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Noteworthy

 

Accounting

Richard L. Ott presented "Managing Change: Balancing the Tactical Work with the Strategic Responsibilities of Your Position," fourth annual Accounting Programs Leadership Group/Federation of Schools of Accountancy Joint Seminar, Feb. 10-12, Charleston, S.C.

Continuing education

Jeff Mills presented "So Many Countries, So Little Time: Identifying Potential International Markets," University Continuing Education Association's 16th annual marketing seminar, Feb. 14-16, San Diego.

English

Elizabeth Dodd published "Moonrise Over Chimney Rock," Notre Dame Magazine, Winter 2007-08.

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Jim Machor and colleague edited "New Directions in American Reception Study," New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. The edition included Machor's "The American Reception of Melville's Short Fiction in the 1850s."

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Phillip Marzluf published "Mainstreaming Diversity Writing," WPA: Writing Program Administration, Vol. 31, Nos. 1 and 2.

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Tanya González presented "Buscando Betty: Transnational Representations of the 'Good Girl' on TV," Nuestra América in the U.S.?: U.S. Latino/a Studies Conference, Feb. 9, Lawrence.

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Dean Hall presented "Bapsi Digs Deepa: Bapsi Sidhwa's Novelization of Deepa Mehta's Movie Water," 18th Annual British Commonwealth and Post-Colonial Studies Conference, Feb. 15, Savannah, Ga.

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Deborah Murray presented "'When I'm Eatin' I'm Home': Food Fantasies in the Plays of Sam Shepard," 29th Annual Meeting of the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association, Feb. 13, Albuquerque, N.M.

Modern languages

Emma Betz and colleague published "Remembering Relevant Information and Withholding Relevant Next Actions: The German Token 'achja,'" Research on Language and Social Interaction, Vol. 41, No. 1, January 2008.

Multiple departments

The following K-State faculty members presented at the sixth annual Harvard Alumni of Color Conference, Feb. 22-23, Cambridge, Mass.:

Gabriela Diaz de Sabates, Academic Assistance Center, and Amanda Morales, education, "Against Winds and Tides: Latinas in College."

Diaz de Sabates, panelist at the roundtable on "Meritocracy and Diversity."

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Bruce Prince, management; Kevin Gwinner and David Andrus, marketing; published "Applicant Expectations and Decision Factors for Jobs and Careers in Food-Supply Veterinary Medicine," Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, Vol. 35, No. 1.

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Lauren W. Ritterbush, sociology, anthropology, and social work; and Brad Burenheide, education; and student completed Project Archaeology Facilitator training at the Smithsonian Institution, Feb. 8-9, Washington, D.C. The training allows them to lead future Project Archaeology teacher workshops in Kansas in association with the Kansas State Historical Society.

Music

Frederick Burrack presented "How to Survive your First Years of Teaching," "Enhancing Transfer Between Community Colleges and Four-Year Institutions in Kansas," "Teaching Comprehensively Using the National Standards" and "Developing Student Portfolios in your High School Music Program," Kansas Music Educators Conference, Feb. 28-March 1, Wichita.

Psychology

Mary Cain and colleagues published "Individual Differences in Amphetamine Self-Administration: The Role of the Central Nucleus of the Amygdala," Neuropsychopharmacology, Vol. 33, No. 5.

Sociology, anthropology, and social work

Brad Logan presented "Spatial Analysis of the Scott House: A Central Plains Tradition Site in Northeastern Kansas," 30th Annual Flint Hills Archaeological Conference, March 7-8, University of Kansas, Lawrence.

Special education, counseling and student affairs

The following faculty members presented at the Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavioral Disorders, Feb. 22, Kansas City, Mo.:

Marilyn Kaff and Jim Teagarden, "Looking Back to Move the Field Forward: Preliminary Results of an Oral History Project with the Founders of and Leaders in the Field of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders."

Teagarden, "Do You See What I See? The Impact of Nonverbal Receptive Ability Upon Behavioral Adjustment."

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Teagarden presented "Online Project Based Parental Involvement Practicum Experience for In-Service Teachers," American Council on Rural Special Education 28th Annual National Conference, March 13, Charleston, W.Va.