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Volume 51, Number 33   May 17, 2004         

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Behavioral and Social Sciences
Rosemarie M. Bowler, Psychology, organized an international conference on the Health Effects of Manganese Exposure to Welders held April 17-18 in New Orleans.

Anoshua Chaudhuri, Economics, presented "Sibling Rivalry and Birth Order Effects on the Nutritional Status of Children in Rural Bangladesh" at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America held April 1-3 in Boston.

Betty Blecha, Economics, has co-authored an article in the May issue of the American Economic Review titled "Efficiency in the Use of Technology in Economic Education."

"Market Orientation, Creativity, and New Product Performance in High-Tech Firms," by Subin Im, Marketing, and John P. Workman appears in the April issue of the Journal of Marketing.

Creative Arts
Jan Millsapps, Cinema, was recently named an Apple Distinguished Educator by Apple Computer, Inc.

Jenny Lau, Cinema, discussed "Orientalist Discourse and the movie 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon'" at FACES (Forum for American/Chinese Exchange at Stanford) on April 13 at Stanford University.

Peggy Benton, Instructional Technologies, was recently named an Apple Distinguished Educator by Apple Computer, Inc. She has also been named a faculty associate to the George Lucas Education Foundation.

Health and Human Services
Eric Peper, Health Education/Holistic Healing Studies, co-authored with four SFSU students, the following poster presentations for the Annual Meeting of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback held April 1-4 in Colorado Springs: "Menopausal Hot Flashes: A Self-Regulation Case Study," "Possible Treatment of Diabetic Ulcer for a Kidney Dialysis Patient: A Case Report," "Reducing the Severity of Pre-Menstrual Syndrome Symptoms: A Self Regulation Case Study" and "Reducing Computer Discomfort: A Controlled Group Study Incorporating Portable sEMGs Within a Systems Perspective."

Susan Zieff, Kinesiology, has been elected history academy chair of the American Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.

Jason Albertson, Health Education, participated in a panel discussion on homelessness following the screening of the documentary "Exposed: Homeless and the Media" on May 7 at The Canvas in San Francisco.

"Conflicting Notions of Language Purity: The Interplay of Archaising, Ethnographic, Reformist, Elitist and Xenophobic Purism in the Perception of Standard Chinese" by Chris Wen-Chao Li, Foreign Languages and Literatures, was recently published in Language and Communication.

Fred Astren, Jewish Studies, and Carel Bertram, Humanities, participated in a panel discussion titled "Is Seeing Believing? The Judaic and Islamic Tradition Against Idol Worship" held April 28 at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco.

Minoo Moallem, Women Studies, presented "Islamic Feminism and 'The Spectacle of the Other Woman'" at the Women, Islam and Transnational Feminism Conference held March 5 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She spoke on "Gender, Ethnicity and Social Inequality in a Global Context" on April 6 at the University of Stockholm, Sweden, and presented "Ethnicity for Sale: The Gendering of Persian Carpet in the National and Transnational Markets" at the Diaspora and Homeland Development Conference held April 13 at the Berkeley Center for Globalization and Information Technology in Berkeley.

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