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Volume 58, Number 19    January 24, 2011         

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Art and Creative Writing
Assistant Professor of Art Matt Lipps' photography and Associate Professor of Creative Writing Nona Caspers' writing are featured in the exhibit, "As Yet Untitled: Artists and Writers in Collaboration," through April 23 at SF Camerawork, 657 Mission Street.

Asian American Studies
Assistant Professor of Asian American Studies Jonathan H. X. Lee edited the book Cambodian American Experiences: Histories, Communities, Cultures and Identities (Kendall/Hunt Publishing, 2010).

Creative Writing
Associate Professor of Creative Writing Camille Dungy was nominated for an NAACP Image award for her volume of poetry Suck on the Marrow. Dungy's poem "Cleaning," from her first volume of poetry, What to Eat, What to Drink, What to Leave for Poison, was selected for the anthology The 100 Best African American Poems, edited by the celebrated poet and fellow Image Award nominee Nikki Giovanni.

Foreign Languages and Literature
Associate Professor of German Volker Langbehn and Assistant Professor of Arabic Mohammad Salama co-authored the book German Colonialism: Race, the Holocaust and Postwar Germany (Columbia University Press, 2011).

Professor of Gerontology and Coordinator of the Gerontology program Darlene Yee-Melichar wrote, "Resilience in Aging: Cultural and Ethnic Perspectives," the ninth chapter in the recently published Resilience in Aging: Concepts, Research, and Outcomes.

Health Education
Professor of Health Education Erik Peper co-authored "Oppervlakte-elektromyografie biofeedback in de praktijk" ("Surface Electromyography Biofeedback Practice") in the Journal of the Dutch Association of Psychosomatic Physical Therapy).

Assistant Professor of Health Education Jun Wang's book, Cultivating Qi: An Introduction to Chinese Body-Mind Energetics, was published by North Atlantic Books (January 2011).

Native American Studies
Associate Professor and Chair of Native American Studies Andrew Jolivette was awarded an IHART (Indigenous HIV/AIDS Research Training) Program Fellowship from the Indigenous Wellness Research Institute at the University of Washington, Seattle to train as an NIH principal investigator. His paper "Disclosure, the politics of Healing and Survival in Two-Spirit Communities: A Personal Narrative," appeared in the fall issue of the Yellow Journal of Medicine, published by Southwest Minnesota State University.

Associate Professor of Nursing and Director of the Family Nurse Practitioner program Andrea Boyle was appointed by the Governor to the California Healthcare Workforce Policy Committee effective Jan. 2. The commission makes policy determinations for medically underserved areas within California.


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