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Vol 39  No 11
Mar. 15, 2007


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Papers & Presentations

Mary Dalton, English, recently gave public readings from her latest book of poems, Red Ledger, in the cities of Toronto, Hamilton and London. The tour was sponsored by the Canada Council for the Arts.

Drs. Amin A. Muhammad Gadit and Gerry Mugford, Faculty of Medicine, are the authors of Prevalence of Depression Among Households in Three Capital Cities of Pakistan: Need to Revise the Mental Health Policy, which was published Feb. 14 in PLoS ONE, the Journal of Public Library of Sciences.

Dr. James P. Feehan, Economics, has published a chapter in a recent volume on Canadian fiscal federalism. Dr. Feehan’s Territorial Formula Financing appears in P. Booth and F. Vaillancourt, editors, A Fine Canadian Compromise: Perspectives on the Report of the Expert Panel on Equalization and Territorial Funding Financing, (2007), which is a joint publication of the University of Alberta’s Institute of Public Economics and Quebec’s Centre interuniversitaire de recherche en analyse des organizations.

As part of the celebration of National Women’s History Month, Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) invite a distinguished speaker to speak on Women in Science. The 2007 invited speakers were Dr. Geoff Rayner-Canham of Sir Wilfred Grenfell College and his co-research spouse, Marelene Rayner-Canham. They spoke on History Re-Written: The Pioneer Women of Atomic Science. The evening event, held on Feb. 20, was jointly supported by the MTSU College of Basic and Applied Sciences, the Department of History, and the Women’s Studies Unit, while a dinner was arranged by the Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) students. Following the lecture, the Rayner-Canhams were presented with an award from the regional American Chemical Society section in recognition of their research on the history of women scientists and of their outreach activities in chemical education.

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