Monday, December 9, 2013
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The annual 200 Show presented by the Department of Fine and Performing Arts - Studio Art will open
Friday, December 6th, with an opening reception from 4:30 to 6:30pm, and continue through February
The 200 Show is an exhibit of student work created in the 200-level Studio Art classes. This includes
beginning classes in drawing, painting, printmaking, design, graphic design, color theory, photography,
ceramics, 3D design, metalsmithing, fibers, and computer art. Please come see the work of these
students and get a sense of the range of imagery and processes that students work with in these studio
The show is presented at McNamee Gallery in the lower level of Cupples House, 3673 West Pine Mall.
Come enjoy the reception and have a chance to speak with some of the student artists. It is free and all
are welcome. Gallery hours are Wednesday - Friday, 12pm-4pm, Saturday, 1pm - 4pm. The gallery is
closed December 18 - January 14.
For more information, please contact Denise Jones at 314-977-2410 or Rick Dunn at 314-977-3105.
The Art and Science of Learning
9 January 2014
As part of our year-long series of programming on The Art and Science of Learning, the day-long
institute will be framed by a keynote in the morning on effective teaching from the view of cognitive
science, by Dr. Donna LaVoie, and ending with a workshop on assessing non-traditional projects.
We will also have break-out sessions led by SLU faculty on a variety of topics including experiential
learning, critical reflection, and teaching philosophies. To see more details and to register, please visit
the event page on the CTTL website at http://slu.edu/cttl/events/2014-winter-institute
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Saint Louis University Art Fair
The third annual Saint Louis University Art Fair, themed "Where Creativity Touches Lives,"
will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec 10, in the Wool Ballroom of Busch Student
Center. University artists can showcase their talents at the third annual event. A portion of the
proceeds from the fair will benefit "Allies for Inclusion: The Ability Exhibit."
Vincent Casaregola (Professor, English Department / Director of Film Studies)
presented a paper on the history of American films representing business
and commerce at the annual convention of the Film and History Association.
Professor Casaregola has been elected to the national board of the Media
Ecology Association, a professional group focused on the study of media and
Luke Yarbrough (Assistant Professor of History) delivered a McManis Lecture
at Wheaton College (IL) on December 3, 2013. The title was "What Makes our
Actions Right or Wrong? Al-Ghazali's Islamic Virtue Ethics."
The peer-reviewed journal Small Wars and Insurgencies has accepted for
publication in its Fall 2014 issue an article by Timothy Lomperis entitled,
"The 'First' Surge: The Repulse of the Easter Invasion in South Vietnam,
1972--Implications for Iraq and Afghanistan."
EXTERNAL FUNDING, RESEARCH PRODUCTIVITY
The Saint Louis University American Chemical Society (ACS) student chapter
(Chemistry Club) has been awarded a Community Interaction Grant from the ACS.
This grant programs seeks to provide funding for chapter projects that help to improve
the science learning experience of underrepresented minority and economically
disadvantaged K-12 students. The Chem Club will be teaching chemistry lessons
through the Create-a-Class program at the Youth Learning Center.
Brent M. Znosko serves as the Club's faculty mentor.
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