Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts

Publications, honors and creative works: Faculty

Jonathan Brumberg-Kraus, professor of religion, wrote the article “Food and Meals,” published in the Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Law (Oxford University Press, 2015). He also, along with Betsey Dyer, professor of biology, co-wrote the article “Cultures on Ice: Refrigeration and the Americanization of Immigrants in the First Half of the Twentieth Century,” published in Food & Material Culture: Proceedings of the Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery 2013 (Prospect Books, 2014).

Delvyn Case, assistant professor of music, had his holiday overture “Rocket Sleigh” performed at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., by the National Symphony Orchestra in December 2014, as well as by numerous other orchestras during the holiday season. [Read more...]

Publications, honors and creative works: Alumnae/i

Kenneth Babby ’02, owner and chief executive officer of the Akron RubberDucks, was elected chair of the 10-member board of directors of the Minor League Baseball’s Baseball Internet Rights Company.

Jeniffer Hargroves Cox ’00 has been promoted from captain to major in the U.S. Army

Drone camp fun 

Wheaton hosted its first Drone Camp in November to address issues surrounding drones. The event featured flying lessons and a panel discussion with Associate Professor of Film Studies Josh Stenger, drone expert Zevi Rubin ’16, Assistant Professor of Psychology Matthew Gingo and Visiting Political Science Instructor Michael Sawyer. Assistant Professor of Filmmaking Patrick Johnson served as moderator.

Merry making

During the Faculty-Staff Holiday Craft Fair in December, more than 50 students, faculty, staff and visitors collaborated on the building of a temporary floor-to-ceiling sculpture made of bamboo and heavy-duty zip ties. The project was sponsored by the group #Wheatonmakes, as part of the college’s InterMedia Arts Group Innovation Network (IMAGINE).