Volume 54, Number 29 April 16, 2007
Behavioral and Social Sciences
David Matsumoto, Psychology, gave a presentation on "The Variety of Happiness" and served on a panel that discussed "Learning to be Happy" at the second International Conference on Happiness & Its Causes, held June 14-15 in Sydney, Australia. The Dalai Lama was a special guest at the conference.
presented "The Formation and Development
of Chinatown in North America" at the Incheon Metropolitan City
Museum symposium the Overseas Chinese – the Leader of Globalization
held Oct. 20-21 in Incheon, South Korea. Wong presented "From Sojourners
to Luo Di Sheng Gen (establishing root)" at the
Recent concerts by the Alexander String Quartet, Music and Dance, include a Jan. 14 performance of works by Mozart at the Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center at University of California, Davis.
Judith Bettelheim, Art, gave a lecture on "Afro-Cuba: Through the Artist's Lens" on Feb. 25 at the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
David Xiques, Music and Dance, prepared the San Francisco Symphony Chorus for its Jan. 18 performance of Mozart's Mass in C-Minor with the San Francisco Symphony.
Health and Human Services
The California Counseling Association presented Robert C. Chope, Counseling, with the James Saum Government Relations Award at its annual convention in February. Chope was recognized for his "outstanding public policy/legislative and licensing advocacy contributions to the California Counseling profession." He was also elected President of the National Employment Counseling Association (NECA), a division of the American Counseling Association.
Anne Galjour, Creative Writing, performed her solo play "Hurricane" from Feb. 6 to 16 at various Vermont and Massachusetts venues as part of the Dartmouth College Hopkins Center for the Arts series on "Class Divide." Galjour is also leading "story circles" with New England residents on social and ecomomic class divisions. This is part of a two-year research project at Dartmouth that will culminate in a play about social and economic class in Northern New England.
Marc Dollinger, Jewish Studies, was recently appointed to the California Advisory Committee of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
Science and Engineering
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