Robert Graber, professor of anthropology and sociology, has completed his latest book, “Plunging to Leviathan? Exploring the World’s Political Future.” Paradigm Publishers will release the hardcover edition this October; a paperback edition is planned for release next year.

Jose Herrera, associate professor of biology, has had his article “Assessment of Fungal Growth on Sodium Polyborate-treated Cellulose Insulation” accepted for publication in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene.

Emily Krogmann, a sophomore health science major from Hannibal, Mo., will receive the Missouri Coalition for Quality Care Student Scholarship (MCQC) at the Annual MCQC Awards Breakfast on Oct. 7 in Kansas City, Mo. Krogmann will be recognized for her work as a Missouri Long-Term Care Ombudsman as well as her legistlative advocacy and lobbying efforts on behalf of quality nursing home care legislation.

Candice Luebbering, a May 2004 Truman graduate, and Michelle Foard, a junior music major from St. Charles, Mo., were featured in a special issue of the Phi Kappa Phi Forum. Luebbering was a 2005 Award of Excellence recipient. Foard received a 2005 Study Abroad award.

Kyung-Chun (Andrew) Mun, associate professor of finance,
has been notified that his paper, “Volatility and Correlation in International Stock Markets and the Role of Exchange Rate Fluctuations,” has been accepted for publication in the Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions, and Money (forthcoming 2006). Mun is currently on sabbatical leave in Korea, teaching at Yonsei University (Yonsei School of Business).

Barry C. Poyner, professor of communication, has published a new work, One Another Christianity: Mutual Edification (Star Bible, 2005). The work contains 13 chapters with study questions suitable for church quarterlies.

Mark Spitzer, assistant professor of English, recently had his book of poetry “The Pigs Drink from Infinity” accepted for publication by Spuyten Duyvil Press, N.Y.

Jim Turner, associate professor of accounting,
presented a paper, “Can the EPA Set Good Effluent Limitations for Confined Animal Feeding Operations?”, at the annual meeting of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business on Aug. 6 in San Francisco.

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