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ARCHITECTURE
The following K-State faculty members presented at "Being Bold!" the American Institute of Architects Illinois Annual Convention and Academic Symposium, Nov. 6, Rockford, Ill.:

Richard Gnat, "Being Bold; Rethinking Mid-Rise Apartment Building Design by Combining Apartment Planning Strategies from 1909 and Elevator Technology from 2009."

Miriam Neet, "Merging Old and New: Sustainable Architecture for the 21st Century, a Course Development."

David Seamon organized the special session "Phenomenological Reconsiderations of Conventional Environmental and Ecological Conceptions and Problems" and presented a paper on the topic for the annual meeting of the International Association for Environmental Philosophy, Nov. 2, Washington, D.C.

 

CLINICAL SCIENCES
Ronette Gehring presented "The Role of P-Glycoprotein in the Blood-Milk Barrier," Mastitis Research Workers' Conference, Nov. 5, Chicago.

 

GEOGRAPHY
Richard Marston presented "Land, Life and Environmental Change in the Himalayas," the 2009 Edward Wilkommen Geology and Geography Lecture at the American Geographical Society Library, Oct. 28, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wis.

Rob Daniels, Shawn Hutchinson and student presented "Statewide Forest Resource Assessment: GIS Methodology Report," various partners and advisory committees of the Kansas Forest Service, Oct. 27, NRCS Conference Center, Salina.

The following K-State faculty presented at the 32nd Annual Applied Geography Conference, Oct. 28-31, Baton Rouge, La.:

Bimal Paul, "Attitudes Toward Arsenicosis Victims in Rural Bangladesh: An Empirical Study."

Lisa Harrington and student, "Environmental Conditions and Restoration Actions in the Rainwater Basin Wetland Complex, Nebraska."

Shawn Hutchinson and colleague, "Identifying and Assessing Windbreaks in Ford County, Kansas Using Object-Based Image Analysis."

John Harrington and Paul each chaired a session in the conference.

 

K-STATE AT SALINA
Patricia Ackerman presented the workshop "Expectations in the Writing Center," Midwest Writing Center Association Conference, Oct. 21-25, Rapid City, S.D.

 

MODERN LANGUAGES
Mary Copple presented "Tracking the Constraints on a Grammaticalizing Perfect(ive)," 38th annual meeting of New Ways of Analyzing Variation, Oct. 22-25, University of Ottawa, Ottawa.

 

MULTIPLE DEPARTMENTS
John Harrington, Kendra McLauchlan, geography; Stacy Hutchinson, biological and agricultural engineering; and students presented "The Water Budget, Climate Variability and Impacts Assessment in Northeast Kansas," 32nd annual Applied Geography Conference, Oct. 28-31, Baton Rouge, La.