Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts

Publications, honors and creative works

Crash and Tell, Lori Baker '84

Lori Baker ’84 published Crash and Tell, a collection of short stories (Louisiana State University Press, 2011).

Noah Bernstein ’07 had an op-ed piece he wrote dealing with college loan payment systems published in the New York Times on Aug. 29, 2011.

Gerry-Lynn Laudani Darcy ’95, vice president of marketing and business development for Metric Construction, was selected as one of the winners of the Boston Business Journal’s 40 Under Forty awards. The award celebrates 40 of the area’s young leaders and executives who are impacting the business world.

Margaret “Peggy” McCarthy ’64, an adjunct faculty member in environmental health sciences at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, received a Fulbright Administrator Award to travel to Russia in April 2011.

Publications, honors and creative works

Conversations with Erik & IRick Britto, visiting instructor of music in performance and Wheaton Jazz Band director, recently released two CDs—avant-garde jazz saxophone duo “Conversations with Erik & I,” and contemporary jazz project “For Your Love.”

Thandi Buthelezi, assistant professor of chemistry; John Collins, Bojan H. Jennings Professor of Natural Science/Physics/Astronomy; and Xuesheng Chen, physics professor, received an award of $255,865 from the National Science Foundation for their proposal titled “MRI: Acquisition of a Pulsed Laser/Detection System for Time-Resolved Studies of Molecular Complexes.”

Alexander Bloom, history professor, presented the lecture “The Vietnam War and Contemporary American Culture” at the National Endowment for the Humanities summer seminar Voices Across Time, held at the University of Pittsburgh on July 14, 2011.

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