Behavioral and Social Sciences
Patricia Foschi, Geography and Human Environmental Studies, co-wrote
the chapter, "An Active Learning Approach to Egeria densa Detection
in Digital Imagery" that appears in "Next Generation of Data-Mining
Applications," edited by Mehmed Kantardzic and Jozef Zurada and
published by Wiley-IEEE Press in February 2005.
John McWilliams, Accounting, has been elected president of the San Francisco
Chapter of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants.
"Vietnam Tourism," by Arthur Asa Berger, Broadcast and Electronic
Communication Arts (emeritus), was published by Haworth Publishers in
Ujlaki, Cinema, was recently named to the Digital Media Advisory
Council by San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom.
and Industry, presented a seminar on "Designing
to Live: The Value of Sensitive + Universal Solutions" on Aug. 11
at the Design Within Reach studio in Washington, D.C. Gomes presented "Inclusive
Design and the Future Society" on Sept. 14 at NeoCon East 2005 in
"IntroSpection," an installation by Stephen
Wilson, Art, was
featured in an exhibit titled "Animal Nature" at Carnegie Mellon
University's Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, on display from Aug. 26 to
Ruth Love, Administration and Disciplinary Studies, chaired a civic
organization, Downs Community Development Corp. The organization raised the
and sponsored a summer school for low-income students in elementary
and secondary schools. Love traveled to West Africa this summer to
supervise the distribution of a shipment of thousands of new and used
books, computers, medical equipment and supplies. The materials were
used to establish three libraries and one a high school computer lab
as well as fill the stockroom of a local hospital.
Matthew Shenoda, Ethnic Studies, read from his new
poetry collection "Somewhere Else" on Sept. 29 at Modern
Times Bookstore in San Francisco.
Health and Human Services
"Two Breaths Per Minute Yogic Breathing," by Erik Peper and Katherine
Gibney, Holistic Healing Studies, and other co-authors was recently published
in "The Theses of Mitsumasa Kawakami II: The Theory of Yoga-Based
Good Health," edited
by Mitsumasa Kawakami and published by Samskara. Peper also co-wrote "The
Physiological Correlates of Body Piercing by a Yoga Master: Control of
Pain and Bleeding" for the same book.
Mirosevich, Creative Writing, read from her new books "Queer
Street" and "My Oblique Strategies" on Sept. 29 at Modern
Times Bookstore in San Francisco. "My Oblique Strategies," a
poetry collection published by Thorngate Road Press, recently won the
2005 Frank O'Hara Chapbook Award. Her essay "Burning Bridges" was
published in the July 10 issue of San Francisco Chronicle Magazine.
Azocar, Journalism, has been named treasurer of the Native
American Journalists Association.
Writing, was awarded the Association of Writers and Writing Programs'
Grace Paley Short Fiction Prize for a manuscript
of short fiction "Heavier than Air."
The film rights to "Extinction," a
novel by George Leonard, Humanities, have been purchased by Universal
and the producers have asked Leonard to write the screenplay.
"Nobody's Baby and Other Stories," by
Leo Litwak (emeritus), English and Creative Writing, was recently published
by El Leon Literary
Science and Engineering
The June 2005 issue of the Limnology and Oceanography Bulletin reported
that Dick Dugdale, Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental
Studies, authored the most-cited non-methods paper in the 50 year
the scientific journal, Limnology and Oceanography. The
paper titled "Uptake
of New and Regenerated Forms of Nitrogen in Primary Productivity" was
co-authored with J.J. Goering and published in 1967. Editors noted
that this paper had been cited in subsequent scientific papers a
total of 1,194 times to date.
Renee Wilson, Public Safety, won a gold medal for weight lifting at the
2005 Western States Police and Fire Games held Aug. 27 in Reno.
Public Safety, recently received an award on behalf of the Department
of Public Safety from Mothers Against Drunk Driving.
The award was given in recognition of SFSU's participation in the "Avoid
the 14" Campaign that targeted people driving under the influence.