Sept. 23, 1999
  Vol. 29 No. 5

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Books

John M. Bennett, University Libraries, MAILER LEAVES HAM, (Berkeley, Calif.: Pantograph Press, 1999).

Joe Donnermeyer, Human and Community Research, Lessons for Living: A Practical Approach to Daily Life from the Amish Community (Carlisle Press, 1999), co-authors are George Kreps and Marty Kreps.

John Hellmann, English, The Kennedy Obsession: The American Myth of JFK (New York, N.Y.P: Columbia University Press, 1999).

Wen Lang Li, Sociology, The Limits of Tiawan's Democratization (Tiawan Minchuhua di Jixian) (Taipei: Cheng Chung Books, 1999).

Jack L. Nasar, City and Regional Planning, Design by Competition: Making Design Competition Work, (New York, N.Y.: Cambridge University Press, 1999).

Geoffrey Parker, History, Compact Atlas of World History, Hungarian translation (Budapest: Magyar Konyklub, 1999), German translation (Augsburg: Weltbild, 1998), and Czech translation (Pragne: Knizni Klub, 1999).

Anthony Pasquarello, Philosophy-Mansfield, emeritus, The Altar Boy Chronicles (Parsippany, N.J.: Gustav Broukal Press, 1999).

William Roberts, History, USS New Ironsides in the Civil War (Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 1999).

 

Exhibit

Midori Kitagawa, Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design, exhibited art work, "Mother," at the SIGGRAPH Conference Art Gallery, Los Angeles, Aug. 8-13.

 

Grants

John M. Bennett, University Libraries, $1,588 Ohio Arts Council Grant for publication support.

Linda Bernhard, Adult Health and Illness Nursing, $4,470 Coca Cola Fund for Research on Women Grant for "Quality of Life in Women with Surgical Menopause," 1999-present.

C.H. Cook, Surgery, $9,960 Department of Surgery Seed Grant for "Detection of Murine Cytomegalovirus Latency and Reactiviation Through Analysis of Viral RNA and DNA in Blood."

Charis Eng, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute and Human Genetics, $100,000 Mary Kay Ash Charitable Foundation Research Grant for "Genetic and Functional Analysis of PPAR-Gamma as a Novel Tumor Suppressor Locus in Sporadic Breast Carcinoma."

Bonnie Garvin, Adult Health and Illness Nursing, $2,000 and $24,000 Office of International Studies and College of Nursing Faculty Travel Grants for "Collaborative Research and Student/Faculty Exchanges between The Ohio State University and Ersta Skondal University, College of Stockholm, Sweden," 1999, co-investigator is Carol Kennedy.

Rosemary A. Jadack, Adult Health and Illness Nursing, $38,762 National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases Grant for "Measuring HIV Risk in Clinic Population," 1999-2002.

Debra Moser, Adult Health and Illness Nursing, $25,000 and $40,000 American Heart Association Sponsored Scientific Conference Grants for "Promoting Patient Recognition and Appropriate Management of Syniptonus of Heart Disease and Stroke," 1999-2001; co-recipient is I. Kimble.

B. Rotman, Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design, $49,285 Battelle Endowment for Technology and Human Affairs Grant for "The Construction of an Interactive Computer Program for Fingerspelling in American Sign Language."

The Foreign Language Center, $876,000 U.S. Department of Education Grant for "Pathways to Communicating in Cultures: The Ohio State University National Foreign Language Resource Center," 1999-2002.

 

Performances

Brian Granger, English, "Dierdre," full-length opera, performed by Total Theatre Company at Bread and Circus Theatre, Columbus, May 6-8 and 13-15.

Ralph Hunt, English, had his one-act play, "Diving into the Wreck," performed at the Salt and Pepper Mime Company, New York, N.Y., May 5.

 

Presentations

Reuben Ahroni, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, presented "Jews of Yemen and Aden" at the University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 27-28.

Gordon Aubrecht, Physics-Marion, presented "Studying Concepts of Quantization and the Photon and Student Concepts of Quantization and the Photon," co-presenters were Thomas J. Kassebaum, David B. May and James H. Stith, and "Building a Paper and Pencil Questionnaire about Quantization and the Photon, co-presenters were David B. May and Thomas J. Kassebaum, at the Southern Ohio Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers conference, Dayton, April 24; "The Contemporary Physics Education Project" and "The Photon" at the Marcon Science Fiction Conference, Columbus, May 8; "Responses of Students to Questions about Quantization and the Photon" and "Introductory Students' Ideas about Quantization and the Photon" at the American Physical Society Ohio Section conference, Flint, Mich., May 1, co-presenters were David B. May, Thomas J. Kassebaum and James H. Stith; and "In Their Own Words: Project Discovery and Physics by Inquiry," "Explaining Hot and Cold," and "TIMSS: What Lessons to Learn?" at the Association of University Regional Campuses in Ohio conference, Wright State Lake Campus, Celina, April 10.

