Meaningful Contributions

Archive for January, 2015

Children’s Fitness/Wellness Center to be Named after Louise Earle Loomis ’50

Posted January 29, 2015

Family Life Education, Inc. will name a new, state-of-the-art Children’s Fitness/Wellness Center after Louise Earle Loomis ’50. Designed to address the epidemic of childhood obesity disproportionately impacting inner city children nationwide, the facility will provide free access to health, nutrition and wellness programs for children in Hartford, CT. A distinctive element in the new center […]

Shazia Rafi ’79 Pens Piece on Fighting Terrorism in Pakistan

Posted January 29, 2015

Shazia Rafi ’79 recently published an article for the Pakistani newspaper DAWN on the essential steps to fighting terrorism in Pakistan. Her strategy is broken down into immediate steps and long-term measures, and is based on what can be learned from how other nations have tackled wars against similar totalitarian movements. Rafi served as the secretary-general […]

Teresa S. Moyer ’98 Publishes Book on Slavery, Black Heritage

Posted January 29, 2015

Teresa S. Moyer ’98 recently published Ancestors of Worthy Life: Plantation Slavery and Black Heritage at Mount Clare with the University Press of Florida. Moyer examines the inextricably entangled lives of the enslaved, free blacks, and white landowners. Her work draws on evidence from archaeology, history, geology, and other fields to explore the ways that […]

Tech Start-Up Founded by Jessica Hyejin Lee ’13 Profiled by Buffalo Business First

Posted January 22, 2015

HandStack, a company co-founded and run by Jessica Hyejin Lee ’13 was the subject of a recent Buffalo Business First article about the challenges start-ups face in finding funding. From the article: Tech startups with talented teams are becoming more common in Buffalo, but HandStack’s place is far from certain. The company’s challenges are symbolic […]

Barbara Bauman Morrison ’62 Honored with Helen Taft Manning Award

Posted January 22, 2015

Barbara Bauman Morrison ’62 was awarded the Helen Taft Manning Award in November for her exceptional service to the College. At a ceremony hosted by the Bryn Mawr College Club of Chicago, Morrison was honored for the time, talent, and financial support she has provided to the College for so many years. Among her many […]

Yuh Min Chook ’88 Honored with Award by Academy of Medicine, Engineering, and Science of Texas

Posted January 22, 2015

Yuh Min Chook ’88 will be awarded the 2015 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Award in Science by the Academy of Medicine, Engineering, and Science of Texas. The academy gives four Edith and Peter O’Donnell Awards to Texas researchers each year in medicine, science, engineering, and technological innovation. She will be honored on January 22 at […]