Monica Barron, professor of English, edited a recent special issue (16.2) of Feminist Teacher magazine focusing on “Educating for Environmental Change: Feminist Pedagogy and Environmental Justice Practice.” The issue is available in Pickler Memorial Library.

Stacey Berger, a Truman accountancy and business administration graduate student from St. Louis, and a member of the Iota Nu chapter of the international professional fraternity of Delta Sigma Pi, was recently named Provincial Collegian of the Year for the South Central Province. The announcement was made at the South Central LEAD Provincial Conference held Feb. 17-19, in Austin, Texas. Only five members of Delta Sigma Pi receive this honor each year. One of these five winners is then named National Collegian of the Year.

Marijke Breuning, associate professor of political science,
and Kathryn Sanders, a junior political science major from Crestwood, Mo., have been notified that their article “Gender and Journal Authorship in Eight Prestigious Political Science Journals,” has been accepted for publication in a future issue of PS: Political Science and Politics.

Huping Ling, professor of history,
was selected to receive the Best Article Award by the 48th Annual Missouri Conference on History 2006 for her article “Reconceptualizing Chinese American Community in St. Louis: From Chinatown to Cultural Community.” This article appeared in the Winter 2005 issue of the Journal of American Ethnic History, vol. 24, no. 2, on pages 65-101.

Kevin Minch, associate professor of communication and director of forensics, recently became president of the National Parliamentary Debate Association (NPDA), the largest intercollegiate debate league in the United States. The departing president resigned to pursue an administrative appointment. The position involves various managerial duties, coordination with other forensic organizations, national convention program planning, and work coordinating the annual NPDA National Championship Tournament.

The Truman State University chapter of Phi Kappa Phi
is proud to announce that Ashley Walker, a junior nursing major from Odessa, Mo., is one of 38 undergraduates selected nationwide for a $1,000 Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant for 2006. These grants are designed to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad. Walker will study in the Philippines next year.

Matthew G. Tornatore, associate professor of foreign languages,
had his article “In Defense of an Endangered Species: Historical Romance Linguistics” accepted for publication by “Romance Notes” at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This article considers the current state of historical Romance linguistics and Romance philology in American universities.
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