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CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Vikas Berry and colleagues presented "pi-pi Functionalization of Graphene: Avenue for building Ultra-sensitive Graphene BioSensors" and "Bacterium Wrapping with Graphene for Non-Destructive TEM Imaging and Raman Enhancement," American Physical Society meeting, March 15-19, Portland, Ore.

 

ECONOMICS
Michael W. Babcock presented "Transportation Impacts of Increased Ethanol Production: A Kansas Study," 51st annual meeting of the Transportation Research Forum, March 11, Washington D.C.

 

GEOGRAPHY
Marcelus M. Caldas and colleagues published "Settlement Formation and Land Cover and Land Use Change: A Case Study in the Brazilian Amazon," Journal of Latin America Geography, Vol. 9, No. 1.

Caldas and colleagues published "Doing it for Themselves: Direct Action Land Reform in the Brazilian Amazon," World Development, Vol. 38, No. 3.

Bimal K. Paul and colleagues published "Cyclone Evacuation in Bangladesh: Tropical Cyclones Gorky (1991) vs. Sidr (2007)," Environmental Hazards, Vol. 9.

 

GEOLOGY
Saugata Datta and colleagues presented "Use of Near-Edge- X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy to Speciate Manganese in Airborne Particulate Matter from Six Cities in Continental USA," American Association for Aerosol Research 2010 International Specialty Conference: Air Pollution and Health, March 22-26, San Diego, Calif.

 

HALE LIBRARY
Elisabeth Pankl, Danielle Theiss-White and colleague edited the book "Recruitment, Development, and Retention of Information Professionals: Trends in Human Resources and Knowledge Management."

 

JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATIONS
Angela Powers presented "Ethics of Journalism and Responsible Press," Kuwait Journalists' Association, March 8, Kuwait.

 

MODERN LANGUAGES
Amy Hubbell presented "How the Pieds-Noirs Remember Algeria," department of classical and modern languages, Truman State University, March 15, Kirksville, Mo.

Maria Martinez-Ortiz presented "Fantasy and Myth in 'Pan's Labyrinth,'" Magic and the Supernatural: An Ethos Project, March 16, Salzberg, Austria.

 

MUSIC
Craig B. Parker presented "Herbert L. Clarke in Canada: New Perspectives," annual conference of the Society for American Music, March 20, Ottawa, Canada. He also directed the society's brass band and was a solo cornetist at the conference.

 

PSYCHOLOGY
Lester Loschky and colleague published "The Natural/Man-Made Distinction is Made Prior to Basic-Level Distinctions in Scene Gist Processing," Visual Cognition, Vol. 18, No. 4.

 

SOCIOLOGY, ANTHROPOLOGY AND SOCIAL WORK
Brad Logan and Lauren Ritterbush presented "Oneota and Central Plains Tradition Interaction: Prospects for Evidence of Contact from the East End of Warne, Lovewell Reservoir, North-Central Kansas," 32nd annual Flint Hills Archaeological Conference, March 19, Perryton, Texas.

Harald E.L. Prins and colleagues published a revised edition of "Cultural Anthropology: The Human Challenge."

Prins published "Blackfoot War Art: Pictographs of the Reservation Period, 1880-2000," a book review in Visual Anthropology Review, Vol. 29, No. 2.

Prins presented "Exploring Structural Power," Lunds Universitet, March 15, Sweden.

Prins presented "How History is Changing the World; Land Claims and Native Rights in Courtrooms," Malmö Högskola, March 16, Sweden.

Prins presented "Warriors from Turtle Island Invade German-Occupied Normandy" and chaired "Aboriginal Art in Transition," 31st American Indian Workshop, Univerzita Karlova, March 26, Prague, Czech Republic.