The University Record, April 15, 1997


Second edition of Tai's book is published
The second edition of Generalized Vector and Dyadic Analysis by Chen-To Tai, professor emeritus of electrical engineering and computer science, has been published jointly by the Institute of the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Press and the Oxford University Press. The book describes a new method to treat vector analysis and a new set of operational notations for the subject.


Book on motion pictures edited by Goldstein and Konigsberg is published
The Movies: Texts, Receptions, Exposures, edited by Laurence Goldstein, professor of English, and Ira Konigsberg, professor of English and of film and video studies, has been published by the U-M-Press. The editors have gathered writing and visual art from a variety of perspectives that describe the history, art and technology of motion pictures.


Cornell receives Social Work Staff Recognition Award
Kathy Cornell, administrative assistant in the School of Social Work, has received the School of Social Work Winter Term Staff Recognition Award. Cornell has been a staff member at the School for 26 years and was acknowledged for her "efficiency, good grace and humor." She currently is coordinating the move to the new building.


Vining will be Rockefeller Foundation resident fellow
Joseph Vining, professor of law, has been named a resident fellow at the Rockefeller Foundation's Study and Conference Center in Bellagio, Italy. He will be at the center this spring working on a new book, Retribution and Reality.


Prentis, Waung receive Distinguished Faculty Teaching awards
Jeffrey Prentis, associate professor of physics at U-M-Dearborn, has received the University's Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award in the tenured category, and Marie Waung, assistant professor of psychology at U-M-Dearborn, has received the award in the non-tenured category. Faculty who receive the award are committed to "undergraduate and/or graduate education; effective teaching; improvement of courses and curriculum; interaction with students as an adviser, counselor or group participant; and professional growth as a teacher."