October 20, 2005

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LEWISBURG, Pa. — Several members of the faculty and administration at Bucknell University have received recognition. They are:

Dan Mills, director of the Samek Art Gallery, was visiting artist/lecturer for the "Misleading Trails" exhibition at the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery in Nashville. The exhibition, which opened at China Art Archives and Warehouse in Beijing in 2004, includes work by Xiaoze Xie, professor of art at Bucknell. The exhibit has traveled to NIU Art Museum, Northern Illinois University, University of North Texas Art Gallery, and Hanes Gallery of Wake Forest University. Xie lectured at Northern Illinois University and the University of Texas in conjunction with the exhibition.

Rosalyn Richards, professor of art, is one of eight featured artists in the International Invitation Works on Paper Exhibition at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Richards has exhibited her work in numerous solo and group exhibitions throughout the United States and in India and New Zealand. Her work is in major museum collections including, among many others, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Grunwald Center for Graphic Arts at UCLA, Yale University Art Gallery, the Portland Art Museum and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Steve Shooter, associate professor of mechanical engineering, co-authored a paper with colleagues at the National Institute of Standards and Technology which has been recognized for contributions to informatics by the Computers and Information in Engineering (CIE) division of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers as one of the most influential CIE papers for 1980-2000. The paper, "A Foundation for Interoperability in Next Generation Product Development Systems," was republished in a new anthology with 15 other papers from different aspects of computers in engineering from CAD to robotics.

Don Stechschulte, director of the Student Health Service since 1992, has achieved the Degree of Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the national medical association representing more than 94,000 family physicians, residents and medical students.

Three members of the geology faculty presented their research at the 117th annual meeting of the Geological Society of America, held in Salt Lake City, Utah:

Christopher Daniel, assistant professor of geology, presented the research, "Evidence for ~1.4 GA Monazite Growth, Regional Metamorphism, and Deformation in the Mesoproterozoic Thompson Peak Metamorphic Succession, Santa Fe County, New Mexico."

R. Craig Kochel, professor of geology, presented the research, "Geomorphic Problems with In-stream Structures Using Natural Channel Design Strategy for Stream Restoration Projects in North Carolina."

Jeffrey Trop, assistant professor of geology, presented the research, "Latest Cretaceous Sedimentary Record of Forearc-Arc-Retroarc Relationships in South-Central Alaska" and "Mesozoic-Cenozoic Changes in the Tectonic Setting of a Sedimentary Basin Along an Accretionary Convergent Margin: Wrangell Mountains Basin, South-Central Alaska."

Two Bucknell geology seniors participated in the research presentations: Emily Short, Macedon, N.Y., and M. Ryan Delaney, Seattle, Wash.


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