Professor of Anthropology Bernard Wong's paper "Immigration, Globalization,
and the Chinese American Family” was published in "Immigrant
Families in Contemporary Society" (Guilford Press, New York). In
October, he attended the 12th International Metropolis Conference in
Melbourne, Australia, to present a paper titled "Immigrants Shaping
the New Economy."
Professor of Art Sylvia Solochek Walters received a $350 award for her
print, “Sunday Afternoon at Ballena Bay,” in November at
Prints USA 2007, a national, biennial competitive exhibition in Springfield,
Mo. Her work is on display at the Springfield Art Museum through Jan.
Design and Industry
Yu-Charn Chen, professor of design and industry, recently presented the
paper “Transportation Technology in the United States” to
the National Taiwan Science Education Council and the paper “Tenure
and Promotion Criteria among the University of California, California
State University and the Community Colleges in California” to
the Taiwan Department of Education.
In July, Assistant Professor of Product Design Hsiao-Yun
a master class in design at Chung Yuan Christian University in Taiwan.
Mira Foster and Pam Howard, senior assistant librarians at the J. Paul
Leonard Library, presented "Next Generation Research Tools" at
the California Library Association Conference in Long Beach on Oct.
26 and at the Internet Librarian Conference in Monterey on Oct. 27.
The presentations introduced participants to a variety of Web 2.0 applications,
including map mashups, photo sharing, blogging, tagging and clipping
sites, and how to integrate Web-based tools into typical research assignments.
Barbara Damashek, assistant professor of theatre arts, directed "Old
Wicked Songs" at the Marin Theatre Co. and "Laughter on the
23rd Floor" at the Center Repertory Theatre.