Professional Notes

Brian Brown, University Relations, published a review of Greg Delanty's most recent book of poetry, The Hellbox, in the winter 2000 issue of New Hibernia Review, a quarterly record of Irish studies published by the St. Thomas Center for Irish Studies.

Dr. Mel Gray and Dr. Kathy Combs, Graduate School of Business, have been selected by The McGraw-Hill Higher Education Group to develop curriculum materials for a Web site to accompany the text, Managerial Economics and Organizational Architecture, second edition by Brickley, Smith, and Zimmerman. The text is used in all sections of Applied Managerial Economics, a core requirement in the Evening and Day MBA programs. Gray previously had prepared the Power Point presentations to accompany the text.

Doug Hennes, University Relations, has been elected to a three-year term on the St. Paul Convention and Visitors Bureau board of directors. The bureau markets the greater St. Paul area to out-of-town visitors.

Dr. Ben Korstvedt, Music Department, has been invited by the International Bruckner Gesellschaft to participate in an international conference titled "Zur Geschichte der Bruckner-Forschung: Anton Bruckner zwischen Idolatrie und Ideologie" ("On the History of Bruckner Research: Anton Bruckner between Idolatry and Ideology') in Gmunden, Austria, Oct. 4-7, 2001. He will present a paper on Bruckner research in America and serve as a panelist on two round-table discussions, one on "The Desiderata of Bruckner Research" and another on the status of the Bruckner Edition.

Dr. Nick Nissley, Department of Organization Learning and Development, School of Education, has been awarded the Milton Hershey School's Alumni Achievement Award. The areas of achievement that are recognized are career accomplishments, community service and academic excellence. Nissley will be recognized in Hershey, Penn., March 16, along with fellow Twin Citian, Dr. Phil Norris, a professor of music at Northwestern College in St. Paul. To read more, visit the Milton Hershey School Web site.

Dr. Thomas Dillon Redshaw, director of the Center for Irish Studies, delivered his paper, "Printing the Second Revival: Liam Miller's Dolmen Editions of 1966" at the February 2001 southern regional meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies sponsored by the University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Fla. He also represented UST's Irish Studies journal New Hibernia Review there and chaired a panel of papers on the work of Seamus Heaney. He will represent UST at the forthcoming annual meeting of the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures in Dublin this July.