T.A. Blackledge, Entomology, presented "Sensory Drive in the Evolution of Stabilimenta in Spider Webs" at the Society for the Study of Evolution conference, Madison, Wis., June 22-25; "Short Term Foraging Effects on the Web Investment in Dictyna volucripes (Araneae: Dictynidae)" and " A Behavioral Test of the Effect of Silk Color on Visibility to Insects" at the American Arachnological Society Annual conference, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, June 28-30.

Laura C. Boros, Housing, Food Services and Events Center, presented "Surviving Impending Doom, Building a Successful Support Program in Eight Weeks," "Network Design, Building It Bigger and Better, But Not Uglier," "See Spot Bite the RC, Evolving Support Models," and "It's Not Your Father's Internet, Managing Security Issues on a Residential Network" all at the ResNet Conference, Kent, June 27-29.

R.A. Bradley, Entomology, presented "Introduction to Spider Identification" at the Ohio Spider Survey and Ohio Biological Survey, Museum of Biological Diversity, Columbus, June 20; and "Testing Estimates for Spider Species Diversity" at the American Arachnological Society Annual conference, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, June 28.

Richard Bradley, Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology-Marion, presented "Spiders in Ohio" to the Marietta Historical Society, May 13-14.

G.L. Bumgardner, J. Li, D. Gao and C.G. Orosz, Surgery, presented: "Two Independent Pathways Initiating Rejection of Allogeneic Hepatocyctes"; "Analysis of CD40L/CD40 Costimulation in Host Immune Responses to Allogeneic Hepatocytes," co-presenter was E. Wakely; and "Tolerance Induced by Heart Allografts Does Not Protect MHC Matched Hepatocytes From Rejection," co-presenter was E. Wakely, at the Cell Transplant Society Fourth International Congress, Montreux, Switzerland, March 21-14.

Gretchen Calhoun, University Hospitals East, presented "Excellence in Nursing Services through ANCC's Magnet Services Recognition Program" at the Ohio Health Care Association Conference, Columbus, May 6.

L. Carrodeguas, R.M. Ferguson, R.P. Pelletier and C.G. Orosz, Surgery, presented " Evidence of in vivo Antigen Presentation by Human Endothelial Cells" at the Columbus Surgical Society, Columbus, Feb. 20.

David Cressy, History, presented "Turning the Tables and Breaking the Rails: Convenience, Customs and the Caroline Altar Policy" at the University of Warwick, England, May 20.

L.J. Damore, C.H. Cook, W.S. Melvin and E.C. Ellison, Surgery, K. Fernandez, Pediatric Dentistry and J. Cunningham, Radiology, presented "The Inaccuracy of Ultra-Sonography in Diagnosing Polypoid Lesions of the Gallbladder" at the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract 40th annual conference, Orlando, Fla., May 17.

E.A. Davies, Surgery, and P. Rancour and A. Emery, Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Robert Solove Research Institute, presented "Breaking Bad News: A Pilot Advanced Communication Module to Teach Medical Students to Have Difficult Conversations with Patients and Their Families" at the Association for Surgical Education 19th Annual conference, Boston, April 7-10.

C.A. Edwards, Entomology, presented "Agriculture, Food, Human Populations, Natural Resources and Ecological Integrity" at the Implementing Ecological Integrity: Restoring Regional and Global Environmental and Human Health NATO Workshop, Budapest, Hungary, June 25-July 1; "Global Aspects of Agricultural Sustainability" at the Future of the Universe and the Future of Civilization UNESCO Conference, Budapest, Hungary, July 2-7; "Recent Developments in Vermicomposting" at the U.K. Institute for Agricultural Engineering, Silsoe, Beds, June 22; "The Role of Integrated Pest Management in Sustainable Agriculture" at the Institute of Zoology, Beijing, Aug. 22; "The Role of Earthworms in Agriculture" at the China Agricultural University, Beijing, China, Aug. 23; and "Vermicomposting Technology for Organic Waste Disposal" at the Agricultural Institute, Beijing, Aug. 26.

Daniel Frank, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, presented "I See Him But Not Now, I Behold Him But Not Nigh: Karaite Approaches to Biblical Prophecies" to the Society for Judaeo-Arabic Studies, Atlanta, Aug. 30.

Mary Jo Fresch, Education-Marion, presented "Spinning Charlotte's Web: Internet Links for Children's Literature" and "Writing for the Reading Teacher" at the International Reading Association conference, San Diego, May 1-5.

 

Publications

D. Abendroth, D.K. Moser, K. Dracup and L.V. Doering, Adult Health and Illness Nursing, "Do Apnea Monitors Decrease Emotional Distress in Parents of Infants at High Risk for Cardiopulmonary Arrest,?" Journal of Pediatric Health Care, Vol. 13 (1999), pp. 50-57.

