AU receives Indiana Humanities Council grant

Thu, 2008-06-12 16:35 -- univcomm
June 12, 2008

ichn.jpgAnderson University has received a grant in the amount of $2,000.00 from the Indiana Humanities Council, in cooperation with the National Endowment for the Humanities. The grant provides matching funds in support of a project, "Every Woman Has a Story: The Journeys of Immigrant Women in Indiana." Initial funds for this project were provided by a Faculty Development Committee grant.

AU School of Music hosts Ashworth Bartle for graduate class

Mon, 2008-06-02 09:40 -- univcomm
June 2, 2008

The School of Music at Anderson University is pleased to host distinguished guest faculty member Jean Ashworth Bartle, June 9-13, 2008, teaching the graduate course, The Child Voice: Developing Literacy in the Young Singer.

Ashworth Bartle is founder and director of the Toronto Children’s Chorus. Her contribution to the art of choral music for children has evolved over three decades into one of international distinction.

Noble receives National Endowment for Humanities grant

Thu, 2008-05-29 15:54 -- univcomm
May 29, 2008

Associate professor of English, Zola Noble received a grant from National Endowment for the Humanities to study at Ferrum College's summer institute's "Regional Study and the Liberal Arts: Appalachia Up-Close," June 8-July 4.

The institute seeks scholars who are interested in how regional perspectives comment on wider national and global issues, and how regional material can enhance the undergraduate curriculum.

Alumnus Cory Edwards to write and direct "Fraggle Rock"

Thu, 2008-05-29 15:15 -- univcomm
May 29, 2008

The Weinstein Company is enlisting the help of 1990 AU alumnus, Cory Edwards to write and direct a live-action musical version of Jim Henson's Fraggle Rock.

The film is based of HBO's Emmy-winning first TV series, Fraggle Rock, which premiered in 1983 and ran for five seasons. The series tells the adventures of an underground civilization's inhabitants, portrayed by Jim Henson's Muppets.

Autism, through Mom's eyes

Thu, 2008-05-29 09:42 -- univcomm
May 29, 2008

Kathleen Dugan stood with her arms folded, each hand clutching the opposite elbow, as if she were looking for something to hold onto and found only herself.

Her 11-year-old twins, who were diagnosed with autism eight years ago, had been suspended from school a few days earlier.

Hannah, annoyed that vocabulary study was going to interrupt her reading, threw a dry erase board, which accidentally struck another child. Ed threw a chair when two kids he'd been working with wanted to put a label at the top of a map instead of the bottom.


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