Cupola Now February 2, 2012

  Rod Owen in India > A Ride through Madurai
Mary Baldwin College Professor of Philosophy Roderic Owen describes what it is like to be immersed in a rich culture nearly 9,000 miles from home.

   Thesis Festival > Shakespeare Studies in the Spotlight
The Thesis Project Festival is a chance for the public to hear more than 20 presentations which explore the plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries.

  Signature Ball > A Night of Classic Elegance
Signature ball is one of the year’s most anticipated events — particularly for seniors who will depart campus in a few months.

  Wisdom > The Science of Wisdom
Associate Professor of Psychology Louise Freeman considers this year’s college theme from a scientific perspective for the third installment in a series of faculty essays.

  Cupola > Faculty Achievements
The latest faculty accomplishments in the School of Social Sciences, Business, and Global Studies.

MBC in the News

  International Educator > Black History Month joint church celebration attracts overflow crowd
In following with Mary Baldwin’s theme of "Real Women, Real Wisdom," the service included performances by Mary Baldwin’s Anointed Voices of Praise Gospel Choir and the all-female Greater Things Dance Ministry.
  WHSV > Staunton Church Kicks Off Black History Month
Mary Baldwin College freshman Courtney Hicks danced during the service, and she said she’s glad she and her dance team could help launch Black History Month in Staunton.
  Higher Education Today > Women’s Colleges
Host Steven Ray Goodman explores the advantages of a single-sex education, referencing an earlier interview he conducted with MBC’s own Leighann Kimble ’13, a student in the Program for the Exceptionally Gifted.
  News Leader > MBC student raised eyebrows before she raised heck
Columnist F.P. takes a second look at colorful actress Tallulah Bankhead and her brief (and disreputable) stint at the college as a youngster. "She was a buzzard," said a Staunton classmate of Tallulah.
Featured Event

  Greater Things Dance Ministry > February 11
Onyx Dance Recital

Modeled after the dance performances of Alvin Ailey’s American Dance Theater, Onyx "tells the story of an African-American woman and her love, hurt, and identity through dance," said student choreographer Aqua Corbett ’13. Tickets for the performance, part of MBC’s celebration of Black History Month, are $3 for MBC students, $6 for the general public.  7:30 p.m. Hunt West, located in the Lyda B. Hunt Dining Hall, 218 Hunt Drive, Staunton.


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