Gordon Aubrecht, Physics-Marion, "Arctic Summer," Science Teacher, Vol. 66, No 5 (1999), p. 52.

G.W. Billman, Physiology and Cell Biology, "Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death by Dietary Pure v-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Dogs," Circulation, Vol.99 (11999), pp. 2452-3457, co-authors are J.X. Kang and A. Leaf.

John Burnham, History, "Biomedical Communication and the Reaction to the Queensland Childhood Lead Poisoning Cases Elsewhere in the World," Medical History, Vol. 43 (1999), pp. 155-72.

J.W. Busch and P.L. Phelan, Entomology, "Mixture Models of Soybean Growth and Herbivore Performance in Response to Nitrogen-Sulphur-Phosphorous Nutrient Interactions," Ecological Entomology, Vol. 24 (1999), pp. 132-45.

J-Y. Choand S.M. Jhiang, Physiology and Cell Biology, "Early Cellular Abnormalities Induced by RET/PTC1 Oncogene in Thyroid-Targeted Transgenic Mice," Oncogene, Vol. 18 (1999), pp. 3659-65, co-authors are J.E. Sagartz, C.C. Capen and E.L. Mazzaferri.

David Citino, English, "Hound Dog" and "Writing to the Holy Child of Aracoeli, Miracle-Maker," Quarter After Eight: A Journal of Prose and Commentary, Vol. 5 (1999), pp. 175-76; "It's Meaningful to Meander Through the Many Houses of Memory," Columbus Dispatch, June 20; "Venice Declares War on Pigeons," "Depressed by a Review, I Walk Toward the Mall," "Reading the M.R.I. Report, the Retired Pastor Considered Dementia," and "Naming a Wildflower, A Mountain, a Night," all in the Cortland Review, Vol. 7 (1999); "Hound Dog" and "Writing to the Holy Child of Aracoeli, Miracle-Maker," Quarter After Eight: A Journal of Prose and Commentary, Vol. 5 (1999), pp. 175-76; "Sister Mary Appassionata's Brief History of Smell," West Branch, Vol. 44 (1999), p. 34; "The Politics of Biogeography, Or, Gerry Adams Visits No. 10 Downing St." and "Pompeii in Danger," both in Oxford Magazine, Vol. 13 (1999), pp. 84-85; "Sister Mary Appassionata Meets the Scryer," Re:generation, Vol. 5, No. 1 (1999); "Obsession" and "Fecal Fossil Found," River City, Vol. 19, No. 2 (1999), pp. 9-11; and "The Land of Liars," Prose Poem: An International Journal, Vol. 8 (1999), p. 29.

C.H. Cook and W.S. Melvin, Surgery, J. Olsen and R. Pozderac, Radiology, "Biliary Hyperkinesia: A New Indication for Cholecystectomy," Gastroenterology, Vol. 116, No. 4 (1999), p. A1304, co-authors are J. Kisner and L.C. Martin.

L.J. Damore, C.H. Cook, W.S. Melvin and E.C. Ellison, Surgery, K. Fernandez, Pediatric Dentistry , and J. Cunningham, Radiology, "The Inaccuracy of Ultra-Sonography in Diagnosing Polypoid Lesions of the Gallbladder," Gastroenterology, Vol. 116, No. 4 (1999), p. A1306.

S.D. Frazier, Adult Health and Illness Nursing, "Neurohormonal Responses During Positive Pressure Mechanical Ventilation," Heart and Lung, Vol. 28, No. 3 (1999), pp. 149-65.

Timothy Furnish, History, "The Islamic End of Time," Lutheran Forum Letter, July (1999).

T.P. Gallanis, Law and History, "The Rise of Modern Evidence Law," Iowa Law Review, Vol. 84, No 3 (March 1999), pp. 499-560.

V.M. Goettl, G.A. Tejwani, N.H. Neff and M. Hadjiconstantinou, Pharmacology, "Decreased Neuropeptide Content in Spinal Cord of Aged Rats. The Effect of GM1 Gangliosides," NeuroReport, Vol. 10 (1999), pp. 513-16.

 

Recognitions

Mary Bielen, Ohio Sea Grant Extension, Lucas County, received the Ohio Extension Agents Association District Achievement Award in Community Development for 1998.

Lester Carrodeguas, Surgery, received the Columbus Surgical Society's First Place Award in the basic science category of the resident paper competition for "Evidence of In Vivo Antigen Presentation by Human Endothelial Cells."

H.R. Conrad, Animal Science, and J.W. Harper, Food Science and Technology, were named Fellows of the American Dairy Science Association, 1999.

Bogac Ergene and Paul Hibbein, History, received Graduate Student Alumni Research Awards.

