Brunberg, M. Brown, and J.F. Grenden, "Depression in Stroke Rehabilitation," Biological Psychiatry, 33.10 (1998), p. 694.

Henry Krisch, Political Science, emeritus, "The Changing Politics of German National Identity," in Peter H. Merkl, ed., The Federal Republic of Germany at Fifty (Macmillan, 1999).

Harold Spencer, History of Art, emeritus, "Wilson Henry Irvine," American Art Review, 10.4 (1998), pp. 124-33.

Nissim Yonash, Animal Science, et al., "Major Histocompatibility Complex (MHC) Related cDNA Probes Associated with Antibody Response in Meat Type Chickens," Animal Genetics, 30, pp. 92-101. In the same volume, Yonash et al., "Higher Resolution Mapping and Identification of New Quantitative Trait Loci (QTL) Affecting Susceptibility to Marek's Disease (MD) in Chickens," pp. 126-35.

Robert Weiss, Engineering and Materials Science, and Myer Ezrin, Materials Science, have been made fellows of the Society of Plastics Engineers. They are two of just seven awardees in 1999. Since the award's inception in 1984, only 154 of the society's 33,000 members have been honored as Fellows.

J. Lambert, S.A. Nogueira, and Elizabeth Anderson, Nursing, (eds.) Manual for the Clinical Care of HIV-Infected Pregnant Women (New York: World Health Communications, 1999).

Martin Bloom, Social Work, Joel Fishcher and John Orme, Evaluating Practice: Guidelines for the Accountable Professional (Allyn and Bacon, 1998).

Scott Kennedy, University Libraries, Reference Sources for Small and Medium-Sized Libraries, sixth edition, (Chicago and London: American Library Association, 1999), 376 p.

Maria-Luz Samper, Labor Education, has been appointed to the editorial board of the International Journal of Politics, Culture and Society.

Dan Codiga, Marine Sciences, gave a seminar on "Laboratory Experiments on Low-Frequency Waves Trapped over a Sloping Boundary in a Rotating Stratified Fluid," at the Marine Science Research Center of SUNY Stony Brook on April 28.

Donald Crosby, Modern and & Classical Languages, emeritus, served as program coordinator for a Goethe symposium presented by the Smithsonian Institution at the German Embassy in Washington, D.C., on April 23-24. Crosby also gave the keynote address, titled "Goethe: An Appreciation."

Farah Ibrahim, Educational Psychology, presented three papers at the American Counseling Association's world conference in San Diego, April 14-17: with Hifumi Ohnishi and Brenda Nishimura, "Counseling Asian Americans from Culture and Gender Perspectives;" with Fred Harper, Allen Ivey and Daya Sandhu, "Spirituality in Counseling;" and with Kelley Kenney and Donna Talbot, "Counseling Interracial Couples."

Frederick King, Michael Harnar, and Hayley Mayall, Educational Psychology, graduate students, presented "Implications of Using Asynchronous Video in Distance Learning," at the American Educational Research Association annual meeting in Montreal, on April 23.

Ronald Schack, Political Science, graduate student, presented "Linking Outcomes and Process: Performance Measurement at the Connecticut Department of Labor" at the American Society for Public Administration's national conference in Orlanda, Fla., April 10-14. The paper was published in the May 1999 issue of PA Times.

Patricia Young, Communication Sciences and Hartford Campus, lectured on "Tips for Powerful Presentations," to a joint meeting of the Women's Business Alliance and North Central Connecticut Professional Business Women on March 23.

Professional Societies
J. Evan Ward, Marine Sciences, has been elected president of the National Shellfisheries Association, an international organization of scientists, management officials and members of industry concerned with the biology, ecology, production, economics and management of shellfish resources. NSA publishes the Journal of Shellfish Research and has more than 1,000 members world-wide. Ward will serve one year as president-elect, and a second year as president.

Other Activities
Cora Lynn Deibler, Art and Art History, had a solo show of artwork from the project, "The Art of Rare Livestock Breeds: A Visual Interpretation of Farm Animal Conservation" exhibited at the National American Livestock Breeds Conservancy Conference held at the Garfield Farm Museum in Macomb, Illinois, in March.

Lynn Healy, Social Work, facilitated the fourth Conference of Caribbean and International Social Work Educators, "Caribbean Peoples on the World Stage -- Mobilizing Social Workers for Action in the New Millennium," at the University of West Indies, Mona-Kingston, Jamaica, June 2-5. The conference was attended by 14 UConn faculty and 10 students.