Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts

Publications, honors and creative works: Faculty

Jonathan Brumberg-Kraus, professor of religion, acted in and helped compose lyrics for the annual performance of Temple Emanu El’s Purim shpiel in Providence, R.I., in his 18th appearance.

Geoffrey Collins, professor of geology, co-wrote the chapter “Ganymede and Callisto” in the Encyclopedia of the Solar System, which recently won a PROSE Award for the 2015 best book in the cosmology and astronomy category.

Mark LeBlanc, professor of computer science, was presented a $5,000 Google CS Engagement Award, which supports continued course development and integration of instructional materials for increasing student engagement and retention in introductory computer science classes. [Read more...]

Publications, honors and creative works: Alumnae/i

Kenneth Babby ’02 now owns the Jacksonville Suns baseball team, in addition to owning the Akron Rubber Ducks, the Double-A franchise of the Cleveland Indians.

Deborah Figart ’81 co-authored Just One More Hand: Life in the Casino Economy (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, February 2015). [Read more...]

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