Archives for July, 2012

Summer Scholar: Smith Presents New Data on India at U.S. International Trade Commission

Editor's note: This is part of a series of stories exploring what Gordon professors are up to in between semesters. Dr. Smith goes to Washington. Again. In early June, Stephen Smith, professor of economics & business, was invited to speak on a panel at the American Enterprise Institute. On July 23, he traveled to the nation's capital to present new research at the U.S. International Read full article »

Summer Scholar: The News of Justice in an Unexpected Land

NEWS UPDATE: Jo Kadlecek's report on the Honduras seminar is published in the Huffington Post's religion blog: read the article here. See also her article on Capital Commentary, published by the Center for Public Justice. Editor's note: This is part of a series of stories exploring what Gordon professors are up to in between semesters. Honduras seems an unlikely place for an international gathering of Read full article »

Bruce Herman Featured in New Book on 100 Boston Artists

When he's not painting in his studio, Bruce Herman, Lothorien Distinguished Chair of Visual Arts, is guest lecturing on art and hospitality, writing for numerous publications, speaking at conferences or curating exhibits, including Gordon's own gallery in the Barrington Center for the Arts. During the 2011-2012 academic year alone, Herman spoke on the theology of art in convocations and panel Read full article »

Salvation Army Honors Roger Green with Rare Citation

On August 20, 1917, Bramwell Booth, the eldest son of William and Catherine Booth and the person who succeeded William as the General of The Salvation Army, inaugurated The Order of the Founder to honor his father. Millions of members of the Salvation Army have lived and died since the Order was established, but it has been presented to only about Read full article »

Summer Film Review: Our Young Kingdom in “Brave”

 Editor's note: This is part of a series of stories exploring what Gordon professors are up to in between semesters. Communication arts professor and film reviewer, Rini Cobbey, takes a look at why the popular new summer PIXAR film is not your typical children's movie. Brave: “Our Kingdom is Young”  By Rini Cobbey The more dimensional Disney movie images get, a friend of mine recently observed, the more dimensional Read full article »

Honored: Gin Recognized for Global Sport Contributions

She might teach recreation and leisure studies, but Professor Valerie Gin takes her work seriously. As a result, colleagues from across the country honored her last month for her international contributions to the field. During the Christian Society for Kinesiology and Leisure Studies (CSKLS) conference held June 7-9 at Indiana Wesleyan University, Gin, who is also the chair of Gordon's Recreation and Read full article »

Summer Scholar: Salzburg Symposium & Program Explores Dynamics of Sacrifice in European Culture

Editor's note: This is part of a series of stories exploring what Gordon professors are up to in between semesters.  Five Gordon professors will return to Austria July 9-August 13 for the second annual symposium of the Salzburg Institute of Gordon College with the University of Salzburg. Co-directors of the Institute, Thomas Brooks, professor of music, and Gregor Thuswaldner, associate professor of German and linguistics, along with Susan Brooks, professor Read full article »