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NOTEWORTHY

AGRONOMY
Gerard Kluitenberg received the Don and Betty Kirkham Soil Physics Award from the Soil Science Society of America at the society's 2010 annual meeting.

 

ARCHITECTURE
Mick Charney presented "The Architect, The Apprentice, His Wife, and Her Mother," annual conference of the Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association, Oct. 3, Minneapolis, Minn.

 

CLINICAL SCIENCES
Hans Coetzee presented "Evidence-Based Medicine for the Bovine Practitioner," CanWest Veterinary meeting, Oct. 3-4, Victoria, British Columbia.

David Anderson presented "Bovine Surgery and Anesthesia," Southwest Veterinary Symposium, Sept. 25-27, Fort Worth, Texas.

 

COMMUNICATION STUDIES
Nicole M. Laster and colleague published "Looking Across The Divide: Analyzing Cross-Disciplinary Approaches For Teaching Business Communication," Business Communication Quarterly, Vol. 73, No. 3.

 

ENGLISH
Don Hedrick published "Real Entertainment Sportification, Coercion, and Carceral Theater," Thunder at a Playhouse: Essaying Shakespeare and the Early Modern Stage, eds. Peter Kanelos and Matt Kozusko, Susquehanna University Press, 2010.

Philip Nel published "Metafiction for Children: A User's Guide," a four-minute film, In Media Res, Sept. 3.

 

GEOLOGY
The following K-State faculty members presented at the seventh New World Luminescence Dating and Dosimetry Workshop, Sept. 23-25, Montréal, Québec:

Joel Spencer and colleagues presented "Dating Deep: Luminescence Studies of Fault Gouge from the San Andreas Fault Zone 2.6 km Beneath Earth's Surface."

Yuxin Fan, Spencer and Charles (Jack) Oviatt, "Timing of Latest Pleistocene to Early Holocene Regressive Phase of Lake Bonneville in the Sevier Subbasin: Luminescence Dating Feasibility and Characterization Studies."

Spencer, student and colleague presented "Ground-Penetrating Radar Recognition and Optically Stimulated Luminescence Dating of a Holocene Alluvial Unconformity and Paleosol in the Upper Delaware River Valley, USA," Paleosols and Soil Surface Analog Systems, Society for Sedimentary Geology and National Science Foundation, Sept. 21-25, Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona.

 

LIBRARIES
Thomas Bell published the book review "Fear of Music: Why People Get Rothko But Don't Get Stockhausen," Music Library Association Notes, Vol. 67, No. 1.

 

MANAGEMENT
Diane Swanson published "Leading with Integrity: Strong Values Are the Foundation Building Blocks of a Sustainable Business," Kansas City Small Business magazine, Oct. 2010.

 

MODERN LANGUAGES
Emma Betz was selected to participate in the teacher workshop "Strategies for Reforming the Business German Curriculum," Sept. 17-19, Georgetown University, Washington, DC.

 

MULTIPLE DEPARTMENTS
David Smit, English; and Richard Hoag, architecture; presented "Crossing Over: Teaching Writing in Practice in the Academy," 2010 biannual conference of the Design Communication Association, Sept. 11, Pray, Mont.