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CLINICAL SCIENCES
The following K-State faculty presented at the third annual Central Veterinary Conference Symposium, Aug. 31, Kansas City:

Ken Harkin, "Comparative Aspects of Dysautonomias in Man and Animals."

Mary Lynn Higginbotham, "Canine Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma: A One Health Disease."

 

ENGLISH
Michele Janette published "Tran Van Dinh's 'No Passenger on the River': A Lost Foundation Text," Thirty Years After: New Essays on Vietnam War Literature, Film, and Art, ed. Mark Heberle, Newcastle upon Tyne, England: Cambridge Scholars Press.

Phillip P. Marzluf published "Writing Home-Schooled Students into the Academy," Composititon Studies, Vol. 37, No. 1.

Philip Nel published "Home Away from Home: One U.S. Reader's Response to 'Home Words,'" review of "Home Words: Discourses of Children's Literature in Canada," ed. Mavis Reimer, Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures, Vol. 1, No. 1

Nel published "Seussism," Wildlife Art Journal, Aug. 18.

Nel published a review of Leonard S. Marcus' "Minders of Make-Believe: Idealists, Entrepreneurs, and the Shaping of American Children's Literature," Children's Literature Association Quarterly, Vol. 34, No. 2.

Han Yu presented "A Contextual Understanding of Excellence in the Globalized Communication Network," International Professional Communication Conference, July 21, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

GEOGRAPHY
Bimal Paul "Why Relatively Few People Died? The Case of Bangladesh's Cyclone Sidr," Natural Hazards, Vol. 50.

 

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
Xiuzhi Susan Sun and Karthik Venkateshan presented "Thermodynamic and Microscopy Studies of Urea-Soy Protein Composite," 238th national meeting of the American Chemistry Society, Aug. 16-20, Washington, D.C.

Jeanne Shera and Sun published "Effect of Peptide Sequence on Surface Properties and Self-Assembly of an Amphiphilic pH-Responsive Peptide," Biomacromolecules, Vol. 10, No. 8.

Sun published "Properties and Morphology of Poly(lactic Acid)/Soy Protein Isolate Blends," Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 114, No. 2.

Sun published "Bio-Energy Co-Products Show Promise at KSU," Resource, September edition.

Sun and colleagues published, "Poly(lactic Acid)/Multi-Hydroxyl Magnesium Oxide Nanocomposites Prepared by Melt Compounding," Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy, Vol. 3.

 

MULTIPLE DEPARTMENTS
Donghai Wang, biological and agricultural engineering; X. Susan Sun, grain science and industry; and colleagues published "Improved Water Resistance of Soy Protein Adhesive at Isoelectric Point," The Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Vol. 52, No. 1.

Wang, Sun, student and colleagues published "Mechanical and Water Soaking Properties of Medium Density Fiberboard With Wood Fiber and Soybean Protein Adhesive, Bioresource Technology, Vol. 100.