Walter Hatke, May I. Baker
Professor of Fine Arts, has two full-color reproductions of his paintings
in Recovering the Prairie, edited by Robert F. Sayre (University of
Wisconsin Press). The compilation of works by various painters and
reproductions of works by 16 contemporary artists also quotes Hatke in the
Jon Marr, assistant professor
of physics, gave a presentation titled “The Spectral Turnover in the
GPS Radio Galaxy 0108+388 Is Due to Free Absorption in a Disk of Gas”
recently at the Astronomical Society of New York's annual meeting held
at the College.
Maribeth Krupczak, collection
development librarian at Schaffer Library, has received the New York
Library Association Section on Management of Resources and Technology's
Professional Achievement award. It was presented at the Association's
annual conference in recognition of “distinguished and dedicated
John Sowa, professor of
chemistry and the College's radiation safety officer, authored an
article, “The First Year as a Neophyte RSO at a Liberal Arts
College,” in a recent issue of Operational Radiation Safety.
Bill Schwarz, director
of media and government relations, spoke on the Union-Schenectady
Initiative, a revitalization program in the College Park neighborhood, as
a panelist in a Syracuse conference on “Rebuilding Upstate New York:
What Works.” It was sponsored by the Neighborhood Reinvestment
Corporation, Freddie Mac Funding Corp. and HUD.
Frank Wicks, associate
professor of mechanical engineering, has written an article,
“Renaissance Tool Man,” about James Hartness, a major inventor
of machine tools and measuring instruments, in the November issue of Mechanical
Engineering. Hartness also was president of the American Society of
Mechanical Engineers, an aviator and governor of Vermont.