Cupola Now January 17, 2013

  Allan Moye > Film Professor's Work Helps Salvadorans Seek Justice
With his unique storytelling skills, Allan Moyé is helping bring justice to one civil war-ravaged Central American village.


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'After the Tragedy'
Director of Environment-Based Learning Tamra Willis uses Richard Louv's blog to remind us of the importance of outdoor play for children.

  MBC print > Another Look at MBC
Three campus landmarks — Pannill Student Center, Grafton Library, and Hunt Dining Hall — are strikingly captured on a new print being offered at the MBC Bookstore.

  Kwanzaa > Kwanzaa Celebration Returns
This year's celebration will include a new art form to celebrate the African diaspora and pay tribute to "Queen of Salsa," Celia Cruz.

MBC in the News
  News Leader
> MBC's PEG program puts young teens on express lane to college degree
The idea of going straight from middle school to college might seem like a crazy notion, but Mary Baldwin has offered this path since 1985.
> New program aims just older than PEG
Last year the school started the Early College Academy, similar to PEG, but for students who graduated high school early or who have only a few credits left to earn.
> Top 10 stories from the Valley in 2012
Progress on MBC's Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences made big news in 2012.
> Violinist Daniel Heifetz
Heifetz Institute at MBC founder talked to WMRA's Martha Woodruff about life, virtuosity, technical precision, and passion.
Featured Events
> January 21
MLK Candlelight March and Memorial
Join the community for this annual event celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. March is at 6:30 p.m., service starts at 7 p.m., Central United Methodist Church, Lewis and Beverley streets.
  Islam awareness
> January 22–26
Islam Awareness Week
This is the third year students have helped organize campus-wide events to help promote understanding of one of the fastest-growing religions in the world. Check out the poster for more detailed info.
  Wretches and jaberers
> January 23
Wretches & Jabberers
The Spencer Center for Civic and Global Engagement is joining forces with the departments of communication, education, social work, and psychology to present the film Wretches & Jabberers, a documentary film about two men with autism who embark on a global quest to change attitudes about disability and intelligence. A panel discussion will follow the screening. 7 p.m., Francis Auditorium.

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

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