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Seth Greenberg and colleagues published “The extraction of structure during reading: Evidence from reading prosody”

Posted on May 31, 2002

Seth Greenberg, Gilbert R. Livingston Professor of Psychology, and his colleagues Asher Koriat and Hamutal Kriener at University of Haifa published “The extraction of structure during reading: Evidence from reading prosody” in the May 2002 issue of Memory and Cognition. The study demonstrates that the prosodic or rhythmic pattern and intonation produced when reading a text out loud for the first time depends almost entirely on the placement of structural markers in a text (e.g., articles and prepositions), and surprisingly not at all on a text meaning.

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Chris Duncan installs two new outdoor sculptures in May

Posted on May 31, 2002

Chris Duncan, associate professor of visual arts, installed two new outdoor sculptures in May, for “Sculpture Now” at the Berkshire Botanical Garden in Stockbridge, Mass., and for the 5th annual Sculpture and Performance Exhibition, North Bennington, Vt. One of the pieces was developed during a Union fellowship at the Vermont Studio Center in April. Both works are on view through the summer. Duncan's 2001 concrete and steel piece, “Pirate Jenny,” has been on extended loan to the sculpture garden at the Munson-Williams-Proctor Museum of Art in Utica, which also exhibited “Nervous System,” a large charcoal and ink drawing, as part of their “New Acquisitions” exhibit this winter; the drawing is in the museum's permanent collection. Duncan was a panelist for “Installation vs. Object,” a public presentation on contemporary sculpture organized by Mary Murray, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Munson in January. He also exhibited work this term in “Drawing for Sculpture” at the Andrews Gallery at the College of William and Mary.

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Chalmers Clark spends next year as visiting scholar

Posted on May 31, 2002

Chalmers C. Clark, visiting assistant professor in philosophy, will spend next year as a visiting scholar at the Ethics Institute of the American Medical Association (AMA) in Chicago. During his residency he will conduct research on the topic of “Medicine, Trust, and the `Basic Structure of Society'.” He also will lead a series of seminars for the Ethics Standards unit of the AMA and be available to the staff of the Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs (CEJA) as well as the Ethics Resource Center staff. Other activities include availability for AMA fellows' seminars and preparing and teaching an online ethics course.

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Posted on May 31, 2002


Through Sunday, June 2
Yulman Theater
“What the Butler Saw” by Joe Orton, directed by
William Ziskin. Performances are through June 1, 8 p.m.; and June 2, 2
p.m. For more information, call the box office at ext. 6545.

Through Sunday, June 2
Throughout campus
ReUnion Weekend. See story and schedule in this issue.

Friday, May 31, 2 p.m.
Becker Career Center
Dedication of the Stanley R. Becker '40 Career Center

Friday, May 31, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Humanities 014
Melinda Goldner, assistant professor of sociology,
presents “Understanding Complementary and Alternative Medicine,”
the final women's junior faculty research colloquium of the year.

Friday, May 31, through Monday, June 3, 8 and 10 p.m.
Reamer Auditorium
Film: Royal Tenenbaums

Saturday, June 1, 10:30 a.m.
Alexander and South lanes
Annual ReUnion Parade

Saturday, June 1, 11 a.m.
Memorial Chapel
Alumni convocation

Saturday, June 1, noon
Alexander Field
Family picnic

Saturday, June 1, 10 p.m.
Library Field
ReUnion fireworks.

Saturday, June 1, 10:20 p.m.
College Observatory, F.W. Olin Center
Observatory open house.

Thursday, June 6, noon
Reamer Campus Center
Jazz Workshop students perform original and classic works.

Tuesday, June 4, 12:30 p.m.
Reamer Auditorium
General faculty meeting


Through June 2
Arts Atrium Gallery
Senior art shows by Tara Ilsley (“Details,” a collection of
oil paintings, ink, charcoal and graphite drawings) and
Brooke Sajor (“Intrinsic Reactions,” linocut interpretations
of photographic portraits).

Through June 3
Fourth Floor Gallery, Reamer
Juried exhibition of art and photography by women at Union.

June 2 through June 8
Arts Atrium Gallery
Senior art shows by Robbie Olazagaski and Sanskriti Thakur.

Through June 17
Schaffer Library
“Countering Culture: The Beat Generation and Beyond”
a collection of memorabilia from the 1950s through 1970s
with commentary by students from the class, “Dead Heads,
Talking Heads and Singing Heads: America's Counter
cultural Revolution, 1955 to 1975” taught by Prof. Jim McCord and
other faculty.

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