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Volume 55, Number 31    April 28 , 2008         

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Associate Professor of Art Paula Levine will have a video on display at the Getty Center in Los Angeles May 9-10 as part of "Hotbed: Video Cultivation beside the Getty Gardens."

At a May 17 symposium at the Miami Art Museum, Professor of Art Judith Bettelheim will discuss the work of Cuban artist Wilfredo Lam.

Jo Tomalin, associate professor of theatre, served as a judge for the acting category at the 14th annual Ohlone College High School Theatre Festival in Fremont on April 4.

Urban Studies
Professor of Urban Studies Raquel Pinderhughes presented her research on green collar jobs at the Ecocity World Summit, held in San Francisco April 22-26.

Secondary Education
"Moving from the Informal to the Formal: A Mentoring Process for Tenure-Track Faculty and Lecturers," a chapter by Nathan Avani, professor and chair of secondary education, and Secondary Education Lecturer Judith Kell, was published in "The Handbook of Formal Mentoring in Higher Education" (Christopher-Gordon Publishers, Inc., 2008). Avani gave a talk on mentoring tenure-track faculty and lecturers at the International Mentoring Association's annual conference in Las Vegas, April 23-25.

Poetry Center
Steve Dickison, director of the Poetry Center and lecturer in creative writing, was named "Poet to Watch" for his book "Disposed" (Post-Apollo Press, 2007) at the 2007 Book of the Year Awards announced by the Northern California Independent Booksellers Association.

Assistant Professor of History Dawn Mabalon has a new book exploring the lives of Filipino immigrants in Stockton, Calif. "Filipinos in Stockton" (Arcadia Press, 2008) is co-authored by Mabalon along with Rico Reyes, the Stockton chapter of the Filipino American National Historical Society and the Little Manila Foundation.

English Professor Gail Weinstein was this year's recipient of the James E. Alatis Award for Service to Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc (TESOL.) Awarded at the recent TESOL convention in New York, this prestigious award acknowledges outstanding and extended service by TESOL members at international, regional and local levels.

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