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AWARDS, HONORS, APPOINTMENTS AND RECOGNITION

New faces in Development

The Development Office recently welcomed three new employees (l-r) Gina Blume is the Banner records manager, Pamela Yosh is the individual gifts officer and Nancy Bloom is the accountant.

Howard Good (Communication and Media) had his latest book, "Journalism Ethics Goes to the Movies," nominated for the Tankard Book Award from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

Will Hermes (Communication and Media) had an essay, "Just Because It's A Song Doesn't Mean It's True," selected for the newly published book "Best Music Writing 2007."

Karen Doll '08g (Nursing), Margaret Cotter Santos '08g (Nursing) and Michelle Corda '08g (Nursing) were awarded the McGee Faculty Scholarship for Graduate Nursing Education. The full-tuition-plus-stipend state scholarship is given to future nursing faculty. It is managed by the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation. Kirsty Digger (Nursing) also received the scholarship to fund her doctoral studies.

PRESENTATIONS, EXHIBITIONS

Andrew Evans (History) presented a paper, "A Liberal Science?: Rudolf Virchow and Late-Nineteenth-Century German Anthropology," at the conference of the American Historical Association in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6.

PUBLICATIONS

Natalie Cartwright (Mathematics) co-authored a paper, "Uniform Asymptotics Applied to Ultrawideband Pulse Propagation," with K. E. Oughstun of the University of Vermont. The paper appeared in SIAM Review, a publication of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.

Gerald Sorin (History) has published a review essay centering on "Alfred Kazin: A Biography" by Richard Cook. It appears at www.Jbooks.com for January. It is still possible to read Sorin's Janaury review of Philip Roth's latest novel, "Exit Ghost," at www.yiddishbooks.org.

ALUMNI IN THE NEWS

Rob Jameson '06 (Communication and Media) headed a video documentary project in December 2007. Jameson co-created the documentary, titled "The 151 Wooster St. Wall," with Bryan Neilon '07 (Communication and Media). The film, which is about the graffiti found behind a wall at 151 Wooster St. in SoHo, Manhattan, was shown during the opening night celebration of an art exhibition about the wall - the façade of which has been tagged by artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat and hiphop artist Fab-5 Freddie - at the Guggenheim Museum.