October 2012

Faculty Accomplishments

Christopher Bailey, Professor of Chemistry, attended and participated in the 2012 Middle Atlantic Association of Liberal Arts Chemistry Teachers (MAALACT) Conference, held September 28-29 at Albright College in Reading, Penn. 

Victor Hammer Fellow Katie Baldwin's solo exhibition "There Are Two Stories Here" opened at the Print Center on September 14 and runs until November 17, 2012. Baldwin also received a 2012-2013 Book Production Grant from the College Book Arts Association.

William Ganis, Associate Professor of Art History, had his article titled “Harvest,” regarding glass sculptures and installations by Dutch artist Maria Roosen, published in the fall 2012 issue of Glass: The Urban Glass Art Quarterly.

Professor Ganis's review of "Primordial: Paintings and Sculpture by Isabel De Obaldia" at the Museum of Art in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, was published in this same issue of Glass Quarterly.

Dr. Ganis worked with the Saylor Foundation to review materials for an introductory art-history survey course to be hosted by this no-cost, online educational institution.

On September 24, Professor Ganis accompanied his Professional Practices in the Visual Arts class on a visit to the Golden Artist Colors factory and the Sam & Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts, in New Berlin, N.Y. While there, students met and conversed with visual arts professionals in many specializations and toured both the Golden paint factory and the Golden Foundation residency spaces.

Dr. Carl Johengen, Director of Wells College’s Concert Choir, led Ithaca’s Cayuga Vocal Ensemble in two performances in September in nearby Watkins Glen and Elmira. The ensemble performed a concert entitled “All Night, All Day," featuring diverse choral music on themes of morning, night and the passage of time.

Sarah Markowitz, Assistant Professor of Psychology, started a clinical psychology practice located in downtown Ithaca.

Milene Morfei, Professor of Psychology, was solicited by the editor of The Journal of Family Issues to review an article submitted for publication. The article was a mixed-methods empirical study on the empty-nest experiences of women in late motherhood.

 

 
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