Meaningful Contributions

Archive for March, 2013

Jennifer Ho ’87 Appointed Senior Advisor for Housing and Services at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Posted March 21, 2013

Jennifer Ho ’87 has recently been appointed Senior Advisor for Housing and Services at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. In this role, Ho will manage the Department’s work to connect housing with health and social services. From February 2010 to February 2013, Ho was a Deputy Director at the United States Interagency […]

Everyone and I, by Playwright Elizabeth Scanlon ’99, Premieres at Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts

Posted March 21, 2013

Everyone and I, a new work by playwright Elizabeth Scanlon ’99, premieres next week as part of the 2013 Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts. Taking audiences back to 1959, Everyone and I will offer a glimpse into renowned poet Frank O’Hara’s writing of his elegiac poem, “The Day Lady Died”— a reaction to the […]

Lost Letters of Medieval Life, Co-Written by Martha Carlin ’75, Published

Posted March 8, 2013

Lost Letters of Medieval Life: English Society, 1200-1250, a book co-written by Martha Carlin ’75 and David Crouch, has recently been published by University of Pennsylvania Press. The book tells the story of early 13th-century England and the correspondences of people from all classes, from peasants and shopkeepers to bishops and earls. These documents include […]