Janet Benson presented "As American As We Could Be," Finney County Historical Society's Brown Bag Lunch series, Feb. 12.
Michael W. Babcock presented "Determinants of Motor Vehicle Fatalities: A Kansas Case Study," 49th annual meeting of the Transportation Research Forum, March 18, Fort Worth, Texas.
Marcelus Caldas and colleagues published "Road Building, Land Use and Climate Change: Prospects for Environmental Governance in the Amazon," Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society (published online).
Grain science and industry
Subramanyam Bhadriraju and student presented "Antibiotic-Resistant and Virulent Enterococci in Animal Feed," American Society for Microbiology, Missouri Valley branch meeting, March 14-15, Liberty, Mo.
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David L. Wetzel and colleagues presented "Thermal Processing of Protein on Optical Substrate Reveals Structural Changes via FT-IR Microspectroscopy," "FT-IR Microspectroscopic Imaging Provides Objective Chemically Defined Morphological Class Discrimination in Wheat," "InSb Imaging Provides Nondestructive Subsurface Polychromatic Chemical Discrimination of Germinated Seeds," "Effects of Radio Protectant Amifostine on Irradiated Rat Brain Tissues Studied by FT-IR Microspectroscopy and Imaging," "Nutritional Dynamics of Stream Algal Biofilms via FT-IR Microspectroscopy and Imaging" and "Genetic Expression in Plant Material Revealed with Vibrational Spectroscopic Imaging," Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, March 1-7, New Orleans.
Hotel, restaurant, institution management and dietetics
Deborah D. Canter presented the 26th annual Karen Wright Memorial Lecture, "Dietetics Education: A Glimpse at the Past, A Peek at the Future," Alabama Dietetic Association annual meeting, March 14, Birmingham, Ala.
Diane Swanson, management; and Dann Fisher, accounting; edited "Advancing Business Ethics Education," Information Age Publishing, 2008.
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Yasuyuki Arakane, Karl J. Kramer and Subbaratnam Muthukrishnan, biochemistry; Renata Bolognesi, Susan Brown, Rob Denell, Teresa D. Shippy and Yoshinori Tomoyasu, biology; Bin Li, Marce Lorenzen, Jeremy Marshall and Yoonseong Park, entomology; and student and colleagues published "The Genome of the Model Beetle and Pest Tribolium Castaneum," Nature, March 23.
Frederick Burrack published "Using Video Conference Technology to Enhance Supervision of Student Teachers," Academic Intersections, Vol. 2.
Zenghu Chang, Cheng Quan Li, Hiroki Mashiko and students published "Double Optical Gating of High-Order Harmonic Generation with Carrier-Envelope Phase Stabilized Lasers," Physical Review Letters, Vol. 100, No. 10.