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
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
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
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.