Gaudeamus

In a message brought by electrons, Steve Corbesero, associate professor of computer science, tells us he has been promoted to a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, which may be the largest professional society in the world. Senior members, who make up less than 8 percent of the entire body, must be recommended by three other senior members or the even higher ranked fellows.

If you happen to attend concerts by Orpheus Chamber Orchestra at the Williams Center, Lafayette College, you may see two beaming people in the third row or so, right-hand side. They are Clarke and Ardis Chapman, whose daughter, Susannah, is a member of the Orpheus cello section. Remaining concerts are Sunday, February 6, and April 7.

Recently returned from Honduras, where they worked at a rural clinic over the holiday break, are nursing students Dawn Liberto ’06, Slatington; Kathy Foster ’06, Whitehall; and Deanna DiSarro ’06, New Fairfield, Connecticut. Their faculty advisor and fellow traveler was Maryellen Dye, assistant professor of nursing.

Dana Dunn, professor of psychology, has been appinted by the Society for the Teaching of Psychology to coordinate the teaching institute at the annual convention of the American Psychological Society. His responsibilities begin with recruiting speakers, organizing symposia, and refereeing presentations for the 18th conference, to be held in New York in May 2006.

Art adjunct William Hudders, who teaches painting and drawing, is also in the “Sheltered” show (see box, above) and has work in the “City Parks” show through February 13 at the Allentown Art Museum.


It’s a “good art month” for Krista Steinke Finch, assistant professor of art (new media).

• She and her husband and artistic partner, Sherman Finch, have a video installation called “349 Utopia Drive” in the show “Sheltered” at the gallery, Williams Center for the Arts, Lafayette College. There’s a closing reception 3:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday, January 30.

• They have another video installation called “100 Kisses” in the show “Torrid,” Sharadin Art Gallery, Kutztown University. This exhibit about “extreme heat,” physical and emotional, closes February 27.

• Her video “American Carwash” is in the 2005 Vidfest, a film and video festival running through February 24 at the Museum of New Art in Detroit.

• “American Carwash” also will be shown at “Gender in Motion,” an exhibit at the Women’s Caucus for the Arts (February 15), part of the College Art Association convention in Atlanta, February 15-19. Krista’s going to the whole shebang (caucus and conference).

• She will be featured on the February cover of PLoS Medicine, a journal of the Public Library of Science in San Francisco, with an article about her creative process.


Hoop Dreams

Brandon Zaleski ’05, Hacketts-town, N.J., reached a career total of 1,701 points in the January 12 basketball game against Lebanon Valley College. He is the second player in Moravian history to break 1,700 points, the first being Dick Kosman ’63, with 1,865.

January 25, 2005

Great Scot!:
Football coach Scot Dapp named president of American Football Coaches Assn.

Green Party:
Moravian wins Green Ribbon award from city of Bethlehem for recycling.

Coffee Cantata:
Reeves Library coffeehouse will hold a naming contest for itself.

High on the Staff:
McCall and Mirra award-winners for support staff.

Datebook:
Campus calendar.
Leading the Way:
Leadership Center students lead discussion about drama “12 Angry Men”; Leadership Center open house.
Gaudeamus:
Faculty/staff/student achievements.