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AGRONOMY
Dadong Zhang
, Guihua Bai, Chengsong Zhu, Jianming Yu and colleagues published "Genetic Diversity, Population Structure and Linkage Disequilibrium in U.S. Elite Winter Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)," The Plant Genome, Vol. 3, No. 2.

 

ART
Douglas N. Dow presented "The Bookseller, the Woodworker and the Confraternity: A Documented Episode of Mid-Level Art Patronage in Cinquecento Florence," Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Oct. 14-17, Montreal, Canada.

 

ARTS AND SCIENCES
Jim Hohenbary's poem "The Witch," won the Phi Kappa Phi Forum poetry contest.

 

CLINICAL SCIENCES
David Anderson presented "Food Animal Surgery Special Sessions -- Minimally Invasive Surgery of Camelids," American College of Veterinary Surgeons annual symposium, Oct. 21-23, Seattle, Wash.

Anderson, Brad White, and Robert Larson edited the Special Issue: Rural Veterinary Practice, Online Journal of Rural Research and Policy, Vol. 5, No. 7.

 

ECONOMICS
Tracy Turner and colleague presented "The Home Mortgage Deduction and Its Impact on Homeownership Decisions," Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Federal Reserve System Symposium on Mortgages and the Future of Housing Finance, Oct. 25-26, Arlington, Va.

 

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
David Wetzel is heavily involved in the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies annual meeting in Raleigh, NC. At the Oct. 17-21 conference, two different technical articles authored by Wetzel and colleagues will be released in print. These are contained in a two-volume text, Applications of Vibrational Spectroscopy in Food Science, and the October issue of the journal Spectroscopy. Their respective titles include a 19-page review, "In situ Fourier Transform Infrared Microspectroscopy and Imaging of Wheat Kernels and Other Grains," and a 10-page journal article, "Measuring Cellular-Scale Nutrient Distribution in Algal Biofilms with Synchrotron Confocal Infrared Microspectroscopy." Wetzel's presentations at the conference are titled "Single Modified Starch Granules Rapidly Imaged With Focal Plane Array FT-IR Microspectrometer Illuminated By Multiple Combined Synchrotron Beams" and "Experimental Considerations for Quantitation of Solid Mixtures From Focal Plane Array Near-IR Imaging Data."

 

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE/REGIONAL AND COMMUNITY PLANNING
Katie Kingery-Page and Jon Hunt presented "A Grassroots Effort to Renew the Schoolyard: The Learning Garden," International Making Cities Livable Conference, Oct. 17-21, Charleston S.C.

 

MODERN LANGUAGES
Mary Copple presented "Patterns of Adjective Use in Spanish Conversation," LASSO 2010: annual meeting of the Linguistic Association of the Southwest, Oct. 7-9, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, N.M..

Salvador A. Oropesa presented "Estética sin ética, la desaparición del fascismo y el comunismo en Asignatura Pendiente (1977) de José Luis Garci," 20th International Congress of the Asociación Internacional de Literatura y Cultura Femenina Hispánica, Oct. 14, University of Texas, Austin, Texas.

 

PHYSICS
Chang Hua Zhang and Uwe Thumm published "Electron-Ion Interaction Effects in Attosecond Time-Resolved Photoelectron Spectra," Physical Review A, Vol. 82, No. 4.

Zhang, Thumm, Feng He, Zenghu Chang and students published "Attosecond Time-Resolved Autoionization of Argon," Physical Review Letters, Vol. 105, No. 14.

 

PSYCHOLOGY
Clive Fullagar presented "Is It a Trait, Is It a State?" 53rd annual conference of the Midwest Academy of Management, Oct. 14-16, Grand Forks, N.D.