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The 2006 painting "Moon Symphony" by Olga Dmytrenko.

For the Record, April 27, 2012

Faculty and staff announce recent exhibitions, presentations, publications


11:21 a.m., April 27, 2012--For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.

Recent exhibitions, presentations and publications include the following:

Campus Stories

AMT service

The University of Delaware's Assistive Medical Technologies Club is working to provide special devices from ride-on cars to walkers to children with mobility limitations.

Keeping students on track

University of Delaware advisers and faculty are now armed with a powerful new system, called the Blue Hen Success Collaborative, to help them quickly identify students who are struggling and help them stay on track to graduation.


Olga Dmytrenko, supplemental professional in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, will be featured in an exhibition titled "Abstravaganza: Themes and Variations" from May 4-25 in the Delaware Division of Arts Mezzanine Gallery in the Carvel State Office Building, 820 North French St., Wilmington. A reception will be held from 5-8 p.m., Friday, May 4, as part of the city's art loop. The solo exhibition will showcase paintings that explore Dmytrenko's combination of visual and musical emotional abstractions, projected in a two dimensional work. In this series of works, the artist uses acrylics, oils, and pastels to depict a certain state of mind and mood that she takes from music and her world. The artist is a member and representative in the United States for the International group of six artists, 3rd Paradigm. To watch the division’s Meet the Artist video and learn more about the exhibition, click here.


Francis Poole, head, Film and Video Collection Department, University of Delaware Library, represented the library at the screenings of "Sleepwalking: The Films of Sara Driver" at Anthology Film Archives and gave a presentation about Driver's film of the Paul Bowles short story You Are Not I, March 23-25, New York.

Mark Samuels Lasner, senior research fellow, Special Collections Department, University of Delaware Library, gave a presentation "Aubrey Beardsley and His Publishers" at the Book Club of California in connection with the Cult of Beauty exhibition and Miles Cohen exhibition sponsored by the Book Club of California, March 27-31, San Francisco.

Chandra L. Reedy, professor of public policy and administration, in the Center for Historic Architecture and Design and in Asian Studies, with Center for Historic Architecture and Design graduate students Jenifer Anderson and Yimeng Liu, "Calibration of Image Analysis Protocols for Quantitative Ceramic Petrography," Society for American Archaeology annual meeting, Memphis, April 22.


Elizabeth Soslau, assistant professor of education, published "Opportunities to Develop Adaptive Teaching Expertise During Supervisory Conferences" in Teaching and Teacher Education, 28(5), 768-779.

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