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NOTEWORTHY

 

AGRONOMY
Jianming Yu and colleagues published "The Genetic Architecture of Maize Flowering Time," Science, Vol. 325, No. 5941.

 

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
Sung Kim, Hyoung-Mi Kim, Joel Sanneman, Daniel Marcus and Philine Wangemann published "A Claudin-9-Based Ion Permeability Barrier is Essential for Hearing," Public Library of Science, Aug. 21.

 

ENGLISH
Philip Nel presented "The Obamafication of Children’s Literature: Representing the 44th U.S. President," 19th biennial conference of the International Research Society for Children’s Literature, Aug. 12, Frankfurt, Germany.

 

HISTORY
Robert D. Linder published "The Heartbreak of World War I For Australian Baptists," Australian Baptists and World War I, ed. Michael Petras, Sydney: Baptist Historical Society of New South Wales, 2009.

 

INSTITUTE FOR ACADEMIC ALLIANCES
Virginia Moxley and Sue Maes presented the pre-conference workshop "Multi-Institution Online Courses and Programs," State Higher Education Executive Officers Higher Education Policy Conference, Aug. 11, Denver, Colo.

 

K-STATE AT SALINA
Saeed Khan, head of the department of engineering technology, was invited to participate in a workshop about successful articulation models between two-year and four-year technology programs. The Articulation of Technology Program Workshop, hosted by the National Science Foundation, was Aug. 14 in Baltimore, Md.

 

PSYCHOLOGY
Satoris Culbertson and colleagues published "High-involvement Work Practices: Are They Really Worth It?" and "Creating a Performance Incentive System: Can Risk, Distortion, and Manipulation Be Successfully Balanced?" Academy of Management Perspectives, Vol. 23.

Donald Saucier and colleagues published "Oppression Through Acceptance? Predicting Rape Myth Acceptance and Attitudes Toward Rape Victims," Violence Against Women, Vol. 15, No. 8.