Gaudeamus

G. Clarke Chapman, professor of religion, spoke on “The Nature of Terrorism” March 1 to the Institute for Jewish-Christian Understanding at Muhlenberg College.

Steve Gordy, associate professor of religion, Otto Dreydoppel Jr. ’74 of the Seminary faculty, and Chapman were among those who led the five-part Lenten series “Who Is Jesus?” at Midway Manor Moravian Church, Allentown, this month.

Helping China gear up for the 2008 Olympics? The Economics of Sports, a textbook by Peter von Allmen, associate professor and chair of the Department of Economics and Business, and Michael Leeds of Temple University, is being translated into Chinese. The expected release date is January 2004. Gong xi!* (Congratulations!)

Payne Gallery has released The Square Piano in Rural Pennsylvania, 1760-1830, the catalogue of the October 2000 exhibit. It was edited by Paul Larson, professor emeritus of music, and Carol Traupman-Carr, associate professor of music/associate dean for academic affairs.

The 22 members of Moravian’s first Weight Watchers class lost more than 250 pounds over the eight-week program, says Dawn Ketterman Benner (thinly).


Renzo Faggioli,
ceramicist in residence with the art department, showed ceramic vessels at the Baum School of Art’s David Rodale Gallery last month. He is a faculty member at the Allentown art school.

 

Transition

Yasmin Bugaighis ’88, ’01, assistant director of project management, Facilities Services, gave birth to a boy March 16. “He surprised us a month early and weighed in at 4 pounds 11 ounces,” said Regina Gower.

Young Saleh (whose father is Abdelrahim Abdussalam) is the newest member of an extended Moravian family: grandfather Mohamed Bugaighis is professor emeritus of mathematics; Elizabeth Tyler Bugaighis ’87 (married to Yasmin’s brother Tarek ’88) is an adjunct instructor of education.

*Thanks to In-Chi Chow-Rivera for the Chinese translation and characters.

March 26, 2002

Never Forget
College holds 10-day Holocaust observance, with speakers, film, museum trip.
Gotta Dance
Moravian College Dancers in their 27th year. Performing coming up April 5-6.
Directionally Challenged
NBC newswoman Andrea Mitchell, Cohen Arts & Lectures speaker on March 18, almost didn't get here. With sidebar on Lewis Greenstein, Mitchell's brother-in-law, who taught at Moravian in the '70s.
Wake-Up Call
TIAA/CREF retirement planning seminars.
In Memoriam
Gaudeamus
Achievements of faculty/staff.
Housekeeping
Campus life announcements.
Datebook
Campus calendar.