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 Grants, Awards, and Publications

Katerina Bezrukova (psychology) co-authored a paper, titled "Reviewing diversity training: Where we have been and where we should go" that was accepted for publication in the Academy of Management Learning & Education Journal.
Ruth Davis (computer engineering) was invited to a mentor recruitment event for TechWomen, an initiative of the U.S. Department of State, bringing 42 emerging women leaders in technology from the Middle East and North Africa to the U.S. in September.
Lisa Fullam (JST), Michael Hickson (philosophy), Ken Manaster (law), Bill O’Neill (JST), Laura Robinson (sociology), David Sloss (law), Nancy Unger (history), David Yosifon (law) have been elected into the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics’ Scholars of Ethics Center. There are currently a total of 62 Center Scholars on campus.
Miok Kim, Ph.D. student, and Nam Ling (computer engineering), have a paper "NonDelaunay Hierarchical MeshBased Motion Estimation and Compensation for Wavelet Video Coding," accepted for the May 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS 2012) in Seoul, South Korea.
Leilani Miller (biology) and Ken Manaster (law) have been selected to join to Markkula Center for Applies Ethics’ Faculty Steering Committee. The Steering Committee provides ongoing monitoring and recommendations on how the Ethics Center can best serve the campus.
Godfrey Mungal (engineering) received an invitation to attend a reception for Engineering Education at the White House with President Barack Obama.
Dennis Smolarski, S.J. (mathematics and computer science) had a book, How not to Say Mass, published in a Chinese translation by the Chinese Regional Bishops’ Conference.
Li Song, visiting associate professor, and Nam Ling (computer engineering), have a paper, "Object Contour Tracking Using Multi-feature Fusion based Particle Filter," accepted for July’s 7th IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications in Singapore.
Jean Ponder Soto (religious studies) was awarded a Post-Doctoral Fellowship for the Fall of 2012 by the Lonergan Institute at Boston College to research social media through the lens of philosophy and theology.
Marian Stetson-Rodriguez (adjunct faculty) will be the featured speaker at the May 3, 6 p.m., IEEE Technology Management Council Silicon Valley Chapter meeting. The evening’s topic is “Successful Virtual Teams: Lessons from China and India.”
More announcements will be published in the next issue on March 15 . If you have any announcements you would like to submit, email by Mar. 8 .

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