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Noteworthy - August 27, 2012

Aug 27, 2012

College of the Pacific

Ken Albala, History, edited The Routledge International Handbook of Food Studies, which was just published. His 15th book, it includes 34 chapters by leading food scholars from around the world, including Alison Alkon, Sociology, who wrote the chapter on food justice.  

Dan Kasser , Visual Arts, has his photographic work exhibited through September 3 at the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento as part of "Brought to Light: Masterworks of Photography from the Crocker Art Museum."

Merrill Schleier, Visual Arts, had her article "Fatal Attractions: 'Place,' the Korean War, and Gender in Niagra (1953)" published in the Summer 2012 issue of Cinema Journal.

Arthur A Dugoni School of Dentistry

Bob Boyd, Orthodontics, was unanimously selected as the American Association of Orthodontists Foundation (AAOF) 2013 Blair Award winner, which will be presented to him at the AAO Annual Session in May 2013. The Blair Award is the highest award given by the AAOF and acknowledges Boyd's dedication to the AAOF and his work with the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontics.

Pacific McGeorge School of Law

Fred Galves taught Civil Procedure and Business Entities at the UC Davis School of Law 23rd Annual Orientation in U.S.A. Law program.

Clark Kelso delivered the paper "Strategies for Responding to the Budget Crisis: From Leverage to Leadership," at the Pound Civil Justice Institute's 20th annual Forum for State Appellate Judges Forum on July 28 in Chicago, Ill.

Michael Malloy had "Zone Defence: The Euro Zone and the Crisis in Financial Services Markets" and "The International Financial Crisis and Nation-Based 'Prudential Regulation'" published in Financial Crisis, Globalisation and Regulatory Reform, David A. Frenkel & Carsten Gerner-Beuerle, editors (Athens Institute for Education and Research, 2012). He delivered the paper "Governing Foolishness: A Comparative Analysis of Executive Compensation Rules" on July 16 at the 9th Annual International Conference on Law sponsored by the Athens Institute for Education and Research in Athens, Greece.

Joe Taylor had his NITA case file, State v. Bloodworth, published by Nexis. It was co-authored by attorney Sharon Cammisa, who prosecuted the murder case on which the book was modeled.

Michael Vitiello had his article, "Alternatives to Incarceration: Why Is California Lagging Behind?" published in the Georgia State University Law Review, 28 Ga. St. U. L. Rev. 1285 (2012). His book, Bridge to Practice: Civil Procedure Simulations, has been published as the second in a series of simulation books as part of West's new Bridge to Practice Series.

Kojo Yelpaala taught a two-week course on Public International Law as a distinguished visitor professor at Southeast University in Nanjing, China. He also gave a talk on "Foreign Direct Investment in Africa" at a meeting of the provincial Jiangsu Bar Association.

School of Engineering and Computer Science

Ashland O. Brown, Mechanical Engineering, co-presented a workshop for engineering educators on "Designing Active Learning Finite Element Learning Modules" at the American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Also at the conference, Brown, Kyle Watson and Jiancheng Liu, Mechanical Engineering, and Rachelle K. Hackett, Gladys L. Benerd School of Education, who are members of a National Science Foundation grant team, presented their paper "Improving Student Learning using Finite Element Learning Modules: An Update in Research Findings" at a National Science Foundation grantee poster session.

Gladys L. Benerd School of Education

Rachelle Hackett, Educational and School Psychology (see above item under Ashland Brown)

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