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October 7, 2010
 
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   Paul Deeble and Margie Bivans >
$1.2 Million Stimulus Grant to Transform Science at MBC
The National Science Foundation has awarded $1.2 million to Mary Baldwin College for renovations to Pearce Science Center, an overhaul that will improve research facilities for the largest college primarily for women in Virginia ... [full story]
        
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Success and Promise Spur New Early College Program
Building on its Program for the Exceptionally Gifted, Mary Baldwin College is honing its efforts to offer higher education alternatives to bright and accomplished teens ... [full story]
       
  Doenges >
Doenges Author Encourages Writing for 'Small Moments'
"I have spent my entire professional life writing," says internationally acclaimed science author Dava Sobel, the college's 2010–11 Elizabeth Kirkpatrick Doenges Visiting Artist/Scholar ... [full story]
        
 
MBC In the News
  NBC29 >
Mary Baldwin College to Receive Grant
A $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation will give the 40-year-old Pearce Science Center a modernized makeover. The renovation will put student researchers working on the same projects side-by-side and bring faculty advisors closer to them ... [article]
     
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  Northern Virginia Daily >
Mary Baldwin students glean orchard to feed needy
"Mary Baldwin gleans every year," said Student Government President Kara Jenkins, daughter of Sherry Brumback Jenkins, whose family owns Woodbine Farm. "Since it was my senior year, I had the idea of gleaning on our farm. I knew I wanted to celebrate this tradition with everyone." ... [article]
       
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Support Services Available on Campus
Mary Baldwin College is an all-women's campus but, Samantha Dorsey, a student at the College, says they support diversity ... [article]
       
      
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