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In the news - January 2012

The Advanced Sculpture Class held an open house on December 13 at the Sculpture House, displaying the interesting and creative sculptures the students produced during the fall term.

Alec Hosterman contributed a chapter entitled, "Twitter 101: Tweeting in the Classroom,” for the book Social Media: Usage and Impact. The book was released by Lexington Books in early December.

The Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts was awarded $25,000 for a Summer Arts Enrichment Program from the Chancellor’s Office. The program is designed as a one week residential arts camp for rising junior and seniors in the South Bend Schools. Those involved in the process were IU South Bend Professors Jane Cera, Rachael Sylvester, Eric Souther, Carolyn Hine-Johnson, and Jeffrey Wright.

The Theatre and Dance area’s production of It’s A Wonderful Life, directed by John Sterchi, was performed in Chicago at the McCrone Center, a part of the Ada S. McKinley Social Service Agency and at Washington High School in South Bend.

Andrea Rusnock’s weaving project won the "Best in Show" award in the adult category at the South Bend Regional Museum Student/Faculty art show. The juror said of the work, "I admired the deep rose color and liquid beauty of the weaving created by Andrea Rusnock."

Associate Professor Susan Moore’s exhibition Subdivided Views will be at Artpost gallery January 5 through February 26. The opening reception will be Friday, January 6, 5-9 pm. Artpost is located at 216 W. Madison St. in South Bend.

Associate faculty member Sarah Curtis and Production Assistant Kris Robinson are producing the Michiana Monologues scheduled for February 16, 17, 18 at 7 pm in Northside Recital Hall 158 at IU South Bend Campus. Silent Auction bidding begins at 6pm. Another performance is scheduled for February 25, at 7 pm at the Historic Roosevelt Center, in Elkhart.