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Cameron Partridge ’95 Gives Sermon at Washington National Cathedral

Posted August 14, 2014

Cameron Partridge ’95, became the first openly transgender priest to give a sermon at the Washington National Cathedral, reports The Washington Times. From the article: The Rev. Cameron Partridge told the audience at the landmark Episcopal church that people need to be unashamed of who they are and embrace “the blessing of collaborating visions.” “We […]

Christine Bourgeois ’07, M.A. ’08, Named 2013 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellow

Posted May 2, 2013

The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation has named Christine Bourgeois ’07, M.A. ’08, a 2013 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellow. She is one of 22 candidates selected as fellows to complete a dissertation related to questions of religious and ethical values. Bourgeois is a doctoral candidate in French and Italian at Princeton University and […]

Barbara Penzner ’78 Wins Human Rights Hero Award from Rabbis for Human Rights-North America

Posted December 19, 2011
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Rabbi Barbara Penzner ’78,of Temple Hillel B’nai Torah in West Roxbury, Mass., was honored with Rabbis for Human Rights-North America‘s 2011 Human Rights Hero Award this Dec. 19. Rabbi Jill Jacobs, the organization’s executive director, hails Penzner as a “dedicated, fearless advocate for human rights with a particular passion for fighting for the rights of […]

Sidney Callahan to Receive Honorary Degree

Posted May 11, 2010
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Sidney de Shazo Callahan ’55 will receive a doctor of humane letters degree from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn., at the university’s commencement exercises on May 16. Callahan is an author, lecturer, professor and psychologist. In 2002-2003, she held the Paul J. McKeever Chair of Moral Theology, St. John’s University in Queens, N.Y., and […]