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Dr. Romaine Lectures at Mockingbird Conference

Posted by Fernando.Arzola on Wednesday April 15, 2015

Dr. James Romaine, associate professor of art history, will be a presenter at the 8th Annual Mockingbird Conference. Speaking on Friday April 17, Dr. Romaine’s presentation is entitled “Pick Up Your La-Z-Boy and Follow Me: The Theology of False Absolution in Christian Kitsch.”

Dr. Romaine’s participation in the conference also includes a tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Thursday April 16. More information about the conference and Dr. Romaine’s presentation can be found here:

http://conference.mbird.com/schedule/

http://www.mbird.com/2015/04/pick-up-your-la-z-boy-and-follow-me-an-nyc-conference-preview/

Fourth Annual Student Research Conference

Posted by Fernando.Arzola on Monday March 23, 2015

Fourth Annual Student Research Conference

Thursday, March 26

8am – 3pm

Bowman Gym (Rockland Campus)

Dr. Romaine to deliver keynote address at The Schoenhals Sumposium

Posted by Fernando.Arzola on Monday March 16, 2015

Dr. James Romaine, Associate Professor of Art History, will be the keynote speaker for the Schoenhals Symposium at Roberts Wesleyan College. This is an annual event devoted to the scholarly exploration of the intersection of faith and the arts. Dr. Romaine will give two talks at this year’s symposium.

On Thursday, March 19, Dr. Romaine will deliver a talk entitled Three Dimensions of Christian Creativity. This presentation will explore the creation mandate, community mandate, and commission mandate as the basis for a biblical understanding of creativity.

Friday, March 20, he will then give a talk entitled The Art of Tim Rollins + K.O.S.This second presentation will apply the ideas introduced in previous talk to the work of one of the most celebrated contemporary art collaboratives.

See conference information:

file:///C:/Users/Fernando.Arzola/Downloads/2015_SchoenhalsBrochure%20(1).pdf

Dr. Kaluka publishes article in Biochemistry journal

Posted by Fernando.Arzola on Wednesday March 4, 2015

Dr. Daniel Kaluka, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, and colleagues have published a research article entitled “Spectroscopic and Mutagenesis Studies of Human PGRMC1”, in the Biochemistry journal (Biochemistry, 2015, 54 (8), pp 1638–1647).

PGRMC1 (Progesterone receptor membrane component 1) has had the research community excited since its reported links to several malignancies (such as breast cancer) and potential as a possible molecular target for cancer therapy. This paper utilized mutagenesis and spectroscopy to characterize this important protein.

The article may be accessed here:

http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/bi501177e?journalCode=bichaw&quickLinkVolume=54&quickLinkPage=1638&selectedTab=citation&volume=54

Congratulations on A&S Faculty Promotions

Posted by Fernando.Arzola on Tuesday March 3, 2015

The College of Arts and Sciences wishes to congratulate the following Faculty on their successful promotions:

Dr. Vilma Balmaceda..........Granted sabbatical for the 2014-2015 academic year

Dr. Sharron Greaves...........Promoted to Full Professor

Dr. Kevin Pinkham..............Promoted to Associate Professor and granted Tenure

Dr. Jacqueline Washington...Granted sabbatical for the 2014-2015 academic year

Dr. Jack Wiltshire................Granted tenure


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