Alumni Connection
Travel and Learn: Cancun, Egypt, and China

International travel offers exciting learning opportunities; the chance to sample the arts and cuisine of another culture; and unforgettable times with family and friends. This year, Moravian alumni are invited to join the Moravian family of students and faculty members for several incredible trips abroad.

November 29-December 10
Cancun, Mexico, "U.N. Climate Conference"

A Moravian delegation will return to serve as an official observer to the United Nations Climate Conference, this time in Cancun, Mexico. (A Moravian delegation, which included several alumni, attended the December 2009 Copenhagen meeting.) Alumni may apply for one of six available alumni positions, joining students, faculty, and staff in Cancun for COP 16 (Conference of the parties). $850 fee for shared hotel room 12/2-12/11; airfare and meals extra. Diane Husic, chair of the Department of Biological Sciences, and Hilde Binford, associate professor of music, will co-lead. Registration requested by Sept. 15. Read more about it and apply here; e-mail your application to Professor Hilde Binford at

May 20-30, 2011
Egyptian Kingdom

Visit some of the world's most intriguing and ancient sites. Depart from Philadelphia. Est. cost $3,200 pp; $3,800 for students registering for 1 unit of academic credit. Led by Kerry Sethi, director of International Studies. For more information, call him at 610 625-7896.

May 23-June 4, 2011
"Education in China"

Join students, faculty members, and staff for an educational trip to China, part of Moravian's new academic initiative CHINA IN FOCUS. Depart from Philadelphia. Est. cost $3,400 pp; $4,000 for students registering for 1 unit academic credit. Led by Kristin Baxter, visiting assistant professor of art. Read more here. Enroll here.

Other Alumni Happenings

August 29
Freshmen Houndfest
Welcome the Class of 2014! This festive Moravian College
tradition features music, food, and good company.
Meet on Comenius Hall lawn (wear your MoCo shirt!); 4:30 p.m.
Festival follows at Priscilla Payne Hurd Academic Complex courtyard.
Cost $10.00. Register now.

October 9
Lehigh Valley Alumni Home Club Bus Trip
to Gettysburg and Moravian Football Game

Meet at HUB, 7:00 a.m.
Register by Sept. 20.

Check out our website for other exciting events!

Spotlight: Casey Jackson '08

A scientific paper by Casey S. Jackson '08 was published recently. "Iron-binding and mobilization from ferritin by polypyridyl ligands," co-authored by Casey S. Jackson and Jeremy J. Kodanko, appears in Metallomics, a new journal covering the research fields related to biometals.

Jackson is working toward his Ph.D. under Kodanko at Wayne State University. Their research focuses on investigating the effects of these molecules in live cells.

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