Meaningful Contributions

Archive for January, 2009

Maud Walsh ’75 named Louisiana Professor of the Year

Posted January 28, 2009

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, or CASE, has named Maud Walsh ’75 the 2008 Louisiana Professor of the Year. Walsh, an associate professor in the School of Plant, Environmental & Soil Sciences, was selected from nearly 300 professors in the United States. She was nominated in recognition of her excellent contributions to undergraduate education.

Two Bryn Mawr alumnae named top cancer fighters

Posted January 22, 2009

Last fall, the American Cancer Society bestowed its highest award, the ACS Medal of Honor, on four Americans: a lawmaker (U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy), a philanthropist (Jon M. Huntsman, founder and chair of the Huntsman Corporation), and two scientists. The scientists—Berkeley National Laboratory’s Mina Jahan Bissell and Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s Susan Band Horwitz—are […]

Saskia Subramanian ’88 publishes book on breast-cancer survivors

Posted January 16, 2009

Saskia Subramanian ’88, the vice-president-elect of the Bryn Mawr College Alumnae Association and a research sociologist at the University of California, Los Angeles, has joined forces with a colleague to publish After the Cure: the Untold Stories of Breast Cancer Survivors. The book delves into the post-treatment symptoms caused by radiation, chemotherapy and surgery, “giving […]

Filmmaker Susan Cinoman ’83 reaps laurels

Posted January 7, 2009

“Love and Class in Connecticut,” a film by Susan Cinoman ’83 and her husband Doug Tenaglia, won the award for best narrative short at the New England Film and Video Festival last summer and was an official selection of the Berkshire Film Festival. “Love and Class” is based on a play written by Cinoman, who […]

Mara Feeney ’73 publishes novel

Posted January 7, 2009

After a 30-year career in environmental consulting, Mara Feeney  ’73 has published her first novel, Rankin Inlet. The novel is set in a small Inuit community on the west coast of the Hudson Bay and covers a century of social, economic and political change that have transformed the area and its people. “I never would […]