September In the News

In the News

Michael Lasater, professor of mass communications, wrote a poem Signs and Wonders that is published in the August issue of Heartland! Poetry of Love, Resistance, and Solidarity. Heartland! ​is edited by Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, Kansas Poet Laureate, 2009-2013.

Tanya Gabrielian, Martin Endowed Chair of Piano and professor of practice, will hold her faculty debut concert on September 21 at 7 pm. This concert will focus on the connections between mental health and music with guest organizations in the field giving opening remarks and raising awareness for their programs. Visit here to buy tickets.

Debra Inglefield, adjunct lecture in music, performed as a soloist with the Elkhart Municipal Band on July 10 at the Arthur J. Singleton Bandshell in Elkhart. She performed Mozart’s Concerto No. 4, the third movement as arranged for band by

Andrea Meluch, assistant professor of communication studies, published two articles this past spring and summer. Qualitative Research in Medicine & Healthcare published “‘Above and Beyond’: An exploratory study of breast cancer patient accounts of healthcare provider information-giving practices and informational support,” and Southern Communication Journal published “Spiritual support experienced at a cancer wellness center.”

Susan Moore, professor of fine arts, just returned to campus from a month-long residency at the International Studio and Curatorial Program in Brooklyn New York. During this residency, Moore was able to dedicate most of her time to working in the studio while immersed in the art community. The residency provides artist studio to about 35 working artists at one time. There are various opportunities to meet and collaborate with other artists. Residence visit galleries, museums and studios to learn and develop new ideas. Moore used her creative time to develop a new series of work. While this is a developing portfolio, some of these images will be on display in the faculty exhibition which open in the gallery on September 20. You can visit here to see examples of her work from this journey.

The IU South Bend Tap and Kick Line, led by Karen Pajor, adjunct lecturer in theatre and dance, performed at the Chris Wilson Pavilion at Potawatomi Park as part of the City of South Bend Venues Parks & Arts’ the Summer Concert Series, the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County’s Fridays at the Fountain, at Art Beat 2018, and at the Back 2 School Bash.