Meaningful Contributions

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 […]

Jennifer L. Hunt ’93 Named Pathology Chair at UAMS

Posted September 19, 2011

Jennifer L. Hunt ’93 has been named chair of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Services in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). Before joining UAMS in September, Hunt was an associate professor of pathology at Harvard Medical School and associate chief of pathology and chief of anatomic and […]

Mary Ann Rorison Caws ’54 Inducted into American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Posted March 23, 2010
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Mary Ann Rorison Caws ’54 has been inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a 225-year-old society whose purpose is “to elect to membership men and women of exceptional achievement, drawn from science, scholarship, business, public affairs, and the arts, and to conduct a varied program of projects and studies responsive to the […]

Madelon Sprengnether ’60 becomes Regents Professor at UMN

Posted March 13, 2009
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Poet and critic Madelon Sprengnether ’60 has been elected to a Regents Professorship at the University of Minnesota, where she has taught English and creative writing for more than 30 years. The Regents Professorship is, according to the university, “the highest recognition for faculty who have made unique contributions to the quality of the University […]

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 […]