Faculty + Staff News / July 10, 2012
Peter Carpenter (Dance) was interviewed for the blog loveDANCEmore following the screening of his film, FANFARE for MARCHING BAND, at Dance Camera West in California.
Steve Cole (AEMM) and his jazz ensemble, Groove Therapy, were featured in an article on MySanAntonio.com anticipating his performance at the Balcones Heights Jazz Festival in San Antonio, August 3.
Laura Heller (Journalism) wrote an article, JCPenny's Ron Johnson Is The New Steve Jobs, published June 25 for Forbes comparing current JCPenny CEO Ron Johnson to late Apple CEO Steve Jobs.
Elio Leturia (Journalism) had his article, A Mummy in Chicago, published June 15 on the Huffington Post.
Joe Meno (Fiction Writing) was interviewed about his latest book Office Girl, which was released June 28, by the Gapers Block Book Club.
Teresa Puente (Journalism) had her story, Race Out Loud: Where are you from?, featured on WBEZ 91.5FM radio.
Rosita Sands (Music) represented the Alan Lomax Archive and the Association of Cultural Equity at the ceremony for the repatriation of Alan Lomax Caribbean Collection June 18 at the National Academy for the Performing Arts in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.
Jeff Spitz (Film + Video) served as a judge for the June 11 Northbrook Youth Film Festival at the Northbrook Public Library.
Rebecca West (HHSS) was quoted in a June 28 article for TheGlobeAndMail.com about Canadian stereotypes being perpetuated in a doll. Recognizing both the advantages and drawbacks of the Canadian-themed dolls, West said, "The collection as a whole, the variety of dolls and the differences between them, is positive."
Stan West (English) was featured in an article for My High School Journalism about journalism education being at risk in Title I high schools.
David Woolley (Theatre) was featured in a July 6 Chicago Sun-Times article about his traveling comedy sword-fighting act, "Dirk & Guido: The Swordsmen," for the 25th anniversary of the Bristol Renaissance Faire.
George Zarr (Radio) was commissioned to compose a song for the Alice in Wonderland podcast. The song is titled "My Garden Back at Home," and is sung by Georgia Schultz, who plays Alice.