Gaudeamus:


Photo: John Kish IV

Kelly Krieble ’86 and Renee Sakos ’07 with science demonstration projects

Kelly Krieble ’86, assistant professor of physics, has had a manuscript on “Investigation of Crsubstituted cobalt ferrite (CoCrxFe2-xO4) using Mossbauer Spectroscopy” accepted for the May 2006 issue of the Journal of Applied Physics. He and his collaborator, John Snyder ’80 of Iowa State University, will present a poster on their research at the Magnetism and Magnetic Materials conference in San Jose, California, on November 2 (that’s tomorrow).

Kelly also demonstrated things physical at the September 24 Family Day. Finally, he and Carl Salter, associate professor of chemistry, participated in ScienceFest, October 9 at Marvine Elementary School, Bethlehem. Kelly described and demonstrated rotational motion, and Carl explained light and spectroscopy.

The Office of International Studies awarded the first Marty and Nancy Engels Study Abroad Scholarships to eight students for the fall semester. Nancy Cohen Engels, the daughter of Berte Finkelstein Cohen ’38, is a member of the Board of Trustees. Recipients are:

Erik Bergstrom, Perth, Australia
Erika Larsen, Limerick, Ireland
Christina LaVecchia, Oxford
Amanda Logan, Brussels
Bridget O’Rourke, Florence
Rachel Ramsay, Tokyo
Lauren Scevola, Paris
Mun Yin Yeow, Seville, Spain

Santo Marabella, associate professor of management and chair of the Department of Economics and Business, was session chair for “Politics and Goal Ambiguity in Public and Nonprofit Organizations” for the Public and Nonprofit Division of the Academy of Management, August 5-10 in Honololu. He considers his interactive format a success: most of the attendees stayed for the whole session despite the great view of Diamond Head beckoning from the window.

Sue Herschlag, manager of user support and media services with CIT, served as track chair for the international Information Technology Service Management Forum USA conference and expo, September 18- 21 in Chicago. Sue assisted in conference planning, coordinating guest lecturers, and introducing keynote speakers. The conference is designed to educate information-technology professionals on how standardized processes and best practices can increase the quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of IT services while reducing costs and risks.

Rabbi Seth Frisch, Jewish chaplain, was quoted in an article called “The Conversion of Texts: Good for the Jews?” by Joshua Runyon in the September issue of The Jewish Exponent, a Philadelphia newspaper. The short answer is no.

Jim Mackin, director of admissions, has been elected to a three-year terms as an assembly delegate for the Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling.He represented the state association at the National Association of College Admissions Counseling, September 21-24 in Tampa. The group approved a new statement of principles of good practice, a guide for ethical practices in admissions. Jim is also a member of the admission practices committee for the state association, which oversees enforcement of the principles of good practice.


Welcome Aboard!

Claudia Zile, secretary/receptionist for the Seminary, is a grandmother. Her son, David ’01, and his wife, Catherine Schade ’01, had a daughter, Lauren Marie, on May 11..

November 1, 2005

A Singer in Flower:
Moravian student gets a preview of Great Artist Angela Brown.

Conference Call:
Moravian football joins a new athletic conference.

What's in a Name? and
Coffeehouse Rules:

Reeves Library coffeehouse gets a new name.

Defend Yourself!:
Rape defense course offered.

Datebook:
Campus calendar.
Gaudeamus:
Faculty/staff/student accomplishments .