Aaron Fine, associate professor of art, has been recognized as a result of his 2007-2008 sabbatical research. He was included in the latest edition of Studio Visit Magazine, which is received by two thousand curators and gallerists throughout the country as well as a growing subscriber base of collectors and art enthusiasts. He also has been invited to present a solo exhibition of his works on paper at the art gallery of Illinois Central College in East Peoria, Ill. Examples of his work created on sabbatical can be found at

Priya Kambli, associate professor of art, received three significant honors during the fall semester. The Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago accepted her portfolio into its “Midwest Photographer’s Project,” an archive of artwork kept in the museum’s collection for two-year periods as a resource for curators and scholars. Additionally, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis accepted five of her prints into their “Flatfiles” collection for a period of one year. Also, the non-profit photography organization Photolucida has selected her from among more than 600 artists who entered the “Critical Mass” contest as one of their six book awards finalists. Two or three of these six finalists will have a book of their photographs published.

Betty L. McLane-Iles, professor of French,
was featured in the Jan. 1 issue of The Argus, one of the largest newspapers in England, regarding her book “Dieppe Crossing.”
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