Nov. 5, 2004
Vol. 29, No. 6

Ceremony to honor veterans
• Librarian to return as vice provost
H.O.P.E. award finalists selected
Monster on Mass
Capitol Steps to headline Dole political humor series
Student center renamed AAAC
Judicial review
Student housing proposes 2005-06 rate increases
Discount offered on women’s basketball tickets
Medical center names new leadership team
Retirement is end of era at KU
Retiree reception
Faculty members plan sabbaticals

‘Tunnel of Oppression’ to return

KU campaign nearing goal

KU employees of the month recognized
Liberal library
Family gives KU $4M

Showcase features device created at KU
School of Education receives gift

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Jeff Beavers, manager of infrastructure planning and engineering for NTS/Information Services, and Elizabeth Pesek-Shields, voice systems manager for NTS/Information Services, presented “Adding a Second Demarc to your Campus” at the 2004 Conference of the Association for Communications Technology Professionals in Higher Education Aug. 2 in Chicago, Ill.

Marilu Goodyear, vice provost for information services and CIO, presented “Mentoring: A Learning Collaboration” at the EDUCAUSE 2004 annual conference Oct. 19-22 in Denver. She was one of nine distinguished featured speakers who addressed key issues facing higher-education technology professionals.

Jack Winerock, professor of piano, in September performed solo recitals and presented master classes in Tucuman, Cordoba and Buenos Aires, Argentina. Upon his return, Winerock perfomed a solo recital at the Steinway Gallery and gave a master class in St. Louis.

Kristen Swain, assistant professor of journalism, presented a three-hour workshop, “Designing Health Communication Campaigns: Theory, Tools and Techniques,” Oct. 22 at the American Medical Writers Association convention in St. Louis.

Rebecca Schulte, university archivist for Spencer Research Library, was awarded one of four Electronic Records Fellowships being given this year by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission for her project, “Testing Boundaries: An Exploration of University Records Created During the Research Process.”

Paul Laird, professor of musicology, recently had his book The Baroque Cello Revival: An Oral History published by Scarecrow Press. His review of Geoffrey Block’s Richard Rodgers will appear in the next issue of Music Library Association Notes.

Holly Mercer, coordinator of digital content development for KU Libraries, has been certified as an expert in the AskDCMI program of the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative. Dublin Core is an international standard for describing or cataloging electronic information resources.

Sheryl Williams, curator of the Kansas Collection, and Rebecca Schulte, university archivist, Spencer Research Library, accepted an Award of Merit at the 2004 annual meeting of the American Association for State and Local History for the Web site “Territorial Kansas Online.”

Kathy Pribbenow, training and documentation coordinator for information services, presented “Maintaining Balance: Expectation vs. Technostress” as part of a pre-conference workshop during the fall 2004 conference of the Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group for University and College Computing Services Oct. 10 in Baltimore.

Joann Keyton, professor of communication studies, and Saul Stahl, professor of mathematics, were honored last month with College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Achievement Awards from Western Michigan University.

Student Success staff members were recognized at the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators IV-West Oct. 20-23 in Fargo, N.D. Ken Stoner, director of student housing, won the Outstanding Faculty Award; Laura Burrows, complex director for Oliver Hall, won the New Professional Rising Star Award; Christy Brewer, assistant complex director for Oliver Hall, won the Graduate Student Rising Star Award; Jeff Kirkpatrick, resident assistant in Jayhawker Towers, won the Undergraduate Rising Star Award.

Rebecca Curtis
, assistant professor of English, published “The Alpine Slide” in the Oct. 18 issue of The New Yorker.

Bozenna Pasik-Duncan, professor of mathematics, in June presented lectures on “Integrating Research in Stochastic Adaptive Control, Teaching and Learning” at universities and high schools in Poland. She gave the address “Mathematics Education of Tomorrow” at the 2004 Annual Meeting of the Mathematical Association of America in August in Providence, R.I. She gave the address “Random Walk with Stochastic Adaptive Control Around Some Problems in Automation” at the 10th IEEE International Conference on Models and Methods in Automation and Robotics in August in Mieolzydroje, Poland. She gave the address “Making Connections with Stochastic Modeling” at the International Symposium on Stochastic Systems in September in London.


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