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'1990s' Archive

Sheena M. Joyce ’98 Co-Directs Slow Learners

Posted September 11, 2015

Slow Learners, a film directed by Sheena M. Joyce ’98 and Don Argott, has garnered a number of good reviews since being released in August, including this one in The New York Times. Joyce and Argott  run Philadelphia based 9.14 Pictures. Known mostly for their documentary work, the pair first came into the spotlight in […]

Cheryl A. Parks, Ph.D. ’97, Named Dean of the Simmons School of Social Work

Posted July 20, 2015
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Cheryl A. Parks, Ph.D. ’97, was named dean of the Simmons School of Social Work. Parks is a social work clinical care intervention expert who specializes in sexual minority identity development. She worked for 18 years as a practicing social work clinician, administrator, and private practitioner before returning to academia to earn her Ph.D. In addition […]

Natalie Watson ’99 Named a 2015 New Leader of the Bar

Posted July 7, 2015
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Natalie Watson ’99 was named a 2015 New Leader of the Bar by New Jersey Law Journal. The New Leaders were selected by a nomination process and chosen by a seven-member judging panel composed of evaluators from all corners of the legal profession around the state of New Jersey. Watson was also profiled in a […]

Linda Bachman ’90 Named Institution Director at Franklin College of Arts and Sciences

Posted May 8, 2015

Linda Bachman ’90, assistant dean in the University of Georgia’s Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, has been named the institution’s director of university experiential learning. Her appointment is effective May 1 in the Office of the Vice President for Instruction. As director of university experiential learning, Bachman is charged with identifying and proposing innovative ways to […]

Anna Mapp ’92 Wins Award for Study of Proteins

Posted February 12, 2015
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Anna Mapp ’92 is the most recent recipient of the 2015 The Emil Thomas Kaiser Award, given by the Protein Society. This award recognizes a recent, highly significant contribution in applying chemistry to the study of proteins. Mapp, a professor of chemistry at the University of Michigan, uses innovative chemical biology in which insight into […]

Martha Gonzalez-Cortes ’94 Named to Hispanic/Latino Commission of Michigan

Posted February 12, 2015

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder recently announced the appointment of Martha Gonzales-Cortes ’94 to the Hispanic/Latino Commission of Michigan. Gonzales-Cortes is the CEO of Gonzalez-Cortes & Associates LLC. She was previously CEO of the Hispanic Center of Western Michigan and served as the state director for the Office of Migrant Affairs in 2003. In addition to […]

Teresa S. Moyer ’98 Publishes Book on Slavery, Black Heritage

Posted January 29, 2015
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Teresa S. Moyer ’98 recently published Ancestors of Worthy Life: Plantation Slavery and Black Heritage at Mount Clare with the University Press of Florida. Moyer examines the inextricably entangled lives of the enslaved, free blacks, and white landowners. Her work draws on evidence from archaeology, history, geology, and other fields to explore the ways that […]

Cecilia Diniz Behn ’99, Melanie Cree Green ’99 Awarded Research Grant

Posted September 4, 2014

Cecilia Diniz Behn ’99 and Melanie Cree Green ’99 were awarded funding for their co-written grant, titled “Hepatic and Adipose Insulin Resistance in Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome.” This research is a new mathematical model to better understand pre-diabetes in teenage girls. The funding for this research grant comes from a collaboration between Children’s Hospital Colorado-University of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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