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AGRONOMY
Jianming Yu and colleagues published "The Genetic Architecture of Maize Flowering Time," Science, Aug. 7.

Chuck Rice was elected to the Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, a major program unit of the National Research Council. His three-year term as a member of the board expires in 2012.

 

HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT AND DIETETICS
Chihyung Ok moderated several sessions on issues of human resources in hospitality, 2009 Asia Pacific Forum for Graduate Student Research in Tourism, July 7-9, Seoul, Korea.

 

K-STATE AT SALINA
Patricia Ackerman, associate professor of arts, sciences and business, was invited to the "A Room of Her Own" writing retreat in Abiquiu, N.M., Aug. 10-16. She will join women authors from across the United States in professional development workshops and personal writing pursuits. Participants also will meet individually with published authors to review specific written works in progress.

 

MODERN LANGUAGES
Benjamín Torrico published "Estetica y tradicion catolica en la poesia de Lezama Lima," Chasqui. Revista de literatura latinoamericana, Vol. 38, No. 1.

Robert Corum published "A Royal Conundrum: Boileau and the King," Origines, Biblio 17, Vol. 180.

 

SPECIAL EDUCATION, COUNSELING AND STUDENT AFFAIRS
Aaron H. Carlstrom and colleagues presented "Career Aspirations of Youth: Untangling Race/Ethnicity, SES, and Gender," 117th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Aug. 8, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.