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Faculty, Staff and Student Accomplishments: Jan. 30

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Bill Rose, e-Learning Institute, and Anna Divinsky, SoVA, have been selected to present at INTED2015, the 9th International Technology, Education and Development Conference held in Madrid (Spain), March 2-4. INTED2015 provides a platform to discuss the latest developments in the field of teaching and learning methodologies, educational projects and innovations, and new technologies applied to education and research. The titles of the accepted abstracts are "Evolving towards success: One program's journey to improvement through personal connections" (Divinsky and Rose) and "The creation of interactive listening guides for non-music majors" (Rose).

Dr. Elizabeth B. Smith, associate professor of art history, will present a paper, “The Vaults of Santa Maria Novella and the Creation of Florentine Gothic,” at the symposium Against Gravity: Building Practices in the Pre-Industrial World, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, March 20-22.

Ken Graves, retired professor of photography, is part of a four-person collage exhibition, Hybrid, at Muse Gallery in San Francisco (614 Alabama St.) through March 8. The participating artists all use paper ephemera and found material to reconfigure the human body. Details at

Catherine H. Popovici, M.A. candidate in art history, will present a paper, “Ruffled Feathers: Indigenous Stereotype and Aesthetic Commodity,” at Bodies in the City: Otherness and Urbanism, the 11th Annual Art History Student Symposium, University of Oregon, Eugene, April 23-24.