Vol. 17, No. 26April 2, 1998


Jeanne Murray Walker, English, Gaining Time, Copper Beech Press.


Seymour Levine, psychology, "Ontogeny of the Regulation of the LHPP Axis Influence of Maternal Deprivation," at winter conference on neural plasticity, Feb. 21-28, St. Lucia, West Indies.

Robert E. Kraft, health and exercise sciences, "Baseball on the Web," at Diamonds of the Desert International Baseball Conference, March 21, Arizona State University, Tempe.

William H. Meyer, political science and international relations, "Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Aid," at International Studies Association conference, March 18, Minneapolis.

Several faculty members and graduate students of the Department of Geology made presentations at the Geological Society of America meeting, northeastern section, March 19-21, Portland, Maine: James E. Pizzuto and Wendy L. Cary, marine studies, with graduate student Reed A. Schwimer, "Little Ice Age (?) Regressive Expansion of Salt Marshes of Southeastern Delaware"; Pizzuto and graduate student Daria L. Nikitina, "Stratigraphy of Tidal Wetland and Sea Level History of the Leipsic River, Delaware"; graduate student William J. Chadwick, "Ground Penetrating Radar, Its Use in Understanding the Geologic Context of a Prehistoric Archaeological Site, Cape Henlopen, Delaware"; and graduate student Jeanne Kalvar, "A Study of Cuspate Meanders in the Transgressing Tidal Marshes of Southern New Jersey." Kalvar's paper was awarded first place in a special symposium by the eastern section of the Society for Sedimentary Geology at the same meeting.

Ed Okonowicz, public relations, appeared as storyteller on "Radio From Downtown," March 21, Avalon Theatre, Easton, Md.

Heinze-Uwe Haus, theatre, directed Shakespeare's Othello at the Municipaltheatre Seinaejoki, Jan. 28, Finland.

Melbourne Carriker, marine studies, "On the Trail of a Nasty Snail," at Atlantic Estuarine Research Society 50th aniversary, March 19-21, Duke University Marine Station, Beaufort, N.C.


David Kaplan, educational studies, "Methods for Multilevel Data Analysis," in Modern Methods for Business Research, Lawrence Erlbaum, Mahwah, N.J.

Alexander H.-D. Cheng, civil and environmental engineering, with P. Sidauruk, EG '92 PhD, and D. Quazar of University Mohammed V, "Ground Water Contaminant Source and Transport Parameter Identification by Correlation Coefficient Optimization," in Ground Water, vol. 36, no. 2, pages 208-214.

Heinz-Uwe Haus, theatre, "Literatur im Nationalsozialismus und DDR-Sozialismus," in Mut, pages 76-95, January 1998, and "Dictatorship and Poetry," in Deutschland Funk Koeln, Jan. 27, 1998.

Jinglan Wu, Denise M. Seliskar and John L. Gallagher, marine studies, "Stress Tolerance in the Marsh Plant Spartina patens: Impact of NaCl on Growth and Root Plasma Membrane Lipid Composition," in Physiologia Plantarum, vol. 102, no. 2, pages 307-317.

Robert L. Paretta, accounting, "Improve Practice Management with Office 97," in Pennsylvania CPA Journal, spring 1998.


Dewey M. Caron, entomology and applied ecology, was presented the Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching by the Entomological Society of America, eastern branch, at its annual meeting in March. The award noted that the introductory entomology courses taught by Caron consistently attract high enrollments and about one-third of all undergraduate students and 1/10th of all students in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources take courses from him.

Rob Longwell-Grice, residence life, received Adviser of the Year award at the Central Atlantic Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls at its conference in February at Wright State University.

Sheldon D. Pollack, accounting, participated in a Liberty Fund colloquium on "Liberty, Responsibility and the American Professions," March 19-22, Santa Monica, Calif.


Judith Hendricks, nursing, was reappointed to the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Advanced Practice Task Force.

Robert R. Jordan, Delaware Geological Survey, reappointed by Gov. Thomas Carper to Delaware State Board of Registration of Geologists.

Kathleen Warren, nursing, received the state award for excellence from the American Academy of Nurse Practioners.

Ed Okonowicz, public relations, was appointed to the Delmarva Folklife Project advisory council.

Michael Gamel-McCormick, individual and family studies, was appointed to a three-year term on Delaware's Interagency Coordinating Council for young children with disabilities and their families.

Heinze-Uwe Haus, theatre, was elected to a two-year term on the executive committee of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas.

Happy anniversary

25 Years

Roma A. Lewis, Residential Conference Facilities, April 9, 1973

15 Years

Patricia E. Blackson, Purchasing, April 4, 1983

Jacqueline B. Caleb, cashier, April 4, 1983

Chris A. Newcomer, Facilities Management, grounds and mover services, April 4, 1983

10 Years

Shirley L. Stotko, education, April 5, 1993