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Archive for July, 2011

Kim Masters ’76 Named Entertainment Journalist of the Year by LA Press CLub

Posted July 21, 2011
Photo by Marc Goldstein

Kim Masters ’76, editor at large of The Hollywood Reporter and host of the show The Business on KCRW public radio, was named Entertainment Reporter of the Year at the Los Angeles Press Club’s 53rd Awards Gala on June 26.

Rosi Amador ’81 Selected to Narrate New HHS Podcast

Posted July 21, 2011

Through a highly competitive audition process, Rosi Amador ’81 was selected as the new female narrator of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ weekly news series, Health Care 411. The bilingual series, which includes podcasts and public-service announcements, is meant improve the health of the Hispanic community in the United States. It is produced by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services) and distributed to over 1,000 radio stations nationwide.

Positive Reviews for The Volunteers’ Guide to Fundraising by Ilona Bray ’84

Posted July 21, 2011
book cover: The Volunteers

Nolo, an organization devoted to making law accessible to all, recently published The Volunteers’ Guide to Fundraising: Raise Money for Your School, Team, Library or Community Group by Ilona Bray ’84. Early reactions to the book are positive, including a rave review from Fore Word, which calls it a “comprehensive volume” that “leaves virtually no […]

Robert Young, M.S.S. ’57, Publishes Book of Poetry

Posted July 21, 2011
book cover: If Not Now, When

Robert Young, M.S.S. ’57, is the author of If Not Now, When, a volume of poetry issued in May by Poetica Publishing Company. Young, who also holds a doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Work, has taught at Bryn Mawr, Penn, Virginia Commonwealth University, Norfolk State, and Old Dominion University. From 1973 […]

Obama Appoints Patty Gerstenblith ’71 to Chair State Department’s Cultural-Property Committee

Posted July 21, 2011
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President Barack Obama has appointed Patty Gerstenblith ’71 to chair the Department of State’s Cultural Property Advisory Committee (CPAC), which advises the administration on its responsibilities under the 1970 UNESCO Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property. Gerstenblith served a previous term on […]

Karen Kerr ’89 Named to National Institute of Standards and Technology Committee

Posted July 12, 2011
photo of Karen Kerr

Karen Kerr ’89, the U.S. director of business development at Intellectual Ventures, has been appointed to serve a three-year term on the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology, the agency’s primary private-sector policy advisory group. Kerr, a member of the Bryn Mawr College Board of Trustees, majored in chemistry at […]