Reference/public service librarians Dorothy
Glew and Wendy Juniper went to the biennial conference
of the Association
of College and Research Libraries, April 10-13 in Charlotte,
North Carolina. They attended a session on partnering with
faculty to teach research skills; and they learned about
new information literacy initiatives across the country.
They also discussed the increasingly political information
environment on campuses. Speakers included Paul DuGuid, co-author
of The Social Life of Information.
Janet Loengard, professor
of history, gave a paper called “Wills,
Wives, and Chattels: Husbands’ Attitudes to Household
Property in Late Medieval England” at the annual
meeting of the Medieval Academy of America, April 10-12
Jacob Segal, visiting assisant professor
is a political theorist in disguise. His article “Free-dom
and Normalization: Poststruc-turalism and the Liberalism
of Michael Oakeshott” will be published by the
flagship journal of the field, American Political
in its August or November 2003 issue. Oakeshott (1901-90)
was a conservative British political philosopher.
McAllister, professor emerita of mathematics, has been
smoothing the edges of fuzzy numbers. Her article “Polynomials
Are Fuzzy Numbers” will appear in Vol. 87 of
BUSEFAL, a newsletter/online bulletin published in
Her paper “Fuzzy Graphs and Network Repairs” has
been accepted for publication in the September issue
of the International Journal of Crisis Management.
Ann Stehney, vice president for planning
and research, spoke on assessment May 3 at the New York
Association of America. As there is assessment going
on in every corner of the College, she had plenty
support her discussion.
For the second year, Paula
Ring Zerkle, associate professor of music and director
of choral activities,
World Music Honor Choir at the Pennsylvania Music
Educators Association conference, April 9-11 in
by the Pennsylvania chapter of the American Choral
Directors Association, the honor choir gives high
a chance to explore music and rhythms of other
year, Latin America and the Caribbean. The choir
comprised 116 students from 70 high schools.
Damianova ’04, Bulgaria, women's tennis player
and pre-med major, represented Moravian at the
seventh annual NCAA Leadership Conference, May 25-29
at the Disney Wide
World of Sports complex in Lake Buena Vista,
Florida. Petia was one of 302 student-athletes selected
applicants. The conference offers students an
opportunity to discuss issues of college and university
and to develop leadership skills such as communications,
problem-solving and setting priorities. Nicole
Butler, New Jersey, soccer and track, was an
Joel Wingard, professor of English, gave
a paper, “The
Road More Often Taken: Reading Robert Frost,” at
the joint meeting of the Popular Culture Association/American
Culture Association, April 18 in New Orleans.
interpretations of Frost’s poem “The
Road Not Taken” using a sampling of responses
by Moravian students.
Hilde Binford, visiting
assistant professor of music, gave a paper
on the role of music
the national meeting of the Society of American
26-March 2 at the University of Arizona.
Hilde has gotten very interested in music of the
Amish and brought
several teachers from Lancaster to campus in
February. She also contributed to a session
on job opportunities
music majors at the regional meeting of the
College Music Society,
March 14-15 at Bowdoin College, Maine.
August-Brady, associate professor of nursing, was honored
by Widener University’s chapter of Sigma Theta
Tau, the international nursing honor society,
for the best doctoral
dissertation of the 2002-03 academic year.
The April 14 issue of ESPN:
The Magazine ran a photo of Moravian’s
baseball team with an article about the bond between athletes
and soldiers. It was taken by the Morning Call when the
team honored the late Christopher Seifert ’97
before its March 24 game with Widener University. Chris
was killed in
Kuwait in March.
Bryon Grigsby ’90,
who teaches English at Centenary College in Hackettstown,
New Jersey, was interviewed
Washington Post for an April 12 comparison of
SARS with other epidemics. Bryon’s specialty is
disease in medieval literature. He was in good company
in the story:
interviewed was Susan Sontag (Illness as Metaphor).
John Williams, assistant director of development,
crossed the line May 17. Here he is, pondering his new