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NOTEWORTHY

ANIMAL SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
John Unruh was elected to a three-year term on the American Meat Science Association board. He will also serve as chair of the 2012 Reciprocal Meat Conference.

 

ANTHROPOLOGY
Michael Wesch presented "From Knowledgeable to Knowledge-Able," TEDxKC, Aug. 12, Kansas City, Mo.

 

ECONOMICS
Michael Babcock published "Transportation Impacts of Increased Ethanol Production: A Kansas Case Study," Journal of the Transportation Research Forum, Vol. 49, No. 2.

Florence Neymotin published "The Relationship Between School Funding and Student Achievement in Kansas Public Schools," Journal of Education Finance, Vol. 36, No. 1.

 

EDUCATION
Be Stoney has been selected as part of the 2010 class of the University of Texas at El Paso Athletics Hall of Fame that will be inducted Oct. 22.

 

MULTIPLE DEPARTMENTS
The following K-State faculty members presented at the 31st annual conference of the Association of Avian Veterinarians/Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians, Aug. 2, San Diego, Calif.:

James W. Carpenter, clinical sciences; Michael Dryden, diagnostic medicine and pathobiology; Butch KuKanich, anatomy and physiology; "Efficacy and Pharmacokinetics of Selamectin in the Pet Rabbit."

Rodney Schnellbacher, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital; "The Effects of Adrenergic Agonists as a Treatment for Isoflurane-Induced Hypotension in Hispaniolan Amazon Parrots (Amazona ventralis)."

 

PSYCHOLOGY
James Shanteau and colleagues published "Using Stories to Battle Unintentional Injuries: Narratives in Safety and Health Communication," Social Science and Medicine, Vol. 70.