For the Record, March 22, 2013

University community reports recent announcements, honors, service

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12:38 p.m., March 22, 2013--For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.

Recent announcements, honors, media and service include the following:

Campus Stories

Flash mob

Surprising then entertaining visitors at the Delaware State Fair, a UD Cooperative Extension 4-H flash mob burst onto the scene July 22 to raise awareness about the Food Smart Families healthy eating program.

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For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.

Announcements

The College of Arts and Sciences has announced three new interim chair appointments: Russell Murray in the Department of Music, Rene Marquez in the Department of Art and Arwen Mohun in the Department of History. All are effective Sept. 1.

Honors

The nonprofit 21st Century Fund for Delaware’s Children presented its first Lifetime Achievement Award to Vivian B. Young, a member of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Delaware in Wilmington. Young founded Stand for Children Delaware, a group dedicated to improving public schools and closing achievement gaps and is still active on children’s issues at age 97. The presentation was reported in the News Journal.

Media

UD Museums’ exhibition “Gertrude Käsebier: The Complexity of Light and Shade” was featured in the March 22 Antiques and the Arts Weekly, which cited both the University’s show and that at the Delaware Art Museum. The writer calls the UD presentation “a splendid exhibition.” Works are on view through June 28 in the Old College Main Gallery.

Deavon Church, computing support specialist II, Library Information Technology User Support Department, University of Delaware Library, was interviewed by WHYY Wilmington about the exhibition "The World of the Graphic Novel" mounted by the University of Delaware Library on Feb. 12.

Service

Carla Guerron-Montero, associate professor of anthropology, has been appointed co-chair of the Committee for World Anthropologies (CWA). As part of the American Anthropological Association, the CWA identifies significant issues that are shared among anthropologists from different nations.

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