Meaningful Contributions

Archive for January, 2013

Eve Pell ’58 Publishes Article on Love in The New York Times

Posted January 29, 2013

Eve Pell ’58 tells the story of falling in love during her 60s in an article that was published in the New York Times column, “Modern Love.” In the article, titled “The Race Grows Sweeter Near Its Final Lap,” Pell tells how finding real love later in her life opened her heart to exploring what […]

BBC Features Robin Reineke ’04, Whose Team ID’s Bodies Found in Arizona Desert

Posted January 23, 2013

Robin Reineke ’04 was featured in an article in BBC News Magazine for her anthropology work identifying bodies of migrants who died in the Arizona desert. Reineke and her forensic team developed the Pima County Missing and Unidentified Persons Project in 2006 to solve the cold cases of unidentified migrant bodies of those entering the […]

Susan Goldberg ’77 Featured in Article On Hometown Stories

Posted January 16, 2013

Susan Goldberg ’77 was featured in an article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette regarding her work aiding in the “1,000 Stories” 10-year initiative of her hometown. This initiative was established in 2010 to document personal stories of those living in the Hill House neighborhood of Pittsburgh. Goldberg, an assistant professor at Duquesne University, had her students […]

Mary Rorro ’91 Receives Award from St. Patrick Cathedral

Posted January 16, 2013

Mary Rorrow ’91 was awarded a bronze medal and diploma as a devotee of merit of the order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus at the Royal Savoy Order Investiture Mass at St. Patrick Cathedral on Dec. 8. During this mass, she performed solo viola. Rorro also volunteered performing at veterans events, including performing at the […]

Joan Shigekawa ’58 Named Acting Chairman for the National Endowment for the Arts

Posted January 16, 2013

Joan Shigekawa ’58 assumed the role as acting chairman for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in December 2012. Previously, Shigekawa served as NEA senior deputy chairman since 2009. The NEA is an independent agency of the federal government that supports artistic excellence, creativity, and innovation for the benefit of individuals and communities. Shigekawa […]