and leisure studies
Recreation and Leisure Studies Assistant Professor Nina Roberts is
the recipient of the Association for Experiential Education's 2007 Kurt
Hahn Award. The organization's highest honor is presented annually
to a member who has contributed to the development and advancement
of experiential education with tenacity and conviction. The award was
presented at the organization's international conference in Little
Rock, Ark., Nov. 8 - 11. As the recipient, Roberts presented
the Kurt Hahn Address.
Jennifer van Sijll, lecturer in screenwriting for Cinema, spoke at the
Oct. 2007 Screenwriter's Expo in Los Angeles on the topic of her bestselling
book, "Cinematic Storytelling" (2005).
"Short Story," a composition for solo marimba by Ronald Caltabiano, professor of music and dance and associate dean of creative arts, was
recorded by She-e Wu and released on Resonator Records.
Richard Festinger's composition "The Locust
Tree," commissioned by choral ensemble Volti, premiered Nov. 3 at
St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Berkeley and was again presented on Nov.
4 at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in San Francisco. Festinger was composer-in-residence
in May 2007 at Yaddo in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., and in June and July
at the Oberfälzer Künstlerhaus in Germany. His composition "Construction
en Metal Et Bois," was performed by the New Millennium Ensemble
on Sept. 20 at Symphony Space in New York, NY.
and electronic communication arts
"Service Learning in the World Community: Video Production in South America," a
chapter by BECA professor Betsy Blosser, was recently
published in the book "Race,
Poverty and Social Justice: Multidisciplinary Perspectives through Service