Gordon Williams, assistant professor of mathematics,
has been named a Project NExT fellow by the Mathematical
of America and participated in Project NExT workshops at
this summer’s MathFest, July 31-August 2 in Boulder,
Colorado. Project NExT, which stands for New Experiences
in Teaching, was developed for college-level mathematics
faculty during their first few years after obtaining the
Ph.D. Workshops focus on topics that help faculty begin their
careers as teachers and mathematicans.
Gordon also attended
a workshop on discrete and computational geometry, his
area of research, at the Mathematical Sciences
Research Institute in Berkeley, California, in August.
Kelly Krieble ’86
respectively assistant professor of physics and Louise
E. Juley Professor
of Science and chair of the Department of Physics and
Earth Science, have an article called “A Simple Apparatus
for Optical Polarization Experiments” in the December
issue of The Physics Teacher.
Dana Dunn, professor of
psychology, attended a conference called “Taking
Off: Best Practices in Teaching Introductory Psychology,” September
26-27 in Atlanta. More than 200 psychology teachers
from high schools through universities
attended its presentations, discussions, and workshops.
It was co-sponsored by the Society for the Teaching
the National Institute for Teaching of Psychology,
and Kennesaw State University’s Center for Excellence
in Teaching and Learning.
Dana also has been named chair
of the committee that selects speakers for the G.
Stanley Hall Lecture at
Psychological Association annual convention. Namesake
of the series, Granville Stanley Hall (1844-1924),
was a pioneering
psychologist at Johns Hopkins University.
Unger, assistant professor of education, just returned
from the Keystone State Reading Association
Hershey, which she organized and chaired. She becomes
the association next year. More in the next issue
Peter von Allmen, associate professor
of economics and business and chair of the department,
of the time. He participated in the 100-km cyclosportif September 21 in Souderton. “If I never
see another road name with the word ‘hill’ in
it, it will be too soon!” he
Michael Fraboni, assistant professor of
mathematics, has become newsletter editor for
Delaware section of the Mathematical Association
of America. Kay Somers, professor of mathematics,
the district (her term ends this year); Alicia
and chair of the Department of Mathematics
and Computer Science, is student chapter coordinator.
The chapter’s spring
meeting is April 3 at the College.
reference and public services librarian,
has been filing away her activities
until the box
She’s on the executive board of the College and Research
Libraries division of the Pennsylvania Library Association,
• She went to the Pennsylvania Library Association annual conference,
October 2-5 in Pittsburgh, attending sessions about open-access
projects, library website development, and diversity issues.
She was on a panel moderated by Stephen Abram, president-elect
of the Canadian Library Association, at the fall conference
of the Delaware Valley chapter of the Association of College
and Research Libraries, October 24 at American College, Bryn
Mawr. The panel was called “10 Trends Rocking the Library
World ... and the Kids Are All Right.”
She reviewed Doreen D’Cruz’s Loving Subjects:
Narratives of Female Desire in the September
issue of the Australian publication LIBRES.
associate professor of Spanish, led a training session
on language assessment for the Center
for Applied Linguistics, September 23-25
in Washington, D.C. The trainees were preparing for the
oral section (foreign
language) of the National Assessment of
Educational Progress, which is being pilot-tested in fall
2003 and will
be in operation
by fall 2004. The assessment test will
be administered to a random sample of 1,000 high school
will become part of the Nation’s
Report Card, an ongoing public-private
with the U.S. Department of Education
Khristina Haddad, assistant professor
of political science, had time on her
hands while working
on her doctorate
at the University of Michigan. Last week
she received her
from Michigan’s Graduate Certificate
Program in Women's Studies.
Paul Edinger ’98, of CIT,
and his wife, Jaime, are the master files of a new little
program called Samantha
Lynne, born October 7.
Shay Jaymes left as the assistant
director of student activities
and the HUB on
She’ll be working for the
Lehigh County Assistance Office.
We’ll miss her.
riders Ashley Kimmet (racing bicycle)
and Ashley Garrett (horses) both
mayoral candidates to debate at Moravian.
staff, student achievements.