HARRY M. BENSHOFF, assistant professor of radio, television and film, chaired and participated in a workshop, "Queer Pedagogy: Issues and Experiences," at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies annual conference, April 4-7 in Atlanta.
PAUL S. BRATERMAN, Regents Professor of chemistry, presented the seminar "Looking for the Origin of Life" at the University of Houston, April 16 in Houston.
JEFFREY A. COKELY, associate professor and chair of the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, presented "Mentoring and Evaluating Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists" and the panel discussion "Is There a Doctor in the House?" at the Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association annual convention, April 15-16 in San Antonio.
ARKADII KROKHIN, assistant professor of physics, was one of 12 professors who co-wrote "Chaotic Electron Diffusion Through Stochastic Webs Enhances Current Flow in Superlattices," published in the April 15 issue of Nature, vol. 428.
TOM LaPOINT, director of the Institute of Applied Sciences and professor of biological sciences, wrote "Laboratory and Field Responses to Cadmium: An Experimental Study in Effluent-Dominated Stream Mesocosms," published April 2004 in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, vol. 23, no. 5.
KENNETH S. MELNICK, assistant professor of speech and hearing sciences, presented "Evaluation of Stuttering in Young Bilingual (Spanish and English) Children" at the Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association annual convention, April 15-16 in San Antonio.
DIANE MILLAR, assistant professor of speech and hearing sciences, presented "Speech Recognition Systems as Writing Tools for Individuals With Impairments in Written Language" at the Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association annual convention, April 15-16 in San Antonio.
MICHAEL NIESWIADOMY, professor of economics, was selected as a Denton Independent School District Volunteer of the Year, May 13.
ELIZABETH OHLER, master teaching clinician in speech and hearing sciences, made a presentation about Alfi Syndrome at the Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association annual convention, April 15-16 in San Antonio.
KATHY THOMAS, lecturer in speech and hearing sciences, presented "What Off-Campus Practicum Supervisors Need to Know About the New ASHA Certification Standards" and "Twenty Prevention and Marketing Ideas Under $500" at the Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association annual convention, April 15-16 in San Antonio.
DALE E. YEATTS, professor of applied gerontology and sociology and chair of the Department of Sociology, and CYNTHIA CREADY, assistant professor of sociology, received a $360,000 grant from the Commonwealth Fund to research the effects of self-managed teams in nursing homes. Also, they wrote "Self-Managed Work Teams in Nursing Homes: Implementing and Empowering Nurse Aide Teams," published in the April 2004 issue of The Gerontologist, vol. 44, no. 2.
JOHN BAEN, professor of finance, insurance, real estate and law, recognizes the importance of major anchor stores for Colleyville's downtown development projects in the Aug. 15 Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
DON GARLAND, observatory manager, offers advice for viewing the annual Perseids meteor shower in the Aug. 11 Fort Worth Star-Telegram and Denton Record-Chronicle.
PHIL TURNER, associate vice president for academic affairs for distance education and professor of library and information sciences, addresses the benefits of the $2.25 million gift left by the late Sarah Law Kennerly, Professor Emeritus of library and information sciences, in the Aug. 16 Dallas Morning News. Turner and SAMANTHA HASTINGS, interim dean and associate professor of library and information sciences, talk further about "Miss K" and her estate's donation in the Aug. 25 Denton Record-Chronicle.
BERNARD WEINSTEIN, professor of applied economics and director of the University Center for Economic Development and Research, was interviewed for a KTVT-Channel 11 News segment at 6 a.m. Aug. 18. He predicted that the Dallas Trinity River waterfront project might beautify the downtown area but won't necessarily attract business and tourism. Weinstein reports that the three-day sales tax holiday does not reflect the state of the Texas economy in the Aug. 10 Dallas Morning News and Denton Record-Chronicle. He is mentioned for being hired to do a cost-benefit analysis of the new Dallas Cowboys stadium in the Aug. 5 Fort Worth Star-Telegram and explains this task in the Aug. 14 Dallas Morning News.
BONITA JACOBS, vice president for student development and associate professor of counseling, development and higher education, and JONEEL HARRIS, associate vice president for enrollment management, discuss the concerns of residence hall life and the ease of student voting in the Aug. 11 Denton Record-Chronicle.
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Mean Green Football. UNT at Texas. 6 p.m. Sept. 4, Austin. Call (940) 565-2527 for ticket and other information.
Women's Soccer. UNT vs. Louisiana Tech. 1 p.m. Sept. 5, Mean Green Soccer Complex on Precision Drive. Call (940) 565-2527 for information.
Labor Day. Sept. 6. No classes. University is open.
Dating and Domestic Violence Information Table. Sponsored by the Women's Center. 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Sept. 7-10 and Sept. 13-17, University Union, first floor.
A Day of Remembrance Display. A tribute to the victims and heroes of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 8, One O'Clock Lounge, University Union.
Faculty Senate Meeting. 2 p.m. Sept. 8, Wooten Hall, Room 322.
Aerobathon. Aerobics classes. Begins 4:30 p.m. Sept. 8, Student Recreation Center. Free admission.
Brown Bag Friday Films. Seen But Not Heard. Noon Sept. 10, Chilton Hall, Room 111.
Series 2004 Football Pregame Party. 3:10 p.m. Sept. 11, Mean Green Village, Fouts Field.
Mean Green Football. UNT vs. Florida Atlantic. 6 p.m. Sept. 11, Fouts Field. Call (940) 565-2527 for tickets.