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Ian Abrams, assistant professor of media arts, wrote an original screenplay, "Dead Wrong," that has been purchased by USA Network. The story is Abrams’ first thriller after writing several comedies. It is scheduled to be produced into a telefilm.
Dr. Bruce Char, professor of computer science, and Dr. Thomas Hewett, professor of psychology and computer science, are co-authors of the paper "Workshop On Scientific Knowledge, Information and Computing" published in Enabling Technologies for Computational Science: Frameworks, Middleware, and Environments. Other co-authors include their colleagues from the University of Indiana and the University of Utah.
Eugena Ellis, assistant professor of interior design, will present a paper, "Man: The Magic Square," at the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture’s international conference in Istanbul this spring. She also had a paper, "Learning to Forget: Architectural Imagination, Spatial Visualization and Imagining the Unseen," accepted for publication by the Australian Journal Architectural Review.
Cecelia Fitzgibbon, assistant professor of performing arts, presented a lecture, "The Role of Credibility in Arts Leadership," at the Bolz Center for Arts Administration, University of Wisconsin.
Dr. Greg Hislop, associate professor, IST, was part of a panel, "Programming Skills of Software Engineering Students: What Is Required?" at the 14th annual Conference on Software Engineering Education and Training, Charlotte, N.C. Hislop also presented a paper, "Teaching PSP and TSPi in Universities" at the conference.
Dr. Barbara Hornum, associate provost, dean of undergraduate affairs, Dr. Michel Vallieres, department head, physics and atmospheric science, Brian Wagner, associate professor of visual studies, CoMAD, presented a panel discussion titled, "Transforming Post-Tenure Review into Faculty, Department Head, and Departmental Renewal;" Dr. Thomas Childers, associate dean, IST, Dr. Elizabeth Petras, associate professor, sociology, and Dr. Vallieres presented a round-table discussion, "Developmental Post-Tenure Review From the Perspective of Department Heads;" and Dr. James Calkins, associate professor, psychology, Dr. Teck-Kah Lim, professor of physics, and Dr. June Verner, professor, IST, presented and facilitated a group roundtable discussion, "How Do Faculty Gain From Developmental Post-Tenure Review?" at the 9th annual American Association of Higher Education Conference on Faculty Roles and Rewards, Tampa.
Dr. Susan Kilham, interim director, School of Environmental Science, Engineering and Policy, presented a lecture, "Resource Requirements and Competitive Interactions of Two Closely Related Stephanodiscus Species for Silicon and Nitrogen," at the 28th Congress of the International Society of Limnology, Melbourne, Australia. She also chaired a session on phytoplankton dynamics at the congress. Kilham presented a paper, "Feeding Rates and Reproductive Fitness of the Cladoceran Daphnia Pulicaria Fed Dietary Supplements of Phosphorus Microcapsules" at the American Society of Limnology and Oceangraphy, Albuquerque.
Dr. Jacqueline Mancall, professor, IST, and Dr. Sandra Hughes-Hassell, assistant professor, IST, participated in the workshop, "Managing Program Outcomes," sponsored by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Washington, D.C. Mancall and Hassell also presented a workshop, "Collection Development: A Learner-Centered Approach or School Library Media Specialists," at the Robin Hood Foundation, New York. Robin Hood is working with the New York City Board of Education to rebuild library and media services in 650 schools.
Kathi Martin, assistant professor of design, and Dr. Abby Goodrum, assistant professor, IST, received a $50,000 William B. Dietrich Foundation grant for the development of the Drexel Digital Museum. The completed museum will be an online digital database showcasing the University’s world-class historic costume collection. The prototype can be viewed at http://faculty.cis.drexel.edu:8080/museum/DHCC. David Miller, assistant to the dean, CoMAD, co-produced an educational video, "Labor Computes: Union People, Computer Power," with Dr. Arthur Shostak, professor of sociology, which was premiered at the AFL-CIO George Meany Center for Labor Studies, Silver Springs, Md. Miller is a freelance filmmaker of dramatic and comedic shorts as well as industrial and educational videos. Stuart Rome, associate professor of media arts, had several photographs featured in the exhibition In Our Own Backyard at the Lancaster Museum of Art (Pa.) and the Main Line Art Center. Blaise Tobia, associate professor of media arts, and Glen Muschio, assistant professor of media arts, will present papers at the upcoming Computers in Art and Design Education Conference, Glasgow, Scotland.
David Miller, assistant to the dean, CoMAD, co-produced an educational video, "Labor Computes: Union People, Computer Power," with Dr. Arthur Shostak, professor of sociology, which was premiered at the AFL-CIO George Meany Center for Labor Studies, Silver Springs, Md. Miller is a freelance filmmaker of dramatic and comedic shorts as well as industrial and educational videos.
Stuart Rome, associate professor of media arts, had several photographs featured in the exhibition In Our Own Backyard at the Lancaster Museum of Art (Pa.) and the Main Line Art Center.
Blaise Tobia, associate professor of media arts, and Glen Muschio, assistant professor of media arts, will present papers at the upcoming Computers in Art and Design Education Conference, Glasgow, Scotland.