Don Faust (Mathematics and Computer Science) presented two papers at conferences in China: “Some Observations on the Evolution of Logical Empiricism: Perspectives using Evidence Logic” at the 22nd International Congress of History of Science, July 24-30 in Beijing; and “The Question of the Origin of the Choice of Radix Sixty in the Ancient Near East AND Pairing-generated Counter Sets in China and America” at the first International Conference on History of the Exact Sciences along the Silk Road, July 31 through Aug. 3 in Xian. He also gave lectures from mid-May through mid-July at INTI College and at the Science University in Malaysia, and at the University of Syiah Kuala in Banda Aceh on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia.

NMU President Les Wong served on a panel that discussed "Best Practices in Developing Study-Abroad Opportunities" at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) Summer Council of Presidents in Montreal, Quebec, July 24-27.

Eight NMU faculty and staff presented at the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) media fellowship program held at NMU Aug. 17-18. The program was designed to help media cultivate stories on the topic of aging. Presenters were: Patricia Cianciolo (Sociology and Social Work), Helen Kahn (Communication Disorders), April Lindala (Center for Native American Studies), Michael Loukinen (Sociology and Social Work), Cynthia Prosen (Graduate Studies, Research and Continuing Education), Mary Jane Tremethick (HPER), Cheryl Turton (Nursing) and Suzanne Williams (Chemistry).


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