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Madison Scholarly News - 2004

October

Year Month Type Name Description month
2004 October Publication Benedict Dr. James Benedict (Professor, Psychology) and Speed student Jessica Anderton co-wrote the article, "Applying the Just-in-Time Teaching Approach to Teaching Statistics," published in Teaching of Psychology, vol. 31, no. 3. 10
2004 October Publication Hastedt Dr. Glenn P. Hastedt (Head and Professor, Political Science) and Dr. Anthony J. Eksterowicz (Professor, Political Science) edited a special issue of the journal, White House Studies, on "The President and Foreign Policy: Chief Architect or General Contractor?" Vol. 4, No. 1, summer 2004. 10
2004 October Publication Kimsey Dr. William D. Kimsey (Professor, Communication Studies) co-authored a competitive paper, "Measurement of the Seven Phase Model of Conflict," with Emily R. Hoole, Amy D. Thelk, Susan L. Davis, Ph.D. candidates in the Assessment and Measurement Program, and Sallye Trobaugh, co-owner and mediator, Mediation Associates, LLC, at the Conflict Resolution and Violence Prevention Paper Session, American Educational Research Association, San Diego, Calif., April 12-16. 10
2004 October Publication Linder Dr. Fletcher Linder (Assistant Professor, Anthropology) published "Slave Ethics and Imagining Critically Applied Anthropology in Public Health Research," in Medical Anthropology, 23:1-30. 10
2004 October Publication Nichols Dr. Nancy B. Nichols (Assistant Professor, Business) co-wrote with Jill Mayclim of KPMG and Dr. M. Cathy Sullivan of California State U., the article, "Related-party like-kind property exchanges: recent IRS guidance," in The CPA Journal, Vol. 74, No. 5, May 1. 10
2004 October Publication Wiley Dr. Andrea S. Wiley (Associate Professor, Anthropology) published a book, An Ecology of High-altitude Infancy: A Biocultural Perspective, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2004. Wiley published the paper, "'Drink Milk for Fitness': The Cultural Politics of Human Bio-logical Variation and Milk Consumption in the United States," in American Anthropologist, Vol. 106, No. 3, September 2004. Wiley also presented the paper, "From 'White Poison' to 'Does a body good': a critical examination of the relationship between milk and child growth" at the Association for the Study of Food and Society annual meeting in Hyde Park, N.Y., June 12. 10
2004 October Publication Zemliansky Aley Wright Pipkins Zimmerman Dr. Pavel Zemliansky (Assistant Professor, Writing Program) published and edited with the late Wendy Bishop, the book, Research Writing Revisited: A Sourcebook for Teachers, published by Boynton/Cook Heinemann, 2004. Four Writing Program faculty wrote articles published in the book: Dr. Shelley Aley (Associate Professor) wrote "The Collage Connection: Using Hypertext to Teach Research Writing"; Dr. Kenneth R. Wright (Assistant Professor) wrote "Moving Writing Out of the Classroom: An Appeal for Community Literacy Composition Pedagogies"; Drs. Traci Pipkins (Assistant Professor) and Jim Zimmerman (Assistant Professor) co-wrote "Walking the Fine Line: Balancing Assessment Politics with Writing Pedagogy." 10
2004 October Publication Wright Pipkins Zimmerman Dr. Kenneth R. Wright (Assistant Professor) wrote "Moving Writing Out of the Classroom: An Appeal for Community Literacy Composition Pedagogies"; Dr. Traci Pipkins (Assistant Professor) and Dr. Jim Zimmerman (Assistant Professor) co-wrote "Walking the Fine Line: Balancing Assessment Politics with Writing Pedagogy." 10
2004 October Grant Baker Dr. George H. Baker (Associate Professor, Integrated Science and Technology) received $9,372 from National Security Research to locate and document unclassified information on high-power radio frequency source technologies and system thresholds. 10
2004 October Grant DeVore Dr. Thomas C. DeVore (Professor, Chemistry) received $2,000 from the Jeffress Memorial Trust to measure the kinetics of reactions between primary alcohols and copper oxide. 10
2004 October Grant Geier Dr. Clarence R. Geier (Professor, Anthropology) received $6,177 from the National Park Service for "Spindle House Excavation, Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park" to conduct archaeological field testing and to prepare a preliminary report. 10
2004 October Grant Gilligan Dr. Tammy D. Gilligan (Associate Professor, Graduate Psychology) received $18,000 from Richmond City Schools to provide a psychology student internship. 10
2004 October Grant Huber Dr. Vida S. Huber (Associate Dean, Integrated Science and Technology; Professor, Nursing) received $5,318 from the Shenandoah Valley Workforce Investment Board to provide an internship experience. 10
2004 October Grant Lamb Susan F. Lamb (Business Manager, WMRA) received $34,286 from the Virginia Public Broadcasting Board to provide radio reading services. 10
