Volume 53, Number 19 January 30, 2006
3:30 - 5 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 8: Barry Eckert, dean and professor, College of Health Professions, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, Ga. His presentation will take place in room 135 of the HSS building.
3:30 - 5 p.m., Monday, Feb. 13: Santos Hernandez, dean and professor, School of Social Work, University of Texas, Arlington. His presentation will take place in room 210 of the Science building.
3:30 - 5 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 16: Mary Beth Love, chair and professor of health education, College of Health and Human Services, SFSU. Her presentation will take place in room 278 of the HSS building.
3:30 - 5 p.m., Monday, Feb. 20: Robert Otto Valdez, senior fellow, Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. His presentation will take place in room 210 of the Science building.
3:30 - 5 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 22: Don Taylor, acting dean, College of Health and Human Services, SFSU. His presentation will take place in room 135 of the HSS building.
CSU Student Research Competition
The CSU's 20th annual Student Research Competition provides an opportunity for both undergraduate and graduate students to present their outstanding research projects, papers or creative activities. Faculty members are asked to encourage students to apply. Current students as well as those who graduated in spring, summer or fall 2005 are eligible. The deadline for submissions for the campus competition is 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20. The campus competition will take place Feb. 27 - March 3.
The University will provide travel funds for up to 10 campus winners to compete in the CSU-wide competition to be held May 5-6 at CSU Channel Islands. SFSU students have excelled in this competition in the past, including three first-place awards last year. Winners receive cash awards.
Student registration forms and application guidelines are available on the Graduate Studies Web site: www.sfsu.edu/~gradstdy
All participants are also invited to exhibit their work in the Graduate Research and Creative Works Showcase to be held May 11.
This month's Newsmakers include Dorothy Tsuruta, associate professor and chair of Africana studies, on young people and commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Mitchell Marks, assistant professor of management, on what employees should do when the company they work for is sold; an opinion piece on public schools by President Robert A. Corrigan; Sanjit Sengupta, professor and chair of marketing, on Internet entrepreneurs; and Mary Felstiner, professor of history, on living with rheumatoid arthritis.
Read the Newsmakers: www.sfsu.edu/~news/cmemo/spring06/jan30news.htm
The two grants are:
The World in the Classroom: Course Internationalization Incentive
2006 Faculty International Development Grant
Applications can be picked up in room 450 of the Administration building or found at: www.sfsu.edu/~oip/faculty/facultywelcome.htm
The deadline for both grants is 5 p.m. March 15. For details, contact Marilyn Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org or ext. 8-3317.
Community scholarship grants
For details, contact Perla Barrientos at email@example.com or 8-3282.
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