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Hellenga Novel to be Published

Posted on April 11th, 2013.

In March, Robert Hellenga (English, emeritus) gave the Bruce F. and Ildiko B. Meyer Honors Memorial Lecturer at Ball State University. Hellenga’s new novel, The Confessions of Frances Godwin, will be published by BloomsburyUSA in spring 2014. The novel is set in Galesburg, Rome, Verona, Indianapolis, and Milwaukee. The protagonist and her daughter are both [...]

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Kasser Was Keynote Speaker

Posted on March 26th, 2013.

Tim Kasser, psychology, recently gave two invited talks. In February, he gave a keynote presentation on “Children, Values, and Consumer Culture” at the Association Montessori International – USA 2013 Refresher Course in Tampa, FL. Then in March, he ran a workshop on “Using the science of values to improve children’s lives” at the 8th International [...]

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Sullivan ’13 Wins Prize for Research Project

Posted on March 11th, 2013.

Kasandara Sullivan ’13 won second prize in the Student Research Symposium for her talk “Pretransitional Optical Rotation in Liquid Crystals,” presenting her research project with professor Tom Moses. Sullivan’s talk was given March 1 at the Illinois Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers meeting at Western Illinois University.

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Berlin Presented at Literature Conference

Posted on February 25th, 2013.

Monica Berlin (English) presented at the “Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900″ alongside her collaborator, Beth Marzoni ’04. The pair gave a formal reading, selections from “Dear So & So,” and discussed the nature of collaboration in both writing and teaching at the 40th anniversary of this annual conference.

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Berlin, Marzoni Poem Published

Posted on February 11th, 2013.

Monica Berlin (English) and Beth Marzoni ’04 have published another poem from their ongoing collaboration. “[Light we've known: a sky & such & never]“ appears in the winter 2013 issue of Quarterly West.

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Berlin Poem Published

Posted on February 4th, 2013.

Monica Berlin (English) is a featured contributor at Rhino. Her poem, “[To scale, yes, days to scale, even when they grow so cluttered],” published in their 2012 issue, is now available as audio content. You can listen to it here.

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Renfro and Hoffmann publish paper

Posted on February 1st, 2013.

Katy Renfro ’11 and Heather Hoffmann, psychology, have authored a paper that is being published in Hormones and Behavior entitled “The relationship between oral contraceptive use and sensitivity to olfactory stimuli”.

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Gant and Lombard Present An American Renaissance

Posted on January 29th, 2013.

Educating A Generation – An American Renaissance With Lynette Lombard And Tony Gant Chris Protas and the Fire Barn Gallery, in collaboration with the Grand Rapids Art Museum, presented “Project A,” a sculpture project by artist Tony Gant, and a presentation at the Grand Rapids Art Museum’s Cook Auditorium with Tony Gant and Lynette Lombard [...]

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McAndrew and Alums Present Research in New Orleans

Posted on January 28th, 2013.

Mike Prentice ’08 and Frank McAndrew (Psychology) presented research at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in New Orleans, January 16-20. Prentice was the coauthor of a presentation entitled “Goal impedance, anxiety, and reactive approach-motivation for ideals and worldviews.” His coauthors on this paper were from York University (Canada), the [...]

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Berlin Essays Published

Posted on January 28th, 2013.

Monica Berlin (English) recently contributed to a collection of essays, Blurring the Boundaries: Explorations to the Fringes of Nonfiction (U of Nebraska P, 2013), edited by B.J. Hollars. The book reproduces Berlin’s award winning “The Eighteenth Week” and also includes a new essay on craft, “On Point of View.”

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