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July 18, 2005
Vol. 29, No. 18

New KU logo selected
Jazz critic has new gig
Spring calendar adjusted by 1 day
Enrollment center changes name
Tuition below national average
Public health programs get grants
Researchers work on 'male pill'
Payroll deduction for fitness center

Summer Dole series announced
KU seeks links to Asia
2006 state holidays
UPSA now Unclassified Senate

New Senex members named
Classifieds officially switch, get raises

Employees of month recognized
CTE announces summer summit theme
Quiz: Hay-worth or Hah-worth?

KU flag to accompany troops
Lindley Annex comes down

Old KU: Ice cream wagon



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Maryemma Graham, professor of English, has been named one of 39 National Humanities Center 2005-06 fellows. Graham will use the John Hope Franklin Fellowship to work “My House Where My Soul Lives: The Life of Margaret Walker.”

The Pathways Project, a partnership of the KU Edwards Campus; Kansas City, Kan., public schools; and Kansas City Kansas Community College, was featured in the fall 2004 issue of Leadership, the journal for post-secondary leaders.

Jeff Olafsen, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, presented “Experiments in Non-equilibrium and Nonlinear Physics” Feb. 8 at the University of Southern Mississippi.

John W. Hoopes, associate professor of anthropology and assistant curator at the Museum of Anthropology, has been appointed to a three-year term on the State Historic Sites Board of Review.

Kristen Swain, assistant professor of journalism, presented “Who Assesses Risk to Consumers and Environment: Media Perspectives” June 1 at the Summit on Risk Management in a Risk Adverse Society at KU.

Ernst S. Dick, professor of Germanic languages and literatures, presented “Die Löwhardushistorie im Rahmen der Volksbuchliteratur: Intertextualität und Modernität” at the annual International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo in May.

Kim Bates, interpreter coordinator, and Allison Gile, interpreter, both from the Academic Achievement and Access Center’s Disability Resources, presented the workshop “Achieving Parallel Performance: Register Production” May 14 at the Midwest regional Postsecondary Interpreters Network Conference in Overland Park.

The Public Management Association has named a lifetime achievement award for George Frederickson, distinguished professor of public administration.

Deborah Gerner, professor of political science, was a shared recipient of the Ladd Hollist Service Award at the March 2005 meeting of the International Studies Association, where she also received the Susan S. Northcutt Award from the Women’s Caucus for International Studies. In November 2004 Gerner was given the Howard Richards Ethical Construction Award by the Peace and Global Studies program at Earlham College. She was the first recipient of all three awards.

John Colombo, professor and associate director of psychology, was chair of the review panel for “Attention, Learning and Memory” in April at the Society for Research in Child Development in Atlanta.

Nancy Hawkins, media and reserve assistant for the Gorton Music and Dance Library, has been appointed to a three-year term as a lay representative on the American Cancer Society’s national peer-review research grant committee Carcinogenesis, Nutrition and the Environment.

Don Stull, professor of anthropology, began a two-year term as president of the Society for Applied Anthropology at its annual meeting in April in Sante Fe, N.M.

Sheryl K. Williams, curator of the Kansas Collection at Spencer Research Library, has been elected to a three-year term on the 12-member Council of the Society of American Archivists.

Stephen M. Dickey, assistant professor of Slavic languages and literatures, translated Borislav Pekic’s novel “How to Quiet a Vampire: A Sotie” from Serbian for inclusion in the series “Writings From an Unbound Europe,” published by Northwestern University Press.

Ada Emmet, library liaison to chemistry and molecular biosciences, and Holly Mercer, coordinator of digital content development, presented “Populating the KU ScholarWorks Repository: the RoMEO Green Project” at the April 9 Association of College and Research Libraries conference in Minneapolis. Mercer and Deborah Ludwig, director of enterprise academic systems, presented “The Scholarly Digital Initiatives Program at KU” at the EndUser 2005 Annual Users Group Meeting in Chicago.


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