Here are the faculty and staff activities for August 2, 2012.
Faculty and Staff Activities
Dr. Aminta Hawkins Breaux, student affairs, has been elected to the University of the Sciences board of trustees as a member at-large.
Dr. Richard D. Clark, earth sciences, presented, “Regional Circulations Affecting Local Air Quality During DISCOVER-AQ,” at the 20th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence in Boston, Mass., on January 10, 2012. The eight students who participated in DISCOVER-AQ in Edgewood, Md., in July 2011 were co-authors on this presentation.
Dr. Tanya Kevorkian, history, presented a paper, “Early Brethren Hymn-Singing Practices in Context,” at The Life and Influence of Alexander Mack Jr., a conference held at the Young Center for Pietist and Anabaptist Studies, Elizabethtown College, June 6-8. She organized and was a panelist for an interdisciplinary workshop titled “Women, Gender and Space in Baroque Music” at the Attending to Early Modern Women conference, held at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee from June 21-23. During the 2012-2013 academic year, she will be on leave with a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities in order to finish the research for and write the manuscript of her second book, The Musical Experience in German Baroque Towns.
Drs. Karen Rice and Heather Girvin, social work, along with Meghann Short, MSW student, presented the findings from a needs assessment titled “Family Arts Collaborative: Building and Sustaining Relationships” at the 37th Annual National Institute for Social Work and Human Services in Rural Areas Conference: Rural Social Work at the Crossroads: Building Capacity, Nurturing Sustainability, held in Nashville, Ind., July 15-18. The needs assessment was completed by Short as a student and explored barriers and interests among Lancaster County residents to engaging in the arts. The findings are intended to guide further development of an initiative Family Arts Collaborative between the Department of Social Work and the Ware Center.
To Dr. Lisa House, counseling & human development, and her husband Jeffrey House on the birth of their daughter, Ella Rose, on July 4.
Beverly M. Wenzel, 62, of Willow Street, died July 25. She was retired from the housekeeping department at Millersville.