Faculty + Staff News / September 21, 2010
Adam Brooks and Mathew Wilson (both Art + Design) are the collaborative duo Industry of the Ordinary. They are pleased to announce that the Nebraska State Historical Society commission has been completed.
Elsa Hiltner (Student Affairs) created eight frocks from Subway sandwich wrappers for the Project Subway fashion show in Chicago.
Marty Kane (Academic Affairs) recently became the drummer for Chicago band Dot Dot Dot. Familiar to some as finalists on FOX TV’s American Idol spin-off show The Next Great American Band, Dot Dot Dot annually performs 120+ dates nationwide. Dot Dot Dot’s latest EP, II, is available online.
Pamela Dittmer McKuen (Journalism) was awarded first place for fashion writing in the 2010 National Federation of Press Women Communications Contest. She was also a speaker on the panel Creating and Maintaining a Successful Freelance Business at the NFPW national conference in Chicago.
Pan Papacosta (Math + Science) lectured on Einstein’s Science, Philosophy and Humanity at the Hegeler Carus Foundation on June 13. The event was sponsored by the Illinois Humanities Council, which selected Pan to serve a second term as a Road Scholar. Pan’s writing has garnered attention as well. He presented The Mathematics that Inspired Picasso and Einstein at the 17th Annual International Society for the Arts, Mathematics and Architecture conference, and “A Visual Demo of the Doppler Effect” appeared in the September issue of The Physics Teacher.
Pegeen Reichert Powell’s (English) book Mothers Who Deliver: Feminist Interventions in Public and Interpersonal Discourse was published by SUNY Press.
Jill Summers’ (Student Affairs) website, calling all monkeys, was included in A Review of Best of the Web 2010.