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Volume 52, Number 30   April 18, 2005         

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Chris Lundstrom
, Cross Country, won the 27th annual Napa Valley Marathon held in March. His time was 2:23:42.

Behavioral and Social Sciences
William Issel
, History, Kenneth Burt of the California Federation of Teachers, and Don Watson of the ILWU discussed their newly published anthology, American Labor and the Cold War: Grassroots Politics and Postwar Political Culture, on April 5 at the Berkeley Public Library.

Cops, Teachers, Counselors: Stories from the Frontlines of Public Service, by Michael Musheno, Criminal Justice, and Steven Maynard-Moody, won the 2005 Outstanding Book Award in Public Administration and Policy from the American Society of PublicAdministration. The book was published by University of Michigan Press in 2003.

Creative Arts
Yukihiro Goto
, Theater Arts, directed the The University of Pittsburgh Repertory Theatre's production of "Rashomon," which ran Feb. 16-27.

Rhonnie Washington, Theatre Arts, performed in the Marin Theatre Co. production of William Inge's "Bus Stop," which ran through April 17.

In April, Stan Goldberg, Special Education, was awarded first place in the non-fiction category at the 16th Annual Jack London Writers Conference for his book Living in The Elephant's Footprint. Ready to Learn: How to Help Your Pre-Schooler Succeed by Goldberg was recently published by Oxford University Press.

Ethnic Studies
Felix Kury
, Raza Studies, presented a comparative analysis of health care in Cuba and the United States to Latino medical students on Feb. 28 at University of California, San Francisco. He presented a lecture on the effects of trauma and war on the 25th anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Romero of El Salvador to the same group on March 7. Kury was presented with a Certificate of Honor signed by San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom on March 5.

Health and Human Services
"Prevent Computer Related Symptoms with Micro-breaks: A Biofeedback Derived Systems Approach " by co-authors Erik Peper and Katherine Gibney, Holistic Healing Studies/ Health Education, was published in the January issue of Rehab & Therapy Products Review. "Group Training with Healthy Computing Practices to Prevent Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI): A Preliminary Study" by Peper was published in a recent issue of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback.

The Poetry Center and American Poetry Archives received a special award April 13 at the Northern California Book Awards in honor of its 50th anniversary.

Among the Names, a book of poems by Maxine Chernoff, Creative Writing, was recently published by Apogee Press.

Lu Rehling, Technical and Professional Writing, presented "What Matters Most: A Free-standing Professional Writing Program's Institutional Fit" and "It Ain't English" at the annual Conference on College Composition and Communication held March 16-19 in San Francisco.

Jacob Needleman, Philosophy, gave a keynote address on "The American Soul" on April 13 at the Public Affairs Conference at Southwest Missouri State University.

Queer Street, a book of poetry and prose by Toni Mirosevich, Creative Writing, was recently published by WordTechCommunications. The book was runner up for the 2004 Custom Words Poetry Prize.

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