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September 3, 2004
Contact: Edmond McDavis III
MUW faculty receive noteworthy achievements
COLUMBUS, Miss. - Mississippi University for Women faculty continue to make positive strides in their fields of higher education.
Chef Sarah Labensky, Culinary Arts Institute director, recently taped a segment for “A Chef’s Table” with Jim Coleman and Lari Robling of WHYY-FM in Philadelphia, Pa. During the broadcast, Labensky discussed culinary education and MUW. The show will air Labor Day weekend on National Public Radio affiliates. Locally, the show will air from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 4.
David B. Carter, theater instructor, had an article accepted by The Yale Technical Briefs, published by Yale University’s School of Drama. The article, which will be published in the October issue, is titled “A Method for Creating Low-Memory, High-Quality Digital Images for the Stage.” Carter also was selected for the 2004 Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers.
Dr. Richard Montalto, professor of fine and performing arts, was the recipient of the 2004-2005 American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) award. The awards are based on the value of each writer’s catalog of original compositions and also recent performances in areas that are not surveyed by the Society. He has won this award for the past 21 years.
Dr. Bonnie Oppenheimer, associate professor of mathematics, was nominated for inclusion in the 2004 edition of “Great Women of the 21st Century.” The American Biographical Institute decided on Oppenheimer’s nomination “as a profile of achievement and a role model to others.” The ABI also recognized Oppenheimer for inclusion in “Two Thousand Notable American Women,” Tenth Edition. Nominations for both honors are received from individuals and organizations throughout the world.
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