Cupola Now January 13, 2012

  Dr. Pamela Fox with Student > Social Work Student Helps Charter Honor Society
Membership in Phi Alpha gives students access to scholarly and professional resources, as well as scholarship opportunities. Members of MBC's chapter will also have the opportunity to participate in community service and outreach projects.


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Richmond Christmas Party

Holiday Cheer in Richmond
Friends of MBC gathered at the Jefferson Hotel to celebrate the season with performances from Heifetz Institute alumni. See a slideshow of images from the holiday event on the college's Flickr site.

   English Rose Garden > Photo of English Rose Garden Garners Prize
Sara James, professor of art history, captured the intriguing beauty of garden paths in "Mottisfont," a photograph that won first place in a competition sponsored by the Garden Club of America.

  Cafeteria Line > New Menu, New Look in New Year for Dining Services
Students, faculty, and staff were welcomed back to campus this week with several improvements in Hunt Dining Hall.

  Grand Canyon > A Grand View for Students
International students Megumi Oki, Boram Lee, Ju Hee Shim, and Risa Yamanaka traveled across the country to visit the Grand Canyon in December.

  The Cupola > Faculty Achievements
The latest faculty accomplishments in the School of Arts, Humanities, and Renaissance Studies.

  Majorie Chambers > MBC Professor Emerita Marjorie Chambers, 1922–2012
Marjorie Chambers, professor emerita of philosophy and religion passed away Friday at age 89. She was a beloved member of the college community and a teacher passionate about her subject and her students.

  Wisdom Banner > On Wisdom
Mary Baldwin College Professor of Asian Studies Daniel Métraux presents the second in a series of faculty essays about the Mary Baldwin 2011–12 theme.

MBC in the News

  Forbes > Alumna Lands on Forbes ‘30 Under 30’ List
Twenty–five–year–old Jessie Rosenberg uses optical technology to make faster, better computer chips.
  International Educator > MBC Initiatives Among Top Local Stories for 2011
What’s coming: The world–renowned Heifetz International Music Institute, health science graduate studies at Mary Baldwin College.
  News Leader > Promoting Peace through Partnerships (PDF)
The January-February issue of International Educator magazine (the magazine of NAFSA: International Educators) features the work of Mary Baldwin's dedicated CGIU: Changemakers for Women.
  Featured Event

  Martin Luther King March > January 16
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Candlelight March and Memorial Service

The Staunton community will once again mark the national holiday will with the 21st annual Candlelight March for Peace and Justice, which begins and ends at Central United Methodist Church (14 N. Lewis St.) at 6:30 p.m. A memorial service featuring Al Hamilton Community Mass Choir, Anointed Voices of Praise Gospel Choir, and Greater Things Dance Ministry will immediately follow the march inside the church.


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