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Three APSU geology professors attended the national meeting of the Geological Society of America, Oct. 27-31 in Denver, Colo.
Three APSU geology professors attended the national meeting of the Geological Society of America, Oct. 27-31 in Denver, Colo.

During the meeting, Dr. Daniel Frederick, professor of geoscience, attended the council meeting of the Paleontological Society as chair of the Southeastern section of the society. The Paleontological Society is the largest paleontology society in the U.S., representing all branches of paleontology with an international membership. The society is one of the largest in the world and publishes the Journal of Paleontology and Paleobiology, which are two of the premier paleontology journals.

Dr. Phyllis Camilleri, professor of geoscience, and Dr. Jack Deibert, associate professor of geoscience, in collaboration with Dr. Michael Perkins of the University of Utah Department of Geology and Geophysics, presented a paper, titled “Structural and Chronologic Constraints on the Nature of Tertiary Extension and Basin Formation in the Knoll Mountain Region, Northeastern Nevada.”

Deibert also presented another paper, titled “Tracks, Trails and Thieves: The Adventures and Discoveries of Ferdinand V. Hayden's 1868 Geological Survey of Wyoming and Adjacent Territories.”

Kay Haralson, associate professor and retention specialist, presented a paper at the 23rd Annual Conference of the Tennessee Association for Developmental Education, Oct. 25 in Gatlinburg.

The title of her paper was "The Mystery of Memory."

Christopher Hardin, assistant professor of voice and movement, presented a workshop on Suzuki Movement Training at the Tennessee Theatre Association Conference, Oct. 25 in Jackson.

Dr. Jordy Rocheleau, associate professor of philosophy, will chair the program committee for the 25th Annual International Social Philosophy Conference from July 17-19, 2008, at the University of Portland (Ore.)