Brian Rosenblum, associate librarian, and Scott Hanrath, senior programmer, presented “Building content and community: digital publishing services at the University of Kansas” at the Public Knowledge Project 2009 Scholarly Publishing Conference held July 10 in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Sarah Goodwin Thiel, associate librarian, presented her juried paper, “Digital Imaging: Theory Joins Practice” at the American Library Association Annual Conference July 12 in Chicago.

Diana Carlin, professor of communication studies, presented "The U.S.Response to European Higher Education Reform (The Bologna Process): How theU.S. Compares to the Rest of the World," at the summer meeting of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Commission on International Programs. Carlin served as chair of a task force on the

Bologna Process and its impact on U.S. higher education for NAFSA: Association of International Educators. She also served as a seminar leader and lecturer for the National Communication Association's Institute for Faculty Development at Randolph-Mason College discussing "From High Touch to High Tech: The Changing Landscape of Political Communication."

Lissa Lord, reference librarian, led a workshop titled “Web 2.0 and Academic Research” for the Kansas City Metropolitan Library and Information Network July 21 at Longview Community College, Lee's Summit, Mo. She also made a presentation July 31 at the Summer Institute of Distance Learning and Instructional Technology in Overland Park.

Jerel Hilding, associate professor and chair of dance, is being featured in an exhibit at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center in New York City through Sept. 13. “Diaghilev’s Theater of Marvels: The Ballets Russes and its Aftermath” features Hilding performing as a soloist in a “Dance in America” television special of the Joffrey Ballet’s staging of Michel Fokine’s classic ballet “Petrouchka.” Hilding also appears in Léonide Massine’s 1917 ballet “Parade,” with sets and costumes designed by artist Pablo Picasso.

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