2004 October Grant Mast Dr. Merle E. Mast (Head and Professor, Nursing) received $3,000 from SAW Community Foundation for "Caregivers Community Net-work" to expand volunteer coordination efforts to meet the growing needs of eligible families throughout Augusta County. 10
2004 October Grant Miles Dr. Jonathan J. Miles (Associate Professor, Integrated Science and Technology) received $25,000 from the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy to develop a business plan in support of the Virginia Wind Energy Collaborative. 10
2004 October Grant Nash Carole L. Nash (Adjunct Assistant Professor, Anthropology) received $3,503 from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to upgrade the Gathright Dam/Lake Moomaw archaeological artifact collection and $1,611 from the Highland County Historical Society to locate archaeological sites within Clover Creek Chapel Cemetery. 10
2004 October Grant Nye Christopher B. Nye (Executive Director, Blue Ridge Area Health Education Center) received $580,654 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for "The Virginia Center for Health Outreach at JMU" to serve in a coordinating role to support community health workers across Virginia; $200,000 from the Virginia Department of Social Services to provide a series of workshops across Virginia on fundamentals of developing and sustaining community-based activities; $49,581 from the Virginia Department of Social Services for "Healthy Families of Page County" to help expectant and new parents get their children off to a healthy start in life; and $37,500 from the Virginia Statewide Area Health Education Center Program to promote health careers and access to primary care for medically under-served populations through community-academic partnerships. Nye also received three grants to support an international festival -- $300 from Rockingham Memorial Hospital, $250 from Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church and $250 from Sanctuary United Church of Christ. 10
2004 October Grant Reed Dr. Vicki A. Reed (Head and Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders) received $103,000 from the Virginia Department of Education to provide an increased number of qualified speech-language pathologists. 10
2004 October Grant Reeves Henry A. Reeves (Director, Small Business Development Center) received $5,000 from Louisa County to serve as a business and economic information focal point for small businesses. 10
2004 October Grant Ryals Dr. Brenda M. Ryals (Professor, Speech Pathology) received $3,261 from Special Olympics Inc. to integrate a newly initiated Healthy Hearing Program in Virginia in order to enhance hearing health for Special Olympics athletes. 10
2004 October Grant VanWyk Dr. Leonard A. VanWyk (Associate Professor, Mathematics and Statistics) received $47,965 from the National Science Foundation to provide students from institutions across the United States, primarily from institutions less likely to have resources available to support student research, with authentic mathematical research experiences at JMU. 10
2004 October Grant Williams Dr. Jacqueline A. Williams (Professor, Kinesiology) received $32,000 from the Virginia Department of Education for the 2004 Health and Physical Activity Institute to improve health literacy and to facilitate effective instruction in health and physical education. 10
2004 October Grant Wood Dr. William C. Wood (Director, Center for Economic Education; Professor, Economics) received $7,930 from the Virginia Council on Economic Education to deliver the council programs in the Shenandoah Valley in 2004-05. 10
2004 October Presentation Cavalcanti Dr. Keo Cavalcanti (Professor and Head, Sociology and Anthropology) presented three papers at professional conferences: "Religious Diffusion and the Political and Social Consequences of Missionary Style," at the annual Association for the Sociology of Religion meeting in San Francisco, August; "The Case for Secular Assimilation? Religion and the Latino Experience in Richmond, Virginia," co-authored with Debra Schleef of the University of Mary Washington, at the annual American Sociological Association meeting in San Francisco, August; and "Bossa Nova as a Cultural Bridge: Connecting the Brazilian and American Musical World," at the Brazilian Studies Association meeting in Rio De Janeiro, June. Cavalcanti served as the convener and discussant of two sessions, "Race/Ethnicity and Religious Diversity" and "Globalization and Morality," of the Association for the Sociology of Religion conference in San Francisco, August. Cavalcanti was organizer and chair of the session, "Playing Bossa Nova Now and Then," at the Brazilian Studies Association meeting in Rio de Janeiro. 10
2004 October Presentation Finkelstein Richard Finkelstein (Assistant Professor, Theatre) was on a U.S Institute for Theatre Technology panel in April. Finkelstein has begun design work on the visual stage renovations for a new theatre and act for comedian Yakov Smirnoff, which involves four different scenery studios, estimated to cost $250,000. 10