Meaningful Contributions

D.C. School District Honors Stephanie Aduso ’02 as “Highly Effective Teacher”

Posted October 18, 2011

Stephanie Aduso ’02, an early-childhood autism-inclusion teacher for the District of Columbia Public Schools, was honored with the Rubenstein Award for Highly Effective Teaching at the District’s second annual “Standing Ovation” awards ceremony, held at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in September. Aduso majored in psychology at Bryn Mawr and went on […]

Ashley Dartnell ’80 Publishes Farangi Girl, a Memoir of a Foreign Family in Prerevolutionary Iran

Posted October 11, 2011
Farangi Girl book cover

Farangi Girl, a memoir by Ashley Dartnell ’80, was published in the United Kingdom this summer by Hodder & Stoughton’s Two Roads Books. Poet Maura Dooley calls Dartnell’s account of her childhood as a foreigner in prerevolutionary Iran a “vivid, compelling story woven from both politics and desire.” Similarly favorable reviews have appeared in a number […]

Britt Crowley ’01 Wins BAFTA Scotland New Talent Award

Posted February 16, 2011

Britt Crowley ’01 was awarded the BAFTA Scotland New Talent Award for Best Film Producer for Wind Over Lake (BAFTA in Scotland is the Scottish Branch of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts). The New Talent Awards reward new talent and creativity in Scotland for those who have just begun to work in […]

Nancy Sherman ’73 Earns Praise for The Untold War

Posted March 23, 2010

The Untold War: Inside the Hearts, Minds, and Souls of Our Soldiers, recently published by philosopher and psychoanalyst Nancy Sherman ’73, is described as “essential reading” in  a starred review in Publisher’s Weekly. Sherman, a University Professor at Georgetown University, served as the Inaugural Distinguished Chair in Ethics at the U. S. Naval Academy. Trained […]

Hirshhorn Mounts Retrospective of Work by Anne Truitt ’43

Posted December 14, 2009

The late Anne Truitt ’43 (1921-2004) is the subject of a major exhibition at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Smithsonian Institution’s museum of modern and contemporary art. The exhibition, titled “Anne Truitt: Perception and Reflection,” opened in October and will run through Jan. 3. Read more»

Bryn Mawr in the Media: The New York Times blog

Posted November 11, 2008

Trustee Lucy N. Friedman ‘65, the founder and president of The After-School Corporation, is taking readers’ questions about New York City after-school programs. Original post by mgray