Pam Fine, professor of journalism and co-chair of the ethics committee for the American Society of News Editors, led development for a set of guidelines news leaders can use to develop social media policies. The guidelines, edited by Fine, can be viewed online.

New artistic works by Barry Fitzgerald, associate professor of illustration, will be presented in an exhibition until June 26 at the Collinson Gallery in Weston, Mo. “Connecting the Dots” is his first solo exhibition in more than 20 years and includes paintings, drawings and mixed media images. The collection explores subject matter ranging from landscape, nature, life and death.

Cat Rooney Howland’s work with KU’s “Nobody Left Behind” project is featured in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s 2010 annual report for the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities. Howland, project coordinator at the Life Span Institute, gathered stories from people with disabilities about their experiences in emergencies and disasters.

Adrian Melott, professor of physics and astronomy, and Brian C. Thomas authored the article, “Astrophysical Ionizing Radiation and the Earth: A Brief Review and Census of Intermittent Intense Sources” in the journal Astrobiology. An image generated by NASA for a press release on KU research was used as the cover picture.

Kathryn Saunders, senior scientist at the Life Span Institute at Parsons and courtesy professor of applied behavioral science, attended the II Simpósio sobre Comportamento, Cognição e Ensino (II Symposium on Behavior, Cognition and Teaching) in Sao Carlos, Brazil. While there, she gave the talk "Studies in the Development of Instructional Programming for Early Reading Skills."

Maryemma Graham, professor of English, presented “The Dream of the Deal: Arts and the Humanities in the Global South,” at the Humanities Lecture Series May 9 at the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga.

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