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Noteworthy

 

Agronomy

Guihua Bai, Dadong Zhang and colleagues published "Quantitative Trait Loci for Aluminum Resistance in Chinese Wheat Landrace FSW," Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 2008.

Bai and colleagues published "Quantitative Trait Loci for Fusarium Head Blight Resistance in Recombinant Inbred Population Wangshuibai/Wheaton," Phytopathology, Vol. 98, 2008.

Bai and colleagues will publish "New FHB-Resistant Sources from Asian Wheat Germplasm," Crop Science, 2008.

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Steve Welch, Mary Beth Kirkham and colleagues published "Merging Genomic Control Networks and Soil-Plant-Atmosphere-Continuum Models," Agricultural Systems, Vol. 86, No. 3.

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Kirkham published "Sludge Disposal" and "Trace Elements" in the Encyclopedia of Soil Science (2008, Springer), edited by W. Chesworth.

Apparel, textiles, and interior design

Jana M. Hawley presented the keynote address "Apparel Sustainability in the 21st Century: Making the Right Decisions" at Eco-Design: A global paradigm shift, April 30, Seoul, South Korea.

Anthropology

Lauren W. Ritterbush presented "Before the Pawnee: Late Prehistoric Archaeology at Lovewell Reservoir," annual meeting of the Kansas Anthropological Association, April 12, Beloit.

Ritterbush presented "Riley County's Prehistoric Past" at the annual meeting of the Riley County Historical Society, April 15, Manhattan.

Architecture

The following faculty members presented at the 96th annual meeting of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, March 27-30, Houston:

Mick Charney, "The End of Architectural History and Reports of Its Demise."

David Seamon, "A Phenomenology of Inhabitation: The Lived Reciprocity Between Houses and Inhabitants as Portrayed by American Writer Louis Bromfield."

John Eck, "Surviving Success: Neighborhood Identity and Gentrification."

Wendy Ornelas, panelist, "Architectural Education Through Diversity: President's Discussion."

Vladimir Krstic, "Topographical Constructs."

Clinical sciences

The following faculty members presented at the Academy of Veterinary Consultants, April 4-5, Omaha, Neb.:

Brad White, "Hiring and Retaining New Associates."

Mike Sanderson, "Risk Analysis and Decision Making for Tritrichomonas."

Jim Lillich presented "Calpains," Experimental Biology Conference, April 6, San Diego.

Diagnostic medicine and pathobiology

Doug Powell and colleague published "Food safety: The medium and the message from farm-to-fork," Ontario Veterinary Medical Association annual meeting proceedings, Toronto.

Powell presented "The medium and the message: Compelling food safety information from farm-to-fork," Southern California Food Protection Association, Feb. 15, Los Angeles.

English

Philip Nel published "The Fall and Rise of Children's Literature," American Art, Vol. 22, No. 1, Spring 2008.

Nel published "Fantasy, Mystery, and Ambiguity" (reprint) in The Norton Guide to Field Writing with Readings and Handbook (2008), edited by Richard Bullock, Maureen Daly Goggin and Francine Weinberg.

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Lisa Tatonetti published "Sex and Salmon: Queer Identities in Sherman Alexie's 'The Toughest Indian in the World,' " Studies in American Fiction, Vol. 35, No. 2.

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Tim Dayton presented "Wristers Etcetera: Cummings, the Great War and Discursive Struggle," The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, Feb. 23, Louisville, Ky.

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Tanya Gonzalez presented "All About the Mother: Latina Subjectivity in 'Ugly Betty,' " Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference, March 19, San Francisco.

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Don Hedrick presented "Entertainment and Deconventionalization," Shakespeare Association of America, March 21, Dallas.

Hedrick was appointed to the chair of the division on Shakespeare and Shakespearean Criticism, Midwest Modern Language Association.

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Deborah Murray, Stacia Gray and student presented "Writer to Tutor: 'You're Talking So Much I Can't Hear Myself Think!'" 18th annual South Central Writing Centers Association Conference, March 7, University of Oklahoma, Norman.

Multiple departments

David Smit, English, and Richard Hoag, architecture, presented "Architectural Literacy," 24th National Conference on the Beginning Design Student, March 14, Atlanta.