Media Matters

Margaret Snyder, visiting assistant professor of Spanish, took aim at affirmative action, whose time, she says, is past and gone, in a June 25 op-ed piece in the Morning Call.

Russell Wild, a CGS student working toward certification in personal financial planning, had an op-ed piece, “Insider Traders’ Victims Are Anonymous but Real,” published in the June 26 Morning Call. It was a commentary on Martha Stewart et al.

Rosalind Remer, associate professor of history (on sabbatical) and former program director at the National Constitution Center, was interviewed for a historical feature on the Constitution in conjunction with the center’s opening in the June 29 Philadelphia Inquirer.

John Kemps of Upper Milford Township, an incoming member of the Board of Trustees and a fireworks fanatic, was profiled in the June 30 Morning Call.

Gary Olson, chair of political science, discussed feelings toward America and its foreign policy, based on interchanges during his summer European travels, in an op-ed piece in the July 1 Morning Call.

Dan Gilbert, professor emeritus of history and longtime College archivist, contributed a Moravian view ro an article by Frank Whelan, the Morning Call’s unofficial staff historian, who wrote about Lehigh Valley participants in the Battle of Gettysburg. Dan has edited the letters of attorney John Frederick Frueauff, commanding officer of the 153rd Pennsylvanians, whose family archives are held by the College. Dan’s article ran July 7 on the op-ed page.

Marge Baehm, assistant women’s basketball coach, started a small-scale project to collect clothes and toys for Iraqi children, to be distributed by her husband, Mike, an MP stationed in Nazariya. Before she knew it, her project had grown into many boxes, and it became a front-page feature with color photo in the Express-Times.

Now there was a familiar name: “Kristen Gerencher” on a byline for a story in the August 5 Morning Call. Yes, she’s the daughter of Joe Gerencher, professor of earth science, and his wife, Jane ’66. She works for CBS MarketWatch out of its San Francisco office and covers the health-care industry.

Errare Humanum Est

Marialuisa McAllister’s article “Fuzzy Graphs and Network Repairs” will be published in the International Journal of Computers in Mathematics.

September 2, 2003

While You Were Out ... :
What's been happening on campus over the summer.

Sign Language and Plaque Flap:
Restored sign on Brethren's House.
A Pat on the Back:
College introduces new awards program for employees.
Prose Poet:
Israeli writer Naomi Gal on faculty this year.
Housekeeping:
All-campus announcements.
Datebook:
Campus events calendar.
Media Matters:
Moravian faculty, staff, students in the news media.
Anniversary Waltz:
Service anniversaries of staff and faculty.
Three Wise Men:
Photo from Joe Powlette's 40th anniversary party.
Gaudeamus:
Faculty/staff/student achievements.
The Elvish Department:
English Department throws woodland fete for its students.