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Sheena M. Joyce ’98 Co-Directs Slow Learners

Posted September 11, 2015

Slow Learners, a film directed by Sheena M. Joyce ’98 and Don Argott, has garnered a number of good reviews since being released in August, including this one in The New York Times. Joyce and Argott  run Philadelphia based 9.14 Pictures. Known mostly for their documentary work, the pair first came into the spotlight in […]

Dakota Fisher-Vance ’11 Featured in Article on Young Adults Coming Together to Cope with Cancer

Posted June 22, 2015

Dakota Fisher-Vance ’11, who was diagnosed at 22 with a rare colon cancer and a rare soft-tissue tumor thought to be an offshoot of the colon cancer, is among the young adults featured in “Strength in Numbers.” The article profiles Fisher-Vance and others who have formed or joined groups for young adult survivors of cancer. […]

Generation Progress Spotlights Lauren Footman ’14

Posted June 15, 2015

Lauren Footman ’14 is the Atlantic Regional Organizer for the Generation Progress Gun Violence Prevention Network. Generation Progress recently featured Footman on their website: Footman grew up in Yeadon, PA but it was during her time at Bryn Mawr that she began to become heavily involved in social justice advocacy. “I started a college chapter […]

Carol Leonnig ’87 Awarded Pulitzer for Coverage of the Secret Service

Posted April 23, 2015

Washington Post reporter Carol Leonnig ’87 has been awarded a 2015 Pulitzer Prize for her persistent coverage of the Secret Service. From the Post’s coverage of the award: The Pulitzer capped a string of journalism honors for Leonnig, a native of Upper Marlboro in Prince George’s County. She won the prestigious George Polk Award for […]

TEDxCambridge Talk by Linda Hill ’77 Posted to TED Site

Posted March 26, 2015
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A TEDxCambridge talk by Linda Hill ’77 on “How to Manage for Collective Creativity” was recently among the talks featured on the main TED website. Hill is the co-author of Collective Genius: the Art and Practice of Leading Innovation. According to the book’s website, “Great leaders of innovation don’t fit the conventional mold of ‘good’ […]

Martha Gonzalez-Cortes ’94 Named to Hispanic/Latino Commission of Michigan

Posted February 12, 2015

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder recently announced the appointment of Martha Gonzales-Cortes ’94 to the Hispanic/Latino Commission of Michigan. Gonzales-Cortes is the CEO of Gonzalez-Cortes & Associates LLC. She was previously CEO of the Hispanic Center of Western Michigan and served as the state director for the Office of Migrant Affairs in 2003. In addition to […]

Patty Gerstenblith ’71 Profiled in Chicago Tribune for Pioneering Work in Cultural Heritage Law

Posted February 12, 2015

The Chicago Tribune has published a lengthy Q&A with Patty Gerstenblith ’71, a distinguished research professor of law at DePaul University and director of its Center for Art, Museum, and Cultural Heritage Law. From the article: Q: How did you become interested in the classics? A: My older brother used to read me myths as […]

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 […]

Susan Band Horwitz ’58 Receives 2014 John Scott Award

Posted November 21, 2014
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Susan Band Horwitz ’58, an internationally renowned molecular pharmacologist whose research on the drug Taxol led to its becoming one of the world’s most successful drugs in the fight against cancer, is one of three scientists to receive the 2014 John Scott Award, one of the top prizes in the world of science and medicine. Presented by […]

Washington Post Reporter Carol Leonnig ’87 Praised for Coverage of Secret Service

Posted October 14, 2014

In “The Reporter Who Brought Down the Secret Service’s Director,” Yahoo! News praises the reporting of Washington Post reporter Carol Leonnig ’87. From the article: Carol Leonnig, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist who has worked at The Washington Post for nearly 15 years, has broken almost every single story on the agency, a series of […]

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