August SDIS NEWSGarden Party and Book Exchange
Our annual celebration took place on
Saturday, July 26
at the home of Gerry Horwitz.
Everyone enjoyed the lovely garden, refreshments,
and lively conversation
Books were exchanged and
many "new" books were taken home.Our General Meetings cease during the summer months, and we will reconvene in September. Please mark your calendars for our 2014-2015 schedule. All meetings are from 1:30 - 3:30pm, the third Saturday of the month, on the UCSD Campus, Chancellors Complex #111A. Meetings are open to the public.
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From the President
The annual SDIS Garden Party and Book Exchange is always a great opportunity to visit with friends and members, to make new friends, and introduce guests to SDIS. It was a pleasure seeing many of you at Gerry’s in July.
Sue Rosner, PresidentNotes from the year-end SDIS business meeting on May 17, 2014: Out-going President Sam Gusman opened the meeting with his initial vision statement, which the organization now reflects: more experimentation, new study and other discussion / research groups, and an upgraded website. Treasurer Edwina Shell-Johnson showed that our funds are adequate and well managed; Gerry Horwitz discussed the year’s meeting programs and told the history of the Helen Hawkins Memorial Research Fund. Out-going Administrative Vice President Sue Rosner introduced the two winners of the 2013 Helen Hawkins Research Grants: Diana Withee and Michael Seidel, who presented brief discussions of their work. Stay tuned for further development. Diana Withee learned to love art at her grandmother’s knee. As an exchange student in Zurich, Switzerland, she learned to love art first hand, not just from books. While doing research for her dissertation, Diana noticed a connection between a Bosch painting and a Dutch family. She discovered other connections apparently unnoticed for nearly 500 years. Michael Seidel is sorting through original documents of his family, tracing his ancestry back to the eighteenth century... more
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Supper with Scholars
Further information on these gatherings:
The "Breakfast Roundtable" gathers at Coco's monthly, on Mondays from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. for breakfast and roundtable discussion. Coco's is located in University City at the intersection of Genesee and Nobel Drive in the Costa Verde shopping center, across the street from University Town Center. To make a reservation, contact Barbara Heckler at firstname.lastname@example.org by the... continue