Cash lectures at Ecole Normale Supériure

September 14, 2008  Mason Cash is Visiting Professor at Ecole Normale Supériure in Lyon, France, in May and June. He conducts research on the philosophy of mind and gives a lecture on representation.

Janz teaches at Rhodes University in South Africa

September 14, 2008  Bruce Janz spends the 2008 summer term at Rhodes University in South Africa. He teaches a seminar on African philosophy and conducts research for a new book.

Jean-Michel Roy joins Philosophy as Visiting Research Professor

September 14, 2008  Jean-Michel Roy, Professor of Philosophy at the Ecole Normale Supériure in Lyon, France, is Visiting Research Professor in the Philosophy Department for the month of September. Dr. Roy studies analytic philosophy of mind and phenomenology with a special focus on the notion of representation. His current research is on intersubjectivity....

Gallagher publishes new book

September 14, 2008  Shaun Gallagher’s new book Brainstorming: Views and Interviews on the Mind is published by Imprint Academic. The book is an introduction to the philosophy of mind and cognitive science, and it includes excerpts from a series of interviews that Gallagher conducted with some of the world’s leading neuropsychologists and cognitive...

Gallagher lectures in Berlin

September 14, 2008  Shaun Gallagher is a visiting scholar at the Zentrum für Literatur-und Kulturforschung (ZfL) in Berlin. He presents a lecture on embodied social cognition.

Potter and UCF Wind Ensemble Together

September 11, 2008  Thomas Potter will sing Andrew Boysen’s “Symphony No. 2” with the UCF Wind Ensemble on Friday, September 26.

UCF Jazz Festival on NPR

August 21, 2008  On Saturday October 16, 2008, NPR’s JazzSet program features the 2008 UCF-Orlando Jazz Festival with One for All. The Festival, recorded February 23, 2008, broadcasts worldwide. Locally, the program is presented by Orlando’s 90.7 WMFE-FM and on the Web at

Congdon is a National Art Education Association Fellow

August 21, 2008  Kristin Congdon is a National Art Education Association Fellow for Spring 2008. Among her many projects, Kristin is senior editor of the Journal for Cultural Research in Art Education, the journal for the United States Society for Education through Art, and associate editor for Studies in Art Education, the research...

Congdon joins Florida Humanities Council's Road Scholar program

August 21, 2008  Kristin Congdon’s “Folk Art in the United States: Definitions, Distinctions, and Descriptions” has been accepted by the Florida Humanities Council for its 2008-09 Road Scholar program.

ChinaVine expands to Beijing Normal University

August 21, 2008  Kristin Congdon’s ChinaVine research project has now expanded to include Beijing Normal University. The project, which assists in the preservation of China’s folk arts, is featured in an article in the Orlando Sentinel. Learn about the project at

Sara Myers takes gold at Drum Corps International Championships

August 12, 2008  Sara Myers, a sophomore music education major, wins first place for High Brass at the Drum Corps Individual & Ensemble Competition held in Indianapolis, IN. The Individual & Emsemble Competition is a highly competitive event during the Drum Corps International Championships. She scored 97 points out of a possible 100.

Potter with Imperial Symphony in Don Giovanni

August 09, 2008  Baritone Thomas Potter sings the role of Leporello in a fully staged version of Mozart’s opera Don Giovanni with the Imperial Symphony in Lakeland, Florida on Saturday, January 24.

T&T Student's Technical Report Writing Course Wins Exemplary Course Award

July 24, 2008  Tom Cavanagh’s undergraduate Technical Report Writing course was named a winner in this year’s Blackboard/WebCT Exemplary Course Awards. Tom won a free trip to Vegas in July of 2008 to present the course and receive the award. Tom has also been accepted into a management development program for higher education...

M.F.A. Alumnus Publishes Two Stories

July 24, 2008  M.F.A. alumnus Brock Adams (2008) had two stories published recently. "People I Never See Again" is currently online at The Scruffy Dog Review and "Blue Morning Dark" will be available on Café Irreal on August 1, 2008. Brock has also taken a position of Instructor in the English Department at...

T&T Student's Web site Launched to Gather Research on Digital Ethnography and Social Networking

July 24, 2008  On Oct. 15, Michelle Ferrier launched, an online community hub in Volusia and Flagler counties. Michelle is the managing editor for the hybrid ezine and citizen journalism initiative, which is sponsored by the Daytona Beach News-Journal. The site allows users to post stories, photos and events and to post...

T&T Student Presents Paper at Conference

July 24, 2008  Rusty Carpenter presents his paper, "Analyzing Culture’s Influence on Design," at the International Conference on Design Principles and Practices in January 2008 at the University of Miami.

Keith Koons elected president of the International Clarinet Association

July 14, 2008  At ClarinetFest in Kansas City, Keith Koons was elected president of the International Clarinet Association. He will serve from 2008 to 2010.

Student receives Honorable Mention in Research Showcase

April 25, 2008  Tristan Reiniers received an honorable mention in the Arts & Humanities category at the 2008 Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence. Tristan’s poster entitled “The Persistence of Self” was presented under faculty mentor Mason Cash.

Potter Sings with the Imperial Symphony in Don Giovanni

January 01, 2008  Baritone Thomas Potter sang the role of Baron Scarpia in a fully staged version of Puccini’s opera Tosca with the Imperial Symphony in Lakeland, Florida.

UCF Opera Professor Sings in Falstaff

May 01, 2007  Thomas Potter, Assistant Professor of Voice and Opera, sang the role of “Ford” in Giuseppe Verdi’s opera Falstaff with the Indianapolis Opera.