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Linda Bachman ’90 Named Institution Director at Franklin College of Arts and Sciences

Posted May 8, 2015

Linda Bachman ’90, assistant dean in the University of Georgia’s Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, has been named the institution’s director of university experiential learning. Her appointment is effective May 1 in the Office of the Vice President for Instruction. As director of university experiential learning, Bachman is charged with identifying and proposing innovative ways to […]

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.

Jo Ellen Parker ’75 Named First Female President of Carnegie Museums

Posted May 1, 2014

Jo Ellen Parker ’75 was recently announced as the 10th president of Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh. Parker will also be the first female president the museums have had in their nearly 120-year history. She will begin the position in August of this year. Parker, who earned a Ph.D. in English literature at the University of […]

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 […]

Evelyn Barish ’56 Pens Biography on Literary Theorist Paul de Man

Posted November 14, 2013

Evelyn Barish ’56 has written a new biography of Yale literary theorist Paul de Man, which was featured by the Chronicle of Higher Education. The Double Life of Paul de Man is an investigative biography over two decades in the making. It chronicles how de Man rose to the pinnacle of influence in the halls […]

Jennifer Gerarda Brown ’82 Named Dean of the Quinnipiac’s School of Law

Posted May 2, 2013

Jennifer Gerarda Brown ’82 was named dean of the Quinnipiac University School of Law, effective July 1. 2013. Brown has been a professor of law at Quinnipiac since 1994 and for 15 years has served as the director of the School of Law’s Center on Dispute Resolution. She has also served on the law school’s […]

Joanna Semel Rose ’52 Inducted to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Posted November 8, 2012

At an induction ceremony in Cambridge, Mass., on Oct. 6, Joanna Semel Rose ’52 was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences for her years of philanthropy work. The American Academy is one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious learned societies, and an independent research center that draws from its members’ expertise […]

Stephanie Trott ’12 Takes First in Rachel Carson Sense of Wonder Essay Contest

Posted October 18, 2012

Stephanie Trott ’12 took first place in the essay portion of the Rachel Carson Sense of Wonder 2012 Contest for an article co-written with her father. The essay, titled “Sailing as a Family,” depicts experiences shared by Trott and her father during family sailing trips. The Rachel Carson Sense of Wonder 2012 Contest focused on […]

Catharine Stimpson ’58 Awarded Francis Andrew March Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession

Posted June 21, 2012
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Catharine Stimpson ’58 has been awarded the Francis Andrew March Award by the Association of Departments of English (ADE). The award is for distinguished service to the profession of English studies at the postsecondary level. A groundbreaking feminist literary critic, Stimpson received a bachelor’s degree in English from Bryn Mawr and masters degrees from Cambridge […]

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.

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