27. 12.01. Faculty Accomplishments Applauded Across MC Campus For our final issue of the semester, The Herald staff solicited reports of faculty accomplishments from departments across campus. By printing these achievements on the frontpage, we hope to con gratulate these faculty members and share their accomplishments with the larger Meredith com munity, in turn promoting an atmosphere of research and de velopment amongst the students, faculty and staff,across campus. -Amy Hruby, Editor-in-Chief History and Political Science Dr. Dan Fountain, Associate Professor of History, has just had his research published by LSU Press in a book entitled Slavery, Civil War and Salva tion, which examines how fully Chris tianity replaced the African religions the slaves had brought with them. Mathematics and Computer Science Dr. Mike Johnson presented a talk titled “Queuing Models with Unknown Ser vice Parameters for Congested Systems” at MathFest 2010 in Pittsburgh, August 5-7, 2010. Foreign Languages and Literatures Dr. Jonathan Wade also headed up our first ever ‘Noche de poesia’ (Spanish Language Poetry Night) Thursday, No vember 11th in the Cate Center. It was a big success, with at least 70 people in attendance. Professor of Foreign Languages & , Literatures Brent Pitts’ critical edition of a thirteenth-centuiy Anglo-Norman Apocalypse poem, Revelacion, has been published. Dr. Gregory Vitarbo, Associate Professor of History, has just signed Theatre a contract with Peter Lang Press to publish his research in a book ten tatively entitled Army of the Sky: Russian Military Aviation Before the Great War, which explores how the Russian government tried to find common ground for the many differ ent ethnic groups represented in the officer corps of the fledgling imperial air force. Steven Roten has acted professionally in two area productions this semester. He played Malvolio in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night at the Kooka Booth Am phitheatre in Cary and finished the run of Mark Twain’s Is He Dead? at Deep Dish Theatre in Chapel Hill. K >> • o a. s S •M CO S b o u o "T3 O) 0) IN THIS ISSUE... State & Local: Winter Holiday Celebrations, Seeing Red, NC Education Reform Arts & Entertainment: Holiday Movies, Avett Brothers Campus Life: Three Sisters Garden and Recipes, Classroom Recycling Program, Exam Schedule Opinion: Honor Code Overheard, Habitat on Campus Biological Sciences Professor Erin Lindquist presented a paper entitled “Secondary coastal forest com position relative to an environ mental gradient and seed rain distribution in Costa Rica” at the annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America in Pittsburgh, PA. School of Business A paper written by Dr. Jane Barnes and Dr. Ying Liao has been selected by the Decision Science Institute as the Best Theoretical/Empirical Research Paper at their annual meeting. The paper, “Successful Supply Chain Manage ment Systems: The Role of Individual, Network and Collaborative Competen cies,” will be presented at the DSI an nual conference on November 20th. CORRECTIONS: In our last issue’s front page article, the Finanical Assistance Department was incorrectly referred to as Financial Aid. In our last issue’s Campus Life article “Religion and Ethical Studies: A Lesson in Learning,” the Religious and Ethical Studies Department was incorrectly called the Religion and Ethical Studies Department. Additionally, Dr. Steven Benko’s name was misspelled. J ALL NIGHT torsIGI foi FUBAR :: A1B VV. Oavvi: Sr. RALEIGH, NC

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