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Gregg Schlanger, professor of art, will be the featured artist of the Artists Forum on Sept. 1 at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville.

Dr. Jim Ridenhour, professor of mathematics, and Dr. David Grimmett, associate professor of business law and economics, are authors of an article published in the September issue of The College Mathematics Journal.

The title is Exhaustive Sampling and Related Binomial Identities.
Gregg Schlanger, professor of art, will be the featured artist of the Artists Forum on Sept. 1 at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville.

Dr. Jim Ridenhour, professor of mathematics, and Dr. David Grimmett, associate professor of business law and economics, are authors of an article published in the September issue of The College Mathematics Journal.

The title is “Exhaustive Sampling and Related Binomial Identities.”

Dr. Larry Hoehn, professor and chair of mathematics, had an article titled “A Cyclic Property of Equilateral Polygons” published in the July issue of the Mathematical Gazette.

Lowell G. Roddy, director of Student Counseling Services, was a presenter and discussion panel member July 28 at the middle Tennessee regional meeting of the Tennessee Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.

Roddy's presentation was titled “Leaving Home and Other Millennial Student Issues.” The discussion panel topic was “The College Years and Transition in the Family System.”

Dr. Becky Starnes, assistant professor of professional studies, wrote a newsletter article for the education division of the American Society for Quality.

The article explained the academic audit methodology used to review APSU's School of Technology and Public Management.

Dr. Gregory Ridenour, director of the School of Agriculture and Geosciences and professor of geography, submitted a paper recently at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers in Chicago.

Ridenour's paper is titled “Modifying USGS Land Cover Shapefiles for Modeling Nutrient Loading.”

Dr. Sharon Mabry, mezzo-soprano and professor of music, was among four featured teachers and performers at the National Association of Tecahers of Singing International Convention on June 30-July 4 in Minneapolis, Minn.

Mabry presented a 90-minute session July 2 for the 700 convention attendees. Her lecture-recital — titled “What Should It Sound Like and How Can I Do It?” — discussed and demonstrated contemporary vocal techniques and programming ideas for professional teachers and singers.

Also, Mabry's research on a new opera by composer Theresa Koon has produced two articles accepted for publication in international journals. The first article, titled “Claudel through Opera,” was published in the Summer 2006 issue of Pan Pipes, the official publication of Sigma Alpha Iota international music fraternity. The second article will be published in the fall in the International Association of Women in Music Journal.