Cupola Now February 3, 2011
   Jewish Film Festival > Jewish Film Fest Returns to Staunton This Weekend
Temple House of Israel and the Spencer Center at MBC are sponsoring the two-day event "Community Diversity" with screenings in Francis Auditorium.
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Take a two-minute break today to complete an important Cupola readership survey. Your responses will help shape Mary Baldwin's vital campus publication. Deadline is Feb. 8.
  Nour El Koptan > During Protests, Scholar's Thoughts are Close to Home
Instead of marching with her countrymen, Nourhan El Koptan walked the hills of MBC Tuesday wearing an Egyptian flag like a scarf around her shoulders. The 29-year-old Arabic language instructor said she is proud her country is taking a stand against a regime that has been in power since she was one month old.
  Black History Month > Black History Month: 'Powerful Beyond Measure'
Mary Baldwin College's celebration for Black History Month started in January with the 20th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Candlelight March and Kwanzaa celebration, but African-American history will echo throughout February with the theme "Powerful Beyond Measure."
  Romeo and Juliet > Romeo and Juliet Goes All Male
Blackfriars Playhouse will host a performance of William Shakespeare's classic play, Romeo and Juliet, capturing the love, drama, and violence that surrounded the Bard's work, with an added twist in the modern era. An all-male cast.
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  News Leader > Student follows events at home from afar
She's thousands of miles away from home and her friends protesting on the streets of Alexandria, Egypt, but Nour El Koptan, 29, stands with them.
  Admissions > Start Spreading the (Admissions) News
Reports of Mary Baldwin's record-breaking year for applications appeared in local news outlets, The News Leader and WHSV, but also made regional and national news through the Associated Press.
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  Smyth Business Lecture > February 7
2010–11 Smyth Business Lecture

In an increasingly volatile and uncertain world, the challenges to sustainable and profitable practices are mounting. Researcher, analyst, and writer Patricia Breman consults with Fortune 500 companies and nonprofit organizations to identify new business opportunities and map strategies for success. Using powerful marketing tools adapted from psychology, sociology, and futuring, Breman will highlight a few high-powered tools that suit the VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, Ambiguity) environment. For more information please contact Associate Professor of Business Administration Claire Kent at 540-887-7057 or or Associate Professor of Communication Bruce Dorries at 540-887-7112, 540-292-0734, or
7 p.m., Spencer Center.

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