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Archive for April, 2014

Ashley Gavin ’10 Appears in Women Techmakers Video

Posted April 24, 2014

Women Techmakers aims to raise awareness of innovative women leaders in technology and inspire others to join the field. One of the project’s most recent videos features Ashley Gavin ’10, director of curriculum at Girls Who Code.

Nancy Sherman ’73 Publishes Article on the Struggles of Returning U.S. Service Members

Posted April 24, 2014

“It’s the Gun, Not the Shooter,” a piece written by Nancy Sherman ’73, was featured in the most recent Foreign Affairs, published by the Council on Foreign Relations. In light of the recent shooting at Fort Hood, Sherman discusses the struggles of returning service members trying to re-acclimate to civilian life, with or without some […]

Susan Messina ’86 Blogs About Fake Science Fair Poster on Huffington Post

Posted April 10, 2014
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Earlier this year, Susan Messina ’86, M.S.S. ’91, M.L.S.P. ’92, created a fake science fair poster that went viral on a variety of social media platforms. The poster, titled “How Much Turmoil Does the Science Project Cause Families?,” presented the findings the “everyone hates the science fair.” In response to the popularity of her fake […]

Nancy Bookidis, M.A. ’62, Ph.D. ’67, Awarded Aristeia Award for Distinguished Alumni of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens

Posted April 3, 2014

Nancy Bookidis, M.A. ’62, Ph.D. ’67, was named the 2014 recipient of the Aristeia Award for Distinguished Alumni/ae of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. She is currently the assistant director emerita of the Corinth excavations. Bookidis began excavating at the Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore in Ancient Corinth as a graduate student. […]

Alison Minea ’02 Testifies Before Senate Committee

Posted April 3, 2014

Alison Minea ’02 recently delivered testimony to the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary on behalf of DISH network. Minea, who is the director and senior counsel of regulatory affairs at DISH, spoke in favor of “Reauthorization of the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act” and provided guidance for fixing some escalating problems. To watch […]