Professor of Art Paul Pratchenko's paintings are on exhibit at the Braunstein/Quay Gallery at 430 Clementina, until Oct. 2. The works explore the fantastical by incorporating dreamlike phenomena into everyday scenes. For more information, visit www.bquayartgallery.com/archive/pratchenko2010.html
Professor of Art Steve Wilson's installation, "Power Up the World," was selected for "Knowledge Hacking," an exhibit devoted to energy harvesting, an emerging technology that generates electricity from human activity. Wilson's interactive installation invites viewers to devise ways for Third World countries to generate power. The exhibit runs through Oct. 9 at the Ryder Gallery on the University of California, Berkeley campus.
Broadcast and Electronic Communications Arts
Professor of Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts Marty Gonzalez produced an instructional DVD intended for students interested in a career in sports journalism. Published by First Light Video, the DVD takes students into the broadcast booth and shares tips for producing a successful resume video.
Health and Human Services
Professor of Health Education and Director of the Institute for Holistic Health Studies Adam Burke was interviewed by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine about the relationship between alternative medicine and public health. The interview will appear in the September issue of "CAM: Focus on Research and Care," the NIH/NCCAM newsletter.
Professor of Theatre Arts Jo Tomalin presented "The Art of Teaching: Theatre Techniques for the Classroom" as part of the Technologies and Innovations in Learning & Teaching conference in London on July 7, and at the Teaching in Higher Education academic development program for visiting professors from Saudi Arabia on July 26-27 at London’s University College.