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NOTEWORTHY

 

AGRONOMY
Jianming Yu, Tesfaye Tesso and colleagues published "Genetic Diversity and Population Structure Analysis of Accessions in the U.S. Historic Sweet Sorghum Collection," Theoretical and Applied Genetics, Vol. 120.

 

ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION SCIENCE
Ray Yunk
has been selected as a merit reviewer for financial assistance funding opportunities for the U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory. The program is titled "Recovery Act: Advanced Energy Efficient Building Technologies."

 

CLINICAL SCIENCES
Dan Thomson
presented "Raising Beef for a First World Country," Russell Agriculture Exposition, Dec. 2, Russell.

Thomson presented "International Perspectives on Beef Cattle Welfare," Kansas Livestock Association Convention, Dec. 3, Wichita.

Thomson presented "Economic Implications of Animal Welfare on the U.S. Beef Industry," Nebraska Cattlemen's Convention, Dec. 8, Kearney, Neb.

 

GEOGRAPHY
Bimal K. Paul published a review of "Therapeutic Landscapes," by A. Williams, Health Sociology Review, Vol. 17, Nov. 4.

Richard Marston was invited to present two seminars for the department of geography at Texas State University, Austin, Texas, Nov. 13.

Paul and colleague published "Urban Earthquake Hazard: Perceived Seismic Risk and Preparedness in Dhaka City, Bangladesh," Disasters, 2009.

Paul published "Human Injuries Caused by Bangladesh's Cyclone Sidr: An Empirical Study," Natural Hazards, 2009.

 

KINESIOLOGY
The following K-State faculty presented at the Kansas Department of Health and Environment's Cultivating Healthy Kansans Summit, Dec. 1, Topeka:

Elizabeth Fallon and colleagues, "Kansas Health Care Provider Counseling for Physical Activity, Diet and Weight Management."

Fallon and colleagues, "Health Care Provider Attitudes towards Counseling Diverse Patient Populations for Preventive Health."

Melissa Bopp and Fallon, "Leading their Flocks to Health? Relating Faith Leadership Health With Church-Based Health Programs."

 

PSYCHOLOGY
Gary Brase
and student published "Taking Time to be Healthy: Predicting Health Behaviors with Delay Discounting and Time Perspective," Personality and Individual Differences, Vol. 48, No. 2.