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    APRIL 6, 2006
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William Dunkelberg, economics professor at The Fox School of Business and Management, recently presented at the Associated Builders and Contractors’ annual Construction & Economic Forecast Program at the Radnor Valley Country Club in Villanova. The program included a panel discussion about upcoming area construction projects, real estate development and the latest trends in the economy and construction industry.

Ruth S. Farber, associate professor of occupational therapy in the College of Health Professions, recently lectured on parenting with multiple sclerosis at the Greater Delaware Valley Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Michael McNeil, coordinator of the Temple Health Empowerment Office, conducted two sessions, both of which were invited presentations, at the fifth National Tobacco Symposium on Young Adults March 30–31 in Raleigh, N.C.: “Tobacco Cessation: An Informational Workshop” and “Tobacco Cessation: An Applied Skills Workshop.”

Jack Vanderhei, associate professor of risk, insurance and healthcare management, recently testified on “Gender Disparities in Retirement Security” for the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging’s hearing on “Bridging the Gender Gap: Eliminating Retirement Income Disparity for Women.”


Chuck Dyke, philosophy professor in the College of Liberal Arts, recently co-edited the book How Nature Speaks: The Dynamics of the Human Ecological Condition, which contends that humans must establish communication with the rest of nature.

Jonathan Scott, associate professor of finance at The Fox School of Business and Management, along with Morris G. Danielson, a faculty member of St. Joseph’s University, recently published a monograph titled “The Leasing Decisions of Small Businesses” for the Equipment Leasing Finance Foundation.