Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts

Publications, honors and creative works: Faculty

Timothy Barker, astronomy professor, co-wrote the article “Rotation Period Determination for 247 Eukrate” in the Minor Planet Bulletin, with faculty technology liaison Gary Ahrendts and Shelby Delos ’14 (2012).

Delvyn Case, assistant professor of music, had his holiday overture, “Rocket Sleigh,” performed by numerous ensembles across the country in December, including by the Arkansas Symphony, the Alabama Symphony, the United States Coast Guard Band, and the Yale Concert Band.

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Publications, honors and creative works: Alumnae/i

Linda Gigante ’72, professor emerita at the University of Louisville, was presented with the Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC) Award for Excellence in Teaching in recognition of her ability to teach effectively, impart knowledge, and inspire students.

Ken Kristensen ’92, an award-winning writer, had the first volume of his four-part graphic novel, Todd, The Ugliest Kid on Earth, published in January by Image Comics. Monthly volumes will follow in February, March and April.

Peter W. Kunhardt Jr. ’05, executive director of the Gordon Parks Foundation, co-edited Gordon Parks: Collected Works (Steidl/Gordon Parks Foundation, November 2012).

Publications, honors and creative works: Faculty

Delvyn Case, assistant professor of music, presented “Fire in the Big Top!”, a commission for narrator and brass quintet for the Portland (Maine) Symphony. It was performed at elementary schools and arts centers throughout the state of Maine in fall 2012.

Samuel Coale, English professor, published Quirks of the Quantum: Postmodernism and Contemporary American Fiction (University of Virginia Press, 2012). He also presented a paper, “Fragments of Transformation: The Tourist, the Romancer, and Hawthorne’s Vision,” at the conference Conversazioni in Italia: Emerson, Hawthorne, and Poe, in Florence, Italy, in June.

Geoffrey Collins, geology professor, co-wrote the National Academies Report Assessment of Planetary Protection Requirements for Spacecraft Missions to Icy Solar System Bodies (National Academies Press, April 2012). He was the vice chair of the committee that wrote the report. [Read more...]

Publications, honors and creative works: Alumnae/i

Alicia Goranson ’96 won the 2012 Parsec Award, one of the most prestigious audio drama awards, in the Best Speculative Fiction Audio Drama (Long Form) category for her audio drama “The Mask of Inanna.”

Adina Menashe ’12 published Bread Soup, a trilingual children’s book inspired by her study abroad experience with the School for International Training.

Kelly Neale ’04 published an article in the Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing titled “The Fifth Vital Sign: Chronic Pain Assessment of the Adolescent Oncology Patient” (July 2012).