Olga Esquivel-Gonzalez, Human Resources, Shari Mickey-Boggs, Consulting Services, and Penelope Reighart, Human Ecology, are recipients of the 1999 Kathryn T. Schoen Award.

Rosanne W. Fortner, Natural Resources, received a Senior Fulbright Scholarship for Jan.-May 1999 for a program of lecturing and research in Earth systems and environmental education at the University of Cyprus, Ministry of Education and Culture and the Cyprus Marine Environment Protection Association.

T.P. Gallanis, Law and History, received the Selden Society 1999 David Yale Prize for "The Rise of Modern Evidence Law."

Karen Greene, Optometry, received the first Ohio State Alumni Association's Campus Alumni Relations Liaison Award.

Richard Groening, History, received the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Stanley J. Kahrl Award for his paper, "Sir John Harington's Metrical Paraphrases of the Psalms: Manuscripts at the Ohio State University."

Terri Henderson, Internal Medicine, received the College of Medicine and Public Health and Office of Health Sciences Employee of the Month Award for September.

Raj Jain, Computer and Information Science, received the Siliconindia Leadership Award for Excellence and Promise in Business and Technology.

Gary P. Kennedy, Mathematics-Mansfield, received the 1999 Mansfield Campus Award for Excellence in Scholarship for his work on enumerative algebraic geometry.

Susan Kulewicz, Community, Parent-Child and Psychiatric Nursing, received the College of Nursing's Outstanding Graduate Teaching Associate Award, June 10.

Ted Napier and Eric Johnson, Human and Community Research, received the Soil and Water Conservation Society's outstanding publication award for 1998 for "Impacts of Voluntary Conservation Initiatives in the Darby Creek Watershed of Ohio," Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, Vol. 53, No. 1 (1998), pp. 78-84.

Christine Nyirati, Community, Parent-Child and Psychiatric Nursing, received the College of Nursing's Outstanding Clinical Teaching Award, June 10.

Jacqueline Onyejekwe, Medicine, received the National Medical Association's Slack Award in Medical Journalism and $2,500.

D. Jason Stone, Comparative Studies, received the Midwest American Academy of Religion award for outstanding graduate student paper for "Comparing Contemporary Religions Against Their Traditions: Theoretical Issues and a Brief Buddhist Case Study," St. Louis, March 20-21.

Marcia Van Riper, Community, Parent-Child and Psychiatric Nursing, received the College of Nursing's Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award, June 10.

J.D. Wood, Physiology and Cell Biology, received the Second Annual Functional Brain-Gut Research Group Award and $2,000 for outstanding basic science research to advance the understanding of brain-gut interactions in functional gastrointestinal disorders.

Lijuan Zhai, Agricultural Education, received the Graduate Studies and Research Committee's Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in Agricultural Education, 1999.

 

Service

Gordon Aubrecht, Physics-Marion, is vice president of the Association of University Regional Campuses in Ohio.

Robert R. Bahnson, Urology, served as visiting professor at the Department of Urology, University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry, June 8-9; is membership chairman of the Society of Urologic Oncology; and secretary/treasurer of the Ohio Urologic Society.

Richard Bradley, Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology-Marion, led a field trip to observe spiders at the Outdoor Education Center, Marietta, May 13-14.

Dan Farrell, Philosophy, and Charles Gribble, Slavic and East European Languages and Literatures, served on a panel on the WOSU-TV program, Viewpoint, about "Kosovo and the Ethics of Humanitarian Intervention," July 11.

Dave Hansen, International Programs in Agriculture, is chairman of the Endowment Committee of the Rural Sociological Society.

Michael Hogan, Humanities and History, is a member of the editorial board of the American Historical Review, 1999-2002; and was editor of Diplomatic History, Vol. 23 (Summer 1999). Gordon Y. Ipson, University Extension, Sandusky County, is first vice chair of the Rural Section of the American Economic Development Council, 1999-2000.

Danielle Marx-Scouras, French and Italian, was guest-editor of Dissident Algeria, a special issue of Research in African Literatures, Vol. 30, No. 3 (1999).

Sandra Pritz, Center on Education and Training for Employment, served as the first Career Quest expert on USA Today's Virtual Career Quest section on its education Web site.

Cathy Rakowski, Women's Studies, conducted a teaching workshop on "Transforming the Undergraduate Curriculum Toward a More Representative Rural Analysis" at the Midwest Sociological Society conference, Minneapolis, April 8-12.

James Tew, Entomology, is vice president of the Ohio State Beekeepers Association.

Jeffrey Walline, Optometry, is Zone Governor for the local chapter of the Ohio Optometric Association.

The following members of the Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design, served on committees for the SIGGRAPH Conference, Los Angeles, Aug. 8-13: Barb Helfer, courses chair; Midori Kitagawa, International Committee Advisory Board Member; Stephen Spencer, Director for Publications; and Michael Miller, Creative Applications Lab Committee.

 
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