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Noteworthy

 

Agronomy

Jianming Yu published "The Potential of Ultrahigh Throughput Genomic Technologies in Crop Improvement," and, with colleague, "Simulation Appraisal of the Adequacy of Number of Background Markers for Relationship Estimation in Association Mapping," The Plant Genome, Vol. 2, No. 1.

Yu and colleagues published "Selection Before Backcross During Exotic Germplasm Introgression," Field Crops Research, Vol. 112, No. 1.

Yu and colleagues published "Applications of Linkage Disequilibrium and Association Mapping in Maize," Molecular Genetic Approaches to Maize Improvement, Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry, eds. A.L. Kriz and B.A. Larkins, Vol. 63, Springer Verlag.

Architectural engineering and construction science

Julia Keen presented "High Performance Buildings," Tech 2009: Maintain to Sustain, April 23, Kansas City, Mo.

Clinical sciences

Bonnie Rush presented "Tracking Students Clinical Competencies Through the One45 System," American Association of Veterinary Clinicians department head meeting, April 2, Atlanta, Ga.

English

Elizabeth Dodd published a review of "The Wet Collection" by Joni Tevis, ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, Vol. 16, No. 1.

Darrin Doyle published "Revenge of the Teacher's Pet: A Love Story," LSU Press (Yellow Shoe Fiction Series), 2009.

The following K-State faculty presented at the Modern Critical Approaches to Children's Literature, March 25-27, Nashville, Tenn.:

Gregory Eiselein, "'A Religion of Their Own:' Louisa M. Alcott's New American Religion."

Erica Hateley, "Anthony Browne and the Cultural Capital of Classic Fairy Tales."

Anne Phillips, "From 'Without Christ' to a 'Very Attractive Book:' Little Women's Progress."

Karin Westman, "The Next J. K. Rowling?: Stephanie Meyer and the Consequences of Genre."

Dean Hall presented "'Remember What Happened to the Painter Daswanth?': Painting Oneself into the Story in Salman Rushdie's The Enchantress of Florence," British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference, Feb. 27, Savannah, Ga.

Abby Knoblauch presented "Persuasive Designs: Alternative Rhetorics in a (College Level) Persuasive Writing Course," College English Association Annual Conference, March 26, Pittsburg, Pa.

Anne Longmuir presented "Falling Man as Still Life: The Fiction of Don DeLillo After 9/11," Northeast Modern Language Association, Feb. 26 - March 1, Boston, Mass.

Luke Redington presented "The Value of Carolyn R. Miller's Genre Theory in Literary Analysis," Conference on College Composition and Communication, March 13, San Francisco, Calif.

Donna Potts has been elected to serve on the executive committee of the American Conference for Irish Studies.

Leadership studies

Andrew Wefald and Rebecca Reichard presented "Fitting Engagement into a Nomological Network," annual conference for the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, April 2-4, New Orleans, La.

Multiple departments

David Smit, English, and Richard Hoag, architecture; "Verbal vs. Visual Design: Maya Lin and the Design for the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial," College English Association annual conference, March 26, Pittsburg, Pa.

The following K-State faculty presented at the 2009 International Climate Change Congress, March 16-20, Copenhagen, Denmark:

Chuck Rice, agronomy, "How Critical is the Baseline to Assess Carbon Sequestration in Agricultural Soils?" and "Deep Soil Carbon Sequestration Under No-tillage Cropping Systems in Tropical and Temperate Climates."

Karen Garrett, plant pathology, and colleagues, "Anticipating and Responding To Biological Complexity in the Effects of Climate Change on Agriculture."

Psychology

The following K-State faculty presented at the annual conference for the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, April 2-4, New Orleans, La.:

Satoris Culbertson and student, "When Does Emotional Labor Predict Emotional Exhaustion and Life (Dis)satisfaction?"

Clive Fullagar and Pat Knight and student, "Flow and Performance Anxiety."

Culbertson, Fullagar and student, "The Utrecht Work Engagement Scale: An Evaluation of Two Versions."

Ron Downey and colleagues, symposium, "Unemployment in Economic Hard Times."

Culbertson and student, symposium "Exploring Allies, Enemies, and (Lack of) Boundaries in Work-Family Interactions."

Fullagar, Culbertson and student, "Engagement: Positive Boundary Spanning Between Work and Family."

Culbertson and student, "An Examination of a Model Predicting Quality LMX Relationships."

Culbertson and students, "Performance Appraisal Reactions: The Role of Feedback and Goal Orientation."

Culbertson, Fullagar and student, "The Impact of Psychological Capital on Hedonic and Eudaimonic Well-being."

Downey, "New Developments in the Study of Interpersonal Mistreatment at Work."

Knight and student, "Examining the Effect of Core Self-evaluations on Pay Plan Preferences."

Downey and student, "Peer Assessments: A Quarter Century After Getting the Good News."

Registrar's office

Michael Crow published "Case Study: University Task Force Deepens Academic Involvement in ERP System," Handbook of Research on Technology Project Management, Planning, and Operations, IGI Global Publishing.