|Vol. 17, No. 11||Nov. 13, 1997|
Women in Agricultural Sciences, a new University group, will hold its kick-off meeting from 2:30-4:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 14, in the Rodney Room of the Perkins Student Center.
Carol Hoffecker, Richards Professor of History, will speak from 2:45-3:30 p.m. about "Women in Science at UD" and there will be exhibits and other activities.
The group's goal is to develop a networking/mentoring/support group for women faculty, staff, professionals and students in the college.
For more information, call Karen Roth Aniunas at 831-2508.
SSEAC concert to help environment"Arts for Acres," a benefit concert for the Rainforest Action Network, is being planned by the Student Environmental Action Coalition (SEAC) at UD. The concert, featuring local and University performing groups, is scheduled for 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the Trabant University Center Theatre.
Tickets are $3 in advance and $4 at the door. Advance tickets will be available beginning Monday, Nov. 17, at a kiosk in the Trabant University Center.
For more information, call SEAC at (302) 831-4253 or send e-mail to email@example.com
Fashion alum to share experiencesEmily Rubin Persons, HP'84, who is a partner in J. Fleet Designs, which imports and distributes decorative accessories for such clients as Henri Bendel's, Barney's New York and Saks Fifth Avenue, will visit the UD campus on Thursday, Nov. 20.
She will make two presentations, which are open to the University community and the public, from 8-9:30 a.m. and from 3:30-4:45 p.m., in Room 310, Alison Hall West. She also will meet informally with students from 9:30-11 a.m. in the Alumni Room, 202 Alison Hall.
In the 8 a.m. presentation, Persons will address technological influences in production and manufacturing in the global economy and discuss the impact of NAFTA, cultural differences and government regulations.
In the 3:30 p.m. presentation, she will talk about international consumption trends, finding sources for products for the U.S. market and developing relations with foreign manufacturers and retailers.
Persons, who graduated with a concentration in fashion merchandising from the Department of Consumer Economics, has been involved in the international import and export business, managing the daily operations and conducting product development strategies for importers, as well as finding sources for supplies in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Bangkok.
Sports PR reps to speak on Nov. 17Students will have an opportunity to speak with public relations and marketing professionals from a variety of professional sports teams from 6-7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 17, in Multipurpose Room A of the Trabant University Center.
The program, entitled "A Night with the Pros," is sponsored by the Public Relations Society of America, which has invited representatives from the Philadelphia Eagles, Wilmington Blue Rocks, Philadelphia Flyers and University of Delaware to attend.
For additional information, contact Emily Young at 369-0152.
Piano recital set in Loudis HallPianist Steven Goetz will be featured in a recital at 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 16, in the Loudis Recital Hall of the Amy E. du Pont Music Building.
The free program, sponsored by the Department of Music, will include the Toccata in C minor by Bach, three pieces from the Op. 118 of Brahms, Sonata in A Major, Op. Posth. by Schubert and works by Rachmaninoff and Scriabin.
Goetz, who played with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra while still in high school, has performed as a soloist and chamber musician throughout Europe and the United States, including a solo recital at Carnegie Recital Hall in New York City.
He holds bachelor's and master's degrees in piano performance from the University of Texas and a doctorate from the Catholic University of America.
He is a past recipient of an Emerging Artist grant from the Delaware Division of Arts.
AIDS quilt story in word and songThe story of the AIDS Memorial Quilt will be told in both word and song on World AIDS Sunday, at 4 p.m., Nov. 30, in a speical performance to be presented at the Newark United Methodist Church, 69 East Main St.
Baritone Patrick Evans, music, will recite scripture and poetry and perform selections from the AIDS Quilt Songbook. The Songbook deals with the struggles of those living with and dying from AIDS and features works by prominent composers of the American art song, including Ned Rorem, Lee Hoiby, William Bolcom and Chris DeBlasio.
Two 12-by-12 foot panels of the quilt will be on display.
For more information about the program, Call Betsy Kent at 368-8774.
Guest artist for Del'Arte concertGuest artist Anthony Gigliotti, principal clarinet player with the Philadelphia Orchestra from 1951-1996, will join the Del'Arte Quintet for a free recital at 8 p.m., Monday, Nov. 24, in the Loudis Recital Hall of the Amy E. du Pont Music Building.
The members of the Del'Arte Quintet include Lloyd Shorter, oboe; Charles Salinger, clarinet; Jon Gaarder, bassoon; Carol Brown, flute; and Julie Nishimura, piano.
Considered the "dean of American clarinet players," Gigliotti has served on the faculties of the Curtis Institute of Music and Temple University.
He continues to perform with the Philadelphia Orchestra as an emeritus player and is an active chamber musician, who also is known for innovations in the development of the clarinet and its equipment.
The concert program will feature Rustiques for reed trio by Canteloube, the Poulenc Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano, Persichetti's Parable for solo clarinet and Quartetto for winds and piano and Il Convegno, featuring two clarinets and piano, both by Ponchielli.
The concert is funded by the UD Faculty Senate Committee on Cultural Affairs and Public Events and the Selmer Co.