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Archive for July, 2014

Eleanor Dickey ’89, M.A. ’89, Elected as a Fellow of the British Academy

Posted July 22, 2014

University of Reading Professor of Classics Eleanor Dickey ’89, M.A. ’89, has been elected as a Fellow of the British Academy. This prestigious award reflects Dickey’s standing as a leader in the field of Latin and Greek languages and linguistics. The British Academy is the U.K.’s national body that champions and supports the humanities and […]

Michelle Sara King ’98 Joins FairWinds Partners as Vice President of Policy and External Relations

Posted July 16, 2014

Michelle Sara King ’98 has joined the domain name strategy consulting firm FairWinds Partners as Vice President of Policy and External Relations. King, who most recently directed government relations for the International Trademark Association (INTA), will be responsible for all external relationships including with technology, policy, and regulatory bodies, and will advise and advocate directly for FairWinds […]

Trustee Cheryl Holland ’80 Quoted in The New York Times

Posted July 15, 2014

Trustee Cheryl Holland ’80, the president of the financial-advising firm Abacus Planning Group, was quoted in a July 11 New York Times article on saving for your “bucket list.” From the article: People in their 60s don’t talk about it much, but plenty of them are slipping their otherwise able adult children money on the side. Sometimes, lots of […]

Genevieve Bell ’90, M.A. ’92, Named One of Most Influential Women in Tech Industry According to Elle

Posted July 14, 2014

Genevieve Bell ’90, M.A. ’92, was featured in an Elle magazine roundup of the most influential women in the technology industry. Bell, vice president of user experience research at Intel Labs, leads 100 researchers who study how people are using technology and predict what they may want next. Bell earned both her bachelor’s and master’s […]

Sophia Wisniewska, M.A. ’84, Ph.D. ’92, Appointed to Widener’s Board of Trustees

Posted July 14, 2014

Sophia Wisniewska, M.A. ’84, Ph.D. ’92, was appointed to Widener University Board of Trustees this month. Wisniewska is regional chancellor for the University of South Florida in St. Petersburg and served as chancellor of Penn State Brandywine from 2005 to 2013. She also worked on the Chester Higher Education Council, a nonprofit organization formed by […]