Papers & Presentations


(March 6, 1997, Gazette)

DR. SUDHIR B. ABHYANKAR, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, presented a paper titled An Innovative Degree Program in Environmental Science (Chemistry), at the Global Summit on Science and Science Education held at San Francisco, Calif., from Dec. 27- 29, 1996.

DR. BILL MONTEVECCHI, Department of Psychology, presented an invited luncheon entitled Extinction of the Great Auk: Lessons in Conservation Biology at Williams College in Williamstown, Mass. While at Williams, he also presented a Department of Biology colloquium entitled Oil and Seabirds Don't Mix.

DR. CARL NORRIS, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, was a visitor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst from Jan. 14-31 this year. During this visit he made a presentation entitled Teaching Introductory Calculus at Memorial University with the Aid of Graphics Calculators.

DR. MICHAEL WITHEY, Business Administration, presented a paper titled The Effects of Situational and Personality Factors on Exit, Voice, Loyalty and Neglect, at the Global Trends Conference of the Academy of Business Administration, held in Acapulco from Dec. 18-22, 1996. The paper was co-authored with Dr. Ian Gellatly of the University of Lethbridge.

Dr. Withey and GARY GORMAN, associate dean of undergraduate programs in the Faculty of Business Administration, recently won an Atlantic Schools of Business (ASB) best paper award for their submission -- A Comparison of Perceptions of the Management Training Needs of Small Business Owner/Operators in Newfoundland and Labrador. Dr. Withey presented the paper at the 26th annual ASB conference held in Moncton, N.B. last November.

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How to submit items for P&P

Are you a member of the Memorial University community who has made an off-campus presentation lately? If so, the Gazette wants to hear from you.

Students, faculty and staff are welcome to submit items to Papers & Presentations, preferably by e-mail. Please include the date of the presentation, your name and department, co-authors if any, the title of your paper, the site of the presentation, and the name of the event (if applicable). Acronyms must be spelled out on first reference, and the first names (or two initials) of presenters and/or authors are required.

Send submissions to Ivan Muzychka, Gazette, Arts and Administration Building; e-mail ivanm@morgan.ucs.mun.ca.; fax 737-8699.

Here's an example of what we're looking for:

On Feb. 5, PROF. J. D. DOE, Department of English Language and Literature, presented a paper titled Magic Realism in Timothy Findley's Not Wanted on the Voyage, at the Eighth Annual Forum on Magic Realism in Barcelona, Spain. The paper was written with DR. N. K. NOYES, also of the Department of English.