Cupola Now August 4, 2011

  Art Institute > Brush Strokes and Biology
For one week this summer, Sara Nair James '69, professor of art history, and Lundy Pentz, associate professor of biology, were students again, learning how science can illuminate art.

   White House > White House Recognizes MBC Interfaith Hunger Group
Mary Baldwin College was selected among hundreds of applicants to participate in the inaugural year of the White House program, launching a project that will unite people of diverse faiths to address one of the Staunton area's most serious social issues: food insecurity.

  The Princeton Review > Princeton Review: MBC Among Region's Best
The college test prep and admissions consulting company selected 629 schools in four U.S. regions, representing only 25 percent of the nation's four-year colleges. They took into account the strength of each school's academic programs and what students attending those schools have said about their campus experiences.
  MBC in the News

  News Leader > Mary Baldwin Welcomes Prospective Students
Where to go to college is an important decision, and Mary Baldwin College is making sure students make the right one by hosting prospective students this week as part of the Virginia Private College Week.

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One family's blog entry about their visit to MBC sparked memories for fans of the college's Facebook page.

facebookLori Sheehan Sikorski: What a great blog article … this will be our daughter's 2nd year at MBC … last year at this time, I was so sad and nervous for her starting college so far away … this year, I know she is returning to her 2nd home and am excited for our visits down there with her. Mary Baldwin College really is amazing!!!

facebookLaina Shoemake: Love seeing the MBC love being spread over the web.
  The New York Times > MBC Alumna Among First to Wed in NY Same-Sex Ceremony
Linda Lou Mussmann and Claudia Mignon Bruce are to be married on Sunday morning, just after midnight, by Mayor Richard Scalera of Hudson, N.Y., at Time & Space Limited, a theater and performing arts space there. Cheryl A. Roberts, a town justice of Austerlitz, N.Y., is to take part in the ceremony.

  Rockbridge Weekly > MBC Alumna Named Principal of Kling Elementary
"I've always had the goal to be an educational administrator," said Harris. "I love having contact with all the students and parents and helping teachers get the resources they need to be successful. I especially want to foster communication and good relationships with parents."

  Progress-Index > From Mary Baldwin College to the Mediterranean, Carol Ray Paints What She Likes
Carol Ray says, "I just always loved any type of art or craft. I began painting at Mary Baldwin College, where I majored in art. Also, I have enjoyed anything artistic when I have free time."
  Featured Event

  Hungry Ghosts > August 28–September 23
Art Exhibition: Hungry Ghosts

The work of Washington D.C.-based artist Helen Frederick features fragile, translucent, and layered materials that reference the unfulfilled souls of those whose lives on earth have been unjustly cut short. Opening reception will begin at 4:30 p.m. August 28. The work will remain on exhibit through September 23 inside MBC's Hunt Gallery.

Visit the college calendar for a full listing of MBC events.

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