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FACULTY PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS
May 2001

PUBLICATIONS

Kris Bhat, Charles Bock, Mendel Trachtman with Philadelphia University student, Brandon Francis, School of Science & Health
"Conformational Analyses of Glycinal and Alaninal: A Computational Study," Structural Chemistry, Vol. 12, No. 1, April 2001.

Hossein Rostami, School of Science & Health
"Alkali Ash Material, A Novel Material for Infrastructure Enhancement," Engineering Structures, 23, pp. 736-742, April 2001.

Sigrid Weltge, School of Textiles & Materials Technology
"Anni Albers," Woman's Art Journal, Volume 22, Number 1, Spring/Summer 2001.


CONFERENCES

Jeffrey Ashley with Philadelphia University students, School of Science & Health
"Sedimentary Organic Contaminants in the Manatawny Creek, PA: Pre and Post Dam Removal Assessments," "Mercury in Muscle Tissue and Hepatopancreas of Blue Crabs from Raritan Bay NJ," "Assessing Sediment Contamination in Two Restored Wetlands," and "PCBs in Blue Crab Muscle Tissue and Hepatopancreas from Raritan Bay, NJ," Poster Presentations, Regional Conference of the Delaware/Hudson Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, May 2001.

Steven Bell, Gutman Library
"Keeping Up-How Do You Do It: Developing a Person, E-Strategy for Professional Development," presentation, Florida Library Association Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, April 11, 2001.

"Cool Tools for Productivity: Using Web-Based Utilities for Enhanced Communication and Collaboration," presentation, Textiles Information Users Council, New Orleans, LA, April 19, 2001.

"A Web-Based Tutorial Primer for the Time and Technology Challenged," presentation, Federal Reserve Bank for the Philadelphia Chapter of the Special Libraries Association, April 27, 2001.

David Breiner, School of Architecture & Design
"Marvels of Rome:' Fruits of the 1999 NEH Summer Seminar I. The Mirabilia urbis Romae and the Classical Imagination," discussant, 36th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 4, 2001.

Ellen Kolodner and Susan Haiman with Philadelphia University students Bridget Trivinia and Jennifer Shivers, School of Science & Health
"Client-Centered Advocacy Resource Files: A Tool To Support Transitions," presentation, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA, April 18-22, 2001. 

Ellen Kolodner and Cynthia Haynes, School of Science & Health
"Professional Student Development via Portfolios," short course, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA, April 18-22, 2001. 


Ellen Kolodner, School of Science & Health
"Gerontology Special Interest Section Annual Program: Aging with a Disability: Occupation in Practice," session chair and discussant, Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA, April 18-22, 2001.

John Pierce with Philadelphia University students, School of Science and Health
"Effects of Complexity and perceived truthfulness on the persuasiveness of web advertisements," "Echinacea boosts immune system functioning of aged male rate," and "The correlation among physical activity, social activity, and life satisfaction in older adults living in the community," poster presentation, Meeting of Sigma Xi, Philadelphia, PA, April 2001.

DK Malhotra and Susan Christoffersen, School of Business Administration
"Economies of Scale and Cost Factors for Closed-end Funds," presentation, Eastern Finance Association, Charleston, SC, April 26, 2001.

Harry Woodcock, School of Science & Health
"Example of Galilei-Invariant Mechanics," presentation, American
Physical Society Meeting, Washington, DC, April 28-May 1, 2001.


AWARDS/HONORS

Ellen Kolodner, School of Science & Health
Received National Service Award from the American Occupational Therapy Association for service as a member of the Gerontology Special Interest Section Standing Committee and for service as Editor, American Occupational Therapy Association Gerontology Special Interest Section (AOTASIS) Gerontology Quarterly, April 2001.

GRANTS

Anne Bockarie, School of Science & Health and Brian George, School of Textiles & Materials Technology
Received grant from the Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development (PHENND) for proposal entitled "Meeting Community Housing and Clothing Needs through Service Learning Projects in Environmental Science."

Hilary Jay, Paley Design Center
Received grant from the Philadelphia Exhibitions Initiative (PEI), funded by the Pew Charitable Trusts for an exhibition, "What is Design Today?"

OTHER

Jeffrey Ashley, School of Science & Health
Appointed member of the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) Toxic Advisory Committee, March 2001.

Steven Dinero, School of General Studies
"Israel Update: The New Intifada," lecture, Young Leadership Council of the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey, April 25, 2001.

Jane Young Likens, School of Textiles & Materials Technology
"The Emerging of the 20th Century Woman," lecture, East Falls Library, 
May 14, 2001.

Ellen Kolodner, School of Science & Health
Elected Chairperson, American Occupational Therapy Association Gerontology Special Interest Section, May 2001.