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Archive for August, 2014

Alice Rothchild ’70 Publishes Book on 2014 Gaza Strip Conflict

Posted August 28, 2014

Alice Rothchild ’70 has published her second book, On the Brink: Israel and Palestine on the Eve of the 2014 Gaza Invasion, which will be available in September 2014. On the Brink is a collection of blog posts written by physician, author, filmmaker, and longtime activist Rothchild during a fact-finding and solidarity visit she made […]

Deborah Lerner ’73 Named One of the Best Lawyers in America

Posted August 28, 2014

Deborah Lerner ’73 was named to the 2015 Best Lawyer in America list by U.S. News & World Report. She has been selected for her efforts in the area of labor and employment law as a partner at Willig, Williams, & Davidson. Lerner was one of 11 members of the Philadelphia firm to be selected […]

Marie Bernard ’72 Receives Gerontological Society of America Award

Posted August 14, 2014

The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) has chosen Marie Bernard ’72 as the 2014 recipient of the Donald P. Kent Award. This honor is given annually to a GSA member who best exemplifies the highest standards for professional leadership in gerontology through teaching, service, and interpretation of gerontology to the larger society. Bernard has been […]

Cameron Partridge ’95 Gives Sermon at Washington National Cathedral

Posted August 14, 2014

Cameron Partridge ’95, became the first openly transgender priest to give a sermon at the Washington National Cathedral, reports The Washington Times. From the article: The Rev. Cameron Partridge told the audience at the landmark Episcopal church that people need to be unashamed of who they are and embrace “the blessing of collaborating visions.” “We […]

Jane Fraser ’64 Selected for Honorary Fellowship from Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists

Posted August 14, 2014

Jane Fraser ’64 was selected to receive an honorary fellowship from the Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists. Fraser is the president of the Stuttering Foundation and was selected for her distinguished service in promoting the profession of speech and language therapy. She will be honored on September 17 in Leeds, England. Fraser has […]

Genevieve Bell ’90, M.A. ’92, Interviewed by The New York Times

Posted August 6, 2014

Vice President of Intel Labs Genevieve Bell ’90, M.A. ’92, has been interviewed by The New York Times about the future of technology and the implications for society. Bell earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Bryn Mawr in anthropology prior to earning her Ph.D. at Stanford University. Bell was also recently named one […]

Susan Shifrin, M.A. ’91, Ph.D. ’98, Uses the Arts to Help People with Alzheimer’s in Philadelphia

Posted August 6, 2014

Susan Shifrin, M.A. ’91, Ph.D. ’98, is featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer article for her work as founder of ARTZ Philadelphia, an organization that, through arts and culture, serves people with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. The idea to start the organization came to Shifrin, a former associate education director at the Berman Museum […]