Articles: Tag: Communication Arts

Allegheny College’s Playshop Theatre to Present ‘Luna Gale’

The Allegheny College Playshop Theatre will present “Luna Gale” from February 23-26 in the Gladys Mullenix Black Theatre in the Vukovich Center for Communication Arts. “Luna Gale,” written by Rebecca Gilman and directed by Mark Cosdon, centers on a social worker who is confronted with an unforgiving dilemma — what to do with a child

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Allegheny Professors Study the Story of Zika, Effects on Behavior

What are people reading and hearing about the Zika virus? How are their behaviors changing as a result? Those are the questions three Allegheny College professors are asking as part of an interdisciplinary effort here to better understand the global consequences of Zika, a virus at the center of an international public health emergency. The

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Food Hub, Mobile Market Bring Fresh Food to Community

The burgeoning farm-to-table movement is getting some help from some tech-savvy students at Allegheny College. Working under the direction of Assistant Professor of Computer Science Janyl Jumadinova, two students — junior Maria Kim and sophomore Jesse Del Greco — are developing an “online food hub,” a website aimed at connecting the community with the region’s

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Cosdon co-leads graduate sessions

At this summer’s meeting of the American Theatre and Drama Society, Associate Professor of Communication Arts/Theatre Mark Cosdon co-led sessions for graduate students dedicated to teaching in a liberal arts college and the tenure/promotion process. Cosdon serves on the board of the American Theatre and Drama Society. Recently, he joined the advisory board of the

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Faculty and Alumnae Present Work at National Science Foundation Meeting

Professor of Environmental Science Richard Bowden and Lauren Deem ’13 presented the poster “Controls on Forest Soil Carbon” at the National Science Foundation Long-Term Ecological Research All-Scientists Meeting in Estes Park, Colorado. The poster described the ability of forest soil to absorb climate change pollution (carbon dioxide) at a suite of forest research sites. Collaborators

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Hart and Wiebel Present Work at International Writing Centers Association Conference

Associate Professor of English and Director of Writing Alexis Hart and Assistant Professor of Communication Arts and Director of Speaking Jon Wiebel presented a talk on “‘Thinking Communicatively’: Integrating Writing and Speaking in Faculty Development” at the International Writing Centers Association (IWCA) conference in Pittsburgh. Professor Hart also presented a paper on tutor-researchers in the

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Allegheny College Student Karina Mena Named to “110 Students to Watch” List

May 6, 2015 – Allegheny College’s Karina Mena, a junior communication arts major with minors in Latin American/Caribbean studies and theater, has made the list of “110 Students to Watch” in Variety magazine. Mena, from Portland, Ore., was named to the list, which features upcoming movers and shakers in the entertainment industry. She is a

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Professor Wilson and Senior Megan Bart Present Paper on “Diva Citizenship of Laverne Cox”

Assistant Professor of Communication Arts Julie Wilson and Megan Bart ’15 presented the paper “Transmedia Celebrity Politics and the Diva Citizenship of Laverne Cox” at the annual Society for Cinema and Media Studies conference in Montreal. Their presentation was based on summer research funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Collaborative Undergraduate Research in the Humanities

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