Jacob Darwin Hamblin, History, has published a book
titled Oceanographers and the Cold War: Disciples of Marine Science
(Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 2005).
Mary-Kay Lombino, University Art Museum, is one of
the 2005 recipients of a Getty Curatorial Research Fellowship. The grant
award of $15,500 will be used by Lombino to take a three-month leave
of absence this summer to research an upcoming exhibition of work by
California Symbolist/Surrealist painter Dorr Bothwell. According to
Deborah Marrow, director of the Getty Foundation, Lombino's selection
for this honor "reflects the confidence of the Getty Foundation
and its advisory committee in the quality of this project."
Ramses Toma, Family and Consumer Sciences, presented
a research paper at the Annual Association of Egyptian American Scholars
Conference held in Cairo, Egypt, Dec. 28-30, on the Global Water Shortage.
Also, he co-chaired a session at the Ministry of Water and Irrigation
Conference Jan. 2-6, held in Cairo was consulted and visited the Toshka
project in upper Egypt (Aswan). In addition, he is the co-author of
a research publication titled “Meals Identified as Healthy Choices on
Restaurant Menus” published in the Journal of Food Science and Agriculture.
Skyne Uku-Wertimer, Black Studies, presented a paper
at the International Studies Association titled "The World Trade
Organization Challenges: Democratic Deficit, Limited Accountability
and Transparency," at the 46th Annual Convention in Honolulu, March
1-5. The theme of the conference was "Dynamics of World Politics:
Capacity, Preferences and Leadership."