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Volume 52, Number 34   May 16, 2005         

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Behavioral and Social Sciences
Raquel Rivera-Pinderhughes
, Urban Studies, discussed “Urban Futures: Planning for Sustainable Urban Development" on April 27 at the Ecology Center in Berkeley.

Patricia Foschi, Geography and Human Environmental Studies, presented "Comparing Large Diverse Spatio-Temporal Data Sets" at the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing conference held March 10 in Baltimore.

Pattrick Barron, Geography and Human Environmental Studies, was recently awarded the Rome Prize by the American Academy in Rome.

C. Sarah Soh, Anthroplogy, presented "Gender and Human Rights in South Korea" at the Indiana University Center for East Asian Studies Symposium on Human Rights in Asia held April 22 in Bloomington.

Claremont Graduate University honored Paul Longmore, History, as a distinguished alum at its spring commencement held May 14 in Claremont.

Creative Arts
Ricardo Gomes
, Design and Industry, introduced an exhibition of drawings and objects created by Tobia Scarpa held at Instituto Italiano di Cultura of San Francisco on May 2.

The California Speech-Language-Hearing Association presented Minnie Graham, Special Education, with its Honors of the Association award at its annual conference held April 15 in Santa Clara. The award is given to one honoree each year for significant contributions to the profession.

Gilda M. Bloom, Secondary Education, presented "Intersecting Historical and Geographical Issues of Generational Poverty with Race and Gender: Expanding Multicultural Education Curriculum" at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) conference held April 14 in Montreal. Bloom was also elected a member of the AERA Hispanic Research Awards Committee for the 2005 conference and is the new chair elect of the AERA Hispanic Research Issues Special Interest Group. She presented "Wider Context and Barriers: A Dialogue about Class and Whiteness through an Analysis of Ruby Payne's Ideas on Poverty" at the Sonoma Serves Conference held April 21 at Sonoma State University. Bloom was also recently elected one of 17 California delegates to the National Education Association Representative Assembly for 2005.

Health and Human Services
Erik Peper
, Holistic Healing Studies/Health Education, presented "Integrated Group Training with sEMG Feedback to Reduce Discomfort at the Computer: A Controlled Outcome Study with a Nine-Month Follow-up" and "Live Demonstration of Piercing During EEG Registration" at the annual meeting of the Biofeedback Foundation of Europe held Feb. 23-24 in Hasselt, Belgium. Peper was awarded the Sheila Adler Award in recognition of his efforts to support and encourage student participation at the 2005 meeting of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback held March 31 through April 3 in Austin, Texas.

"My Oblique Strategies," a collection of poems by Toni Mirosevich, Creative Writing, recently won the 2005 Frank O'Hara Chapbook Award by Pratt Institute.

Ned Fielden
presented "University Libraries: Size, Growth and Impact, 14th - 18th Centuries" at the Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies held in February at University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Science and Engineering
Sheldon Axler
, Science and Engineering, was recently elected chair of the Committee of Academic Sponsors at the Mathematical Science Research Institute.

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