May 2,2001. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
George Anderson Payne (' 80 AB), 42, of
Winston-Salem, account executive with Dean
Witter Reynolds Inc.; Nov. 7, 2000. -<>- R ajie
Ali Saleeby (' 80), 44, of Temecula, Calif.;
March 16,2001. ' 8 I Paul Leslie Harrell (' 81 BSBA)
has been promoted to assistant vice
president-small business at Sprint
in Overland Park, Kan. E-mail: five4unc@
aol.com. -<>- Craig Alan Lovette (' 81 BSBA) of
Mount Pleasant, S.c., is area manager in charge
of the Centex Homes Hilton Head Island
division of Charleston. -<>- Dr. Barry Ferguson
Saunders (' 81 BSZOO, ' 90 MA, '01 PhD) of
Chapel Hill has been appointed assistant profes-
sor in the UNC's department ofsocial medicine.
Richard Edwin Morgan Jr. (' 81 BSlR) and
Nicole Arne Morgan of Winston-Salem; a
daughter, Jessica Nicole Morgan, on Dec. 1,
2000. -<>- Monica Miller Muldoon (' 81 BSN)
and George W MuldoonJr. of Newnan, Ga.; a
daughter, Megan Miller Muldoon, on June 13,
2001. E-mail: email@example.com.
Barry Dwight Ellis (, 81 AB), 41, of Atlanta;
May 15,2001. Ellis worked for Remax and
was a former assistant manager of Hanes Mall.
At UNC, he was a member of the Glee Club. , 82 Harry Jam es Archer III (' 82
AB) ofWilmington has qualified for membership in the
Million Dollar Roundtable and National Life
ofVermont's President's Club. He specializes
in business and estate life insurance planning.
-<>- Scott Fredrik Norberg (' 82 AB, ' 86 JD)
has been named associate dean for academics
at Florida International University Law School
W. Clifton Barnes III (' 82 ABJO) and
Andrea Marie Niehaus of Cary.
Candace Tatsey Currin (' 82 BSN), 63, of
Roxboro, a psychiatric and mental health
clinical nurse with Pitt County Mental Health
Center and Person Memorial Hospital. She
was a former public health nurse. ,83Michael David Barnes (' 83
BSPHR) of Raleigh has been
promoted to operations manager
second class:' Dean said."Greg is an excellent instructor, and it's benefiting the students very much."
The idea of using improv as a teaching
tool is relatively new
unusual, especially for
a business school.
Both Dean and Hohn
say UNC is the only
MBA school they
know of with a regular class that's been
created. But the system seems to work,
which Hohn thinks
could be reflective of a new approach to
teaching in general.
"There's been a new way of looking at
education over the past few decades, of
learning in a new way," he said."It's like the
medical school doing play readings to help
students develop greater empathy through
artistic sublimation. It's outward bound,
but inward bound; a rope course without
the rope burn - an intensive course that's
going to teach you something."
Most of the work Hohn does with the
Transactors involves performing, whether
it be at Sanderson High School in Raleigh,
the Just for Laughs Improv Tournament in
Montreal, or one of its greatest successes,
the Spoleto Festival in Charleston, S.C.
theater games. Much of the Transactors'
work has been about discovery and trying
new things. Originally begun as a children's
theater in 1983, the 10 members of the
country's only not-for-profit improv company charm audiences with short-form
improvisation (three to 10 minutes long),
long-form improvisation ( 45 to 60 mi
nutes) and even a full-length musical, aptly
titled "The Musica!!," a 75-minute show,
complete with overture, dance numbers,
ballads, choral pieces and a stirring finish.
"Over 18 years, we've gone through
many things and ways of working, trying to
explore the horizon of the genre of
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