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JONES RECOGNIZED FOR WORK IN WATERCOLOR
James JonesJames S. Jones, K-State architecture professor, received the 2009 James A. Fletcher Memorial Award from the Manhattan Arts Center for his watercolor, "Hopi Ritual Master."

Jones has been a faculty member at K-State since 1982, in addition to a member of the Manhattan Art Center's watercolor studio. He exhibits regularly in the center's annual "Wrap It Up" art exhibit and sale. His artwork has been exhibited and collected in 30 U.S. states and in Canada, England, Italy, Honduras, Micronesia and Turkey. In 1980, the publication "Arts: Profiles of the Future, New Canadian Artists" named Jones as one of Western Canada's emerging artists.

This is the fourth year for the Fletcher Award, a juried two-dimensional art competition open to only Kansas artists. Mavis Fletcher donated the award's $500 prize in memory of her husband.

Jones' watercolor will be displayed Nov. 6-Dec. 24 at the Manhattan Arts Center, 1520 Poyntz Ave.

 

MARCUS AND MOSIER RECEIVE THE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION'S IMAN AWARDS
The Dr. Ron and Rae Iman Faculty Awards for Research and Teaching will be given during a ceremony at 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, in the Tadtman Board Room at the K-State Alumni Center.

Daniel MarcusDaniel Marcus, professor of anatomy and physiology, will receive the Outstanding Faculty Award for Research, which is designed to recognize a full-time faculty member who has contributed significantly through research to improve the educational experience, or whose research has had a significant effect on his field.

Derek MosierDerek Mosier, professor of diagnostic medicine and pathobiology, will receive the Outstanding Faculty Award for Teaching, which goes to a full-time K-State faculty member for excellent instruction, developing strong relationships with students and for a reputation for distinguished service to the university.

Both professors are from the College of Veterinary Medicine.

A wine and cheese reception will follow the ceremony in the K-State Alumni Center's Tointon Great Room.

 

DUNLOP NAMED 2009-2010 REGNIER VISITING CHAIR
Scottish architect Alan Dunlop has been named the 2009-2010 Regnier Visiting Chair in K-State's department of architecture.

As part of his residence with K-State's College of Architecture, Planning and Design, Dunlop will present the public lecture "Working Drawing" at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, in the Little Theater at the K-State Student Union.

Dunlop will concentrate his teaching time at K-State in graduate-level architectural design studios, working primarily with the studio of architecture professor Susanne Siepl-Coates. This semester her studio is designing a residential facility, based in Glasgow, Scotland, to serve multiple-sensory impaired young adults in making a transition from living with their families to a more independent way of life.

Dunlop is a partner in Gordon Murray and Alan Dunlop Architects based in Glasgow. The firm's recent award-winning design of the Hazelwood School in Glasgow for children who are deaf and blind has been widely published, including in the Architectural Record and can be viewed at:
http://archrecord.construction.com/schools/08_Extra_Sensory.asp

Dunlop also is a Fellow of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland and was educated in London and at the Mackintosh School of Architecture in Glasgow. He has taught in multiple schools of architecture in England and Scotland and has lectured internationally. He also delivered K-State's Oscar Ekdahl Memorial Lecture in April 2009.

Known as a gifted draftsman, Dunlop's drawings have been exhibited at the Royal Academy in London and at the Royal Scottish Academy, as well as at the Royal Institute of British Architects, the Royal Scottish Academy, the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland, the Lighthouse in Glasgow, in Europe and at the Venice Biennale.

The Victor L. Regnier Visiting Faculty Chair in architecture at was established by the children of Victor and Helen Regnier to enrich the educational experience of K-State architecture students by exposing them to the finest architects from around the world.