Scott Alberts, associate professor of mathematics, was mentioned in an article in University Business about Web 2.0 as someone who uses Wikipedia as a teaching tool. The article can be found online at

Nancy Asher, Truman’s coordinator of assessment and testing,
has agreed to serve as interim registrar from the point of Kay Anderson’s departure in mid-May through June 30, 2008. Anderson, registrar, will be leaving Truman to take a similar post at Georgia College and University.

Carol Cox, associate professor of health science, was recognized with the Excellence in Education award from the Delta Kappa Gamma International Society of Key Women Educators in the group’s conference April 27 and 28 at Lake of the Ozarks.

Robert Graber, professor emeritus of anthropology,
and Ashley Wagoner, a senior sociology/anthropology major from St. Charles, Mo., have just had accepted for publication their paper, “From Testing Hypotheses to Causations: Latitude and Hunter-Gatherer Subsistence Strategies.” It will appear this fall in the fifth edition of Prentice Hall’s “Strategies in Teaching Anthropology.”

Ronald A. Knight, professor emeritus of mathematics, presented a paper titled, “Initially Deformed Flows” at the Spring Topology & Dynamics Conference March 30 at the University of Missouri-Rolla. The paper will appear in the journal Topology Proceedings.

Daniel Mandell, associate professor of history,
will have his next book, “King Philip’s War: The Conflict Over New England,” published by Chelsea House in June, as part of a series for high school students on important moments in Native American history.

Marc Rice, associate professor of music, presented his paper “We Miss O.T.: The Demise of Jazz Radio in Cincinnati” at the Midwest Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology April 21 in Terre Haute, Ind.

Four student representatives of Truman State University's Amnesty International chapter attended their Annual Conference March 23-25 in Milwaukee. They represented Truman as voting delegates in the Plenary Assembly determining national policy resolutions. These students included Hallie Gleasman, a freshman from St. Louis; Teresa Kerbawy, a senior biology and art double major from Kansas City, Mo.; Bethanie Seiglar, a senior philosophy and religion pre-M.A.E. major from LaPlata, Mo.; and Joseph Wotawa, a freshman history and political science double major from St. Louis. Betty L. McLane-Iles, professor of French and faculty co-adviser to Truman’s chapter of Amnesty International, accompanied the group.

The Mathematical Contest in Modeling MAA award winning team consisting of Bach Ha, a senior computer science and mathematics double major from Hanoi, Vietnam; Daniel Matheny, a senior mathematics major from Columbia, Mo.; and Spencer Tipping, a sophomore computer science major from New Boston, Mo.; has been invited to present their solution at the national annual MAA meeting this summer in San Jose, Calif. The National Mathematical Association Meetings run from July 31-Aug. 4 are called “MathFest.” A link is available online at
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