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      Professional notes Dr. Jan Andrews-Schenk, School of Social Work, is the author of a variety of recent publications: "Collaborative Education in a Progressive Social Work Class," co-written with former student Stacy Husebo, in the summer issue of the Journal of Progressive Human Services; a book review of Joe Blau’s The Dynamics of Social Welfare Policy [...]

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      Read about your colleagues’ professional activities over the spring and summer.

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      This is the last “notes” column of the academic year.

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      Kevin Knutson, an undergraduate student majoring in business and economics, presented a paper he co-authored with Dr. Lorman Lundsten and Dr. Dave Brennan, Marketing Department, at the annual Minnesota Academy of Science meeting April 24 in St. Joseph. Title of the paper was "A Strategy for Coping With Suppressed Values in Retail Census Data." Dr. [...]

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      Dr. Sharon Gibson, Organization Learning and Development Department, is the author of a peer-reviewed article, "Social Learning (Cognitive) Theory and Implications for Human Resource Development," in the May issue of Advances in Developing Human Resources (Vol. 6, No. 2, pages 193-210). Dr. Kenneth Goodpaster, Koch Endowed Chair in Business Ethics, is the author of an [...]

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      Dr. John Conbere, Organization Learning and Development Department, was a featured speaker for the ODNetwork, a monthly gathering of organization development consultants in Minnesota. His topic was OD and the development of modern conflict-management systems in organizations. Students Krystyna Harrod and Ashlee Kerkhoff, St. Thomas orientation co-coordinators, recently attended the National Orientation Directors Association Region [...]

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      Dr. Phil Anderson, Management Department, and Dr. Leigh Lawton, Marketing Department, recently presented two papers. The first, "Applying Problem-Based Learning Pedagogy to a Simulation Exercise," was published in the conference proceedings of the 2004 International Applied Business Research Conference held last month in San Juan Puerto Rico. The second paper, "Simulation Exercises and Problem-Based Learning: [...]

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      Dr. John Conbere, Organization Learning and Development Department, was a featured presenter at the 2004 Symposium on Workplace Conflict Resolution: Designs for Success, held March 14-15 at the South Texas College of Law in Houston. The symposium was sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation at Hofstra University School of Law and [...]

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      Dr. James Burns, Graduate School of Professional Psychology, will present a poster, "The Relationship of Spirituality to Adolescent Male Anger and Aggression," at the Division 36 Midwinter Research Conference of the American Psychological Association at Loyola College in Maryland. Burns also is a psychology fellow of Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital in Boston, and [...]

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      Bruce Benidt, Journalism and Mass Communication Department, is the author of "Reporting With Attitude," an article in the winter/spring issue of Newsworthy: The Magazine of the Minnesota News Council. Dr. Michael Hennessey, Programs in Engineering and Technology Management, was invited to give a talk to 3M’s Technical Forum, Abrasives Chapter, on March 5. The technical [...]

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      Professional notes Dr. Elise Amel, Dr. Jean Giebenhain, Dr. Lauren Braswell and Dr. John Tauer, Psychology Department, recently presented at the winter conference of Collaboration for the Advancement of College Teaching and Learning. The title of the conference was "Teaching for Wisdom: Achieving Higher Order Thinking in Our Graduates," and the title of their talk was [...]

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      Dr. Bernard Armada, Communication Studies Department, presented a paper, "Space, Architecture and Resistance at the National Civil Rights Museum’s Expansion Project," at the Western Speech Communication Association conference in Albuquerque, N.M. Dr. Camille George, Programs in Engineering and Technology Management, spent two weeks during January Term at the University of Washington, Seattle, as a National [...]

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      Dr. Wendy Barger, Journalism and Mass Communication Department, is the author of an article, "Voice for America? A Feminist Analysis of Thomas Friedman’s Pulitzer Prize-Winning Commentary," in the International Journal of Applied Philosophy, Vol. 16, No. 1, pages 47-58. Dr. Joe Fitzharris, History Department, is the author of an article, "Field Officer Courts and U.S. [...]

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      Katherine Faricy, Music Department, is the author of a new book, Artistic Pedal Technique – Lessons for Intermediate and Advanced Pianists, recently published by Frederick Harris Music Co. The book is a teaching manual with exercises to deep control of the damper pedal at various depths, lessons in playing with techniques such as syncopated pedal, [...]

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      Dr. Janice Andrews-Schenk, School of Social Work, recently presented three papers: "Historical Connection Between Social Group Work and Social Justice," presented at a September meeting of the Minnesota chapter of the International Association for the Advancement of Social Work With Groups; "Preserving Social Group Work’s Past: Oral History Training," presented at a workshop during the [...]

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      Dr. Marsha Blumenthal, Economics Department, was a presenter at the annual meetings of the National Tax Association Nov. 13 in Chicago and the Association of Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action Nov. 20 in Denver. Her paper, jointly written with Laura Kalambokidis, University of Minnesota, was titled “The Compliance Costs of Nonprofit Organizations.” Dr. [...]

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      Dr. Shahid Alvi, Sociology Department, is co-author of a paper, "Martial Status Variations in Canadian Public Housing Woman Abuse," with Walter DeKeseredy and Martin Schwartz. The paper was presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology in Denver. At the same meetings, Alvi was elected to the executive board of the Division [...]

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      Katherine Faricy, Music Department, recently was a guest clinician for the Northeast Wisconsin Teachers Forum in Green Bay. She gave a lecture demonstration, "Topics and Styles in Classical Music," and a master class. She also was a featured presenter at the June convention of the Minnesota Music Teachers Association; she gave a presentation, "The Pedagogy [...]

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      Dr. Sarah Armstrong, Dr. Colette Kuhn, Dr. Steve Maurer and Dr. Jeri Rockett, Personal Counseling, were invited to give a presentation at the Minnesota College Personnel Association conference recently at Macalester College. They originally presented the program, “Keep the Faith: Counseling and Spirituality,” at the American College Personnel Association conference last April in Minneapolis. Dr. [...]

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      Dr. Bernard Brady, Theology Department, and Dr. Meg Wilkes Karraker, Sociology Department, have published “Rome, Italy: Society at the Crossroads” (a syllabus) in Teaching the Sociology of Peace, War and Social Conflict: A Curriculum Guide, third edition, Washington, DC: American Sociological Association, 2004). Dr. John Holst, Curriculum and Instruction Department, presented a paper, “Globalization and [...]

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      Dr. Shahid Alvi, Sociology Department, is co-author with Walter DeKeseredy and M.D. Schwartz of "Curbing Women Abuse and Poverty: Is Marriage the Cure?" to be presented at the annual meetings of the American Society of Criminology Nov. 18-22 in Denver. Dr. Winston Chrislock, History Department, is the author of a chapter, "Cleveland Czechs" (pages 77-134) [...]

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      Dr. Jean Birbilis, Graduate School of Professional Psychology, chaired a symposium, “Building an Independent Practice,” and presented a paper, “Creating an Independent Practice From the Group Up,” at the 2003 annual convention of the American Psychological Association recently in Toronto. A summary of the symposium and of her paper is presented in an article, “Building [...]

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