Meaningful Contributions

Elizabeth Bolman, Ph.D. ’97, Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship For Work on Egyptian Monastic Church

Posted April 21, 2011
Red Monastery interior. Photo by Elizabeth Bolman

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has recently recognized the significance of Bolman’s work by awarding her the Guggenheim Fellowship to support the completion of a book on the 6th-century Egyptian Red Monastery, which her work has revealed as a major monument.

Salima Ikram ’86 featured in National Geographic Cover Story

Posted November 21, 2009
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The cover story in the November issue of National Geographic focuses on the work of Salima Ikram ’86, a professor of archaeology at the University of Cairo and the co-director of the Animal Mummy Project at the Egyptian Museum. “Specializing in zooarchaeology—the study of ancient animal remains—Ikram has helped launch a new line of research […]