Eileen Cleere, professor of English, has published her second book. The book, titled The Sanitary Arts: Aesthetic Culture and the Victorian Cleanliness Campaigns, was released by Ohio State University Press in late July. Read more here.
Lois Ferrari, professor of music, is a finalist for the 2014 American Prize in Community Orchestra Conductingand the Austin Civic Orchestra, which she conducts, is a finalist in the Community Orchestra Performance category. Dana Zenobi, assistant professor of applied music, is a finalist in the Professional Art Song division, and senior Melissa Krueger is a finalist in the College/University Opera division.
Gulnar Rawji, associate professor of chemistry, published an article earlier this year that was co-authored by two former Southwestern students and a colleague at UT-Austin. The paper is titled “An acetonitrile solvatomorph of dichlorido(1,10-phenanthroline-5,6-dione)platinum(II) and was published in the journal Acta Crystallographic. The Southwestern graduates who were co-authors on the paper are Amanda Hamala and Carissa Fritz.
Traci Giuliano, professor of psychology, recently presented a poster titled “Strategies for writing effectively in a first-year seminar” at the National Institute for the Teaching of Psychology in Tampa, Fla.
Four faculty members have been selected to be Community-Engaged Learning Fellows for the 2014-2015 academic year and will receive special mentoring from the Office of Civic Engagement on how to integrate community-engaged learning into their classes. The new fellows are Erin Crockett, assistant professor of psychology; Abby Dings, associate professor of Spanish; Katherine Prater, assistant professor of education; and Carl Robertson, associate professor of Chinese. Read more about the program here.