Cupola Now July 17, 2014

  Murphy Deming Opening > MBC Opens College of Health Sciences
MBC welcomed its charter class of occupational therapy and physical therapy students on June 16 to the Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences at a brand-new satellite campus in Fishersville.


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Research video

Summer Research in Full Swing
See a video of Mwazomela Mbewe '16 and Assistant Professor of Chemistry Peter Ruiz-Haas as they research methods of destroying Bisphenol-S (used as a safer alternative to BPA) with UV light. UV light is increasingly being used to remove traces of pesticides, drugs and other chemicals in water treatment. The project is funded by the Margaret C. Woodson Foundation.

  Murphy Deming Sunrise > MDCHS Opening in Pictures
Starting with sunrise over the nearby Blue Ridge mountains, photographer Woods Pierce captured the hustle and bustle of opening day at Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences.

  Lois Williams > College Names VP for Enrollment Management
Lois Hicks Williams, who comes to MBC from Catawba College in North Carolina, will begin her new role on the MBC campus in Staunton in early August.

  Ralph Cohen > Globe Honors MLitt/MFA Founder Cohen
The prestigious Sam Wanamaker Award recognizes Ralph Cohen’s contributions to the study and appreciation of Shakespeare in the United States and worldwide.

MBC in the News
  Deming Headlight > All-female academy takes new approach
In this day and age of coed this and coed that, it's amazing that Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Va., still hosts the nation's only all-female corps of cadets, known as the Virginia Women's Institute for Leadership (VWIL).
  Herald News > Presenting Shakespeare the Right Way
"We do Shakespeare the way Shakespeare did it," Blunt said. "We leave the lights on. We use a thrust stage. We find that it's faster paced and much more exciting for the audience. We might make cuts to make the play shorter but we don't change the words. People often say we modernize it but we don't. We just go out there and perform the story. That's why people understand it."
  News Leader > Heifetz Celebrity Series Continues
"Sounds of the Spirits: From Heaven to the Darker Side" is Heifetz International Music Institute's second concert in its summer Celebrity Series.
  News Herald > Former APHS student, 15, carries 4.0 GPA in college
A former Allen Park High School student recently completed her freshman year at Mary Baldwin College, and she’s just 15 years old.
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