Meaningful Contributions

Archaeologist Salima Ikram ’86 Uncovers Ancient Egyptian Leather

Posted May 2, 2013
Salima Ikram and Andre Veldmeijer, head of the Egyptology section at the Netherlands Flemish Institute in Cairo, retrieve extraordinary leather fragments of an ancient chariot from abandoned casings at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo

Routine archaeological research at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, led by Salima Ikram ‘86, Professor of Egyptology at the American University in Cairo (AUC), resulted in the discovery of leather fragments of a chariot from ancient Egypt. In an AUC news release, Ikram stated: “The discovery of such leather fragments is extremely rare and unusual. […]

Grace Hood ’00 Named Winner of 2012 Daniel Schorr Journalism Prize

Posted October 18, 2012
Photo: WBUR

Boston University and 90.9 WBUR, Boston’s NPR News Station, have announced Grace Hood ’00 as the winner of the 2012 Daniel Schorr Journalism Prize. Hood, a reporter for Northern Colorado NPR member station KUNC, submitted a winning entry that investigated for-profit education. Titled “Investigating Colorado’s Online K-12 Education,” the three-part report uncovered a mix of […]

Cheryl Holland ’80 featured in The Wall Street Journal

Posted December 4, 2008
Cheryl Holland

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.