Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts

Publications, honors and creative works: Alumnae/i

Little Black Book of SuccessThe Little Black Book of Success: Laws of Leadership for Black Women (One World/Ballantine, 2010) by Elaine Meryl Brown ’77, has been nominated for an NAACP 2011 Image Award in the book-instructional category.

Publications, honors and creative works: Alumnae/i

The Children’s Hospital Boston Archives and Harvard Medical School’s Archives for Women in Medicine and Warren Anatomical Museum celebrated Mary Ellen Avery ’48 in an exhibit featuring items from her pioneering career and contributions to pediatrics (Fall 2010).

Manic Mommies, a family/parenting web site co-founded by Kristin Sundin Brandt ’94, won two silver awards in the 2010 international W Awards competition, in the categories of copy/writing, and structure and navigation. [Read more...]

Publications, honors and creative works: Alumnae/i

Robert (“Sky”) Sabin ’10 screened his short documentary “At the Heart Is the Guitar,” which explores the process of creating a handmade guitar, at the Woods Hole Film Festival (August 2010). Sabin made the documentary as a Wheaton Fellow and refined it as an independent study project under the direction of Associate Professor of Art and Film Jake Mahaffy.

In the Garden with Dr. Carver (Alpert Whitman & Company), which was illustrated by Nicole Lee Tadgell ’91, was published in September.

National Medal of Science winner Dr. Mary Ellen Avery ’48 is the subject of a new book, Mel: A Biography of Dr. Mary Ellen Avery, by Bojan Jennings, chemistry professor emerita (2010).

Jared Duval ’05 published Next Generation Democracy: What the Open Source Revolution Means for Power, Politics, and Change (Bloomsbury, 2010).

Alumnae/i publications

GrandLovingSue Smith Johnson ’61, co-author of the fifth edition of GrandLoving (Heartstrings Press, 2010), won top honors in the parenting/family category of the International Book Awards.

Van Gogh in PoemsIn her third book of poetry, Van Gogh in Poems, Carol Dine ’65 illuminates the life and work of Vincent Van Gogh. (Bitter Oleander Press, July 2009).

Gardner McFall ’74 published Amelia (University of Washington Press, 2010), a libretto commissioned by Seattle Opera.

How Not to Act Like a Little Old LadyMary Kennard McHugh ’50 published the humorous How Not to Act Like a Little Old Lady (Magni, 2010).

In her new book High School Stories, Mary Mallon Nyman ’57 addresses issues she encountered while teaching teens for 21 years (iUniverse, 2010).

A Maze of GraceTrish Ryan ’91, author of He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not, has returned with another spiritual memoir, A Maze of Grace: A Memoir of Second Chances (FaithWords, 2010).