Howard Kurtz, assistant professor in the Department of Theater, is the subject of a feature article in The Mason Gazette. While working on his Fenwick Fellowship, Kurtz and his student research assistant, Charity Beth Long, developed a resource guide, â€œThe Costume Designerâ€™s Guide to Historical Resources,â€ that is now available at the Fenwick Library. The two also ordered more than 50 books on costume design and fashion that will be added to the libraryâ€™s collection.
The Fenwick Fellowship is awarded annually to instructional faculty members to pursue a research project that utilizes the libraries’ resources and advances knowledge in the field. The award includes a research office in Fenwick Library and an award of $1,750 to support the research.