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Archive for November, 2012

Gabrielle Farrell ’12 Joins Project Bread

Posted November 29, 2012

Gabrielle Farrell ’12 was named the communications associate in public relations for Project Bread, an anti-hunger organization. In her role, Farrell will conduct media and community outreach to make the public aware of the new solutions in hunger relief spearheaded by Project Bread. Farrell was a Crimson Summer Academy scholar at Harvard University in 2004 and […]

Sari Horwitz ’79 Featured on Hardball with Chris Matthews For Work on Petraeus Investigation

Posted November 15, 2012

Sari Horwitz ’79, investigative reporter for the Washington Post, was featured on MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews for her reporting work on the David Petraeus’s investigation. Horwitz joined The Post’s investigations unit in 2006 after 23 years at the newspaper, where she had reported on crime, homeland security, education, and social services. She has been […]

Joan Connelly, M.A. ’79, Ph.D. ’84, Featured on ABC’s Born to Explore for Excavation Work in Cyrus

Posted November 15, 2012

Joan Connelly, M.A. ’79, Ph.D. ’84, was featured on ABC’s Born to Explore for her work as director of Yeronisos Island Excavations in Cyprus. The 30-minute special, titled “Cleopatra’s Secret,” aired on Oct. 27 and will repeat on the morning of Dec. 15. Check local listings for showtime. For a preview of the episode, check out the Born to Explore website.

Mercedes K. Meyer ’88 Inducted as Secretary of AIPLA

Posted November 15, 2012

Mercedes K. Meyer ’88 was inducted as secretary of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) on Oct. 27 and will serve a one-year post. Meyer is a partner in Drinker Biddle’s Intellectual Property practice group. Meyer focuses her extensive practice on biotechnology and pharmaceutical patent prosecution. Immediately prior to her appointment as AIPLA secretary, […]

Jennifer W. Campbell, Ph.D. ’05, Quoted by New York Times’ Health Blog

Posted November 8, 2012

Jennifer W. Campbell, Ph.D. ’05, was quoted in an article in the New York Times’  health blog, The New Old Age, about elderly adults in times of natural disasters and crisis. This interview came about when Campbell, a former director of the Hurricane Fund for the Elderly, wrote an article for the American Society of […]

Joanna Semel Rose ’52 Inducted to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Posted November 8, 2012

At an induction ceremony in Cambridge, Mass., on Oct. 6, Joanna Semel Rose ’52 was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences for her years of philanthropy work. The American Academy is one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious learned societies, and an independent research center that draws from its members’ expertise […]

Bryn Mawr Alumnae Attend Women in Public Service Project Conference in Paris

Posted November 7, 2012

Laurie Fenlason ’87, Anne Kauth ’11, Fatu Badiane ’07, Theresa Kim ’01, and Kyra Turner-Zogbekor , GSSWSR ’12, attended a four-day Women in Public Service Project (WPSP) conference held in Paris in October.