Aliya, a music-theater work by Emily
Philadelphia, produced February 6-8 at the College, was
a family affair
for John Arnold, artist-lecturer in classical guitar. He
and sister-in-law Audrey Simons, artist-lecturer in cello,
were both in the orchestra; and his daughter/her niece, the
famous child-actress Hannah Arnold, 7, played the part of
a child (type-casting!) in the production.
Satori, the chamber
music collective directed by Nora Suggs, artist-lecturer
in flute, not only played to a capacity (indeed,
bursting at the seams) house January 31 in Foy Hall but
also sustained a visit from State Senator Charles Dent,
off a check. The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts gave
$2,500 to Satori, to be used for its program to repair
used musical instruments in area schools. John
David Moulton, artist-lecturer in cello, also are Satori
members. Janet Sipple, dean of nursing, and Nancy
dean of the Music Institute, are members of its board.
Dana Dunn, professor of psychology and interim
chair of philosophy, spent three days in Washington, D.C.,
review panel for
National Science Foundation graduate fellowships in psychology.
Panels in all the sciences and social sciences from anthropology
to zoology reviewed, rated, and ranked research fellowship
applications from college seniors and graduate students.
NSF finalists receive $30,000 for three years to fund
graduate education and research projects. Dana’s
fellow panelists were from Bowdoin, Macalester, Eckerd,
and Beloit Colleges
and Wittenberg University.
Michelle Lala ’05, New
Hope, studying at the Studio Art Center International
in Florence this semester, has received
a $1,750 scholarship from the center. It recognizes
the high quality of her artistic and academic work. The
her says: “This award recognizes Michelle’s
achievements; it also reflects the high caliber of
by the art program at Moravian College.”
Lempa, assistant professor of history and a sensitive
guy, presented a paper, “Sensitive Man and
Masculinity: Tracing Social Practices in 18th-Century
the Columbia University Seminar on February 12. The
seminar is an interdisciplinary project for Columbia
invited guests from the New York metropolitan area.
(Janet Loengard, professor emerita of history, regularly
the seminar on medieval studies.) Heikki’s
paper is derived in part from his special topics
of the Emotions.
Barbara Golden Liebhaber, assistant
professor of music and coordinator of music education,
K-12 teachers, February 13 in Norristown. Activities
included African drumming, improvisation, and guided
She included a discussion on relevance and motivation
music classroom. And she combined art and music
by presenting three paintings and musical selections
from the same
periods, so the teachers could understand the relationship
in a given era.
Michelle Schmidt, assistant professor
of psychology, lectured February 23 at Lehigh Valley
Hospital on “Post-Hospitalization:
Facilitating the Return to Normal Parenting.” She
spoke to nurses in neonatal intensive care, pediatric
care, pediatrics, obstetrics, and related units.
Her goal was to assist hospital staff in providing
guidance to parents
when their children are released from hospital
A Belated Welcome
Kim Attwood from Duquesne
University is a graduate teaching intern for the School
of Nursing this
semester. Kim will
receive her Master of Science in nursing
this spring. She assists Susan Scholtz, associate
of nursing, and Lori Hoffman, assistant professor
312: Embracing the Dynamic Family.
in the Family
Lee Shields Butterfield ’39, daughter
of T. Edgar Shields and graddaughter of Moravian College
president Augustus Schultze (1885-1918), died February 5. She was 85.
She comes from two families with long connections to
Her mother was Emily Schultze, youngest
child of the College president. Her father,
Shields, endowed awards
for student and faculty of the music
department. Her husband was Thomas E. Butterfield
an attorney and
a longtime College
and Seminary trustee.
After receiving a master’s degree
in literature from Lehigh University, Mrs. Butterfield taught
English at the Seminary and was a secretary at St. Luke’s
Hospital. She also was a reporter for the Morning Call. A
member of the Alumni Board and a trustee and vice chairman
of the Moravian Music Foundation, she received
the Medallion of Merit from the College in 1977. She was
an elder at Central Moravian Church.
The Butterfields donated more than $30,000
to the College and Seminary during their lifetimes.
is survived by her sons, Nicholas, Allentown; Robert,
Bethlehem; and Jonathan, Williamsport; a daughter,
Janice L. Ostock, Bethlehem;
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