NEWS AND NOTES
Fellowships and Awards
Diane Husic, chair and professor, Department of Biological Sciences, is one of 40 individuals nationwide selected as a 2010 TogetherGreen Fellow. Supported by a conservation alliance of Audubon and Toyota, the TogetherGreen Fellowship offers specialized training in conservation planning and execution, the chance to work and share best practices with gifted conservation professionals, and assistance with project outreach and evaluation. Each Fellow receives $10,000 towards a community-focused project to engage local residents in conserving land, water and energy, and contributing to greater environmental health. Read more about Dr. Husic's fellowship and her planned project in the next issue of InCommon.
A book review of Social Psychology Now and for the Immediate Future by Dana S. Dunn, professor of psychology and president of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology (APA Division 2), and David Fisher '10 appears in the current issue of the Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology.
Diane W. Husic, chair and professor, Department of Biological Sciences, has started a new blog entitled "A New Prosperity." The blog includes perspectives and images from her recent trip to Ecuador and eventually will include other topics. The blog is part of her sabbatical project and will be linked to a new course that she is developing for spring 2011. "The topic is complex so, hopefully, you will join in and help me explore it," she says.
Chris Jones, associate professor of biological sciences, and members of the Beta Beta Beta (biology club) participated in BioBlitz, September 25, held at the Delaware Water Gap Recreation Area in partnership with the Pocono Environmental Education Center. About 40 scientists and more than 300 volunteers participated in the survey of biological diversity. Moravian was the only institution of higher education that sent a team to participate.
"Location, Location," a film written by Santo Marabella, associate professor of business management, premiered at the R/C Reading Movies 11 & IMAX, on Sunday, October 3. The film was presented by the Greater Reading Film Festival; the film also will be shown as part of the Movies on Monocacy film series, October 26 at 7 p.m. in Prosser, sponsored by the HUB and Arts & Lectures. Professor Marabella is also chair of the Greater Reading Film Commission.
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