From Spain, Carmen Ferrero-Pino,
associate professor of Spanish, e-mails thatshe has reconnected
with family, including a sister she hadn’t seen in two
years and a pair of nephews she knew only from photos. She
is there to work on a sabbatical project: a book on 18th-century
literature of the Iberian peninsula. She has published an
essay on the works of María Luisa Bombal, a novelist
of the ’30s, in Reflexiones: Ensayos Sobre Escritoras
associate professor of Spanish, led training sessions July
8-25 for Spanish teachers in Nicaragua and Honduras. Their
program, sponsored by the Peace Corps, included sessions for
local teachers and a master session on language assessment.
Her students will go on to teach language skills to Peace
Corps volunteers in their countries.
Hands down, Moravian’s
Spanish department wins the compound-complex names award.
In addition to Carmen and Mildred, the newest member of its
faculty is assistant professor Nilsa Lasso-von Lang,
who hails from Panama.
assistant professor of history, has published “The Spa:
Emotional Economy and Social Classes in 19th-Century Pyrmont”
in the journal Central European History.
has been promoted to assistant registrar. Brian joined the
registrar’s office 18 months ago to fill a temporary
opening. Now they can’t do without him. He holds an
undergraduate degree in management from Lock Haven University.
John D. Rossi III
’97 (M.B.A.), assistant professor of accounting, published
an article in the August 26 Eastern Pennsylvania Business
Journal entitled “Stock Options: Clearly an Expense,
But at What Value.” It discusses the hot topic du
jour of executive stock options and how to account for
director of campus safety, has been appointed to the advisory
council of Campus Safety Journal, one of a family
of trade magazines that address security, traffic control,
and related issues.
Masters, accounts payable clerk, has a new asset:
Emily, born September 6. Emily weighed in at 7 lbs. 14 oz.
and is reported to have a healthy set of lungs.
Lehigh Valley Tempo
honored the 10th anniversary of the July Jazz Getaway, a fantasy
camp for grownups who want to get down, with a feature story
that aired September 5-6. The Getaway also was the focus of
a day-in-the-life feature in the Morning Call.
professor and chair of political science, was the featured
writer on the Morning Call’s op-ed page on
Labor Day, with an essay on the decline of labor unions and
consequent growth of an economically stratified society. An
irate reader compared its politics to those of Eugene V. Debs,
which InCommon regards as a compliment.
assistant professor of psychology, published an op-ed piece
in the September 17 Morning Call about quality care
programs for preschoolers. It was written to introduce a candidates’
forum on children’s issues, organized by John Reynolds,
professor of political science, and held September 18 in Prosser
Marialuisa N. McAllister,
professor emerita of mathematics, is a volunteer consultant
at Duke University’s Association of Intelligent Machines
and chairs a committee in the computer science department
at the University of California at Berkeley.
James O. Yerkes, professor emeritus of religion and philosophy,
reviewed John Updike’s Rabbit Tetralogy: Mastered Irony
in Motion by Marshall Boswell in the summer 2002 issue of
Modern Fiction Studies.
James O. Yerkes,
professor emeritus of religion and philosophy, reviewed John
Updike's Rabbit Tetralogy: Mastered Irony in Motion by
Marshall Boswell in the summer 2002 issue of Modern Fiction
professor emeritus of music, has published An American Musical
Dynasty: A Biography of the Wolle Family of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
John Frederick Wolle was the founder of the Bach Choir of
Bethlehem and the annual Bach Festival.
professor emeritus of mathematics and president of the Islamic
Center of the Lehigh Valley in Whitehall, has reactivated
a search at Lehigh University for an Islamic studies professor,
who would serve as a resource for all the valley’s institutions
of higher learning.
No matter what you may have
read in the Vespers program for incoming freshmen, Father
Wayne Killian, our Catholic chaplain, is
not an Oblate of St. Francis de Sales (OSFS), though the last
couple of Catholic chaplains have been.
Janine Jagger '72, an epidemiologist at the University
of Virginia, is named a MacArthur Fellow for 2002.
His Own Two Feet
InCommon profile is of cross-country coach Mark
Will-Weber, a competitive runner who fields winning
Sound of a Different Drum
Ananse Dance and Drum from Ghana performs at Moravian.
staff and student achievements.