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Volume 62, Number 13    November 7, 2014         

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Africana Studies
Professor of Africana Studies Dorothy Tsuruta was awarded the Northern California Mary Bethune-Dorothy Height Community Service Award for Education at an Oct. 25 event in San Francisco attended by social justice and civic-minded activists and public officials from throughout Northern California.

Associate Professor of Biology Ravinder Sehgal's article "Transcriptome Sequencing and Analysis of Plasmodium Gallinaceaum Reveals Polymorphisms and Selection on the Apical Membrane Antigen-1" was published Sept. 26 in Malaria Journal. The article detailed the genomics of a malaria parasite found in chickens.

Consumer & Family Studies
Professor of Consumer & Family Studies Connie Ulasewicz presented the keynote address "Fashioning Change: A Call to Action" at the World Ethical Apparel Roundtable (WEAR) conference held Nov. 3-4 in Toronto. She also led the panel "The Evolution of Social Standards & Systems: Navigating Change."

Elementary Education
Professor of Elementary Education Daniel Meier co-edited the new text on international education, Educational Change in International Early Childhood Contexts: Crossing Borders of Reflection, which was published in November by Routledge in co-publication with the Association for Childhood Education International. The text features contributions from teachers and researchers in Japan, South Africa, Italy, Finland, Palestine and other global contexts. Three graduates of the Graduate College of Education wrote a chapter that highlights their international educational experiences.

Recreation, Parks, and Tourism
Professor of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Nina Roberts gave the keynote address at the Bureau of Land Management's third annual Youth Summit held Nov. 4 in Sacramento. The theme of this year's summit was "Educate, Engage and Employ," which included a strong focus on building partnerships to better connect youth to the outdoors. Roberts also participated as a panelist in a national online discussion on Nov. 5 about diversity, relevance and inclusion in the National Park Service.


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