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Lakshmi Somasundaram ’13 Pens Article About Bryn Mawr in Indian Abroad

Posted June 20, 2013

Lakshmi Somasundaram ’13 discusses her experiences while at Bryn Mawr College in a recent article published in India Abroad. In the article, titled “Yes, Girls Rock,” Somasundaram reflects on her decision to choose a women’s college after attending an all-girls high school. From the article: “A women’s college is not for everyone – we are […]

Constance Rosenblum ’65 Authors Habitats: Private Lives in the Big City

Posted May 22, 2013

Habitats: Private Lives in the Big City is the latest book by Constance Rosenblum ’65, a longtime staffer at The New York Times. From the publisher: “There may be eight million stories in the Naked City, but there are also nearly three million dwelling places, ranging from Park Avenue palaces to Dickensian garrets and encompassing much […]

Grace Hood ’00 Named Winner of 2012 Daniel Schorr Journalism Prize

Posted October 18, 2012
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Boston University and 90.9 WBUR, Boston’s NPR News Station, have announced Grace Hood ’00 as the winner of the 2012 Daniel Schorr Journalism Prize. Hood, a reporter for Northern Colorado NPR member station KUNC, submitted a winning entry that investigated for-profit education. Titled “Investigating Colorado’s Online K-12 Education,” the three-part report uncovered a mix of […]

Kerstin Nordstrom ’04 Awarded Mass Media Fellowship

Posted July 26, 2012

Kerstin Nordstrom ’04 has been awarded a Mass Media Fellowship by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The fellowship is a 10-week program that places graduate and post-graduate level science, engineering, and mathematics students at media organizations nationwide. The fellowship is designed to train future scientists to become more effective communicators, and also […]

Kim Masters ’76 Named Entertainment Journalist of the Year by LA Press CLub

Posted July 21, 2011
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Kim Masters ’76, editor at large of The Hollywood Reporter and host of the show The Business on KCRW public radio, was named Entertainment Reporter of the Year at the Los Angeles Press Club’s 53rd Awards Gala on June 26.

Grace Hood ’00 Wins National Edward R. Murrow Award

Posted February 16, 2011
Hood, left, with NBC

Hood’s story, “Two Men, Two Women and a Baby,” which won the prize for audio feature reporting , is an account of two Boulder, Colo., couples and their collaborative route to parenthood … Read more»

Janet Ozzard ’85 Takes Helm at DailyCandy

Posted March 30, 2010
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Janet Ozzard ’85 has been named editor-in-chief of, an e-mail tastemaker publication that reaches 3 million subscribers with daily editions focusing on 11 U.S. cities and London as well as an “Everywhere” edition featuring online picks; and 15 weekly editions including  12 local DailyCandy Kids editions, a national kids’ edition, a travel edition, and […]

Constance Rosenblum ’65 Publishes History of the West Bronx’s Grand Concourse

Posted October 15, 2009

The New York University Press recently published Boulevard of Dreams: Heady Times, Heartbreak, and Hope along the Grand Concourse in the Bronx by veteran New York Times writer and editor Constance Rosenblum ’65. The book traces the 100-year history of the four-mile-long Grand Boulevard and Concourse, a broad avenue that was designed to echo the […]

New book by Abigail Trafford ’62 explores love in an age of longevity

Posted February 12, 2009

Washington Post columnist Abigail Trafford ’62 interviewed hundreds of men and women while researching her new book, As Time Goes By: Boomerang Marriages, Serial Spouses, Throwback Couples, and Other Romantic Adventures in an Age of Longevity. Examining the effect of unprecedented health and longevity on romantic and sexual relationships, Trafford finds that baby boomers continue […]

Bryn Mawr in the Media: The New York Times

Posted December 9, 2008

Constance Rosenblum ’65, editor of The New York Times’ City Section, will take questions from readers through Dec. 12 as part of the Times’ “Talk to the Newsroom” series. Rosenblum, who holds an A.B. in English from Bryn Mawr, an M.A. in English from New York University, and an M.S. in journalism from Columbia University, […]

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