Krista Steinke, assistant professor of art,
has a photographic installation in the group show currently
at Lafayette College’s
Williams Center art gallery. The show, “(Un)wear-ables,” features
work by 17 artists and artist-collaborators of “garments,
objects of adornment, costumes of celebration or ritual,
textiles, and jewelry created from unusual materials that
make the garment unwearable for all practical purposes.” It
closes January 31, which is also the date of the artists’ reception
It’s a busy season for Camie
field coordinator of student teaching in the Education
Department. On December
11, she participated in the Lehigh Valley Institute for
Community Leadership in Education. Its topic was “Pre-K-16
she addressed linking higher education to basic education
and preparing teachers for a standards-based system. The
conference was sponsored by the Education Policy and Leadership
Center, Lehigh Valley Business/Edu-cation Partnership.
will go to La Salle University February 4-6 as a member
of the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Professional
Educator Program Approval Team for Institutions of Higher
Education. She will review its elementary education program.
Finally, she has been selected for the eighth
edition of Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers,
which includes just 5 percent of the nation’s educators.
She was nominated by her former student Serina Paulus ’03.
Lisa Fischler, assistant
professor of political science, attended the fifth East
Asian Women’s NGO Forum,
December 19-22 in Hong Kong. (The conference is a
to the U.N.’s fourth World Conference on Women,
held in Beijing in 1995.) The meeting gave her the
to conduct research for a paper on globalization
and Chinese women. She was able to catch up with
groups in Hong Kong whose members she had interviewed
for her dissertation, which was written in 2000,
and to see the
generational shift under way in women’s activism
in East Asia.
Barbara Golden Liebhaber,
assistant professor of music and coordinator of music education,
music for a third grade class at Chester Charter
Community School, January 8 in Chester. The school
does not have
a music program, so this was the students’ first
formal music experience. Barb brought lots of percussion
CDs, and her guitar. Activities included singing,
movement, and improvisation on authentic African
Barb will be interviewed about issues in
education on Thursday, January 29, by Jim DeSousa
p.m.) will be live and open for call-in questions.
Amy Frantz ’06, Bethlehem,
is putting her political science major to use by working
for the Richard
Gephardt campaign in Iowa through the caucuses this week.
We understand that the UBC Room in the HUB
is being renamed the West Wing in honor of Ann
Claussen, director of student
activities, who was just elected president
Association of College Unions- International.
Founded in 1914,
the ACU-I is one of the oldest among intercollegiate
and has 900 college and university members.
Ann is president-elect this year and takes office
note: Either our community
has more good news to share or InCommon is getting smaller.
are holdovers from the fall semester, when we simply had
no room for them.
The College is a partner in a $12.5 million
National Science Foundation grant for improving the quality
of math and science
instruction in 46 Pennsylvania and New Jersey school districts.
Most are in the Philadelphia area. Other partners in this
initiative are Cedar Crest and Muhlenberg Colleges, Lehigh
Carbon and Northampton Community Colleges, and eight other
Pennsylvania colleges and universities.
The November issue
of Cobblestone, a history magazine for children 9-14,
has an article by Robert Mayer, professor
of education and director of the historical studies program.
The issue focuses on Anne Hutchinson (1591-1643), the
first American feminist, who was exiled from the Massachusetts
Bay Colony in 1637 for holding prayer and biblical discussion
meetings with other women. Bob’s article spotlights
some of her other occupations: “Midwife, Leader,
Joyce Hinnefeld, assistant
professor of English and director of the Writing Center,
with several other writers
from the area on the RCN program Lehigh Valley
Along with Ruth Knafo Setton and Stephanie Watts of
and Barbara Haines Howett of Northampton Community
College, she was interviewed about her process as a writer.
segment aired at intervals throughout October.
short story, “A Better Law of Gravity,” is
published in the fall issue of Arts & Letters:
Journal of Contemporary Culture.
Casola ’04, Midland Park, N.J.,
won the competition to give the student art gallery
on South Campus its
new name: Studio 105. She is director of the little
gallery and president
of the Art Club.
Jeff Lawson has become team
leader for administrative systems with CIT. He replaces
Paul Edinger ’98, who
has put down the leadership baton to work on
his own projects.
Jeff joined CIT in 2001 with a degree in business
York College of Pennsylvania.
Dana Dunn, professor
of psychology and interim chair of philosophy,
is one of seven collaborators
a big fat article called “A Rubric for
Learning, Teaching, and Assessing Scientific
Inquiry in Psychology” in
the fall issue of Teaching of Psychology. In
a practical guide for outcomes assessment of
students in the field.
Kim Hughes ’04,
Manasquan, N.J., senior guard on the women’s
basketball team, is the 15th player in Moravian
athletic history to reach 1,000 career points.
She passed this milestone during the November
25 game with DeSales University,
whose senior guard, Amy Yencho, reached 1,000
career points in the same game.
John Rossi ’97
(M.B.A.), assistant professor of accounting,
was quoted in “Shades of Grey,” which
explores ethical issues of financial planning,
in the October issue
of Investment Advisor.
dean emerita of the Division of Continuing
and Graduate Studies, was
surprised to receive the
award of emeritus status from the National
Continuing Higher Education “for
contributions and service to the association
and to continuing higher education.” It
was given at the national meeting November
11, except Linda wasn’t there to
receive it. When she was notified of
the award, she said: “It made the
news that my car’s
transmission was really shot a teensy
bit more bearable.”
Zales, associate professor
of education, gave a presentation at
the Keystone State Reading
annual conference, October 29 in Hershey.
It was on “Reading
and Writing Strategies: Enabling Content
Mastery in Secondary Math and Science
Classrooms.” A specialist in
math and science education, Charlotte
the student textbook as a resource
for reading, writing, and learning,
than “an unused mystery.”
Delta Kappa, the College’s leadership
honor society, chose Adrienne
Kunkletown, and Tom Ruhf ’06,
Bethlehem, as outstanding leaders for
November. Adrienne spearheaded the
effort to organize the Career Networking
Reception (November 11), which drew
students and alumni and featured such
fields as podiatry, graphic design,
international sales, education, marketing,
law, pharmaceutical sales, and consular
affairs. Tom organized
the sold-out O.A.R. concert (November
basketball team sets NCAA record with
35 successful free-throws in one game.
may be the fifth oldest college in
the U.S., and other historical matters.
Luther King Day speaker and activities.
news and achievements.