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Jianming Yu and colleagues published "Applications of linkage disequilibrium and association mapping in crop plants," in Genomics-Assisted Crop Improvement: Vol 1: Genomics Approaches and Platforms, 97-120, edited by R. Varshney and R. Tuberosa. Springer Verlag.

Beach Museum of Art

Kathrine Walker Schlageck published "Beyond Creativity: Visual Arts in the Early Childhood Curriculum," Kansas Child, Winter 2008.

Clinical sciences

Mike Apley presented "Managing Cattle Therapy," National Cattlemen's Beef Association, Feb. 6-8, Reno, Nev.

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Laura Armbrust presented "Small Animal US Basic," sections 1 and 2; "Small Animal US Intermediate," sections 1, 2 and 4; "Helpful Hints in Producing and Interpreting Abdominal Radiographs"; "Hints in Urinary Tract Radiographic Interpretation"; "Compression and Pneumogastrogram Techniques in Abdominal Radiography"; and "Interpretation of the Abnormal Liver and Spleen"; at the Western Veterinary Conference, Feb. 18-20, Las Vegas.

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Dan Thomson presented "Preparing Calves for Market Transition," Feb. 13, at Tecumseh Veterinary Clinic Producer Meeting, Tecumseh, Neb.

Thomson also presented "Preparing Calves for the Feedlot," Jan. 18, North American Veterinary Conference, Orlando, Fla.


Bimal K. Paul has been selected as the next editor of special publications for the National Council for Geographic Education.

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Kevin Blake published "Imagining Heaven and Earth at Mount of the Holy Cross, Colorado," Journal of Cultural Geography, February 2008.

Modern languages

Maria Martinez-Ortiz presented "Elusive Notions of Nation: Cuba from José Marti to Cristina Garcia," Nuestra América in the U.S.? A U.S. Latino/a Studies Conference, Feb. 8-9, Lawrence.

Multiple departments

Lauren W. Ritterbush, sociology, anthropology and social work; and Brad Burenheide and student, College of Education, completed Project Archaeology facilitator training at the Smithsonian Institution Feb 8-9, Washington, D.C. With this certification they will lead future Project Archaeology teacher workshops in Kansas in association with the Kansas State Historical Society.


Donald A. Saucier and students presented "The Role of Financial Cost in Discrimination," and "Terror Management and Sexual Prejudice: The Effects of Mortality Salience on Heterosexuals' Attitudes Toward Gay Men and Lesbians," at the 2008 annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Feb. 7-9, Albuquerque, N.M.