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      Faculty and students alike are busy writing, publishing and presenting.

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      Professional notes Dr. Mark Neuzil, Journalism and Mass Communication Department, is the author of “The Great Moon Hoax of 1835” in the October issue of The History Channel Magazine. The article details the New York Sun’s stories on men (and women) on the moon, along with bipedal beavers, a blue unicorn and dwarf bison – [...]

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      Here’s a weekly column in which faculty and staff share news of professional activities.

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      This is the last “notes” column for the semester. The column will resume in the fall.

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      This is the next-to-last “notes” column; the final column of the semester will be published next Tuesday, May 17 (deadline for submissions is 10 a.m. Friday, May 13).

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      Professional notes Dr. Mel Gray, Economics Department, was featured speaker at a town-gown panel presentation hosted by Indiana University-East in Richmond, Ind. Gray spoke on "Economics of the Nonprofit Arts: An Overview and Local Applications." Respondents on the panel included the mayor, a county council member, the director of economic development and the director of [...]

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            Professional notes Father Jan Michael Joncas, Theology and Catholic Studies departments, is the author of a chapter, "An Anniversary song: Pope John Paul II’s 2003 Chirograph for the Centenary of Tra le sollecitudini," in Music in Christian Worship: At the Service of the Liturgy edited by Charlotte Kroeker (Collegeville, Minn.: The Liturgical [...]

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      Professional notes Jane Canney, Student Affairs, was elected to the Hmong American Partnership board of trustees. The board is composed of Hmong and non-Hmong members with a balanced representation of men and women with a Hmong majority. The group’s purpose is to create a partnership of resourceful Hmong and committed Americans to educate, give support [...]

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      Professional notes Foreign Affairs Club members Peter Billerbeck, Jeffery Brubaker, Rachel Hoffman, Haley Waller, Danielle Lecorps, Rani Thao, Jacob Anderson and Dolkar Tenzin participated in the Midwest Model United Nations conference Feb. 23-27 in St. Louis. The students represented the delegation of Canada, receiving two honorable mention awards for their work in the General Assembly [...]

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      Professional notes Dr. Stephen Brookfield, School of Education, is the author of an article, "Racializing and Concretizing Gramsci in Adult Education Practice," published in the journal Interchange, Vol. 35, No. 3 (2004). Dr. Joseph Fitzharris, History Department, received the 2005 Moncado Prize from the Society for Military History on Feb. 26. The prize is presented [...]

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      Professional notes Dr. Phil Anderson, Management Department, and co-author Bernice Kotey, University of New England, Armidale, Australia, are the authors of an article, "Comparing the Performance of Distance-Learning and Traditional Students in a Business Simulation Exercise," to be published in the Journal of Industry and Higher Education. Dr. Joe Fitzharris, History Department, was appointed coordinator [...]

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      Professional notes Dr. Catherine Craft-Fairchild, English Department, presented a paper, "The Director Who Didn’t Make the Cut: Alfred Hitchcock and the Vatican Film List," at the Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities. The essay examined the influence of Hitchcock’s Catholicism on his filmmaking, tracing shifts in the director’s moral outlook as his career advanced [...]

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      Dr. Bill Banfield has a new book out … and more.

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      Professional notes Cindy Lavorato, School of Education, recently was selected by the West Education Law Reporter’s Editorial Advisory Subcommittee to serve on the 2005 Authors’ Committee. The selection followed a nomination from a member of the Editorial Advisory Committee. Lavorato, who has a juris doctor degree, will provide blind reviews of manuscripts submitted for publication [...]

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      Professional notes Dr. John Holst, School of Education, is the author of an article, "Globalization and Education Within Two Revolutionary Organizations in the United States of America: A Gramscian Analysis," in the current issue of Adult Education Quarterly. Dr. Terence Nichols, Theology Department, is the author of "Participatory Hierarchy," a chapter in a new book, [...]

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      Professional notes Dr. Bernard Brady, Theology Department, presented a paper, "Defining Racism," at a recent conference, Catholic Social Thought and Racism, held at Villanova University. The paper was co-written with Raymond Eby, School of Law. Dr. Stephen Brookfield, School of Education, is the author of The Power of Critical Theory: Liberating Adult Learning and Teaching, [...]

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      Professional notes Dr. Mel Gray, Economics Department, recently attended the annual meeting of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action in Los Angeles, where he participated in two panels. In the first, a colloquy titled "Toward a Comprehensive Theory of Nonprofit Finance," he presented his work on "Gifts in Kind: Doing Good [...]

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      Professional notes Dr. Michael Hennessey, Engineering Department, and Dr. Richard Smith, Quantitative Methods and Computer Science Department, presented papers at the 2004 North Midwest Regional Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education Oct. 8 in Milwaukee, Wis. Hennessey’s paper was titled "Embedding a National Collegiate Design Contest Into a Course," and Smith’s was titled [...]

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      Professional notes Dr. Jan Andrews-Schenk, School of Social Work, contributed the first chapter, "The Legacy of Ruby Pernell and Social Group Work," to the book, Growth and Development Through Group Work, edited by Claudia Carson, Anna Fritz, Elizabeth Lewis, John Ramey and David Sugiuchi (Haworth Press, 2004). Dr. William Carter III, Alumni Association and School [...]

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      Professional notes Teresa Collett, School of Law, gave a presentation, "Divine Governance, Self Governance and the American Way" as part of the University of Minnesota MacLaurin Lecture Series last week. Her lecture explored questions surrounding Christian involvement in the political process. Dr. Ellen Kennedy, Service-Learning, received the Higher Education Leader of the Year award at [...]

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      Professional Notes Dr. Sarah Armstrong, Personal Counseling and Testing, presented a workshop titled "Providing Supervision Training for Staff: Toward Best Practices in Internship Centers" at the 29th annual conference of the Association of Counseling Center Training Agencies in Jacksonville, Fla. Armstrong, who completed her second year on the ACCTA board of directors, also planned its [...]

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      Professional notes Dr. Dan Carey, Health and Human Performance Department, is the author of a new book, Establishing Credentials for Pitcher Selection to the Hall of Fame. Read more here. Dr. Camille George, School of Engineering, and Ashley Shams, Modern and Classical Languages Department, were speakers at the second annual Engineers for a Sustainable World [...]

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      Professional notes Dr. Jean Birbilis, Graduate School of Professional Psychology, presented a paper, "Developing a Niche in Independent Practice," at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association in August. In addition, Dr. Debra Murray, a graduate of the St. Thomas Psy.D. program, and Birbilis participated in a poster session at the convention with a [...]

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      Professional notes Dr. Wendy Barger, Journalism and Mass Communication Department, was a guest on "The Don Shelby Show" Sept. 20 on WCCO Radio. Barger and John Hinderaker, a Minneapolis blogger, discussed CBS News’ use of documents in a report about President Bush’s military service. Hinderaker’s Web log was among the first to claim that the [...]

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