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Carol Leonnig ’87 Awarded Pulitzer for Coverage of the Secret Service

Posted April 23, 2015

Washington Post reporter Carol Leonnig ’87 has been awarded a 2015 Pulitzer Prize for her persistent coverage of the Secret Service. From the Post’s coverage of the award: The Pulitzer capped a string of journalism honors for Leonnig, a native of Upper Marlboro in Prince George’s County. She won the prestigious George Polk Award for […]

Deborah Ahenkorah ’10 Writes About the Importance of Culturally Accurate Children’s Literature in The Huffington Post

Posted October 31, 2013
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An opinion piece by Deborah Ahenkorah ’10 about cultural content in children’s literature was posted by The Huffington Post on Oct. 23. In the article, Ahenkorah not only speaks about her experiences growing up in Ghana without access to books that represented her own culture and realities, but also discusses how an increase of these […]

Judith Weinstein ’85 Quoted In Chicago Jewish News

Posted December 13, 2012

Judith Weinstein ’85, associate director of development for the Marjorie Kovler Center, is quoted extensively in this Chicago Jewish News article about the Center and its founders. The piece is written by Pauline Dubkin Yearwood ’63.

Play by Charlotte Ford ’02 Featured in New York Times Review of Works from Philadelphia Live Arts Festival

Posted October 4, 2012

The play “Bang,” conceived by and starring Charlotte Ford ’02, was among the pieces featured in New York Times critic Charles Isherwood’s review of works from the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival. From the article: Ms. Ford’s “Bang,” which featured the creator, Lee Etzold and Sarah Sanford portraying loopy female archetypes — the nerd, the bourgeois, […]

Sarah Schenck ’87 Produces PBS Segment on Childhood Obesity

Posted August 21, 2012

Former Hepburn Fellow Sarah Schenck ’87 produced a segment on childhood obesity for PBS’ Need To Know that aired on August 17. The segment, titled “Saving Carla,” reports on the nation’s high obesity and diabetes rates, which according to the program, are disproportionately impacting children in low-income communities.  While examining how the nation’s obesity problem resonates […]

Gains for Women on Harvard Faculty Under President Drew Gilpin Faust ’68

Posted March 23, 2010
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A recent New York Times article reported on gains made by women on the Harvard University faculty during the tenure of Bryn Mawr alumna Drew Gilpin Faust ’68. According to higher-education reporter Tamar Lewin, “Professors can get up to $20,000 to help pay for child care, there are new programs to encourage young women to […]

Bryn Mawr in the Media: Morning Edition

Posted February 5, 2009
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Nina Jablonski ’75, author of Skin: A Natural History, talks about her latest research, which indicates that skin has changed color in human lineages much more quickly than scientists had previously supposed.

Bryn Mawr in the Media: The New York Times

Posted December 9, 2008

Constance Rosenblum ’65, editor of The New York Times’ City Section, will take questions from readers through Dec. 12 as part of the Times’ “Talk to the Newsroom” series. Rosenblum, who holds an A.B. in English from Bryn Mawr, an M.A. in English from New York University, and an M.S. in journalism from Columbia University, […]

Top Obama aide Karen Kornbluh ’84 on CNN.com

Posted December 4, 2008

In “Getting Inside Obama’s ‘Brain’,” CNN’s Ashley Fantz interviews Karen Kornbluh ’84, who is President-elect Barack Obama’s chief policy adviser and the principal architect of the 2008 Democratic Party Platform. She talks about Obama’s decision-making process and policy reforms designed to meet the needs of working families.

Cheryl Holland ’80 featured in The Wall Street Journal

Posted December 4, 2008
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Bryn Mawr Trustee Cheryl Holland ’80, president of Abacus Planning Group, is featured in this Wall Street Journal column, which highlights model portfolios from prominent financial advisers who invest in mutual funds and exchange-traded funds.

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