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Agricultural economics

Kevin Dhuyvetter and Terry Kastens, had spreadsheets featured in Farm Futures magazine. One spreadsheet: "Will a New Guidance System Reap Profits in 2008" was featured as the February 2008 Spreadsheet of the Month, and another, "What Can You Afford to Pay for Your Lease" was the December 2008 feature spreadsheet.



Ulf Meyer published "LX Architecture-In the Heart of Europe," in three languages (German, English and French), DOM Publishers, Berlin, Germany.

Mick Charney conducted the workshop "Call Me Ishmael: What Our College-Age Students Don't Know About Religion... but Should (and Why?)," at the Seventh Annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Jan. 9, Honolulu.



Iris Totten was featured in the Ewing-Marion Kauffman Thoughtbook 2009, "Students Explore Real Earth Virtually."

Totten published "An Earth Science Course for Pre-Service Teachers," Journal of Geoscience Education, Vol. 56, No. 5.


Landscape architecture

The following K-State faculty presented at the annual national conference of the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture, Jan. 14-17, Tucson, Ariz.:

Eric Bernard and student, "Improving Landscape Architectural Problem Solving: Integrating GISciences and Technology Educational Objectives in Landscape Architecture Curricula."

Blake Belanger, "Operative Terrain: An Armature for Design Studio and Seminar Integration Focused on Contemporary Theories of Landscape and Urbanism."

Tim Keane and student, "Historical Inventory and Analysis of the Riparian Vegetation Corridors in the Black Vermillion Watershed, Kansas" and "Geomorphic Stream Stability Assessment, Prediction and Validation."

Katie Kingery-Page, "Kabul University Gateway: Learning from Anthropology in Design Education" and "Re-founding Space: Planting Design as a Minimalist Strategy."

Melanie Klein, "Communicating Innovative Ecologic, Economic and Social Sustainability for the Damaged Landscape."

Stephanie Rolley and student, "Critical Practice, Case Application to Urban Design."

Rolley and student, "Guidelines for Landscape Architects Collaborating with Skatepark Design/Build Companies."

Rolley presented a series of papers related to design communication through diagrams, literature maps and other means of visualizing concepts and process.

Rolley served as an invited panel member in a discussion of the future growth of the landscape architecture profession and the role of universities in meeting the projected demand.


Multiple departments

Doug Powell and Casey Jacob, diagnostic medicine/pathobiology; and Amy Hubbell, modern languages; published "New Media for Communicating Food Safety," Food Technology, Jan. 9.



C. Lewis Cocke, Predrag Ranitovic and colleagues published "Observing the Creation of Electronic Feshbach Resonances in Soft X-Ray-Induced O2 Dissociation," Science, Vol. 322, No. 5904.



Satoris Culbertson and colleagues published "Laying Down the Law: Engaging Industrial/Organizational Psychology Undergraduate Students on Employment Legal Issues," The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, Vol. 46, No. 3.

Richard Harris and colleagues published "The Effect of Advances in Video Game Technology and Content on Aggressive Cognitions, Hostility, and Heart Rate," Media Psychology, Vol. 11.