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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 […]

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 […]

Emily Friedman ’03 Quoted in Cosmopolitan

Posted October 30, 2014

Emily Friedman ’03 was quoted in a Cosmopolitan magazine article on the evolution of perfumes from the mid-’90s until today. Friedman, a fragrance expert and assistant professor of English as Auburn University, weighs in on what fragrances have been popular over the years and why.

Genevieve Bell ’90, M.A. ’92, Interviewed by The New York Times

Posted August 6, 2014

Vice President of Intel Labs Genevieve Bell ’90, M.A. ’92, has been interviewed by The New York Times about the future of technology and the implications for society. Bell earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Bryn Mawr in anthropology prior to earning her Ph.D. at Stanford University. Bell was also recently named one […]

Shazia Rafi ’79 Pens Piece for Women’s Media Center

Posted June 24, 2014

Shazia Rafi ’79 wrote an article on the ongoing issue of abortion laws and the ownership of women’s bodies in Spain for Women’s Media Center online. The article, which opens with a reflection of her own struggle with her birth certificate, details the protest movement of women registering ownership of their bodies with the Spanish […]

Nancy Sherman ’73 Publishes Article on the Struggles of Returning U.S. Service Members

Posted April 24, 2014

“It’s the Gun, Not the Shooter,” a piece written by Nancy Sherman ’73, was featured in the most recent Foreign Affairs, published by the Council on Foreign Relations. In light of the recent shooting at Fort Hood, Sherman discusses the struggles of returning service members trying to re-acclimate to civilian life, with or without some […]

Susan Messina ’86 Blogs About Fake Science Fair Poster on Huffington Post

Posted April 10, 2014
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Earlier this year, Susan Messina ’86, M.S.S. ’91, M.L.S.P. ’92, created a fake science fair poster that went viral on a variety of social media platforms. The poster, titled “How Much Turmoil Does the Science Project Cause Families?,” presented the findings the “everyone hates the science fair.” In response to the popularity of her fake […]

Rebecca Snyder ’93 Named Executive Director of MDDC

Posted March 13, 2014
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Rebecca Snyder ’93 was named executive director of Maryland-Delaware-DC Press Associate, effective immediately. Known more commonly as MDDC, the press organization serves the needs of 113 newspaper members by providing professional training and development, legislative representation, and promoting First Amendment issues. Members of the association include all the daily and most of the non-daily newspapers […]

Priscilla Johnson McMillan ’50 Interviewed by Frontline

Posted January 16, 2014

Prior to the winter break, the nation marked the 50th anniversary of the death of President John F. Kennedy. Among those interviewed by PBS Frontline for their coverage of the anniversary was Priscilla Johnson McMillan ’50, who was a reporter in Moscow in the 1950s and interviewed  Kennedy assassin Lee Harvey Oswald shortly after his […]

Deborah Ahenkorah ’10 Writes About the Importance of Culturally Accurate Children’s Literature in The Huffington Post

Posted October 31, 2013
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An opinion piece by Deborah Ahenkorah ’10 about cultural content in children’s literature was posted by The Huffington Post on Oct. 23. In the article, Ahenkorah not only speaks about her experiences growing up in Ghana without access to books that represented her own culture and realities, but also discusses how an increase of these […]

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