NEWS AND NOTES
Presentations and Conferences
Sandra Aguilar, assistant professor of history, and Hugo Cerón, adjunct professor of sociology, co-organized the exhibit "Welcome, Neighbor," which opened February 8. Dr. Cerón chaired a panel formed by a community organizer and long-term resident of Bethlehem. The opening was well-attended by students, Lehigh Valley residents, and the media. Moravian students conducted interviews and provided full transcriptions as part of their Cultural Anthropology class taught by Cerón in fall 2010.
A February 18, 2011 Morning Call article, "New exhibit aims to put faces on the immigration debate" gives an account of the exhibit and its aim to show the long history of immigration in this area. The exhibit opened March 10 at the Allentown Public Library, and moves to the Sigal Museum in Easton on April 7. Future venues include the Bethlehem Public Library and Willow Lane Elementary School.
Dana S. Dunn, professor of psychology and director of the Learning in Common Curriculum, recently served as the external reviewer of the Department of Psychology at Iona College, New Rochelle, N.Y. Iona is a liberal arts and sciences institution. The Psychology Department offers a bachelors degree in psychology as well as four M.A. degrees. Dunn also recently served as the external reviewer of the Department of Psychology at the University of Mount Union, Alliance, Ohio. Mount Union—formerly Mount Union College--is a comprehensive university. The Psychology Department offers a bachelors degree in psychology as well as one in neuroscience.
Using Quality Benchmarks for Assessing and Developing Undergraduate Programs, a new book co-authored by psychology professor Dana S. Dunn, appears in the Selected Higher Ed books section of the February 20 issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education; it also appears on page A6 of the Chronicle's February 26 issue.
An article, "Broadening Students' Horizons by Introducing the Social Psychology of Disability," by Dana S. Dunn appears in the Winter 2010/2011 issue of the Psychology Teacher Network newsletter.
An op-ed by political science professor Gary Olson appeared in the Morning Call, February 24, "Wisconsin's union showdown a symbol of 'class warfare.'"
Jim West, professor and chair of the Department of Economics and Business, was interviewed February 28 on WFMZ regarding oil prices.
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