Datebook

Today

Hurricane Katrina is the topic of the first Leadership Center forum of the year. The military, environmental, health, economic, and political aspects of the disastrous storm and its aftermath will be discussed by a panel led by Dr. Lynn Koplitz of the chemistry faculty of Loyola University of New Orleans, with President Rokke; John Reynolds, professor of political science; Janet Sipple, professor of nursing; and Sean Mulholland, assistant professor of economics and business (environmental economics). 4:00 p.m., PPHAC 102. Ext. 7510.


Wednesday, October 5

Friends of Reeves Library open house. 6:30-7:30 p.m., lower level, Reeves Library. Ext. 1542.

Paleoanthropologist and conservationist Richard Leakey is the Cohen Arts & Lectures speaker. 8:00 p.m., Johnston Hall. $15; free to campus community. Ext. 7880.


October 8-12

Fall break.


Saturday, October 15

Open House for prospective students. Ext. 1320.

Cross-Cultural Exchanges, a popular program last year, opens with a bus trip to Philadelphia for a walking tour of the city’s “hidden history” of diversity in population, industry, and victuals. The walking tour includes Colonial landmarks, Chinatown, and Kensington, whose carpet and textile mills gave Philly the name of “Workshop of the World” in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Lunch will be at the Reading Terminal Market downtown. Bus leaves the HUB at 8:00 a.m. and returns by 6:00 p.m. To reserve a place: Ext. 7847 or geg@moravian.edu by Wednesday, October 12.


Monday, October 17

A Moravian math professor recently told us that by the third week of the semester, he had already caught several cases of cheating: on homework, on quizzes, and on a group project.

David Callahan, author of The Cheating Culture: Why More Americans Are Doing Wrong to Get Ahead, will discuss “The Ethical Leader” with students and members of Moravian’s Business and Industry Council, at 4:00 p.m. in the UBC Room of the HUB; and “Cheating in Colleges and Universities” at 7:00 p.m., Prosser Auditorium. Free. Ext. 1509.


Ongoing

“Seldom Seen: Works from (the Other) Permanent Collection” includes pieces owned by the College that are too fragile, too large, or too distinctive to be seen at their best juxtaposed with traditional work. They include a Jackson Pollock lithograph, large-scale contemporary paintings, Chinese scrolls, rare books and artifacts, and other surprises. October 13-November 20. Reception, 7:30-9:00 p.m. Thursday, October 13. Payne Gallery.

“Images and Illusions: Edward Sherrif Curtis and the North American.” Curtis was a photographer whose intimate awareness of a fading people was praised by Theodore Roosevelt. Photos owned by the College are displayed on the lower level of Reeves Library. Through December 20.

October 4 , 2005

The Searchers:
Who's on the presidential search committee.

Eyes on the Prize:
Bob Mayer wins award for sourcebook on the Civil Rights movement.

Family Values:
Moravian assists a refugee family from Hurricane Katrina.

Upstairs, Downstairs:
Third-floor staff wins lunch in radio station raffle.

What, Again?:
Moravian wins third award from ISP for alumni website.
Ebony & Ivory:
First event in a new piano series at the college.
Datebook:
Campus calendar.

"Drivel They Paid to Hear":
Preview of "Façade" by Dame Edith Sitwell and Sir William Walton.

Gaudeamus:
Faculty/staff/student achievements.