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Archive for February, 2014

Alice Rothchild ’70 Premiers First Documentary at Boston Palestine Film Festival

Posted February 19, 2014

Alice Rothchild ’70 premiered her first documentary film, Voices Across the Divide, at the October 2013 Boston Palestine Film Festival, co-winning the Audience Award 2013. Voices Across the Divide is a powerful documentary and oral history project exploring the Israeli/Palestinian conflict through rarely heard personal stories. Narrated by Rothchild, an American Jew raised on the […]

Therese Dolan, M.A. ’74, Ph.D. ’79, Pens New Book

Posted February 12, 2014

Therese Dolan, M.A. ’74, Ph.D. ’79, has recently published Manet, Wagner, and the Musical Culture of Their Time with Ashgate Publishing. The book incorporates studies of the major artistic, literary, and musical figures of nineteenth-century France. It represents an important contribution to an understanding of French culture in the third quarter of the nineteenth century, […]

Naomi Halas, M.A. ’84, Ph.D. ’87, Elected to the National Academy of Engineering

Posted February 12, 2014

Naomi Halas, M.A. ’84, Ph.D. ’87, was elected to the National Academy of Engineering earlier this month. Academy membership honors those who have made outstanding contributions to “engineering research, practice, or education, including, where appropriate, significant contributions to the engineering literature,” and to the “pioneering of new and developing fields of technology, making major advancements in […]

Michelle Sara King ’98 Honored as Featured Member of Women in Government Relations

Posted February 6, 2014
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Michelle Sara King ’98, manager, government relations at the International Trademark Association (INTA), recently was honored as a feature member of the Women in Government Relations (WGR). WGR is a Washington D.C.-based professional organization for women lobbyists. King is the co-chair of the Women in Government Relations Telecommunications, Technology & Intellectual Property Task Force.

Joan Breton Connelly, M.A. ’79, Ph.D. ’84, Pens Book on the Parthenon

Posted February 6, 2014

The Parthenon Enigma, a recent book by Joan Breton Connelly, M.A. ’79, Ph.D. ’84, was featured on the “Books” section of the Washington Post online. From the article, “The Parthenon, writes Joan Breton Connelly, ‘has become the icon of western art, the very symbol of democracy itself.’ But it’s that very conventional wisdom that Connelly, a […]

Elaine Kamarck ’72 Publishes Book on U.S. Public Policy

Posted February 6, 2014
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Elaine Kamarck ’72 has written a new book, How Change Happens—or Doesn’t: The Politics of U.S. Public Policy. The book traces the paths of a series of modern policy initiatives from the orderly world of analysis to the messy world of partisan politics. Kamarck examines the reasons for policy success and failure and offers a […]