Cupola Now May 9, 2012

  Mural > Artist Returns to Help Transform Community
Mary Baldwin College Artist-in-Residence Claudia Bernardi is demonstrating the restorative powers of art in one Waynesboro neighborhood.


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May Term in Mexico

¡Hola Chicas!
Images from May Term abroad are generating a buzz on the MBC Facebook page. Check out this week’s photos from Mexico where Brenci Patiño's Spanish 218 students are experiencing total cultural immersion.

facebook Kristin Zimmer: Us teaching las niñas at the orphanage how to sing "head, shoulders, knees, and toes" in English ♥

  Capstone 2011 > A Record-Breaking Year for Capstone
More students than ever are participating in the college’s annual celebration of undergraduate research.

   Summer Research > Summer Research: From Physics to Film
New program marks the first on-campus summer research funded exclusively by the college.

  Trout > Creekside Commencement
An MBC teacher-in-residence worked with local school children to raise, then release the Brook Trout into Lewis Creek, extending the reach of the college’s Environment-Based Learning program.

  Pearce Tour > One Year Later, First Phase of Renovation Complete
Work is already underway by the faculty and architects to plan the next phase of renovation of the Pearce Science Center.

  Cupola > Faculty Achievements
The latest faculty accomplishments in the School of Education, Health, and Social Work.

MBC in the News

  News Leader > MBC students partner for Waynesboro community mural
"For the children, it’s a fantastic opportunity to experience a shared vision, because what they draw will not necessarily be what the vision winds up being," said Bernardi, a Mary Baldwin artist in residence.

  News Virginian > Community mural taking shape on Commerce Avenue
"This area was a congregating place for drug transactions," said local resident Tanya Hardy. "Now, we’re seeing people enjoying the wall and kids playing."

Featured Events

  Community Garden > May 9 (TODAY)
Community Garden Shindig
Faculty, staff, and students are invited to kick off the 5th annual MBC Community Garden at a "shindig" beginning at 5:15 p.m. at the garden located in front of the ADP house at the corner of Prospect Street and Tullidge Drive. There will be music, snacks, and seeds ready to plant. Contact student Sarah Desimone or Director of Civic Engagement Steve Grande for more information or to request an individual plot.

  Children's Hour > May 9–12
The Children’s Hour
The Mary Baldwin Theatre Department presents this powerful, serious, and adult play about the power of a lie. Written by Lillian Hellman and directed by Matt Davis. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday; 2 p.m. 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.


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

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