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Volume 60, Number 17    December 10, 2012         

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Consumer and Family Studies/Dietetics
Associate Professor of Apparel Design and Merchandising Connie Ulasewicz presented her research on "Student Perceptions and Valuing of Peer and Self-Assessments in a Senior Product Development Course" at the International Textile and Apparel Association annual meeting in Oahu, on Nov. 15.

Creative Writing
Professor and Chair of Creative Writing Maxine Chernoff is one of 40 poets nationwide to receive a National Endowment of the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship for 2013. The $25,000 grant will help Chernoff complete her upcoming book, Here, scheduled to be published in late 2013.

Professor of Creative Writing Toni Mirosevich's new nonfiction story, "The Deposit," which appears in the fall issue of the Bellevue Literary Review, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Her new nonfiction and fiction stories have also been published (or are forthcoming) in Gastronomica, Bellevue Literary Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, Fourth Genre and Cutthroat.

Ethnic Studies
Associate Professor and Chair of American Indian Studies Andrew Jolivette gave a lecture titled "Indian Blood: Indigenous Community Resistance, Identity and HIV" at Webster University in St. Louis, Mo. on Nov. 29.

Social Work
Assistant Professor of Social Work Rashmi Gupta co-presented "Community-Dwelling Older Adults and Caregiver Dyads: Findings from Allahabad, India" and the poster "Attitudes and Knowledge About Alzheimer’s Disease Among Asian Indian Service Providers, Caregivers and Elderly" at The Gerontological Society of America Annual Conference in San Diego on Nov. 14-18.

Professor and Chair of Gerontology Darlene Yee-Melichar co-facilitated a listening session to obtain input on access to care, health literacy, public-private partnership and the budget at the Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego on Nov. 14-18.

Assistant Professor of Social Work Candy Madrigal and her students surveyed the Mayan population at the Mayan Festival held Nov. 16-17 at the Mission Campus of City College. Survey results will be used to better understand the needs of the growing Maya community in San Francisco.


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