October 6, 2003 Vol. VIII, No. 4



'Achievements

Presentations

Richard Squires (Geological Sciences) presented the talk "Paleontologic record of the pseudomelanaiid gastropod Trajanella from the marine Cretaceous of the Pacific slope of North America." He also co-authored the talk "Volutoderminae (Gastropoda, Volutidae) from the Late Cretaceous of the Pacific slope of North America." Both talks were given at the Western Society of Malacologists Annual Meeting, on June 9, in Los Angeles.

Ronald Schaffer (History emeritus) delivered a paper, "Indiscriminate Bombing in World War II: Prologue to a Counterfactual Study," at the August 2 Symposium of the Hiroshima Peace Institute. He also helped lay a wreath on the cenotaph for the A-bomb victims.

Janet Adams (Physical Therapy) presented "The Effects of Scapular Taping on EMG Activity of the Shoulder Muscles During Elevation in Subjects with Impingement" at the 14th International World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress in Barcelona, Spain, in June. She also chaired the Musculoskeletal platform sessions.

Janna Beling (Physical Therapy) presented three papers, "The Validity and Reliability of a Portable Heart Rate Monitor and Carotid Pulse Palpation Among Healthy Adults," "Breathing Techniques and Oxygen Saturation in Subjects with Cystic Fibrosis" and "Lung Volume Reduction Surgery and the Effects on Functional Outcomes Among Patients with Emphysema," at the 14th International World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress in Barcelona, Spain, in June.

Veda Ward (Leisure Studies and Recreation) presented "A Room Near a Mall: Observations of Pedestrian Behavior Among Visitors Staying at Hotels Near Retail Shopping Malls," at the 10th Recent Advances in Retailing and Services Science Conference in Portland, Oregon.

Publications

Aimie Kachingwe (Physical Therapy) published "A Grounded Theory Investigation of Diversity and Multiculturalism in the Physical Therapy Profession" in the Journal of Physical Therapy Education (Vol. 17, No. 1) in spring 2003.

Benedict Yaspelkis III (Kinesiology) had a research article titled "High-fat diet and leptin treatment alter skeletal muscle insulin-stimulated phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase activity and glucose transport" published in Metabolism 52 (9): 11961205, 2003.

Christie Logan (Communication Studies) had an essay titled: "Presence and Absence in Online Performance: Configurations in the Problematics of Access," published in the spring 2003 issue of the online journal, American Communication Journal: http://acjournal.org.

Pam Bourgeois, John Clendenning and Ilene Rubenstein (English) were featured in the October edition of Kiplingers Magazine as participants in a cooking school in Tuscany.

Antonio Machado (Environmental & Occupational Health) had an article titled "Effect of Arsenite, Maternal Age, and Embryonic Sex on Spina Bifida, Exencephaly, and Resorption Rates in the Splotch Mouse," published in Birth Defects Research: Part A Clinical and Molecular Teratology 67(4): 231239, 2003.


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