An inside look at the College of Arts & Sciences @ UD
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April 2016
Volume 2, Issue 8

Featured artist: Professor emeritus Charles Rowe was honored by the Delaware Foundation for the Visual Arts.

Lecture and a show: Mark Rothko’s art comes to life at UD in a public talk and the REP’s production of Red.
Singing with The Swingles: Music alumnus Jon Smith ’14 has joined the Grammy-winning group now on tour.
Natural Sciences

Career Award: Biologist Jia Song’s research on embryo development has won National Science Foundation support.

Tiny tech, big potential: UD has opened its Nanofabrication Facility, the “machine shop of the 21st century.”

Math education: Jinfa Cai has been recognized for his research in the teaching and learning of mathematics.

Blue & Gold Professor named: Erica Armstrong Dunbar is a noted scholar of African American women’s history.

Spotlight on journalism: The Boston Globe’s Spotlight editor discussed reporting and the Oscar-winning film.

‘Cultural Code’: A new book explores the intersection of video games and culture in Latin American countries.
Social Sciences

Philanthropy in fashion: Fashion merchandising students are providing hands-on assistance to a good cause.

Elder justice: UD’s Karen Stein was recognized for scholarship and service in the prevention of elder abuse.

Junior reporters: Two communication students have been reporting on-air for a Philadelphia television station.
Alumni Spotlight: Ty Jones ’92, ’95M
Ty Jones, a communication and theatre alumnus and an award-winning actor, playwright and producing artistic director of the Classical Theatre of Harlem, was on campus to deliver the annual Paul R. Jones Lecture.
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