Gail Stepina, assistant director of advising and undergraduate
programs in the Whittemore School of Business and Economics, has
been elected region chair for the Northeast Region 1 of the National
Academic Advising Association (NACADA). Stepina will assume this
leadership role at the end of the NACADA National Conference being
held in Las Vegas, in early October and serve until October 2007.
She will be responsible for representing and providing leadership
to the membership within the geographic region, facilitating networking
opportunities and member recruitment, identifying needed membership
services for the region, establishing and maintaining a regional
governing structure, and overseeing the annual regional conference,
state workshops, and other professional development opportunities
for region members.
Kathy Cataneo, executive director of Sponsored Research, recently
was recertified as a Certified Research Administrator.
David Gillum, laboratory safety officer with the UNH Office
of Environmental Health and Safety, has been invited to participate
in a workshop on the roles and responsibilities of Institutional
Biosafety Committees (IBCs) sponsored by the NIH Office of Biotechnology
Activities. Gillum, who developed UNH's Biological Safety Program,
is one of only two university-based professionals invited to speak
at the conference, which will be held in San Diego in March. For
more on UNH Biological Safety and the IBC, visit http://www.unh.edu/ehs/BS/.
For information on the conference, visit http://www.primr.org/education/2005_IACUC/program_IA05.html.
David A. Berona, assistant professor and head of Library Systems,
presented a paper Feb. 4, 2005, at Yale University, for an international
symposium and exhibition exploring the intersection of book arts
and graphic art in Belgium. Berona is an international authority
on woodcut novels and his articles and papers are highly regarded
by scholars in the fields of visual art and communication. For more
information see: http://www.library.yale.edu/aob/belgianbooks/