Archive: December 2012

Charles Weiner ’80 keeps Disney’s digital empire up and running

Charles Weiner and his tech team are The Walt Disney Company’s real-life wizards and Wall-Es, making sure that at every step, visitors encounter a Disney theme park that’s not only magical, but also free of decidedly un-magical technical glitches.

President 2.0

TCNJ President R. Barbara Gitenstein now writes a higher-education blog for The Huffington Post ( and tweets under the handle @TCNJPresident. Be sure to check them out.

Students help to battle poverty and mental health issues in Trenton

Shuffling through cards, Christina Athineos ’14 drew one out and read aloud what was written on it. In response to what was read, the children present who shared that goal began to raise their hands; a ball of string was guided through each hand and made its way around to form a web. The exercise, […]

Senior interns with White House Council on Environmental Quality

Rachel Morris is committed to preserving open spaces so current and future generations can experience them before there are none left.

Discovering Gold

Poet Catie Rosemurgy’s work-in-progress mixes fact with fantasy to trace the fictional history of a town called Gold River.

Illuminating research

Professor Michelle Bunagan and her students use energy in the form of light to study protein dynamics.

Longtime art professor Bruce Rigby to retire at the end of the semester

Professor Bruce Rigby, who for the last four decades has guided and inspired thousands of art students at the College, will be retiring this December.

Meet the new faculty

Get to know the 21 full-time, tenure-track faculty members who arrived on campus this year.

Two alumni among the new full-time faculty members hired this year

Jean Brechman ’05 and Matthew Hall ’00, MEd ’02 were among the new full-time faculty members hired this academic year.