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Volume 53, Number 25   March 13, 2006         

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March 2006 Insiders

Matt Itelson
, Public Affairs and Publications, was recently named vice president of programs of the San Francisco Bay Area Publicity Club.

Behavioral and Social Sciences
An entry on C. Sarah Soh, Anthropology, is included in the 60th edition of Marquis Who's Who in America.

Robert Smith, Political Science, delivered the keynote speech at the Martin Luther King Day Celebration of the Hercules-Pinole-Rodeo-Crockett Branch of the NAACP, held Jan. 16.

Creative Arts
"Mistake in Identity," a book by Arthur Asa Berger (emeritus), Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts, was recently published by AltaMira Press.

"Encyclopedia of the Documentary Film: Volume 2," edited by Ian Aitken and published by Routledge, features an entry on Bill Nichols, Cinema. The entry states that Nichols' academic writing "has been the biggest single influence on theoretical and analytical approaches to documentary internationally."

Chul Heo, Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts, served on a Feb. 5 panel that discussed "Tae Guk Gi and Contemporary Korean Cinema" at the Notre Dame Asian Film Festival and Conference in South Bend, Ind.

Health and Human Services
Erik Peper
, Health Education/Holistic Healing Studies, presented "The KANS that RSI is SOS -- Using Biofeedback to Maintain and Improve Health," at the Jubileumcongre held Oct. 29 in Utrecht, the Netherlands. Peper presented "Learning Biofeedback from the Inside Out" at the annual conference of the Biofeedback Society of California held Nov. 5 in Irvine.

California Assembly Speaker Fabian Nuñez recently appointed Ramon Castellblanch, Health Education, to the Medication Errors Panel, a state panel that will study the causes of errors in the delivery of prescription and over the counter drugs to consumers.

Maxine Chernoff
, Creative Writing, presented the inaugural artist talk for the Teaching Collective on Jan. 13 at The Women's Building in San Francisco.

Toni Mirosevich, Creative Writing, spoke on "Queer Street: Mr. Rogers'
New Neighborhood" at the College of San Mateo in November. Mirosevich's essay "The Road To Shalimar" appeared in the fall 2005 issue of the Santa Monica Review.

Nona Caspers' story "Mr. Hellerman's Vacation" was awarded the Cooper Prize from
the Ontario Review. Her essay "We Wish to Remain What We Are," runner-up for
the Annie Dillard Creative Nonfiction Prize, appears in the spring issue of the
Bellingham Review.

Marc Dollinger, Jewish Studies, presented a workshop on American Jews and black nationalism on Feb. 26 at "Feast of Jewish Learning and Unity: Provocative Jewish Voices," sponsored by the Bureau of Jewish Education of San Francisco and held at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco.

Science and Engineering
Robogames '05, coordinated by David Caulkins, Engineering, made the top 10 "Best Geek Events" list in the February issue of Wired Magazine.

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