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Barbara Carle, Foreign Languages, published 41 translated poems in the book Alfredo De Palchi’s “Paradigm,” New and Selected Poems 1947-2009, Chelsea Editions, New York. She also published seven translated poems in the book Pasquale Gionta’s Guisa di Ninfa, Ghenomena Editions, Italy, and read her translations in English and from the Italian in Formia, Italy, on May 25. And she co-translated two new books into English and French with Michel Sirvent (rare limited editions): Patmos, Rodolfo Di Biasio, a new translation; and Domenico Adriano’s Bambina Mattina, Little Child Morning, Fillette du matin, Ghenomena Editions, 2013. For more details, visit

Smile Dube and Yan “Joni” Zhou, Economics, published a paper, “Interest Rate Pass Through to Bank Mortgages and Participation Bond Rates in South Africa: Evidence from ARDL and FMLS Models,” in the Journal of Economics and International Finance 5(5)(August): 161-176. They also will have a paper published in the Journal of Business Theory and Practice, Vol. 1(2), September issue – “The Repo Rate Pass-Through to the Prime Rate in South Africa: Evidence from ARDL and FMLS Models.”

Cynthia Linville, English, has seven poems in the forthcoming Sacramento Voices anthology (Cold River Press) and a poem in From the Four Chambered Heart: In Tribute to Anais Nin (Sybaritic Press).

George I. Paganelis, curator, Tsakopoulos Hellenic Collection in the University Library, received an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program scholarship to attend the course Preservation Stewardship of Library Collections at the California Rare Book School at UCLA, Aug. 12-16.

Communication Studies graduate students Victoria Thomas and Chris “CJ” Patterson attended the World Communication Association conference Aug. 8-12 in Seoul, South Korea (Sungkyunkwan University). While there, they presented a paper co-authored with our Dr. John Williams and were awarded Best Student Presentation for the paper titled “Let Me Google It: A Content Analysis of Online South Korean News Stories.” “As advisor to both of them, I can say that they are truly ‘Made at Sac State,’ ” says Jacqueline Irwin, Communication Studies.

The College of Continuing Education’s Marketing Communications Team won a silver award from the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) for their work towards the college’s 2013 print calendar. The calendar highlights the college’s mission, vision and values, while incorporating Sacramento State’s new “Redefine the Possible” tagline. CCE will receive its award at the upcoming UPCEA Marketing Seminar in Austin, Texas, Nov. 6-8.