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Dr. Ronald Bishop
assistant professor, humanities and communications, presented a paper, From Behind the Walls: Boundary Work by News Organizations in Their Coverage of Princess Diana`s Death, at the International Communication Association conference, Jerusalem, Israel. The paper will be published in an upcoming issue of the Journal of Communication Inquiry.
Dr. John T. Canterino
director, hotel and restaurant management/culinary arts, and John Smith, instructor, served as co-chairs and featured presenters at a seminar on international hospitality marketing at ORT University, Montevideo, Uruguay.
Dr. Thomas Childers
interim dean, information science and technology, presented The New Drexel Curriculum at the annual meeting of the American Library Association, Washington, D.C.
Dr. Roger Doherty
professor, materials engineering, made a presentation at the National Institute of Standards and Technology workshop, Microstructural Modeling for the design of Wrought Aluminum Alloys, in Washington, D.C. He also presented a paper, Particle Limited Grain Growth: Experiments and Simulations, at the third International Conference on Grain Growth, Pittsburgh, PA.
Dr. Stephen Dubin
clinical professor, biomedical science and engineering, gave a presentation, Computer Interface Device for Catheter Procedures Instruction and Monitoring, at the national meeting of the American Veterinary Medical Association in Baltimore.
Dr. Abby Goodrum
assistant professor, information science and technology, gave a presentation, Task-based Representation of Moving Images, at the 26th annual conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science, Ottawa, ONT.
testing specialist, English Language Center, serves as president of Penn TESOL East, the regional organization for Teachers of English as a Second Language.
Dr. Frank Ko
professor, materials engineering, was a member of a fact-finding team for the Army Research Office, which toured Europe in July to visit universities and government/industrial laboratories to assess low-cost composite processing capabilities. He also made a presentation, Impact Phenomena in Textile Composites, at the NATO Advanced Study Institute (ASI) on the Mechanics of Composite Materials and Structures, Toroia, Portugal, where he was joined by Dr. Albert Wang, mechanical engineering, and graduate student Win Soon.
Dr. Alan Lawley
professor, materials engineering, gave a lecture on his co-authored study, Spray Forming Commercial Products: Process Design and Optimization, at the third Pacific Rim International Conference on Advanced Materials and Processing, Honolulu, HI.
Dr. Jacqueline Mancall
professor, information science and technology, gave a presentation, The Syllabus As a Tool for Learning and Assessment: Student, Faculty and Department, at the American Association of Higher Education`s Conference on Assessment, Cincinatti, OH.
Dr. Spiros Mancoridis
won a four-year, $206,000 National Science Foundation`s award with his proposal: Toward a Design Environment for Recovering and Maintaining the Structure of Software Systems.
Dr. Nunzio Pernicone
associate professor, history, has appeared in documentaries on the Sacco-Vanzetti case produced by Court TV, presented June 23, and the History Channel, expected to air later this year.
Dr. William Regli
won two grants from the National Science Foundation: $169,645 for CISE Research Instrumentation- Infrastructure for an Information-based Manufacturing Testbed, with Carnegie Mellon; and $576,370 for Design Classification and Hybrid Variant/Generative Process Planning, with the University of Maryland at College Park.
Dr. Bert Rosenbloom
G. Behrens Professor of Marketing, recently had the sixth edition of his textbook, Marketing Channels: A Management View, published by Harcourt Brace.
Dr. Arthur B. Shostak
director, Center for Employment Futures, presented two papers at the International Conference of Social Workers in Jerusalem. He also chaired a panel, The Future of Organized Labor, at the annual meeting of the World Future Society in Chicago, and led discussions on organized labor at the annual meetings of the Society for the Study of Social Problems and the American Sociological Society, both in San Francisco.
Dr. William E. Watson
lecturer, history and political science, had his book, The Collapse of Communism in the Soviet Union, published by Greenwood Press.
Dr. Claire Welty
associate professor, civil and environmental engineering, was appointed to a new National Research Council committee to advise the Department of Energy on drafting a science plan for subsurface contamination research.