In This Issue|
Who's Doing What
Office of University Relations
3141 Chestnut St.
Main Building 310
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Elliott Barowitz, professor, visual studies, published "An Open Letter to Donald Kuspit," an piece devoted to Marcel Duchamp scholarship in the online magazine, Tout Fait (www.toutfait.com).
Dr. Kenneth Blank will address a national meeting entitled "New paradigms in infectious disease: Applications to otitis media" in Pittsburgh, October 13-15. Blackneyís proposal is called "The genetic susceptibilty of the host to infectious disease."
Marianne Connor, instructor, film and video, premiered her video, "Philadelphia`s Historic Neighborhood: A Walk Through Time" at the American Philosophical Society in Independence National Historical Park. The video is now playing on a continuing basis in the Parkís Visitors Center at Third and Chestnut Streets.
Jan Giel, assistant athletic director for Communications, had two of her feature articles voted "Best in the District" in the 1999-2000 College Sports Information Directors of America`s national writing contest. Giel has received 12 district awards and two national citations from CoSIDA for excellence in writing.
Dr. Thomas Hewett, professor of psychology and computer science, presented a day-long tutorial on cognitive factors in design to over 90 software developers at the CHI 2000 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems at The Hague, Netherlands.
Lydia Hunn, associate professor, media arts, was elected to the board of governors of the Print Center of Philadelphia. She also showcased her landscape design to members of the Pennsylvania State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Board during their recent conference in Philadelphia, and exhibited her sculpture, commissioned by the Artworks/Water Works Project, at Liberty Place Rotunda, in association with the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Fairmount Park Commission.
Dr. Bijou Y. Lester, associate professor, economics, co-authored an article, "Culture and the Economy," in Psychological Reports.
Dr. Xia Lin, assistant professor, information science and technology, co-authored an article, "Structural and Multilingual Approaches to Subject Access on the Web," in the IFLA Journal.
Dr. Mark Manion, assisant professor, humanities and communications, and Dr. Abby Goodrum, assistant professor, information science and technology, co-authored an article, "Toward a Hacktivist Ethic," in Computers and Society.
Mario Mestichelli, associate treasurer, graduated from Temple University Law School, where he also earned the schoolís Barrister Award for trial advocacy.
Dr. Saroj Parasuraman, University Distinguished Professor of Management, Dr. Jeffrey H. Greenhaus, William A. Mackie Professor of Management, and Dr. Frank Linnehan, assistant professor, management, co-authored a chapter, "Time, Person-Career Fit and the Boundaryless Career," in the book Trends in Organizational Behavior.
Dr. Rakhmiel Peltz, professor, sociolinguistics, and Director of Judaic Studies, delivered an invited lecture, "American Yiddish: Forging the Mainstream of Jewish History," at the University of Washington, Seattle.
Personnick, E. Warren
Dr. Stewart Personick, E. Warren Colehower Professor of Telecommunications, is a member of the National Research Councilís Committee on Information Technology Research in a Competitive World, which recently released a report providing recommendations for actions to enhance the effectiveness of information technology research.
Dr. William Regli, assistant proessor, mathematics and computer science, co-chaired the 2000 Gordon Research Conference on Theoretical Foundations of Product Design and Manufacturing. Regli will be the chair of the 2002 Gordon Research Conference in this series.
Dr. Fredricka K. Reisman, director, School of Education, presented "Creative Strategies For Educational Leaders" at the 11th International Conference on Creativity in Colleges and Universities.
Stuart Rome, associate professor, media arts, and Paul Runyon, professor, photography, are featured in the Philadelphia Museum of Artís "50 Years of Philadelphia Photography" exhibition.
Dr. Bert Rosenbloom, Rauth Chair Professor of Electronic Commerce Management, and Dr. Rolph Anderson, Royal H. Gibson Sr. Professor of Marketing, co-authored an article, "Sales Managers in Distribution Channels," published in the proceedings and presented at the 2000 conference of the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas.
Dr. Wei-Heng Shih, professor, materials engineering, along with X. LI and W.Y. Shih, were presented the 1999 Edward C. Henry Electronics Division Best Paper Award of the American Ceramic Society for "Electromechanical Behavior of PZT-Brass Unimorphs."
Dr. Michael S. Vogeley, assistant professor, physics, presented an invited review on "Data Mining in Astronomy" at the Data Mining in the Internet Age workshop held at the IBM Almaden Research Center.
Dr. Claire Welty, associate professor, School of Environmental Science, Engineering and Policy, in partnership with Eric Lienhard `95 and other employees of Greeley and Hansen Engineers, founded the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area Section of the American Water Resources Association. The organization will foster networking among local water resources professionals and provide a forum for information exchange, with a focus on urban water issues of interest to the Philadelphia region. Welty is the groupís first president. Visit www.awra.org/state/philadelphia for more information.