Volume 52, Number 23 February 21, 2005
and Social Sciences
Robert C. Smith, Political Science, spoke at a celebration of the life of The Rev. Martin Luther King held Jan. 17 at Hercules Middle School in Hercules.
Jim Kitses, Cinema, presented and discussed the Sam Peckinpah film "Ride the High Country" Feb. 3 at the San Rafael Film Center.
Herbert Zettl, Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts (emeritus), presented "Meddling with Your Mind with Nonverbal Persuasion: A Brief Tour Through Media Aesthetics" on Feb. 1 at Baylor University.
Rhonnie Washington, Theatre Arts, played the part of Troy Maxson in a production of August Wilson's "Fences" Feb. 3-20 at The Harbour Theatre in Suisun.
Ready to Learn: How to Help Your Preschooler Succeed, by Stan Goldberg, Special Education, was recently published by Oxford University Press. Goldberg was one of 17 winners of the 2004 Templeton World-Wide Power of Purpose Essay Contest.
Ruth B. Love, Administration and Interdisciplinary Studies, was honored with the second Bishop Roy C. Nichols Lifetime Achievement Award by the Downs Community Development Corp. at a Feb. 5 gala held in Oakland.
Eric Mar, Asian American Studies, was elected president of the San Francisco Board of Education.
Health and Human Services
"Developing the Complementary and Alternative Medicine Education Infrastructure: Baccalaureate Programs in the United States" by Adam Burke, Erik Peper, Kenn Burrows and Barry Kline, Holistic Healing Studies/Health Education, was published in the December issue of the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine.
Jewish Studies, was the scholar-in-residence Jan. 28-29 at Temple Beth
in Aptos, Calif. He gave presentations on 350 years
of American Jewish life, Jews and the civil rights movement in the South,
and Jews and California. Dollinger also served as the William Rubin scholar-in-residence
at Congregation Rodef Sholom in San Rafael from Feb. 11 to 13. He presented
the following lectures: "Hamans and Torquemadas: Southern and Northern
Responses to the Civil Rights Movement," "Is It Good for the
Jews? Power, Politics and the 1960s," and "And the Streets
Were Paved With Gold: A History of San Francisco Bay Area and California
Jacob Needleman, Philosophy, was recently named ethicist-in-residence at Branson School in Ross.
Science and Engineering
Bill Hsu, Computer Science, programmed the movement of a robotic sculpture by artist Matt Heckert for an exhibit at the Catherine Clark Gallery in San Francisco. The exhibit runs through Feb. 26.
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