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Jamie Kneitel, Biological Sciences, published the article “Inundation timing, more than duration, affects the community structure of California vernal pool mesocosms,” in the journal Hydrobiologia. The article was based on research supported by a Sacramento State Research and Creative Activity Award.

Tom Knutson, professor emeritus of Communication Studies, received word that his essay “In Search of Intercultural Communication Competence” has been competitively selected for presentation at the 2014 Annual Conference of Phi Beta Delta, the honor society for international scholars. Dr. Knutson received the Phi Beta Delta Award for Outstanding Contributions to International Education in 2007.

Barb Munn, Biology, and Deidre Sessoms, Education, were invited presenters at a recent WestEd Schools Moving Up national webinar titled “Next Generation Science Standards: Changes, Impacts, and Responses in K-12 and CSU.”

Robert G. Mogull, emeritus professor, will have a study titled “Forecasting State Demographic Poverty: The Case of California,” published in a forthcoming issue of The Journal of Social Service Research.

Catherine Turrill, Art, spoke at the annual conference of the Renaissance Society of America in New York City on March 29. Her paper, “Mirabile nel miniare: Plautilla Nelli and Manuscript Illumination at the Convent of Santa Caterina da Siena, Florence,” was based in part on research conducted during her sabbatical in Spring 2011.