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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).

Alumnae/i publications, honors and creative works

Joanne Kourepinos Adams ’82 was honored as Garden City (N.Y.) “Citizen of the Year” for 2010 in April. The award recognizes volunteerism and outstanding service to the Village of Garden City and beyond.

Betsy Smith Bergquist ’55 has published Up the Hill to Baker River School, a memoir of self-discovery and educational activism (Dog Ear Publishing, 2010).

Executive Elaine Brown ’77 co-authored The Little Black Book of Success: Laws of Leadership for Black Women (Random House, 2010).

Ann Burkhardt ’76, clinical associate professor of occupational therapy at Quinnipiac University, received the President’s Award from the New York State Occupational Therapy Association, which recognizes an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the occupational therapy profession. [Read more...]