This column promotes
individual and group activities in teaching and research.
Sally Cole (Sociology and Anthropology) gave an invited presentation,
Ruth Landes and Afro-Brazilian Studies in the 1930s, at the
Fundacao Joaquim Nabuco, and participated in the V Congress of the Brazilian
Studies Association in Recife, Brazil, in June.
Music professor and clarinet virtuoso Sherman Friedland reports
from Cornwall that since his retirement several years ago, he has written
some 65 articles on a Web site. The articles are responses to students
all over the world. I have also begun a series of articles having to do
with the clarinet repertoire. The site has been accessed 19,000 times.
Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Philip McMaster, a student in Applied Human Sciences, has a parallel
career in eco-tourism as president of Explora Sport, and we profiled his
activities in CTR in our January 13 issue. He has been invited to join
the federal governments next Team Canada trade junket
to Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong, scheduled for November.
Congratulations to Aziz Mulay-Shah and Cristina Romanelli,
two recent alumni, who have won Celanese Canada Internationalist Fellowships.
Mulay-Shah earned his BA in Political Science, and Romanellis degree
was in Political Science and Spanish. Both are now working on a Masters
in international relations at the Universiteit van Amsterdam, where these
awards of $10,000 will support their studies.
The Concordia ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning
Engineers) Student Branch received an award for their activities over
the past year during the Conference of Regional Chapters ASHRAE
meeting, held in Windsor in August. Radu Zmeareanu (Building/Civil/Environmental
Engineering) accepted the award in their name as the faculty advisor.
Congratulations to Ted Stathopoulos (Centre for Building Studies),
who was recently elected Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering
for his contributions to wind engineering and building aerodynamics and,
in particular, the influence of his research in the development of wind
code/standard provisions both in Canada and the U.S.
Latha Shanker (Finance) received the award for the Best Paper in
Options Pricing and Derivative Securities at the Administrative Sciences
Association of Canada Conference held in Montreal in July.
Recent publications by Jane Stewart (CSBN/Psychology) include articles
in The Journal of Neuroscience, Neuropsychopharmacology, The European
Journal of Neuroscience, and The Journal of Psychiatry Neuroscience.
Richard DeMont (Exercise Science) has won two writing awards. One
is the highest honour from the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association
(CATA), and the other is the runner-up award from the National Athletic
Trainers Association. They are for Muscle Pre-activity of ACL Deficient
and Reconstructed Females During Functional Activities, which was
published in the Journal of Athletic Training. DeMont was a co-author
on the winning manuscript of the NATA competition, Reactive Muscle
Firing in ACL Injured Females During Functional Activities, published
in the Journal of Athletic Training.
Two outstanding art works by adjunct professors in the Fibres unit of
Studio Arts have won national commissions recently. Mindy Yan Miller
recently completed an architectural commission for the Cambridge (Ontario)
Library and Gallery, and it went on view there September 9. Barbara
Todd completed a commission for the Montreal Jewish Centre.
Ingrid Bachmann (Fibres) presented a paper, Material and
the Promise of the Immaterial, at The Textile Society of America
Conference, held in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on September 20. She also juried
a national exhibition of Canadian Fibre Art Fibreworks for the Cambridge
Galleries. She was visiting artist at Goldsmiths College, University of
London, in June, and at the Maryland College of Art, in Baltimore, Md.,
in March. She is one of three artists who have been selected to represent
Canada in the International Triennale of Tapestry, in Lodz, Poland, next