Celebrating UC Blue Ash Faculty Achievements: Life of the Mind’s Artists, Authors, Editors and Composers 

by Lauren Wahman and Heather Maloney 

The Life of the Mind lecture and Artists, Authors, Editors & Composers event took place on February 22, 2022. As part of the UCBA Library’s research-sharing efforts, we’re celebrating the selected works submitted this year from UCBA faculty. Visit Life of the Mind for the online exhibit, bibliography, and event recording. 

Cover of Revista Matemática Iberoamericana

David Freeman, Professor
Math, Physics, & Computer Science
Fun Fact: David presented this research topic at the UCBA Library’s 3rd Annual Faculty Research Lightning Talks event. 


David Hartz, Associate Professor
Media Communications & Technology

Drawing Water series, overall view

Drawing Water series, detailed view

  • Hartz, D. (2020). Drawing Water #10.  
  • Hartz, D. (2020). Drawing Water #11.  
  • Hartz, D. (2021). Drawing Water #12. 

Cover of Journal of Faculty Development

Amber Peplow, Associate Professor
English & Communication 




Rhonda Pettit, Professor
English & Communication

Cover of Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel: Appalachian Edge


Cover of Equity and Inclusion in Higher Education: Strategies for Teaching

Brenda Refaei, Professor, English & Communication, and UCBA Learning + Teaching Center Director
Rita Kumar Executive Director Faculty Enrichment Center (formerly UCBA Professor, English & Communication) 





Mary Sue Weinstein, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Art & Visual Communication 

Photo of Vortex acrylic painting on canvas 30” x 40”

Woven photograph

  • Weinstein, M.S. (2021). Vortex. See.Me.com and Mint & Rose International Art Contest. 
  • Weinstein, M.S. (2020). Woven. 3rd Annual Chania International Photography Festival. 
  • Weinstein, M.S. (2020). Awakening. Blank Wall Gallery International Photography Exhibit Fine Art. 
  • Weinstein, M.S. (2020-2021). Silver Top. Moments of Color. Blank Wall Gallery International Photography Exhibit