Barbara Golden Liebhaber, assistant professor
of music, is on the review team appointed by the Pennsylvania
of Education to evaluate Kutztown University’s application
for a music education program.
Josef Glowa, assistant professor
of German, offered a staged reading of his translation
of Der Weltverbesserer (The Man
Who Fixed the World) by the Austrian playwright Thomas
Bernhard, October 1 at Franklin and Marshall College, where
wife, Sue, teaches. This is the first English translation
of the satire by a dramatist (1931-89) whom Joe calls one
of the most important voices in German theater of the second
half of the 20th century.
In case you wondered how Maryann
Weaver, administrative assistant emerita for
the Department of Economics and Business,
been spending her retirement, the fall issue of the Moravian
College Magazine announces the wedding of Audrey
and Christopher Sparks on June 21. Maryann and Harry
E. Weaver Jr. ’66 walked their daughter
down the aisle.
Bob Brill, associate professor
of psychology, led a series of talks and workshops on stress
at Martin Guitar, Nazareth.
Remember transistors? (You
have to be older than 45.) Morris Bader,
professor emeritus of chemistry and contributing
editor of American Laboratory, has an article, “A
50-Year History of Transistors,” in the July
St. Ann’s Church in Emmaus, where Carol
associate dean for academic affairs, is organist-choirmaster,
has released a CD called Christmas at St. Ann’s.
It includes 15 selections of the season, including
or arranged by Bruckner, Bach, Holst, and Carol.
Proceeds benefit St. Ann’s School building
Softball star Janelle Brey ’04,
Allentown, delivered the keynote address at the North Central
Little League 2003
awards banquet, August 23 in Bethlehem. Her talk
drew on the inspiration and wisdom that helped
guide her to excel
as athlete and student. Bob Brill attended the
banquet with his Little Leaguers: Erin, 8, and
Dana Dunn, professor of
psychology and interim
chair of philosophy, was co-leader of a workshop
undergraduate education at the American Psychological
2003 education leadership conference, September
5-6 in Washington, D.C. With William Hill,
director of the Center for Excellence
in Teaching and Learning at Kennesaw State
University, Georgia, he addressed the assessment
of the undergraduate
psychology. The conference brought together
some 200 national leaders in psychology education
for workshops and meetings
with Capitol Hill legislators.
We have not one but five new doctors!
Susan DeSanto-Madeya, assistant professor of nursing, has
defended her dissertation, “The Meaning of Living with
Spinal-Cord Injury for the Family in the Years Following
the Initial Injury,” at Widener University. She is
the third D.NSc. in the School of Nursing this year!
Deborah Appler, assistant professor of Old Testament in the
Seminary, completed and defended her dissertation over the
summer. “A Queen Fit for a Feast: Digesting the Jezebel
Story” uses material from her archeological fieldwork
at the Megiddo dig in Israel. She’ll receive her Ph.D.
from Vanderbilt University.
Susan Schneider, instructor of philosophy, defended her dissertation
on “Meaning and the Computational Mind” at Rutgers
University and became a Ph.D. She also becomes an assistant
And so does Khristina Haddad, instructor of political science,
who successfully defended her dissertation at the University
of Michigan. Her “beast” is “A Conceptual
Guide to the Political Present: Temporal Order as Political
Order in Diderot, Augustine, Hobbes, and Arendt.” She
explains: “Political theory as a field has all kinds
of theories about the past and the future. I decided to write
a theory of the present . . . the conceptual blind spot of
Kathleen Bogle, visiting instructor in
sociology, finished her Ph.D. at the University of Delaware
just in time for
this issue. Her dissertation
speaks to us all (sooner or later): “From Dating
to Hooking Up: The Emergence of a New Sexual Script.”
Bill Ender joins the staff of
the Division of Continuing
as interim director
Moravian M.B.A. for the fall
semester. Bill is no stranger
to Moravian, having served
last year as M.B.A. recruitment consultant.
He has a B.A. from the University
of Virginia and an
M.B.A. from Lehigh University.
have an M.B.A. then!” he
pleads.) He is retired from Bethlehem
Steel, where he was a manager for
procurement and logistics.