Cupola Now February 9, 2012

  site plan > Trustees Choose County Site for New College
The proposed campus is within a one-mile radius of related health care providers.


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Only Online
Boldly Baldwin, the newest incarnation of the college’s magazine, is hitting campus inboxes this week. But don't forget to check out the magazine’s webpage for video extras and links for viewing (and sharing) the magazine online.


Get Word
The brand-new announcements page allows users to share information quickly in a dynamic, engaging environment. Plus, a news item only needs to be submitted once for it to be available for up to 30 days. An RSS feed is also available.

   Relay for Life > United in Song for a Cause
MBC’s chapter of Colleges Against Cancer will host an a cappella showcase to support one of the campus’s most unifying charity events.

  India > On Tamil, Castes, and Puri
In two additional installments of Roderic Owen’s travelogue, the professor of philosophy considers language, castes, and the nature of the news.

  Wisdom Banner > ‘Knowledge First, Then Wisdom After’
In the fourth and final faculty paper related to the annual college theme, Professor of Education Jim Harrington articulates how lyrics from "A Hymn for Mary Baldwin" parallel the legacies of MBC students and graduates.

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

MBC in the News
  The college grabbed headlines this week when it announced that the Trustees are moving forward with plans to build a new campus for the College of Health Sciences in Augusta County. Visit MBC in the News online for all news links.

  News Leader > Editorial: MBC project offers more hope
This is a another good sign Mary Baldwin College is being progressive and thinking ahead about how it can best serve the needs of young students and make Augusta County a better place to live in the process.
  NBC 29 > MBC Promises High-Paying Jobs with Health Sciences Expansion
Augusta County says you can’t put a price tag on the impact of a planned medical college in Fishersville. The project promises high-paying jobs, and a new wave of development.
  Richmond Times Dispatch > Mary Baldwin College selects campus site
Mary Baldwin College has selected a 30-acre site in Fishersville for its new graduate school for health sciences. Construction is expected to be completed by June 2014, when the first class of students will enroll.
  News Virginian > Mary Baldwin to locate health sciences program in Fishersville
Stuart Cochran, the chairman of the site selection group and a Mary Baldwin board of trustee member, said the location "is exactly where we want to be. This is where the students will get their clinical rotations."
  Featured Event

  Laramie Project > February 15–19
The Laramie Project

MBC Theatre presents the story of the 1998 killing of gay university student Matthew Shepard, revealed through interviews with the people of rural Laramie, Wyoming. Denounced as a hate crime, Shepard's murder brought attention to homophobia and the dearth of hate crime laws in some states. Based on the work of Moisés Kaufman and the Tectonic Theater Project; directed by Virginia Francisco. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, 2 p.m. on Sunday in the Fletcher Collins Theatre, Deming Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $12 for adults, $7 for students and senior citizens. For more information and to reserve tickets, call 540-887-7189. This performance is not suitable for children.


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